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Local Sports Wrap 30th and 31st of August

By 1 September 2014

RUGBY UNION It took a week longer than expected, but the Canberra Vikings’ National Rugby Championship campaign is alive and kicking after a 37-18 victory over Greater Syd...

Looking for a solo musician to hire for art exhibition opening

By 1 September 2014 4

Hi everyone, I'm planning an open night for an art exhibition and thought a musician would be a great addition. Space is limited, hence the single musician. Perhaps a classical guitarist, cellist or someone who can play melodious, classy yet unobtrusive music and has good vocals, for an intima...

What’s for dinner? Hello Fresh!

By 1 September 2014 3
Hello Fresh box

You come in the door after a long day, kick off your work shoes and are then faced with the inevitable question: what's for dinner? Maybe it's your children asking, maybe it's just...

Snow to stick around a little longer for Canberra

By 1 September 2014

Spring may officially be in the air, but someone forgot to tell Corin Forest. After a bumper first winter returning to snowmaking, they’re not ready to call the season over q...

The ANU Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition final

By 1 September 2014

An 80,000 word research project would take nine hours to present. Their time limit... three minutes! Join us for an evening of education and entertainment. Come along to ANU for an hour and see a snapshot of the amazing research projects that are being conducted on the campus by PhD students. ...

Secretive development of parks

By 1 September 2014

The recent hoo-ha over the development of the park outside dickson pool has brought up a good question. How to inform locals about development of their green spaces? Residential developments are flagged with the little yellow sign outside the house. Neighbours will see it and have a look. But ...

Face-fit release of offender to five robberies

By 1 September 2014

ACT Policing has released a face-fit of a man they believe is responsible for five aggravated robberies in Canberra from earlier this year. Since April there have been five...

Counterfeit notes located in Dickson

By 31 August 2014 2

ACT Policing is warning Canberra businesses to be on the look out for counterfeit money following the discovery of imitation notes used in Dickson. A total of three counterf...

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Canberra's best Sushi- Mee's Sushi

By 16 June 2008 22

For as long as I can remember I have always considered Sizzle Bento to be the best place in Canberra to get good takeaway sushi- how wrong I was. As a work colleague would not stop raving about the sushi at a place in Manuka called Mee's Sushi, I decided this weekend I would head out and see wh...

retro video games in canberra?

By 15 June 2008 12

Hi all, was just wondering if anyone knows where I can find games for the mega drive 2 and super nintendo in canberra? any ideas would be great e.g. certain shops, cash converters etc..  Thanks!...

Best Vietnamese restaurants in Canberra

By 15 June 2008 57

Hey my wife and I are new to Canberra and we're just wondering if you guys can suggest to us a good Vietnamese Restaurant. We were in Vietnam for our honeymoon and really miss the food. Thanks for your help,...

Wayne Sievers - Independant or CAP or Democrats or WTF?

By 15 June 2008 18

If anybody saw page of Saturday's CT would would have seen a photo of an international 'Man of Mystery' - Wayne Sievers - candidate in the upcoming ACT elections. I recall Wayne running for the Democrats and not doing too well. Who the hell is he running for now? If the article is anyting to go on h...

Social Dance venue

By 14 June 2008 10

Looking at holding a social night of dancing as a Christmas function. Not something as big as Albert Hall but maybe up to 25 to 30 couples on the floor at once. Preferrably it would need to be in central Canberra. Cost is always a factor as no-one will want to pay $10-15 for entry. Wooden floor ...

Restrict young drivers

By 14 June 2008 89

In another tragic incident another young person has been killed on Canberra roads. For the hard nuts out there put your wit into neutral and consider if it was your friend or a relative before you start typing. In my opinion learner and p-platers should be restricted the same way motorbike rider...

Recommendations for Security System installation/monitoring?

By 14 June 2008 30

I was wondering what people's experience with security systems in and around Canberra is like. Looking for recommendations around installation and monitoring (I imagine the two are often linked?) Anyone really good? More, importantly, anyone dodgy or slow to respond? From what I've seen I am l...

Canberra mulls IT strike force

By 13 June 2008 24

THE federal Government is considering using a strike force to drive greater efficiencies in its technology operations.The group could operate as part of the Australian Government Information Management Office. Finance Minister Lindsay Tanner has asked that Peter Gershon look at beefing up AGIMO's...

DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of 14 June 2008

By 13 June 2008 12

This is as close as we get to a permanent fixture on RiotACT, your weekly dose of DIY wots on guide. Let us know all the exciting events happening in Canberra this weekend in the comments. Don't forget to check back from time to time in the events calendar should be looking for something to do....

Best Beer Pub and Bottle Shop in Canberra

By 12 June 2008 44

In continuing a Riot-Act tradition of rating the best (and worst) our fair city has to offer, I was wondering where are the best beer pubs and bottle shops in Canberra? My vote goes to Debacle for the best beer pub (60-odd beers on offer), and I would say somewhere like First Choice Liquor in Philli...

Old guard lose control of Liberal Party

By 12 June 2008 56

It is with interest/pleasure that I hear that the old guard (read Murphy/Smith supporters) at the beleagured Liberal Party Executive have lost the battle. There was a move to discipline one particular person at the ANU and it backfired on them. A Bloodbath I hear. Bad luck VP Fat Bastard you just ...

Community Alliance Party Launch Event - 7:30pm Thursday 12 June 2008

By 12 June 2008 30

The Community Alliance Party are having their official launch tonight at the Albert Hall. They have put an open invitation up on their website with the event starting at 19:30 this evening (Thursday)  Their guest speakers are: Tony Powell AO - former Commissioner for the NCDC Dr. Jenn...

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