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Ask RiotACT: Seeking outdoor dance floor

By 29 May 2016
Ask RiotACT

Hi all, I'm looking for somewhere that will hire out a dance floor that can be set up outside (6x6metres) in Canberra. The only place I've found so far is YesEvents in Bowral N...

Signs of life and wonder

By 29 May 2016 2
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Apparently the residents of Gungahlin have had enough of being a lower priority to other areas of Canberra. According to the road signs off the new Majura Parkway, Gungahlin...

At home with Sophia: egg yolk ravioli (almost)

By 28 May 2016 1
ricardos

I normally only ever post recipes that are successful because most of the time the recipes I make do work out. They might not always be as amazing as I had hoped but they norm...

Green bins on way, starting in Weston Creek, Kambah

By 28 May 2016 22
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The ACT Government will roll out green bins for garden waste across Canberra in coming years starting with a pilot program in Weston Creek and Kambah to be funded in the 2016/1...

Ask RiotACT: What is the longest Street in Canberra?

By 28 May 2016 14
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Hi Rioters. I got asked a question by my 9 year old daughter last night that I could not answer. Does anyone know what the longest Street (not Avenue) in Canberra is? Tha...

Inquiry called after death in custody at AMC

By 27 May 2016
Alexander Maconochie Centre

There will be an independent inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the care and supervision of an Alexander Maconochie Centre detainee following his death in custody today...

Pre-made home delivered meals in Canberra – Part 2

By 27 May 2016 5
Gourmet Dinner Service

This is part 2 in a series of posts detailing some of the different options for pre-made meals that can be home delivered in Canberra. This is for all the busy people out th...

First Look – 79&Fine (Civic)

By 27 May 2016 3
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I heard a few whisperings on social media this week about a new cafe in Civic and the name drew my attention immediately. I initially thought 79&Fine was a reference to may...

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No, not that bank.

By 26 March 2009 29

This afternoon right outside the front door of the Salvo's store at Mitchell, a well-presented blonde woman representing Citibank was approaching customers entering and exiting the Salvo's offering credit cards and debt consolidation together with the offer of a loan with 6.something% interest. I...

Thirsdy on Thursdy (Zierholz opening)

By 26 March 2009 11

Just a quick announcement that as part of launching Zierholz in its first Belconnen venue at the Canberra Labor Club on Chandler Street I'll be doing a meet and greet the brewer promo tomorrow (Thursday 26th March) between 17:30 and 18:30 so why not come along and try some of Canberra's finest? B...

Chisholm Double Murder

By 26 March 2009 250

[First filed: March 24, 2009 @ 17:38] Word is coming in that there's been a major incident in Chisholm, possibly a shooting. (One source reckon's it's a square up for the death of James Peisley over the weekend. CORRECTION: Now hearing that the link is limited to Peisley buying speed from one...

Playgroups Games

By 25 March 2009 1

Today saw the Playgroups Assoc Games held at the Cook school. Looked from my side of things to be a great success with kids all over the place enjoying the activities. Things to be done were mazes, jumping castle, parachute games, balancing games, hitting, catching, a babies play area insid...

iSpin pole dancers spin into action for charity

By 25 March 2009 3

The staff and students of iSpin, Canberra’s newest Pole Dancing Studio, will showcase their individual and doubles pole dancing routines to raise money for the Balfour Family Trust and the Queensland Premier's Flood Relief Appeal, this Sunday night.  Like most people, staff and students at...

Taking out the trash day? No Functional Review for you

By 25 March 2009 22

[First filed: March 25, 2009 @ 08:03] One hopes that a bikie-related double murder and the sudden death of a prominent member of the community was not what prompted Jon Stanhope's office to push out this media release at 7.30pm last night. Because if that was the reason it's a hell of a way to...

Free theatre double bill - For Youth Week

By 25 March 2009

The Belconnen Theatre is playing host to a Youth Week presentation of a theatrical double bill with plays by local authors. From the media release: Featuring a cast of young theatre makers, the two one-act plays have been devised and developed specifically for Youth Week. Written and d...

Dermal Anchor Piercings

By 25 March 2009 10

Hey guys, just wondernig if anyone has gotten and dermal anchor piercings in the ACT, or knows what processes people use (puncher or needles) and if they did a good job... Let me know where you went please!!...

The Crooked Fiddle Band & Mr Fibby

By 25 March 2009

BATTON DOWN THE HATCHES! NAIL LARGE PIECES OF WOOD AT ODD ANGLES ACROSS THE WINDOWS PAINT YOURSELF ORANGE People of Canberra we are at panic stations as THE CROOKED FIDDLE BAND elbow their way back into our sweet, innocent capital to seduce and emotionally damage us with their searing chain...

Update on 'Woman held captive in bushland for 4 days'

By 25 March 2009 37

There was an item posted back in July 08 on riot act http://the-riotact.com/?p=8046. Just thought I would update that today the accused faced the ACT Magistrates court and was found innocent and cleared of all charges. I hope this girl who has told all these lies is punished by the legal system. ...

Hanson not getting over it - Launches inquiry into GP services

By 25 March 2009 5

The Liberals's Jeremy Hanson has announced that he's not taking Katy Gallagher's advice to "Just get over it" in relation to the cascading wave of GP closures in Canberra. “The Health Minister has told me through the media to ‘get over it’ and it is clear that she is paying lip service to t...

Images of Canberra - Pommy Bastard's Sheep at Mt Painter

By 25 March 2009 21

To take your minds from the southern Canberra war zones Pommy Bastard has been out to the foot of Mt Painter this morning, has whacked some watercolour effects on his photo and sent it in. Mmmm, sheep, clouds, trees... Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it to ...

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