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Police seek witnesses to roadside assault

By 2 August 2014

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault which occurred at the side of the Barton Highway on Wednesday (July 30). About 7.00am, a woman was travelling south in a Holden A...

Brumby Jack toy wanted

By 2 August 2014

Hi. I have a friend whose little boy loves his Brumby Jack toy. Now that he has started day care his Mum would love to have 2 - one to keep at home and one to keep at day care. Buying another one is no longer an option as the Brumbies have introduced a larger Brumby Jack. If someone has one of...

Exploring the Eden Road Cellar Door

By 1 August 2014

How lucky is Canberra, yet another high quality winery right on our doorstep, within 30 minutes and just a couple of hundred metres north of the Barton Highway. The short dr...

Coles to be anchor tenant at new Amaroo Group Centre

By 1 August 2014 6

Coles Property Director Greg Chubb and Deputy Chief Minister Andrew Barr are pleased to announce that a full line Coles supermarket will be the anchor tenant for the new Amaroo Group Centre. The centre will include a 2,300 to 2,500sqm supermarket, a Liquorland, around 1100sqm of space for between...

ACT & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 1 August 2014

The below real estate market snapshot has been compiled based on the last week's activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from t...

Corin Forest snow report

By 1 August 2014

Snow is forecast down to 800m today, well past Corin Forest's altitude. Snow flurries on Friday morning are expected to turn to good snowfalls as the day goes on. It's feeling ...

World Record Attempt at the Canberra Hospital

By 1 August 2014

Hello all, I would like to tell you about a fun fundraiser that is occurring on 19th, 20th and 21st of August in the foyer of the the Canberra Hospital starting at 8am and finishing on the Thursday at 10am. I with lots of help from others we will be attempting to gain the World Record for the ...

What’s on this weekend? 2nd and 3rd August

By 1 August 2014 2

With the temperature dropping around Canberra this weekend, you may be tempted to sit in front of a fire with a good book. But if you fancy venturing out there is a fair bit going...

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Maintenance of ACT Government car parks

By 3 July 2014 16

Now that parking fees have (inevitably) risen again, wouldn't it be nice if the ACT Government actually spent a bit of this extra revenue in maintaining their car parks? For example, ensuring that the lines delineating parking spaces are repainted every now and then, repairing ruts in the surfac...


By 3 July 2014

Tonight, I got an invitation to an event in the city, a photographer's exhibition being held at the Kaori Gallery, in Hobart Place. All very mysterious, as I usually don't get...

Fireworks - 2nd July

By 3 July 2014 2

Two questions, Does anyone know what and where the fireworks were at about 19:00 on Wednesday night, hearable from Deakin? What is the best resource for looking up such info (beside RIOTACT ). There was nothing on the Canberra Events sites....

Wielding the axe over the Public Sector

By 3 July 2014 5

It feels a bit like most of Canberra is walking a tightrope at the moment.  Wide Public Sector cuts have been coming for a long time.  I have heard talk of departure lounges ...

Mr Tim and the Fuzzy Elbows at the Nishi Gallery

By 3 July 2014

In the spirit of upcoming school holidays, we thought we'd give you some information on a concert for the kids (although from the write up, adults are likely to enjoy themselve...

Strengthening Housing in the ACT

By 2 July 2014

The Minister for Housing and the Minister for Economic Development today announced a whole of government commitment to the Housing sector. Cabinet supported a range of measures including growing community housing stock, accelerating the renewal of ageing government housing and maintaining and extend...

ACT Government - new way to pay bills online

By 2 July 2014

New options to streamline government bill payments have come online today which make it more convenient for businesses and the community to make payments online rather than over the phone or in person, Chief Minister, Katy Gallagher announced today. "We live in a society that is increasingly movi...

Waterwatch keeps its eye on our local waterways

By 2 July 2014

Our local waterways will be in good hands with the announcement of ACT government funding for Waterwatch, which keeps an eye on catchment areas across the Canberra region. Minister for the Environment and Sustainable Development, Simon Corbell said ACT government funding of $270,000 would fill a ...

Light Rail - Have your say in our poll

By 2 July 2014 60

We've had no end of opinion and argument over Light Rail in recent weeks/months. To set a bit more fuel to the fire we have asked John Hargreaves and former Chief Minister Kate Carnell to step into the ring for our first RiotACT Face Off and their first topic will be 'Light Rail for Canberra'. ...

Tickets available now for Brick Expo

By 2 July 2014

As a kid I remember when the floor space behind the couch would be solid lego and my brother and I would create all sorts of fabulous structures. As a parent I associate lego ...

Cheap eats series 1 - The Indo Cafe

By 2 July 2014

The Indo is a bit of an institution. It has been around for years and at peak lunch hours you will always see a line out the door. Located in the quadrangle under the Waldo...

Man to face court for dangerous driving

By 2 July 2014

A 51-year-old Ainslie man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, July 2) following his arrest yesterday afternoon. About 1.45pm yesterday, police were on patrol in Narrabundah when they conducted a traffic stop on the driver of a burgundy Hyundai Coupe. Police were speaking with th...

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