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Budget 2016 | Fee deregulation scrapped but universities still face big cuts

By 3 May 2016
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The Turnbull Government has abandoned full university fee deregulation but is still banking $2 billion in savings from higher education. Scott Morrison’s maiden budget dit...

Budget 2016 | ACT reaction

By 3 May 2016
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At a glance - Chief minister says more than 1000 public service jobs will be lost - Business welcomes tax concessions, intern scheme   ACT chief minister Andre...

Budget 2016 | Little joy for Canberrans

By 3 May 2016

At a glance - $2 billion cut from departmental budgets over four years - No jobs growth for public sector - No new infrastructure money for ACT   Scott Morr...

Budget 2016 | Morrison refuses to splash the cash

By 3 May 2016
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The Turnbull Government resisted an election-eve pork barrel, opting instead for a modest suite of budget measures geared to avoid antagonising voters ahead of the July 2 poll...

Inmates are in prison for a reason

By 3 May 2016
Alexander Maconochie Centre

Prison reform has returned to Canberra and we are advised indigenous detainees at the Alexander Maconochie Centre has risen to 27 percent of our prison population – up from a...

Document ‘drafted by the devil’? Hardly.

By 2 May 2016 10

I noticed recently how Jeremy Hanson, for the time being the Leader of the Opposition in the ACT likes to talk about the Government/Unions Memorandum of Understanding as though...

Marc Urlich, 43, pleads not guilty to accessory to murder charges

By 2 May 2016
Andrew Carville

A man who shares the same surname as the man accused of murdering Andrew Carville last November has pleaded not guilty in court this morning to charges he was an accessory to t...

Capital Kitchen: Pumpkin and leek soup with cloves

By 1 May 2016 3
Pumpkin soup

With the 13th Collector Village Pumpkin Festival underway, I thought I’d get into the spirit and share a pumpkin soup recipe with you all. It would make the perfect lunch or ...

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Ask RiotACT: getting my RSA in the ACT

By 5 March 2016 14
Ask RiotACT

Hello, UK working visa holder here. Just wanting some advice on getting my RSA, I saw some websites that offer them very quickly and relatively cheap. Can anyone confirm if ...

Planning an elopement: deciding on the location

By 5 March 2016 28
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So what happens after you’ve made the decision to elope, or even just get married? Where do you even start? There are so many things to consider. We are quite lucky that we ha...

The Brunch Run - Breizh Cafe (Ainslie)

By 5 March 2016

For this week's edition of The Brunch Run, I was determined to try somewhere a bit different; somewhere I hadn't seen popping up on Instagram or on Facebook. I had spotted a sm...

Display Village puts Moncrieff on show

By 4 March 2016
Moncrieff Display Village home under construction

Check out Canberra’s newest suburb, Moncrieff, between 10am and 4pm tomorrow (Saturday) at the Master Builders Association’s Display Village open day. The event is a col...

BarCamp Canberra returns for its 8th year

By 4 March 2016

BarCamp Canberra is a free annual event that brings together hundreds of Canberrans for a day of ad-hoc presentations and workshops on topics from technology and government to education and art. Returning to Canberra for the eighth time in nine years, the event will be held this year between 9am ...

Ask RiotACT: upholsterer for loose cover

By 4 March 2016 3
Ask RiotACT

  I have a heavy three-seater couch with loose down cushions, covered in winter fabric, that needs a removable linen summer cover made for it (and it will be too mu...

ACT gives NSW's biggest wind farm a kick along

By 4 March 2016 74
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The ACT Government has ensured construction will commence on what will be NSW’s largest wind farm by awarding renewable energy developer CWP Renewables a feed-in tariff of $8...

Garage Sales on this weekend (05-06 March 2016)

By 4 March 2016
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Today, we present to you a selection of the garage sales on around the capital on this weekend. For the full list, head to the allclassifieds website. 85 Stradbroke Street, ...

Man arrested over 7-Eleven Fyshwick hold-up

By 4 March 2016 2
7-Eleven Fyshwick

A 25-year-old Narrabundah man will face court today after an attempted aggravated robbery in Fyshwick yesterday afternoon. About 1.30pm, police were called to the 7-Eleven in...

Friday Night Live - Gwyn Ashton

By 3 March 2016
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Multi-instrumentalist Gwyn Ashton is an eclectic live performer blending roots, blues, alternative and ethnic music, fusing them together with alternate-tuned electro-acoustic ...

The Escalators - CD Launch at Smith's on March 11

By 3 March 2016

With more grooves than a record store, The Escalators tip their fedoras to the sophistication of Swing, the funk of New Orleans, & the rhythmic pulse of Jamaica. The South Coast collective are celebrating their sophomore release “From The Hip” and bring their show to Smith's Alternative ...

Comedy Club at the Civic Pub - 2 February

By 3 March 2016

  Comedy Club at the Civic Pub featuring Andrew Barnett   Since bursting onto the Sydney Comedy scene in 2010, Andrew Barnett has established himself as a crowd favourite in Comedy rooms throughout Sydney and across the country. He has supported some of the finest international and ...

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