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Ask RiotACT: Watering system / irrigation setup

By 25 June 2016 1
Ask RiotACT

Hi Rioters. I purchased a house about 6 months ago. It has large established gardens. There was an existing watering system and a large underwater tank. I had a plumber com...

Coward punch puts victim in hospital

By 24 June 2016
Police wrap

Police are seeking to identify three men over a ‘coward punch’ assault that occurred in Civic in the early hours of Sunday 12 June. At about 3.55am, a male was assaulted...

Update | Rural road closures in ACT

By 24 June 2016
road closed detour

Motorists and other road users are advised of the following rural road closures due to the recent wet weather and snow. Roads and crossings closed: Sunshine Crossing A...

More to do on affordable housing

By 24 June 2016 8

Housing affordability remains a hot topic with most Australians. And rightly so, given the fundamental human right for safe and secure housing. I have previously written abo...

Ask RiotACT: School disco DJ

By 24 June 2016 1
Ask RiotACT

Hi all. I'm trying to find a DJ for my sons 12th Birthday. There is one that has been recommended to me but nobody knows how to contact him. He is "DJ CLIFF". He plays at some ...

Take your dog to work day

By 24 June 2016 8
dog in the office

Today is International Take Your Dog to Work Day when employers are asked to open their doors to pet dogs to promote the benefits of pet ownership and encourage animal adoption...

ANU welcomes collaborative cyber facilty

By 23 June 2016 4

The Australian National University will collaborate with the Australian government on a new facility to help grow Australia’s cyber-security workforce and the so-called STEM...

No monopolies on bigotry in election lead-up

By 23 June 2016 25
Christina Hobbs

“I believe human life begins at conception,” the Liberal Senator said quietly. Zed Seselja’s response was the last in a line of ACT Federal election candidate answers ...

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Police seek witnesses to aggravated robbery in Conder

By 16 May 2016
Police wrap

Police are seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the Woolworths petrol service station on Norman Lindsay Street, Conder, on Saturday night. A man entered the serv...

Anthony Rolfe Avenue closed to night traffic

By 16 May 2016
road closed detour

Anthony Rolfe Avenue in Gungahlin will be closed to night-time traffic from tomorrow until the end of the week for maintenance work. The road will be out of operation from H...

Fitzharris seeks feedback on Phillip paid parking scheme

By 16 May 2016 8

Local businesses can have their say on the expansion of paid parking in Phillip by attending a consultation session  at Woden Library from 5-7pm today. Transport and munic...

Canberra visual arts have been Turnbulled

By 16 May 2016 4

Last Friday 13th May was sad day, and very much a black Friday, for many in the arts across Australia. It was not simply that many small to medium organisations had lost all or...

Rework for Lanyon shops roundabout

By 16 May 2016 1
Roundabout at Lanyon shops

The ACT Government is implementing changes to the roundabout at the intersection of Tharwa Drive, Box Hill Avenue and Woodcock Drive next to Lanyon shops, with roadwork affecti...

New book chronicles ACT business successes

By 16 May 2016

Who are the successful business owners in Canberra? It would be hard to name them all, and coming from a new book penned by Suzanne Kiraly, entitled, "Canberra Business Success...

Bookclub in Canberra seeks members

By 16 May 2016

Hi, We're a group of 4 who meet in places around Canberra and the surrounding areas. We meet monthly on weekends to discuss books. We're looking for new members to join us... If you like coffee, tea, cake, books and meeting new people, please email us at Hope to hea...

Victims of Crime – vocal about VOCAL

By 16 May 2016 2
Victims of crime 2

In March last year I posted an article on restorative justice and in it I talked about the types of victims of crimes there were. Primary, secondary and tertiary. I indicate...

Plans to extend Canberra’s nature reserves

By 13 May 2016
Canberra generic landscape

Justice Robert Hope Park in Watson will be rezoned to become a new nature reserve and the Pinnacle Nature Reserve in Belconnen extended under ACT government plans. The rezon...

let's can the tram

By 13 May 2016 43

Almost 2,000 kangaroos will be culled across the ACT starting on Monday to protect grassland and woodland sites. Ten nature reserves will be closed  from mid to late aft...

Woman charged with drug dealing after Kambah raid

By 13 May 2016
Police wrap

ACT Policing has arrested and charged a 25-year-old woman following the execution of a Drugs of Dependence Act search warrant in Kambah yesterday. Members of the ACT Crimina...

Weekend fun at the new Casey Market Town

By 13 May 2016 3

Residents of Casey and surrounding suburbs will be rushing to the new Casey Market Town for free coffee and entertainment this weekend as part of continued celebrations followi...

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