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Green Drinks Canberra changes venue, format

By 2 September 2014
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Long-running networking event Green Drinks Canberra is changing its venue, and revamping its format. The monthly networking event, which is held on the second Tuesday of eac...

Best of Canberra – Vietnamese

By 2 September 2014 9
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Some friends of mine went to Vietnam for their honeymoon a few years ago. When they got back, they were not only all loved up and glowing from the sunny break but also clued in ...

The Ellis Collective to Launch New Album

By 2 September 2014
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Following the success of their first album, Triple J Unearthed winners The Ellis Collective will return to The Street Theatre to launch their latest album, Carry. A patchwork of em...

Political dilemmas

By 2 September 2014 3

As a person who likes to be involved in my community, and indeed am, politics has become quite a frustration for me lately. I feel really compelled to join a particular political party on a federal level - happy to disclose, the ALP - because I am completely unimpressed with the various agendas o...

Recommendations for home Improvements/renovations

By 2 September 2014 2

Hi there I'm looking to do some improvements on my home and would appreciate some recommendations on reliable, great quality businesses who can help me with the following: New wardrobe cupboards Removal of old carpet and installation of new flooring (floating timber floors) Kitchen/Bathr...

Lake George- Extract from ‘A Case for Ghosts (Part 5)

By 2 September 2014 3

History has shown us that ghosts and the supernatural seem to be commonplace and that a large percentage of people in the western world, indeed from all races and religions, not only believe in ghosts but have also experienced something that they believe is of a supernatural origin. Indeed, many peo...

Power Kart Raceway – Grand opening day 6th September 2014

By 2 September 2014
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The first of its kind in the Canberra region, Power Kart Raceway is a fully Indoor Electric Go Kart Centre. Offering Canberrans of all skill levels a chance to experience motor...

Local Sports Wrap 30th and 31st of August

By 1 September 2014
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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...

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New Years Eve

By 23 December 2007 12

It's always a painful decision for me.  Go out to a bar (meh, can do that I guess), go to a pub, stay home (no way, it's NYE!!), go to a house party and run the risk of it being crap and then you're back wondering what to do or....  think of something really different and amazing - and I'm out of ...

Burnouts.

By 22 December 2007 129

Hi to all, I would like to know peoples views on people in their beloved cars doing burnout. And if people do not like the tyre smokin craze, would they mind if it was done in an enclosed course. i am trying to get an idea on the views of the community because i am trying to get a regular e...

The Rudds move in

By 22 December 2007 14

Kevin Rudd, his wife Therese Rein, their youngest son Marcus and the family dog and cat moved to Canberra during the week, making The Lodge their new family home. Marcus will be attending Radford College which has produced many fine upstanding citizens (right, RiotACT admins?). However it would ...

UAI scores out -- media complains about transparency

By 22 December 2007 6

This year's UAI scores were released this week and one Patrick Horsley from Radford scored the ACT's only perfect 100. Congratulations to him and all that. However, the interesting thing I took from that story, and this other one also by Emma Macdonald, is that the Board of Senior Secondary St...

CELL BLOCK 69 are Here to ROCK you - This Sat Night

By 22 December 2007 7

Only once in a lifetime does the worlds most influential band reform annually and this is one of those once in a lifetimes! The music press has been hailing CELL BLOCK 69s unique live performances the world over yet some so-called “critics” describe their annual ‘last ever performance s...

Coroner clears Police of any involvement in pursuit death

By 21 December 2007 39

One would think that this would be an end to the matter. However as I suspected there will never be an end to it. The armchair experts will continue to challenge the findings of a judicial officer who has handed down findings and the Council of Civil Liberties will continue to bay for more restricti...

The Basement in Belconnen raises to new heights.

By 21 December 2007 6

Just got home from an awesome night at the Basement in Belconnen. It had been some time since I was there last and things have certainly changed! The first thing I noticed was that the place was completely packed! For a Thursday night in Belco I was expecting a fairly quiet night....

Longest Day Today

By 21 December 2007 17

So what are you doing to celebrate this pagan festival? Hint: Christmas...

DIY Wotz-on-Guide for the weekend of 21 Dec 2007

By 20 December 2007 2

I imagine that like me most of you will be hopping in your cars and heading out of town this weekend but for those who remain, let the rest of us know what's happening in town this weekend....

Film Clip to My New Single - "Desire"

By 20 December 2007 6

As is my custom of sharing my latest music news with Riot-Acters, I thought I'd post the youtube clip to the music video for my new single "Desire". It was made in Sydney, directed by Tajette O'Halloran, over two long nights in November. I'm pretty darn happy with it, and I'd like to know what some ...

Old Jet Trainer/Fighter Aircraft based at Canberra Airport

By 20 December 2007 29

I have always been interested but never able to get an answer on the make and model of what appears to be an early era jet fighter (or possibly trainer) based at the Canberra Airport. They are located near the intersection of Majura Rd and Fairbairn Ave. From my amateur knowledge of military aircraf...

Holy Grail on Thursdays Now?

By 20 December 2007 11

The CT has this story on the new Rudd government declaring that they will have the House of Reps sitting Monday to Friday. So you should now see all your MP's and staffers hanging out at the Holy Grail on Thursday nights instead of Wednesday. You'll also no longer be able to get a fligh...

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