I recently moved to the ACT and require my car to be inspected in order to receive ACT registration.
I am wondering if anybody knows of any registered inspection stations who turn a few blind eyes for very minor issues?
All comments are appreciated unless you tell me to get my car fixed.
Thank you [...]
Can anyone recommend a good Canberra computer service, who could replace a laptop cracked screen?
Hi, we are thinking about leaving the BC that we are with. Are there any points to consider when leaving? Are there exit fees, any nasty surprises?
Trying to find a reasonable priced, reasonable quality tuxedo in Canberra but not having alot of luck. I was suprised at the number of stores where I expected to find them that just don’t stock any.
Does anyone know where I could pick up a a tuxedo, pure wool or wool blend for under $1000? [...]
I returned to Canberra last year after six years of living in Christchurch, NZ. Earthquakes brought me back – believe me, terra firma is much more conducive to peace of mind.
I ‘ve spent all my adult working life in Canberra (apart from baby breaks and the above) so of course I began seeking employment here. [...]
It’s funny how different APS agencies have their own little idiosyncrasies.
I’ve experienced a few of them, but am possibly moving to a new job at the Dept of Finance, and would be interested to know what to expect?
So, what’s it like?
I’m looking for advice about Accountants or Book Keepers that work with small business clients.
A Google search brings up many options but some inside info is always useful.
Can you recommend a good accountant or book keeper that works with small business?
Thanks in advance
Gender imbalance in the workplace – highly feminised industries dominated by gangs of women and branded “pink ghettos”.
We are looking at buying a house on the coast, just wondering if someone here could recommend a conveyancing group, and do you contact them 1st? or get the loan 1st?. I
just don’t know exactly what our next steps should be since I’ve never bought a home here in Australia.
Please help =)
According to a recent decision by Woolworths head office, no one in Australia eats Kanga Bangas.. so there is no longer any point putting them on the shelves.
Because of this decision, I have had a whinge at the Woolworths butcher, posted a rant on the Woolworths complaints page.. and even considered calling the Today Tonight [...]
Im looking for a dry cleaner who can do wedding dresses…
I have heard some horror stories, and seen some horrific rips and stains on newly-cleaned wedding dresses…
Has any ladies, or men, used a great one?? or ones to avoid?
I am trying to find out who are the best Body Corporate managers
in Canberra. I am with one company but am seeking others that may be able to give a better service.
Your experiences please?
I’m having great difficulty finding German mustard - Edelweiss used to have a great one, but alas, no more.
A kransky just doesn’t taste ‘right’ with other mustard’s and I have a hankering for kransky!
I am seeking any information on flying foxes in Canberra, as part of a study of the Grey-headed flying foxes that have established at Commonwealth Park in recent years.
In particular I am looking for information on where they go and what they have been eating, but any observations will be useful. If you have [...]
Well, five years has passed and it’s time for me to cough up $153 to renew my driver’s licence. The renewal includes a number of questions, including one as follows:
“Have you ever received a head injury or stroke?”
Does the definition of head injury include non-brain head injuries? Unfortunately it’s not defined in the renewal. Neither could [...]
Hello Fellow Rioters.
Yesterday on my drive to work, my little Hyundai Getz hit a pot hole and suffered a broken wheel and tyre. I had to wait for 2 hours after calling the NRMA for a tow truck to come and drop off the car to a mechanic in Braddon.
I was charged 255$ for the [...]
I wonder if anyone can offer me insight into an issue I’m having setting up buildings & contents insurance for a house I am buying. After a frustrating time with the Allianz website, I dialled the call center.
All was going great until I was asked the question “Is the house part of a strata plan”, [...]
We hope to build our new home in Canberra next year. Since we have never built before and hope to only do this once, and being fairly new in Canberra still (18 months now), I was wondering if people could tell me about their good experiences with builders in Canberra?
I was hoping to pick your brain, get some advice, some opinions and God willing some flames.
I am currently (buzz words turned on) seeking a new challenge and I am not having a good time at it, I have updated the resume and sent it out into the wild hoping that it would return with [...]
I am getting married next November, and while we want to keep the wedding small and casual but nice, we both have large families and would be looking at around 90-100 people.
We are also saving for a house and I have returned to work part-time after having our second baby, so we arent looking [...]
After moving back to Canberra and back into my unit as an owner occupier, I am confronted with feral tenants that reside next door.
Our complex is majority owner occupiers, respectful people just living in peace. My issue is with the feral tenants who reside next door and who make living in my own [...]
I want to weigh my car, camper trailer and towball weight so I need to go over a weighbridge 3 times
I’d assume Mugga Lane would be too busy to do this comfortably, and I went to one in Hume that was on Google which appeared closed when I went there (during business hours). Can’t find [...]
My trusty steed has a wiring issue which causes the high beam to randomly activate when using the indicators with the headlights on.
I really annoyed a lady this morning when following her when the high beam flicking on and off was enough for her to change lanes and be obviously annoyed at the flashing lights [...]
I’ve searched the ACT Government site and have had no luck in finding the regulations covering the waterproofing of shower areas in residences.
Can anyone tell me what the building regulations are and when they came into play re having a waterproof barrier behind the tiling of a shower area in Canberra residences?
How long does a [...]
I know this could be another version of how long is a piece of string, but can anyone give me a ballpark estimate of how much it would cost for a professional painter to prepare and paint 2 double bedrooms including wardrobe doors and ceilings?
Surfaces are fair wear and tear damaged, so a bit of [...]
I kinda reckon the regatta will not be on Saturday in Queanbeyan, any chance of the rodeo?
And, when should i start sandbagging my unit block on Trinculo Place, have not heard a thing from council yet?
Today after while leaving Supabarn I was approached by a security guard who asked to look in my bag. I agreed and opened the bag. He spotted a packet of seeds that I had bought from another store and tried to take them. I withdrew my bag and asked him if he was sure he [...]
I’m wanting to sign up to do my grocery shopping online and have it delivered and wondering what happens about bags?
Do I have to pay the supermarket the 50c per plastic bag each time (or $1ea for the polypropylene non-disposable bags)?
I can’t see any reference to bags on either Coles or Woolies websites.
Hi all, we’re looking to transform our inner north backyard (grass and weeds) into something more manageable (sick of mowing!)…
Any recommendations for the best landscaper in Canberra?
Good Day Rioters,
My partners birthday is just around the corner has only asked for one thing, tiramisu.
So – where can I get the best tiramisu in town?
Thanks in advance
Can anyone recommend a business that does pre-purchase vehicle inspections?
I’m looking at buying a second hand 4WD and would like to have it checked out by an expert.
I’ve previously used State Roads Vehicle Inspections in Sydney, who are excellent, but they’re booked out here in Canberra until end of next week.
I am sick of all these accountants that get their fees and absolutely no value to your tax return.
Does anyone have a recommendation for good tax advisors/ accountants?