Tag Archives: kambah

Kambah flasher gets handsy

By 23 January, 2014

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an indecent assault which occurred on Sunday (January 19) in Kambah.
About 6.00pm, a female was riding a bicycle through the underpass at O’Halloran Circuit in Kambah. A male was standing in the underpass with his genitals exposed. The male grabbed the female off her bike and placed his genitals [...]

Chisholm carjacker arrested in Kambah

By 20 January, 2014

A 42-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning charged with aggravated robbery and assault that occurred last week (Friday, 17 January).
Police will allege that the man and a friend approached a woman who was asleep in her car at an address in Chisholm around 5am on Friday morning, physically assaulted her with [...]

Missing Russian Blue Cat from Kambah

By 7 January, 2014

We have lost our Russian Blue cat and are missing him HEAPS. He is dark grey with a maroon/red collar with a bell. He went missing in Kambah near Learmonth / Meridith. We live in Stirling, so we also have thoughts that he may have made his way home towards Weston Creek.
He went missing over [...]

Greenway man eighth time unlucky for DUI

By 28 December, 2013

A 59-year-old Greenway man has been caught drink-driving for the eighth time.
Around 9.30pm yesterday (Friday, 27 December), police were conducting random breath testing in Kambah. Police conducted 404 tests in total with one positive result.
The driver returned a positive screening test for alcohol and was taken to Tuggeranong Police Station where he undertook a breath [...]

“Galore” trailer released on YouTube

By 17 December, 2013

“Galore”, the feature film which wrapped production in Canberra just on 12 months ago has released a teaser trailer, in conjunction with their official selection to the Berlin International Film Festival.
Many locals appeared in the film as extras (and even bit-parts), and several of the crew were recruited from the local film community. [...]

Kambah gas leak

By 5 November, 2013

ACT Fire & Rescue are currently on scene of a gas leak at the intersection of Boddington Cresent and Bacchus Circuit, Kambah.
Crews are on site to isolate the gas leak, there is no immediate threat to the area however a small exclusion zone of approximately a 100 metre radius has been established as a precaution.
The [...]

Northsiders get cheaper records

By 15 October, 2013

Dynomite Records is trying to get the cool kids of the North to come visit Kambah with a special discount on their facebook page:
Calling all Northsiders!!!! Apparently a lot of people on the Northside think that going to Kambah is like going to the Amazon! So to try and encourage people living north of the [...]

Kambah firebug

By 5 October, 2013

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to fires in grassland off Kambah Pool Road, Kambah yesterday (Friday, October 4).
About 2.30pm, ACT Policing attended the scene where ACT Fire and Rescue had distinguished several small grass fires that appeared deliberately lit.
Anyone who may have witnessed the fires or any suspicious activity in the area at that time [...]

Kambah house fire

By 29 September, 2013

A family had a lucky escape this morning from a house fire in Kambah.
The residents were woken at 3:17 by a passer by who noticed their Cooke Street home was alight.
All five occupants safely self evacuated and raised the alarm.
ACT Fire & Rescue responded with multiple units who extinguished the blaze which caused extensive fire [...]

Blotto Yass P-Plater

By 18 September, 2013

A 29-year-old provisional driver from Yass was arrested last night (Tuesday, September 17) for high range drink driving.
Around 10.50pm, a white Toyota Hilux was stopped by police driving in the vicinity of the Burns Club in Kambah, after police were called there in response to a suspicious vehicle.
Police conducted a breath test on the driver [...]

CarBQ Friday strikes again!

By 30 August, 2013

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to several motor vehicle fires that happened in the Tuggeranong area overnight (Thursday, August 29).
Between the hours of 11pm and 1:30am this morning (Friday, August 30) police responded to five incidents within the suburbs of Kambah, Gilmore and Chisholm.
Police are treating the fires as suspicious and the cause of each [...]

$750,000 to make public toilets amazing

By 27 August, 2013

Construction begun today on a project that sadly isn’t called “Project Pleasant Pooping.”
Upgrades to public toilets at both Dickson and Kambah shops are underway, and the old toilets at Maryborough Street in Fyshwick are being completely demolished and replaced.
There are public toilets at Dickson shops? Maybe the upgrade is to make them visible.
“The sites for [...]

Kambah growhouse bust

By 23 August, 2013

ACT Policing has arrested a 41-year-old man after executing a search warrant at a Kambah residence yesterday (Thursday, August 22).
Criminal Investigations detectives from the Drug and Organised Crime Team executed the warrant after receiving information that the resident was cultivating cannabis.
During the search police located two rooms on the ground floor being utilised for the [...]

Skate park tough guys nabbed

By 22 August, 2013

ACT Policing has charged two teenagers with theft and attempted aggravated robbery after executing two simultaneous search warrants in Kambah last night (Wednesday, August 21).
Around 7.30pm, Criminal Investigations officers executed the warrants after investigating an attempted aggravated robbery at the Tuggeranong Skate Park in which it is believed the two teenagers were involved.
During the [...]

Kambah CarBQ arrest

By 17 August, 2013

A 25-year-old Kambah man will face ACT Magistrates Court after being arrested for a vehicle fire in Kambah earlier today (Saturday, August 17).
A white Nissan Pulsar had been parked on the side of Drakeford Drive after being involved in a collision.
About 9.50am this morning, witnesses observed a male pacing around the vehicle, and throwing bottles [...]

Welcome to Kambah

By 17 August, 2013

As posted seconds ago to facebook by a friend of mine:
Just passed in Kambah. Eeeek!!
Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it in to images@the-riotact.com .

Gungahlin shooting raids hit Tuggers – UPDATED

By 16 August, 2013

ACT Policing executed three simultaneous search warrants in Kambah and Wanniassa this morning (Friday, August 16).
Around 6am Criminal Investigations detectives and the Specialist Response Group attended two premises in Sternberg Crescent, Wanniassa and a residence in Hardwick Place Kambah and executed search warrants.
The warrants are directly related to an incident which occurred last week [...]

Failing to roll the pizza kid in Kambah

By 29 June, 2013

ACT Policing is investigating the attempted robbery of a Domino’s Pizza driver in Kambah on Thursday night (June 27).
Around 9.15pm, the driver delivered a pizza to an address in Carleton Crescent, Kambah and while he was returning to his car, he was approached by a man.
The man attempted to grab the delivery drivers’ money bag [...]

Kambah fire hero and off duty copper. Gets a gong

By 24 June, 2013

The Fire Chief has pinned a medal on the chest of one Clint Gordon:
ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) Chief Officer Paul Swain has today presented a Chief Officer’s Commendation award to an off duty police officer following the heroic actions at a Kambah house fire earlier this month.
“It is my pleasure to award off-duty [...]

Behold the Fire Tornado!

By 13 June, 2013

The ABC recently ran a Catalyst story on the fire tornado that came with the 2003 fires.
Our own ESA have kindly posted the youtube vid of the previously unknown phenomena:
On the afternoon of the 18th January, 2003, the fires that had been burning to the west of Canberra were influenced by elevated fire danger [...]

Kambah house fire. A hero emerges

By 5 June, 2013

ACT Fire & Rescue are on scene at a fire in a kitchen on Trussell Place, Kambah.
Fire has been extinguished.
Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 1.00pm.
Update to follow.
1:22 PM

ACT Fire & Rescue are about to commence air monitoring and ventilation operations.
A passer-by noticed smoke and flames from the house. After gaining entry through the [...]

Teen burglars nabbed

By 17 May, 2013

ACT Policing has charged two men following an aggravated burglary in Farrer yesterday (Thursday, May 16).
Police attended a residence in Farrer in response to reports of an aggravated burglary. The two offenders are understood to have gained entry to the residence through the rear door of the house.
Property stolen included a backpack, electronic tablet, camera [...]

Rainbows at the ACT Diversity Hub

By 6 May, 2013

People seems to be concerned that the Diversity ACT Hub would not be a significant source of rainbows for the residents of Kambah.
To allay your fears, here are some snaps to show those Diversity ACT people are miles ahead of us.
Hopefully, rainbow pedestrian crossings are next on the Diversity agenda.
Welcome to Kambah, LGBTI Community. [...]

Watch out Kambah, they’re obviously trying to convert you!

By 3 May, 2013

The Labor Party has the news of a Diversity ACT Hub opening. That is “a community centre and support service for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex (LGBTI) community”.
We shall move past the interminable debate on which acronyms they really should be using and instead consider the location of this service:
“These new premises in Kambah [...]

Burns on Black Mountain and in Kambah

By 9 April, 2013

Territory and Municipal Services (TAMS) wishes to advise the public that (weather permitting) two controlled burns will be undertaken tomorrow in Kambah and at the Australian National Botanic Gardens. The Australian National Botanic Gardens burn is approximately 20 hectares in size and one lane of Black Mountain Drive will be closed tomorrow during the [...]

DV 317 comes for Kambah

By 27 March, 2013

Simon Corbell has announced planning changes (he calls them improvements) for Tuggeranong:
“The ACT Government released the plan which set out the vision for the Kambah Group Centre while also
addressing issues like parking availability and ease of movement around the retail precinct. This draft Variation
317 (DV317) will guide future development while maintaining the village feel that [...]

Kambah death not suspicious

By 22 March, 2013

The results of the post mortem examination conducted on a 42-year-old woman found deceased in her Kambah house on Monday (March 18) has revealed the cause of death is not suspicious.
Police were called to the Kambah house by ACT Ambulance around 9.15am on Monday.
Investigations to determine the cause of her death were undertaken by detectives [...]

Death in Kambah

By 18 March, 2013

ACT Policing is investigating the circumstances around the death of a 42-year-old woman at a house in Kambah.
Police were called to the scene by ACT Ambulance around 9.15am today (Monday, 18 March).
Police are treating the death as suspicious.
Investigations to determine the cause of her death are underway by detectives from Criminal Investigations and AFP Forensic [...]

Fatals in Kambah and at the Cotter

By 16 March, 2013

Police investigating fatal on Cotter Road
ACT Policing is investigating a single vehicle motor cycle collision that occurred this morning (Saturday March 16).
About 2.30 am police were notified of the collision where a man riding has lost control of the motorcycle approaching a bend.
A woman pillion has come off the motor cycle and collided with [...]

Dinosaur Awesomeness in Kambah

By 13 March, 2013

Driving some lads home from a buck’s night last week, I was delighted to zip by what looked to be a smallish Tyrannosaur prowling outside the dinky little shops at Mannheim St in Kambah.
Over the extended weekend we wandered back to find it was a life sized Postosuchus, in Kambah! He is the “frontman” [...]

Party down at your local shops

By 12 March, 2013

Head on down to your local shops today. Trust me, it’ll be worthwhile. As part of the centenary celebrations, local shops around the ACT are hosting shindigs for the locals. Get amongst it!
Here’s a list of shops involved:
Tuesday 12 March
Hughes 10.00am-3.00pm
Waramanga 10.00am-12.00pm
Garran 10.00am-12.00pm
Hackett 10.00am-12.00pm, 3.00-4.30pm and 7.00-9.00pm
Calwell 11.00am-12.00pm and 3.00 – 4.30pm
Dickson 10.00am-2.00pm
Kambah (Carleton [...]

Mental health facility opens in Kambah

By 6 March, 2013

Chief Minister Gallagher has opened a new Step-up, Step-down supported accommodation service for mental health treatment:
Ms Gallagher launched the sub-acute youth (18-25) Mental Health Step-up, Step-down supported accommodation service on site in Kambah.
The provision of the mental health step-up, step-down service addresses key priorities identified in the ACT Mental Health Services Plan 2009-2014.
“This [...]


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