About Riotact

Riotact is part of Region Group.

Conversations about life in Canberra and the surrounding region live here on Riotact.

Locally owned and operated, and with a growing and passionate team, Riotact is home to engaging independent articles, images, and video journalism as well as thoughtful analysis from a team of real-world, respected contributors.

Our readers are part of the conversation, these people (perhaps that’s you!) are active participants, regularly submitting posts and comments – a lively comment stream here on the website and on our social media platforms is guaranteed.

Riotact was established in late 2000 as a place for local news, opinion and analysis, and over 57,000 articles+ have been published to date, generating over 700,000+ on-site comments, and over 359,000+ published comments from social media.

That spirit lives on as we grow and broaden our audience and content.

Region Group has a growing audience of 687,000+ unique monthly website visitors from Canberra and the surrounding region.

Our Contributors

Our full-time team is supported by an increasing diversity of regular contributors.

This depth of talent adds a dynamic to our coverage of Canberra and the surrounding region that is unique and insightful.

Meet our contributors on the Region corporate website here.

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