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Murder charge; man to face court

4 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

ACT Policing has charged a 40-year-old man with murder following an incident in Calwell yesterday afternoon (Saturday, February 28) in which a 28-year-old woman was killed. Police were called to the Duggan St apartment block around 4.40pm, responding to reports of a disturbance at the location. Upon attending, police found forced entry to the apartment, and the [...]

Light rail and intersections?

4 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

According to Capital Metro: Who will have priority at traffic lights? A level of priority is typically provided for light rail to help the service run efficiently. This occurs as a part of planning that helps the light sequencing to support the major traffic flow (such as the inbound traffic in the morning peak). This means that [...]

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 screen repairer?

I recently cracked the screen on my Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Trying to find the best place to get it repaired because I’ve experienced a lot of dodgy people… Hope you can help. Much appreciated.

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: The Juggernaut, Braddon

Have you been looking for the Juggernaut? If you were wondering where this coffee trailer has been, well it’s been everywhere! After opening on West Row in the city last year, the Juggernaut moved out to Aranda shops temporarily, until Sunday night when it appeared on Lonsdale St, Braddon. The Juggernaut has been a favourite coffee [...]

Old Timey made new again

[ 27 February 2015 at 8:00 pm; ] Pretty frocks and pinstriped suits will fill the RUC Turner Bowling Club this Friday night for the third Old Timey Music Revue. The night will open with Dr Leo Joseph, Canberra's finest exponent of...Show More Summary

Canberra – a little piece of somewhere other than Australia

What’s up with Canberra’s obsession with feral and introduced trees and shrubs? I think Canberra fits much better into a European landscape – one filled with deciduous trees and no understorey – rather than an Australian landscape of diversity and bush. Show More Summary

Recommendations for good, reliable builder?

I know there have been lots of comments regarding builders on the site (most advising that I should run to the hills in fear), but we have taken the plunge and we are building a house so I would love some feedback. We are looking to build a sustainable, energy efficient, modern feel house and would like [...]

Why is Canberra Australia’s fittest city?

According to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics data, almost three out of four Canberra residents participate in sport or some sort of physical activity – the highest rate out of anywhere in Australia. It is pretty easy to see that Canberra is an active city. Everyone I know plays some sort of sport or regularly goes to [...]

Seeking a new future for Canberra planning

The Canberra heritage lobby is engaged in a public stoush with the government as a result of the heritage ruling to hang onto one of the Northbourne Towers. I disagree with the heritage decision, as my view is that these towers are not worth fighting for. However, I share the concern that we will most likely [...]

Acting for the fun of it with Peter Wilkins

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Long-time Canberra theatre teacher Peter Wilkins is running a series of acting courses throughout 2015. Acting for the Fun of it courses Acting for the Fun of it Sunday February 15 – Sunday March 29 A course for beginners. Build confidence. Learn a variety of performance skills. Meet friends. Brush Up Your Shakespeare Sunday May 10 – Sunday June 10 Practical performance [...]

Canberra musical on its way to Melbourne

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

After finishing college, most Canberra kids face the challenging decision to either head to university or start an entry-level position in the local career factory that is the public service. For Alex Moffat, neither of these options seemed appealing. So, after enjoying a gap year in 2014, he set himself on a path to creative fulfilment [...]

Gwyn Ashton at the Harmonie German Club, Fri 13 March

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 13 March 2015 at 8:00 pm; ] Multi-instrumentalist Gwyn Ashton is an eclectic live performer blending roots, blues, alternative and ethnic music, fusing them together with alternate-tuned electro-acoustic instruments such as Weissenborn...Show More Summary

‘In the Spirit of Banjo’ Tim the Yowie Man book launch

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 2 March 2015 at 6:00 pm; ] “Water plunges 40 metres off the cliff top with so much gusto that the morning sun rising upstream creates a rainbow through the water spray. It reaches from one side of the falls to the other. Overhead, a lone wedge-tailed eagle, flirting on the updrafts, is dwarfed by the gaping gorge that opens up like [...]

Cheap gym in Tuggeranong?

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

I’m putting this in the “Ask RiotACT” section in the hopes I can find a good solution from someone with a bit of knowledge of Tuggeranong. I’ve been out of work for a while, and have recently picked up some work for a few months near the Hyperdome.  Because some of the shifts might finish just after [...]

Canberra’s Chloe Granger off to Miss Teen Galaxy national finals

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Aspiring Canberra model Chloe Granger will travel to the Gold Coast at the end of next month to represent New South Wales at the national Miss Teen Galaxy Australia finals. The 18-year-old has her sights set on winning the pageant and competing in the Miss Teen Galaxy international finals to be held in the United [...]

Teen arrested after aggravated robbery in Gowrie

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

ACT Policing has apprehended a 17-year-old male from Canberra’s south following an aggravated robbery in Gowrie yesterday (26 February). About 11:10am, a male walking along the underpass near Isabella Drive and Ashley Drive, Gowrie, was approached by two males. One male was carrying a baseball bat in a backpack and made demands for the victim’s mobile [...]

Weekend garage sale guide (28th Feb & 1st March)

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

To include your listing in an upcoming allclassifieds Canberra weekend garage sale guide, upload your listing for free to Saturday 28 February 13 Etheridge Street Page 7am to 12.30pm Items include baby things (pumps, toys, carriers), household items, furniture and a printer with ink cartridges. Show More Summary

What’s on this weekend? 28th Feb and 1st March

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 27 February 2015 to 1 March 2015. ] Canberrans really are spoiled for choice this weekend, with The Canberra Show, Enlighten and the Night Noodle Markets all opening today. Enlighten / Night Noodle Markets Culture and creativity illuminate...Show More Summary

The A.Baker Backyard Produce Dinner

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

The A.Baker Backyard Produce Dinner – what a wonderful concept! The flyer read: Bring in a bunch, box or bag of your best produce, grown in your backyard and we’ll prepare the dinner. I loved the idea so much I booked a table for myself and three friends to share the experience. It’s a monthly event, [...]

Canberra GP recommendations

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

I was wondering if anyone can recommend a GP in Canberra who takes the time to listen and explain things to you, and preferably specialises in chronic disease? Also, does anyone know of a chronic illness support group in the ACT? Thankyou.

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