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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a burglary at a construction site in Chisholm. Between 5.00pm yesterday (Wednesday, June 20) and 6.45am this morning, a number of household appliances were stolen from a building site in Lush Place where units were nearing completion. AFP Forensics attended the scene to conduct an analysis. Police are appealing for any witnesses [...]
The Roar have a nice take on Big Mal Meninga leaping back into the limelight with his behind bar misdemeanours: With the Queensland selectors failing to rouse the public’s imagination with the dropping of two loyal players and selection of a third superstar halfback just to brag, the battle of the pre-match mind games seemed [...]
The independent Australian Council on Healthcare Standards have given the thumbs up to the ACT’s health system today, says Katy Gallagher. The team of surveyors evaluated all aspects of the ACT Health system and assessed them against 47 criteria. ACT Health met all criteria to achieve accreditation with 28 marked as achievements, 18 extensive achievements and [...]
Local arts dream-team Luke McGrath and Nick Delatovic have just put up their latest effort, a short film about Autumn and other things created as a part of ScreenACT’s Sort Seasons. It’s charming, pretty, and very Canberran. Staring Cara Irvine, Ben Drysdale and Julia Johnson.
Simon Corbell is worried about you Rioters, he wan’t you not to be scammed. He offers some advice to avoid online scams. The theme of this year’s awareness week is Outsmart the Scammers, which is aimed at people who buy or sell goods online. “If consumers arm themselves with the right knowledge, they can identify scams before they [...]
This little story is somewhat amusing and also a bit terrifying, the phone number listed in the White Pages for the Emergency Services Agency sends you to a fax machine, and a fax machine can’t help anybody. Shadow Emergency Services Minister, Brendan Smyth, has revealed that the Emergency Services Agency telephone number in the White Pages [...]
Simon Corbell just announced that a recent survey has uncovered a large population of adorable legless lizards in three of Gungahlin’s nature reserves. The striped legless lizard is a vulnerable species so the discovery of such a large amount of the little guys is good news indeed. “In terms of size of habitat and number of lizards [...]
Simon Corbell is making it known Variation 306 to the Territory Plan is going into effect from 5 July: “While all development applications lodged from 18 June will be assessed against the new provisions, there will be a grace period for development applications lodged before this date, allowing them time to be assessed under the current [...]
RFS sent us in these great shots that show that there is at least one use for print media left in Canberra: While having a look at the Nishi Building down by the lake the other day I noticed somebody had discovered an excellent use for their old newspapers. Given this wall faces onto Parkes [...]
A message from Caroline Stacey: Did you know that The Street Theatre is a not-for-profit arts organisation? That means we run a tight ship, with all our resources being directed to achieve our purpose – to be a creative space connecting people in Canberra through making live theatre-performance experiences that inspire possibilities, foster critical thinking and offer changing [...]
[ 21 June, 2013 to 23 June, 2013. ] Hey Rioters, it's nearing the end of the working week and maybe the real week depending on which calendar system you prescribe to so it's time to start planning your weekend! As always here are some things we know about here at the RiotACT mobile bunker, and you can leave your tips in the comments below!
The Remuneration Tribunal has decreed that Members of the Legislative Assembly shall not get a pay rise this year: Having balanced these considerations the Tribunal decided not to make any changes to salary, allowances or other entitlements for Members pending an independentreview to be held during 2013. The Tribunal decided to consider the review findings at [...]
Hi Rioters, So I know this topic comes us quite often but there doesnt seem to be any recent chats on GP recommendations for the Southside of Canberra….. My husband and I currently go to different GP clinics as the books at mine are ALWAYS closed! Im due to give birth in a few weeks and want us [...]
Hi All, Just bought my first Alfa Romeo, and I’m quite excited. Can anyone recommend a good Alfa Romeo service agent in Canberra? A google search only brings up the dealer here, but I was hoping for something… more. Cheers.
ACT Policing has arrested a 24-year-old Pearce man following a burglary and theft in Canberra’s south last week. Around 7.30pm last Friday night, police were called to a home in Bonython after its occupant reported a burglary. A number of items stolen were reported including a phone, cash, alcohol and a camera. AFP Forensic officers attended the [...]
[ 28 June, 2013; 8:00 pm; ] It's that time of the month again where Canberra's newest slam team invade the Front Cafe and get up to all sorts of poetic themed mischief. Ready yourself. Its the Winter for Haikus and Kantas. Maybe you were born with it. Maybe its Cold Outside! Regardless The June Canberra Poetry Slam is ON! On Friday the 28th of [...]
ACT Policing has arrested two men after locating a man who was being forcible confined in a Reid apartment while conducting investigations in a traffic incident yesterday (June 19). Around 7am, ACT Policing City Patrol officers responded to reports of two suspicious men loitering around a vehicle at Bega Court, Reid. While conducting patrols [...]
CC sent us this great view of our City: Fog rising off the city from Mt Stromlo, also revealing Telstra Tower.
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For your information Rioters: The ACT Government wishes to advise motorists and other road users that both northbound lanes of Eastern Valley Way, between College Street and Cameron Avenue, will be closed from 7 pm tonight, Wednesday 19 June 2013. The closure is to enable preparation for the reopening of Eastern Valley Way (northbound) which is [...]