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Canberra weekend garage sale guide (11th and 12th July 2015)

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 11 July 2015 to 12 July 2015. ] Canberra garage sales this weekend in Jerrabomberra, Bruce, Aranda, Weston, Queanbeyan and Downer. Happy Friday! Saturday 11 July William Wilkins Crescent Isaacs 7am to 1pm Household goods, shoes, clothes,...Show More Summary

Cook man arrested after Civic massage store robbery

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

A 30-year-old Cook man has been arrested and charged in relation to the aggravated robbery that occurred at the Royal Hands Massage shop in the Canberra Centre on 7 June 2015. The man was arrested yesterday afternoon (8 July) in Kingston by detectives from Criminal Investigations and conveyed to the ACT Watch House. He has been [...]

Advice on compulsory third party insurance?

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

When my wife re-registered her car in the ACT, she selected GIO as the CTPI provider. Yesterday she had cause to contact the GIO regarding a comprehensive insurance renewal and was advised that her CTPI insurance was not with the GIO and therefore she was not entitled to a discount. ACT Road Users advised that third party premiums [...]

Men’s and mixed roller derby this Saturday!

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 11 July 2015 at 3:00 pm; ] That's right, roller derby's for everyone. This Saturday 11 July, Varsity Derby League's men’s team, Capital Carnage, will be taking on the Light City Sabres from Adelaide, and our mixed team, the Smackademics, will also be playing Light City Sabres, this time in their mixed team form. There will be rock n roll from local band The [...]

Canberrans taking a microscopic invention to the world

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Hi fellow Canberrans! We are three ANU engineering graduates who would like to share with you our invention! In 2014, Dr Steve Lee from the Australian National University was awarded the ANSTO Eureka prize for most innovative use of technology.  We spent the next 12 months designing a device that can make his plastic lenses in the [...]

Research participants wanted to investigate link between bodily sensations and anxiety

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

I’m an honours student at the Australian National University and I would like to invite you to participate in an online questionnaire study investigating whether an awareness of bodily sensations and how they are interpreted by a person can explain their feelings of anxiety. We are also examining the role of mindfulness in reducing people’s feelings [...]

Review – Urban Bean Espresso Bar (Woden)

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

If you have ever found yourself in Woden around lunch time, you’ll understand that it’s not always easy to find somewhere delicious to eat. Well, you can all now breathe a collective sigh of relief. Urban Bean Espresso Bar has stepped up its game under the watchful eye of the new head chef, Shane Johnson. While Urban Bean [...]

12 things to do in Canberra this weekend (11 and 12 July 2015)

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 11 July 2015 to 12 July 2015. ] This weekend's highlights include the World Curry Festival in Garema Place, a Raiders home game on Friday night and a delicious-sounding coffee and chocolate expo. What are you planning for the weekend? Let us know in the comments below. 1. Show More Summary

Land and learning to come together for NAIDOC community celebration

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 9 July 2015 at 11:00 am; ] Six leading ACT community organisations have combined to provide a day of celebration in Woden for NAIDOC Week tomorrow (Thursday 9 July). Building on the national NAIDOC Week theme of We all Stand on Sacred...Show More Summary

$6 million worth of cannabis plants seized in Canberra since June

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

ACT Policing Criminal Investigation officers working as part of Operation Armscote have seized 912 cannabis plants, with an estimated street value of over $6 million dollars. Operation Armscote commenced on 12 June 2015 when a grow house was located in Kaleen.  Information obtained during the execution of a search warrant at the house uncovered the addresses [...]

Public talk: Metamaterials – invisibility cloaks and bending light

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 4 August 2015 at 5:30 pm; ] Magic 'mantles of invisibility' have appeared in folk stories through the ages, including a 900-year-old Welsh tale of King Arthur, and in Norse and German fairy tales. Now, new 'metamaterials' have brought...Show More Summary

Man to face court for ‘BB’ gun incident

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

ACT Policing will summons a 25-year-old man to face the ACT Magistrates Court after an incident involving a ‘BB’ gun yesterday afternoon (7 July). About 1.20pm, police received a report that a man driving a green Holden Frontera in Phillip was in possession of a firearm. Police responded and later located the vehicle of interest in [...]

Landscaper recommendation in Canberra

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

I’m in need of a landscaper in the Gungahlin area that is good, affordable and reliable. Anyone you would recommend? Thanks in advance.

More honesty needed for Canberra’s master plans

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

A study of the ACT’s master planning processes reveals thorough research and consultations to produce a range of comprehensive documents on options for many of Canberra’s established shopping centres. Despite all this seemingly goodShow More Summary

Local leaders – Vivek Bhattacharjee (Legacy Apparel)

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Vivek Bhattacharjee is the 21-year-old owner of gym apparel brand Legacy Apparel – and he has big plans for transforming the business into a global brand. Vivek (pictured above, right) purchased supplements brand Legacy Nutrition from a friend last year. After initial research revealed that the supplements market was already saturated, he decided to focus on [...]

Cheap eats – Santa Lucia (Kingston)

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

After my not-so-great cheap eats experience at Jamie’s Italian a few weeks ago, I was keen to get that big bowl of pasta I so badly wanted but for a reasonable price as well. I decided to pay a visit to Santa Lucia in Kingston to check out their lunch special. I used to frequent Santa Lucia [...]

Make-A-Wish winter wonderland gala dinner

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 18 July 2015 at 6:30 pm; ] The Make-A-Wish Australia Canberra Branch presents the Winter Wonderland Gala Dinner on Saturday 18 July. Please join us for a great evening so we can raise funds to grant wishes for children with life-threatening...Show More Summary

Vice City Players present the inaugural ACT Pinball Championship

3 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 22 August 2015 10:00 am to 23 August 2015 4:00 pm. ] Vice City Players warmly welcome all to the inaugural ACT Pinball Championship. It's gonna be cold outside but the competition inside will be hot! This bash will run over two days in August (22 and 23 August), as part of the Big Boys Toys event at Exhibition Park, Lyneham, ACT. This event will be APL and IFPA [...]

Does Canberra have too many coffee shops?

3 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

There’s no doubt Canberrans love their coffee. A new cafe pops up every five minutes, and research published by Roy Morgan earlier this year found that 68 per cent of us had visited a cafe for coffee in the last three months. This puts Canberra ahead of Sydney and Melbourne when it comes to the caffeine [...]

A night of story in song – Aine Tyrrell and Mick Daley

3 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 30 July 2015 at 7:00 pm; ] I would like to tell you the story of these two troubadours of contemporary folk. One grew up in court of Irish music royalty, her father being a well-known traditional song-man who taught her the power of words combined with music as an avenue for social change. But as the young are want to do, she [...]

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