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Automatic garage roller doors

1 minute agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Hi, We are replacing our very old garage doors with auto roller doors.  Anybody got any recommendations on a good reliable firm. Thanks

Canberra – Shenzhen intern program connects future innovation leaders

4 minutes agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

A new StudyCanberra student intern program between Canberra and Shenzhen will attract the best and brightest students from Shenzhen to Canberra and will give local students the opportunity to apply their knowledge in Shenzhen, the home of a major technology company in the world, Chief Minister and Minister for Higher Education Katy Gallagher said today. The [...]

Tell us your ideas for better services in West Belconnen

7 minutes agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Do you use human services? Does the term ‘human services’ mean anything to you? It refers to the range of programs or supports that can respond to a person’s needs and can include public/social housing, health and wellbeing, education,...Show More Summary

What’s on this weekend? 25th and 26th October 2014

29 minutes agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Krystal Sanders is attending the launch of Harry Hartog (the bespoke old school book store) at 6.30pm tonight at Westfield Woden – with special guest Dr Andrew Leigh (Federal MP for Fraser). Heather Lansdowne is attending Stone Day at the UC from 3pm tomorrow. Headliner is KLP from Triple J House Party. John Lombard will be at [...]

Thinking of moving to Fraser… any thoughts?

Currently living in the deep south but plan on moving north to be closer to work… gov job in Belconnen… have been told that Fraser is a nice clean suburb that is nice and quiet… any thoughts?

Art workshops at the National Archives – Sunday 9 November

[ 9 November 2014 at 9:45 am; 9 November 2014 at 1:45 pm; ] The National Archives of Australia in Canberra is hosting mixed media drawing and wash watercolour painting workshops on the final day of The Waterhouse Natural Science ArtShow More Summary

Celebrate the Start of Summer at IMB Sunset Cinema Canberra

[ 14 November 2014 to 20 December 2014. ] Back for their third season, the IMB Sunset Cinema is the perfect summer urban escape, located at the foot of Black Mountain in the heart of the National Botanic Gardens, one of Canberra’s most popular tourist attractions. Screening from the 14th November through to the 20th December, 4 nights per week, the IMB Sunset Cinema [...]

Interview with Cathy Petocz (writer of Where I End And You Begin)

“Where I End And You Begin” opens next week at the Street Theatre.  The work of local playwright, actor and musician Cathy Petocz, it’s been in development for three years and is finally ready for audiences.  But audiences will have to make some hard choices to enjoy this play: “Where I End” is actually two [...]

Why not keep it local, Chief Minister?

The experienced Australian elector realises that we are simply stepping stones to International Greatness for our politicians. Once installed in office, the interests of the people who put them there become secondary to mingling with those they imagine to be their global peers while they discuss grand plans and mighty projects. Of course, as a country we [...]

The Moonlight Bus is back

After an eight-year hiatus, Canberra’s most-loved party bus is back. Many Canberrans will have fond memories of Craig Petroni and the Moonlight Bus, which ran for 23 years and retired in 2009.  Since returning to the nation’s capital earlier this year with a new name and a new vehicle, Moonlight Stretch Limo promises to make your [...]

Seeing Machines named 2014 ACT Exporter of the Year

Canberra-based technology company Seeing Machines has been crowned ACT Exporter of the Year at the 2014 ACT Chief Minister’s Export Awards today at the Hyatt Hotel. Seeing Machines is renowned for developing state of the art fatigue and distraction monitoring technology, including the Driver Safety System (DSS) which is already being used by mining, commercial road-transport [...]


I have some friends heading to Canberra for a while. They have a motorhome that is enormous! Does anyone know if there are any long term options for it? The only two parks I can find aren’t big enough! yes it’s that big!!

Seek a refund from ACTION for overcharging

I have just been in contact with ACTION due to my card being overcharged for some transactions – depending upon the timing of you tagging on vs when the bus changes over route numbers at the start of / end of a route or turnaround on a route, the system thinks that you are on [...]

Celebrity touch football game

[ 9 November 2014 at 2:00 pm; ] Less than four weeks until kick off... Thomas, aged 10, of Canberra Grammar School was awarded the inaugural 2014 Rookie Stella Fella in August for his raising of funds and awareness for the work done by Project Futures Limited who assists women and children who have been trafficked and exploited, in Australia and South East Asia. [...]

September 2014 – Monthly Property Market Wrap

The busier-than-usual winter property market provided a great starting point for the spring selling season, with the total number of listings and sales during September being higher than in 2013. This flourish of activity has certainly...Show More Summary

ACT to join medical cannabis clinical trial

Chief Minister and Minister for Health Katy Gallagher has welcomed the announcement of a clinical trial of medicinal cannabis to be led by New South Wales. The Chief Minister confirmed the ACT would work with NSW on the Commonwealth-backed study. “The NSW Premier and I discussed the clinical trial at Friday’s COAG meeting and agreed the ACT [...]

The Snows of Kosciuszko- Extract from Meditations in Orange

Before long we have teams out searching for evidence of the missing men. All the crews are well equipped with tents, food, warm clothes and whatever else they need if they are caught out in the open. I remain at Seaman’s Hut manning the radio and controlling the movement of the teams. At this stage [...]

Who manufactures ACT street signs?

Hi All. Anyone else noticed the lack of proof-reading street signs? Forrest Dr, National Arboretum (should read Forest Dr) Form 2 Lane, Yarra Glen (lack of plural) Recycling Center, throughout Gungahlin Town Centre (that American influence…) Surely there are some others out there. Show More Summary

Canberra’s cats facing containment

Feline freedoms in Canberra could be curtailed if a new report is adopted by the ACT Government. Penned by an academic, Kathy Eyles, from the ANU’s Fenner School and an ACT Government environmental planner, the report is being considered by Territory and Municipal Services Minister Shane Rattenbury. The report recommends that cats should be permanently [...]

Viva Secession

I have cousins in England and decided to pay them a vist. Since I had never been to Spain, Barcelona seemed to be a good idea. It’s a lovely place and I recommend it to fellow travel addicts. Quite a lot of history here. What I didn’t know was I would find myself in the middle of [...]

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