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Kids - Superheroes and Villains

Sun 03 May Kids and teens can create their own superhero and villain in an creative workshop with lifelong comic book fan Sonny Day, from Webuyyourkids. Illustrator...

Gwyn Ashton at the Harmonie German Club, Fri 13 March

[ 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 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?

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

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

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)

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

[ 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

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

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.

Possum beater on video not convicted

I am outraged by the results of one of our most recent animal cruelty cases. As published in The Canberra Times today, Lyons resident Domaneco Zizi escaped conviction after attacking a possum with a pole and eventually killing it. In this case, our RSPCA ACT inspectors received actual video footage of the attack. Furthermore, although we were unable [...]

Shocolate has left Fitzroy

Shocolate cafe and chocolate shop has outgrown its small Johnston St location, according to its owner who I spoke to earlier this week, and will be reopening somewhere else soon. In the meantime he said they would continue to trade online (a similar message is on their Facebook page).… This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

Sex, the silly old man, and a hothouse of indecent desire

PHEW, the temperature within the UN’s IPCC is obviously a lot hotter than even blowhard climate fantasist Tim Flannery might have predicted.

Travel - Time Out's insider’s guide to Hong Kong

Whether you’re looking to get right in the middle of the hustle and bustle or unlock hidden treasures nestled out of sight, you’re guaranteed to find...

Travel - Inside Hong Kong - things to see

As Asia’s World City, Hong Kong’s culture is undeniably fusion

Comedy - The Laugh Stand's Help A Mother Out Gala

Fri 06 Mar Weekly stand-up night the Laugh Stand are pulling out all the stops to throw a fundraising event for a friend in need – or (possibly better/sweeter):...

fucking amateurs

A statement from a property owner on Napier St in between Johnston and Chapel streets that I completely agree with. … This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.


Above: “They came in through a hole THIS big” - computer hacking victim…

Theatre - Queen Bette

25 Feb-15 Mar Having channeled the 'queen bitch' persona of Bette Davis in Ensemble's 2014 show Dark Voyager, Jeanette Cronin gets to tell the whole story in this one-woman...

Around Town - Hijinks - House of Horrors

Fri 13 Mar Spend Friday 13th in a house of horrors-themed Hijinks, with twisted fortune telling, gory face painting and a ouija board. Partygoers can create evil-eye...

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