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Bars & Pubs - Barrio Cellar

The CBD is all about the dedicated spirit bar. On any given day the Barber Shop is slinging more types of gin that you have digits, Lobo Plantation and...

Shopping - A.P.C Sydney

Fancy French clothing label A.P.C (which stands for Atelier de Production et de Création) have announced that they're opening up their first...

Comedy - Zoe Coombs Marr: Dave

23-25 Jul Zoë might be from Sydney, but she's done her Dave show almost exclusively at Melbourne Comedy Festival the last two years running – so this is a rare...

Comedy - Just for Laughs

19-25 Oct This now-annual festival at Sydney Opera House is a smaller, pointier local iteration of Montreal's comedy behemoth. This year's lineup is looking a lot...

Restaurants - Simple Pleasures dinner at Manta

Thu 30 Jul Simple Pleasures is a five-course comfort food dinner that celebrates the little things, like having a spot on Young Henrys brew to match each dish.  You...

Restaurants - 4th of July at Vic's Meat Market

04-05 Jul Vic’s Meat Market is hosting the mother of all barbecue events in honour of the the US's day of independence. Yep, they're having a 4-minute Wagyu...

Film - The Death of 'Superman Lives': What Happened?

Wed 12 Aug No, but really, what happened? Why did the star-studded film collaboration known as Superman Lives – featuring a script by Kevin Smith (Clerks),...

Music - Video Games Live

Thu 30 Jul If games like Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, Prince of Persia or the Earthworm Jim series held you in the throes of addiction in years past, then you’ve...

Hours of fun! Victorian Places

There’s a website created as a joint venture between Monash University and the University of Queensland called Victorian Places. You can see it at It was commenced in the mid-1990s at the National Centre for Australian Studies at  Monash … Continue reading ?

Free online palliative care training

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

If you work in health or aged care, the Canberra-based Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association would like to invite you to take advantage of a new, free palliative care online training and information portal, launching today. The portal provides a valuable resource for those involved in providing palliative care. Show More Summary

Film - Cult Double Feature: Homesdale and Freaks

Thu 09 Jul He's long been one of our most accomplished moviemaking exports, but not many people are familiar with 1971's Homesdale, a Sydney-based short film that...

Music - Mumford and Sons: Gentlemen Of The Road

Sat 14 Nov The Domain is set to welcome Mumford and Sons and friends when the band's Gentleman of the Road gig takes to the city park. The banjo-strumming four-piece...

Telstra ACT Business Awards finalists announced

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Enabled Employment, Red Robot and Paladin Risk Management Services are some of the innovative Canberra businesses announced as Telstra ACT Business Awards finalists today. From the media release: The diversity of ACT’s thriving business...Show More Summary

Support a Canberra action camera crowdfunding project

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

We have just released a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for a new smaller, lighter and tougher action camera, and we’ve called it the Barnacle. We are currently the best performing offering from Canberra, but we need your support.Show More Summary

Local leaders – Aaron Clausen (Canberra Nature Map and NatureMapr)

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

When Aaron Clausen accidentally rode his mountain bike through a patch of critically endangered Canberra spider orchids, he realised more could be done to identify and protect the ACT’s endangered wildlife.  The IT consultant founded the Canberra Nature Map project, a citizen science portal for park care groups, volunteers and members of the public to report [...]

Paulie Bignell & the Thornbury Two at Harmonie German Club

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 3 July 2015 at 8:00 pm; ] Paulie is well known around Australia for his work with The Detonators. A band he formed over 12 years ago, that has covered every corner of this wide brown land. Forming, touring, running, recording and playing in bands since his early teens, he has never let up. His drive and determination getting him through the ups [...]

Living at an invalid address?

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

I have been living at my current house in Bonner for over two years, however, none of the systems recognise the address. I have this problem with Telstra, TPG and iiNet and do not know which ACT public office I should contact to get it fixed. I know the street numbers are allocated by LDA.

Cheap eats – Asian Noodle House (Tuggeranong)

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

When it comes to value for money, you can do a lot worse than fill up on a big bowl of laksa. It’s cheap, the servings are gigantic and while a great laksa is always preferable to a mediocre one, even substandard laksa tends to taste okay. If there’s one thing I know for certain, it’s [...]

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