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5 reasons to try skydiving in Canberra

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Would you like to experience the adrenaline rush that comes from jumping out of a plane at 15,000 feet and free-falling towards earth at over 200 kilometres per hour? You don’t have to leave Canberra to satisfy your inner thrill seeker. We spoke to the team at Canberra’s only tandem skydiving company, Skydive Oz Canberra, to [...]

Best of Canberra – Thai

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

We are pretty spoilt for choice when it comes to global cuisine in Canberra. We are a multicultural city and our collective love of food is reflected in the large number and variety of restaurants we have to choose from. Personally, my favourite changes every day of the week, but there is one cuisine that [...]

Roof ripped off Canberra Avenue building

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Canberra’s wild weather has ripped off part of a building’s roof overnight. Firefighters are using the Bronto Aerial Unit to assess damage to the building. ACT Fire & Rescue units are also working to remove part of the roof which landed on Canberra Avenue near the Wentworth Avenue and Sturt Avenue roundabout. Crews will remain on scene [...]

Time to end greyhound racing in the ACT

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

On 16 February 2015,  ABC’s Four Corners program aired a report showing video footage of live baiting practices in greyhound racing across New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria. Not since Four Corners exposed the horrific treatment...Show More Summary

Bars & Pubs - Brew of Bengal

Tue 28 Apr Bangladesh-born head chef Tapos Singha will guide guests through a four-course menu, designed to pay tribute to the energetic blend of art, intellect,...

Restaurants - Free Pizza at Salt Meats Cheese

Sun 03 May Whatever plans you've made that don't involve cheese, sauce, bread and good drinks on the first Sunday of May, cancel them. Salt Meats Cheese in Alexandria...

Bars & Pubs - ANZAC Day at the Fortune of War

Sat 25 Apr This ancient hotel down in the Rocks that has long been known as the 'first and last stop ashore' for military personnel is hosting breakfast from 6am...

Bars & Pubs - 100 Years of ANZAC Day

Sat 25 Apr On ANZAC Day this year the 24/7 Sports Bar will be hosting two-up from 11am-7pm with an appearance by former Sharks and Tigers player Beau Ryan from 2-4pm....

Bars & Pubs - ANZAC Day at the Coopers Hotel

Sat 25 Apr The Coopers Hotel will be hosting ANZAC Day celebrations in the heart of Newtown with two-up from midday until sun down, a two-slider two-beer special...

Bars & Pubs - ANZAC Day at Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel

Sat 25 Apr The very first pub inside South Head is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli with a harbour side two-up ring, live bagpipes,...

Bars & Pubs - ANZAC Day at the Keg and Brew

Sat 25 Apr In the very heart of Surry Hills the Keg and Brew will be hosting an all-day extravaganza with two-up, $6.50 ciders, $5 AB Pilsners and a special Anzac...

Bars & Pubs - ANZAC Day at Manly Wharf Hotel

Sat 25 Apr The Manly Wharf Hotel are gearing up for a massive ANZAC Day on the harbour with two-up out on the wharf, $6.50 James Squire pales and DJs from 7pm.

Bars & Pubs - ANZAC Day at Martin Place Bar

Sat 25 Apr This bar and restaurant will be prepped and ready to cater to the hungry crowds heading to Martin Place for the dawn service this ANZAC Day. From 6-10am...

Bars & Pubs - Stone and Nomad Beer Dinner

Thu 23 Apr It's official, beer spotters, California's Stone Brewing Co beers are now available in Australia and to celebrate they are joining forces with Nomad Brewing...

Sport & Outdoor - Maserati Mother's Day Classic

Sat 09 May Why celebrate at home when you can treat mum to a holiday weekend getaway featuring some equine entertainment? Nestled in the Blue Mountains, the Maserati...

Restaurants - Five Points Burgers

The queues started almost immediately. Ever since Five Points Burgers opened up in March, people were losing their shit. Not only is chef Tomislav Martinovic...

Bars & Pubs - ANZAC Day at the Newtown Hotel

Sat 25 Apr PhDJ will be hosting two-up at the Newtown Hotel for the 100th anniversary of ANZAC Day. Stick around after sun goes down for the after party with tunes...

RSPCA Million Paws Walk – Help break a Guinness World Record!

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 17 May 2015 at 9:00 am; 17 May 2015 at 9:00 am; ] The biggest doggy event of the year is back again for 2015! This year's Million Paws Walk will be bigger and better than ever with live music, doggy agility and stacks of entertainment throughout the day! At this year’s Million Paws Walk RSPCA ACT will also be attempting the Guinness World Record for most dogs wearing [...]

‘Foreign Soil’ by Maxine Beneba Clarke

2014, 265 p. She’s good. Very good. Maxine Beneba Clarke is described in the afterword as a “spoken word performer” and the author of several poetry collections.  You can tell. There’s a real joy in the sound of voices in … Continue reading ?

Bars & Pubs - ANZAC Day at the Dove and Olive

Sat 25 Apr In the heart of Surry Hills the Dove and Olive will be hosting ANZAC Day festivities with two-up, five buck craft beers, $6.50 ciders and the opportunity...

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