You come in the door after a long day, kick off your work shoes and are then faced with the inevitable question: what’s for dinner? Maybe it’s your children asking, maybe it’s just your own grumbly tummy, but by this time of day your decision-making abilities are at a low ebb and you’re thinking maybe [...]
More early data coming out of Colorado indicates that the legalisation of cannabis has not resulted in more young people consuming it - rather, the trend is in the opposite direction. Sooner or later, I think prohibitionists are going...Show More Summary
We’ve got a double pass to see 360 at the University of Canberra on Wednesday 3rd of September. To enter, tell us the name of his latest album in the comments section below. We’ll let the winner know tomorrow morning.
Spring may officially be in the air, but someone forgot to tell Corin Forest. After a bumper first winter returning to snowmaking, they’re not ready to call the season over quite yet. Snow play will be continuing on as far into September (or maybe October) as the cool nights allow. The snow play area at Corin [...]
[ 17 September 2014; 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] An 80,000 word research project would take nine hours to present. Their time limit... three minutes! Join us for an evening of education and entertainment. Come along to ANU for an hour andShow More Summary
13 Dec-07 Jun 2015 For their ‘summer blockbuster’, the National Gallery of Australia are presenting this retrospective of the Californian artist – a massive survey...
The recent hoo-ha over the development of the park outside dickson pool has brought up a good question. How to inform locals about development of their green spaces? Residential developments are flagged with the little yellow sign outside the house. Neighbours will see it and have a look. But to flag a green-space development with a tiny [...]
ACT Policing has released a face-fit of a man they believe is responsible for five aggravated robberies in Canberra from earlier this year. Since April there have been five armed robberies with similar descriptions of the offender and modus operandi, causing Detectives from Criminal Investigations to look at one person being responsible. The man is described as [...]
Are cars the way to address outer suburban transport disadvantage?
The David Eastman saga still casts a long, ugly shadow over the capital. It casts a “shadow” for several reasons, and not necessarily due just to the personality of Eastman himself. First, the cost. The cost of investigating, prosecuting, imprisoning and variously litigating the person charged with the 1989 murder of Assistant Commissioner Colin Winchester has been [...]
For this Face Off, we decided to launch headlong into a long standing topic of local debate. We invited the Executive Director of Pedal Power ACT, John Armstrong and Summernats creator, Chic Henry to answer the following question: Should road rules be the same for motorists and bikes? John Armstrong Of course – why shouldn’t they [...]
We were very sad to learn this morning that the Australian killed in the terrible bus tragedy in Bolivia is Kurt Steel, media adviser to the ACT Deputy Chief Minister. Kurt was an enormous contributor to the ACT Government, having served as a policy adviser and more recently in a media adviser role. He was [...]
ACT Policing is warning Canberra businesses to be on the look out for counterfeit money following the discovery of imitation notes used in Dickson. A total of three counterfeit $100 notes were used at three separate stores in Dickson. The notes were used to purchase goods on Friday, 29 August. Acting Superintendent of South District Jo Cameron, [...]
This week we have been requested to offer the Top 5 posts for comments along with the Top 5 posts for readership, so here you go. Of most interest to Rioters this week… Top 5 for Readership Taking pole position is ‘Road Rage in Canberra’, talking about the rising tension on Canberra roads. Coming in second is [...]
AS the first anniversary of the election of the Abbott government approaches, we are daily reminded of how and why Australians rejected Labor last September.…
A new addition to the front of Ladro on Gertrude St is blackboard paint and a ‘before I die’ meme to complete. … This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.
Meat and smoke. You might be thinking American barbecue, but LP's Quality Meats is much more than that. Head chef Luke Powell (ex-Tetsuya's, and Mary's) is cranking out lamb bellies stuffed with Merguez sausage, smoked salmon and massive hunks of beef short rib - all put through a Southern Pride wood smoker shipped over from Texas. Show More Summary
Following on from the business behind Gumbo food truck establishing itself as Po Boy Quarter on Smith St, the Beat Box truck operator is setting up in the former Vibe / Seraphim cafe on Smith St, which has been empty for nearly two years.… This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.
Hi Rioters, Unsure if you’ve been following the epic drama over the border in Queanbeyan. In a nutshell, we’ve been clamouring for a cinema for 18 years, and it’s come to the boil for the last 6 months. Over this 6 month period, council has been provided with an opportunity and a space to build [...]
Being a Southsider, I haven’t been to Kaleen Shops before but took a step off my well-trodden path, under recommendation of a friend, to visit U&Co. café. I’m pretty glad I did. The café is nothing fancy to look at from the outside, but with plenty of seating both inside and out, it was bustling (even [...]