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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

6 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

6 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

6 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)

6 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

6 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?

6 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)

6 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 [...]

Why are so many of Canberra’s public memorials out of sight, out of mind?

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Over the years I have wondered about the placement of public art and memorials in and around the parliamentary zone. Here are three stories. A couple of months ago the winner of the Immigration Place design competition was announced. The information available online (including the above image) suggests it will be an intriguing installation. The jury did [...]

renovations at Don Vincenzo

The notices placed in cafe windows during renovations are often at best hopelessly optimistic, if not deliberately misleading. The last example on Brunswick St was the supposed hibernation of Bear cafe last year, which of course never...Show More Summary

Theatre - Bondi Feast

11-23 Jul Bondi Feast is Tamarama Rock Surfers' annual festival of bite-sized theatre, comedy, music, and actual food/booze; everything comes in at around...

Why should ‘Ndrangheta be regarded any different to terror groups?

It is said to have around 80 per cent of Europe’s illicit cocaine market stitched up, operating through trafficking networks in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany. Some of its activities are legitimate but all of its resources are tainted. Show More Summary

Clubs - After Independence

Sat 04 Jul By Your Side will be capping off their 4th of July with an after party at the Slyfox. U-Khan will be going back-to-back with Karim, and Persian...

Shopping - Harrolds Sale

01-05 Jul Harrolds are holding a sale with all items from the Spring/Summer 2015 range for sale at half the original price. The five-day sale will include 50 per...

Clubs - 4th of July at the Soda Factory

Sat 04 Jul The Soda Factory will be celebrating Independence Day this Saturday with an USA-themed shindig. DJs Crazy Caz, Cool Jerk and Robbie Rommers will be spinnin'...

Music - The Filth Fridays

Fri 03 Jul The Filth is all about bringing great live music back to some of Sydney's favourite venues on a weekly basis. The Friday edition of Filth takes over the...

Around Town - Doctor Who Festival

21-22 Nov Cancel those flights to the UK! Doctor Who fans need no longer travel all the way to Blighty for the BBC’s official Doctor Who Festival – because...

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