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Music - Sol3 Mio

Sat 07 Nov New Zeland's Sol3 Mio’s will bring their operatic stylings to the City Recital Hall for a special one off show. The brothers – Pene and Amitai...

Clubs - Heaps Gay Presents Heaps Good

Fri 28 Aug Heaps Gay and Goodgod will join forces for a great cause (Oxfam's Oxjam) when they take over the whole club for an evening of dancefloor madness. Baby...

A look around Canberra – Dickson

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

The suburb of Dickson in Canberra’s north was named after Sir James Dickson, one of the founders of the constitution and premier of Queensland in the late 1800s. Dickson gets the tagline ‘Canberra’s Chinatown’ a fair bit, due to the large number of Asian restaurants and grocery stores on Woolley Street. There’s Dickson Dumpling House, The [...]

Has the tax office gone mad?

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Life was simple once. The tax office sent me a bill in the mail. I then paid the bill. Now the tax office sends an email to MyGov, MyGov sends an email to me. I go to MyGov, log in, read the email and then click to go to the un-navigable tax office site. This is lunacy. I [...]

Lone Wolf Promotions presents Cassidy’s Ceili TONIGHT

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Cassidy Richens has the kind of voice that’ll bring you delicate ballads, rowdy pub songs and all those Irish favourites you didn’t know you knew, delivered by a band with the ease and power that comes from playing together for ten years to audiences across Australia: Sandy Gibbney plays the fiddle Peter Richens plays guitar, banjo and [...]

Canberra weekend garage sale guide (29 and 30 August 2015)

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 29 August 2015 at 7:00 am; 30 August 2015 at 8:00 am; ] Canberra garage sales this weekend in Queanbeyan, Harrison, Red Hill, Ngunnawal, Kambah, Wanniassa and Curtin. Happy Friday! Saturday 29 August 12 Cruikshank Street 7am to 4pm Wide range of household items. 20 Derrima Road Queanbeyan 8am to 11am Furniture, puzzles, bric-a-brac. Show More Summary

the minister for women says

Everything the minister for women says is shit. One of the reasons why there’s so many abortions is because there’s a lot of unplanned and unwanted pregnancies, which could be significantly reduced by providing comprehensive sexuality...Show More Summary

Shorten’s quid pro quo QCs

PRO bono legal aid is emerging as the latest off-the-books assistance enjoyed by embattled Labor figures, including Opposition leader Bill Shorten.

Crazy decision undermines workers at coal mine

IF workers can’t trust Labor, who can — the answer is the Greens. In an extraordinary betrayal of miners in the Hunter, and those who…

Stick with your real friends, Joe

TREASURER Joe Hockey lit another exploding cigar when he agreed to join the sorry circus which is the struggling Republican movement. Without consulting Prime Minister…

SLQ goes to Hollywood

Did you know three photographs from State Library of Queensland’s collection were used in a recent $35 million Hollywood blockbuster? ‘Saving Mr Banks’, starring Emma Thompson and Tom Hanks, depicts the making of Walt Disney’s 1964 adaptation of Mary Poppins, the beloved character of P. L. Travers’ children’s books. Travers (real name Helen Lyndon Goff) was born... Read more

Around Town - Sydney Rides Festival

10-31 Oct Now in its fifth year the three-week festival has expanded to include new events for children and group-ride tours of the city and surrounds, like the...

Around Town - Taste of Coogee

Sun 20 Sep The Taste of Coogee festival brings cooking demonstrations, wine tastings and gourmet food stalls to the seaside. Be inspired by recipes from celebrity...

Kids - Contemporary Kids

22-26 Sep Kids get the chance to delve into Aleks Danko’s exhibition My Fellow Aus-tra-aliens as they play with words and objects in a collaborative art-making...

Sport & Outdoor - Miss Muddy

Sat 26 Sep If you’ve ever wanted to run an outdoor obstacle course but felt intimidated by the course, or the other competitors, now is your chance to get in and...

‘Nail Can to Knighthood’ exhibition RHSV 15 July-18 December 2015

The Royal Historical Society of Victoria have a fantastic exhibition at the moment that draws on their collection of material about Macpherson Robertson – the source (bless him) of Australia’s oldest, and my very favourite chocolate bar: The Cherry Ripe … Continue reading ?

Has Joe Republic put a banana in Tony’s tailpipe?

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

There is little doubt our Federal Government is lost somewhere in the wilderness, flitting from issue to issue with what appears to be no real purpose. Or is it? Commentators were left aghast yesterday by what appears to be on the surface yet another own goal – this time by the treasurer. At a time when the government is [...]

Bars & Pubs - Dinner and comedy at Lord Gladstone and Giant Dwarf

Ten dollar dinners and comedy around the corner - first Tuesday of the month comes cheap in Chippo.

Of Tony Abbott, Araldite and dynamite

Disposing of a prime minister is not something that should be undertaken lightly. It should only occur when it is determined the people have stopped listening. When that happens to a political leader, they may as well pack up and go home. It happened to Julia Gillard. Show More Summary

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