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Another stage down in Horsepark Drive duplication’s long drive to completion

Gungahlin residents will have to wait until mid-2019 before there will be dual lanes on Horse Park Drive from the Federal Highway to Mulligans Flat Road as part of the ongoing duplication project between the Highway and Gundaroo Drive, according to the latest update from Transport and City Services. Construction was completed last week on […]

Pokies in play for Casino after passing of legislation

For the first time, Casino Canberra will be able to acquire up to 200 poker machines and 60 fully automated table games, subject to it redeveloping the site and adopting harm-minimisation measures, after the passing of legislation in the Legislative Assembly last week. Attorney-General Gordon Ramsay said the Casino (Electronic Gaming) Act 2017, which breaks the […]

Commonwealth Park set to party when food truck festival rolls in

The festive season will be in full swing at the end of the month when Commonwealth Park sets the table and spreads the picnic blanket for 10 days of food, drink, entertainment and much more. The ‘Commons Street Feast’ returns to Canberra from 30 November to 10 December, bringing more than 20 of Australia’s most mouthwatering […]

Woden’s zombie buildings to be re-born as residential apartments

The Woden Valley Community Council (WVCC) has welcomed plans by the owner of former Health Department office blocks in the Town Centre to re-purpose them as residential apartments. The fenced-off and heavily vandalised Alexander and Albemarle buildings in the Woden Town Centre have stood empty for more than seven years and been the subject of […]

How much of your backyard belongs to you?

If you have ever suffered a tiny, unexpected and painful splinter you will empathise with a key sector of Goulburn’s property market. Small slivers of land are surfacing in the redevelopment of inner city land, and like tiny splinters, are proving painful and difficult to remedy. The slivers can be as narrow as a fence […]

Canberra author Louise Merrington’s new book out on 4 December

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Canberra author Louise Merrington has written a new book The Iron Line which will be launched on 4 December. The Iron Line is a fictional story set near Goulburn in the 1880s. It’s a much-anticipated novel inspired by the Canberra region’s fascinating history. Louise Merrington was born in Melbourne, Australia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in media and […]

Canberra’s Best Mechanics

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Many people start to take their car for granted…until it breaks down and they are reminded of what an integral part a car plays in one’s life. Similarly, many people have no idea how important it is to find a really good mechanic…until they’ve dealt with a bad one. If you need to find a […]

Canberra’s Best Recruitment Agencies

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Looking for qualified individuals for your business? Or maybe you’re planning a change of career. Working with a recruitment agency can make finding quality staff and employment quick and easy. Whether you operate in finance or law, property or hospitality, finding and securing excellent staff members can be a challenge. So often you are left […]

The Best Electricians in Canberra

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Having electrical issues? Need a qualified electrician in Canberra? You’ve come to the right place. Electrical work is no joke. It takes years of training and on-site experience to be able to carry out electrical work safety and efficiently. Poorly executed electrical work could put your home – and family – at risk. Whether you […]

The Best Canberra Child Care Centres

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Ready to send your little one off to a child care centre in Canberra? You’ve come to the right place. A baby or toddlers first time at a child care centre is a huge deal. More often than not, it’s the first time they’ve spent time away from mum and dad. That’s why it is […]

The Best High Schools in Canberra

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Gearing up to send your child to high school? Congratulations. High school is an exciting time for the whole family but can be a little daunting, especially if you’re not familiar with the schools in the area. There are numerous schools in the Canberra region, including government schools, religious schools, boys’ and girls’ schools, and […]

The Best Canberra Emergency Plumbers

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Plumbing emergency? Get the expert help you need and get it fast by contacting one of Canberra’s best emergency plumbers. Plumbing issues can be serious; a burst pipe, heavily leaking tap, or lost water access can have expensive and potentially damaging repercussions. If not dealt with as soon as possible, your home – and family […]

Mamma Mia! Here we go again…

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

The international smash hit musical Mamma Mia! is set to take Canberra by storm from 24 November at the Canberra Theatre. Even if you were fortunate enough to have seen the original Australian production which premiered in June 2001 and toured nationally, or were one of the millions of moviegoers who saw the hit film […]

Best Canberra Lawyers

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Need legal advice? Looking for a lawyer in Canberra that you can trust? You’ve come to the right place. When it comes to navigating complex legal matters, working with a top-quality lawyer is imperative. Whether you need assistance with compensation, conveyancing, or criminal law, silly mistakes and poor advices can result in dire consequences. You […]

Queensland Places – Thursday Island – Tattersall’s Hotel

Tattersall’s Hotel once stood in Victoria Parade, Thursday Island and would have been a well-known landmark on the town’s streetscape, located next door to the Burns, Philp & Co. building and bond store. An image of the hotel, reproduced from an 1897 calendar and advertisement, shows it to be a substantial, two storey structure with... Read more

Bucking the trends in business – Archie Tsirimokos

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Meyer Vandenberg Lawyers are one of the largest law firms in town. Behind every successful business there is a strong team, and at the head of every team is a hardworking leader. In MV’s case, that leader is their Chair, Archie Tsirimokos. Archie leads a team of partners at Meyer Vandenberg that consists of: Christine […]

Meet the new canine sleuth keeping drugs out of Canberra’s prison

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Meet the latest frontline force in keeping drugs out of Canberra’s prison – a lovely black Labrador named ‘Uno’. Despite his name, sniffing out narcotic substances is no game for Uno who appears to be taking his new role with the ACT Corrective Services Canine Unit very seriously. Uno is a new Passive Alert detection […]

Bunnings’ Airport move puts cloud over Fyshwick store

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Bunnings Warehouse is set to be the next big tenant at Majura Park, moving into the site occupied by the ill-fated Woolworths Masters home improvement venture. But the proposed move poses questions around the future of the nearby Bunnings store at Fyshwick. The hardware giant’s General Manager of Property, Andrew Marks said that it was working […]

New laws clear way for more powered boats on Canberra’s lakes

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

New laws will encourage greater recreational and commercial use of Canberra’s lakes by operators of powered boats but also introduce new penalties for threats to public safety such as being affected by alcohol or drugs. Legislation introduced to the Legislative Assembly last week will allow electric powered boats to operate on Canberra’s lakes without a permit […]

‘Charlie’ the helicopter lives to fly another day

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

A Bell 412 helicopter, known as ‘Charlie’, purchased in 1981 by the National Safety Council of Australia (NSC), and the founding aircraft for the iconic SnowyHydro Southcare Rescue Service, has been repurposed to provide a vital aerial firefighting service helping to improve the emergency response available to the region. This has been made possible through a […]

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