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Theatre - Thomas Murray and the Upside Down River

13 Jan 2016-30 Jan 2016 Griffin Theatre Company open their year with something from their Independent program: the premiere of this new work by Perth playwright Reg Cribb, whose...

Music - Beethoven and the 21st Century

13 Feb 2016-18 Feb 2016 Finnish violinist Pekka Kuusist directs the Australian Chamber Orchestra for an arrangement of Beethoven’s ‘Serioso’ quartet, of Sibelius’s choral...

Restaurants - Hubert

There are some serious Sydney hospitality heavyweights behind this new restaurant. Not satisfied with running some of Sydney’s best bars - the Baxter...

Restaurants - Belle's Hot Chicken

25 Nov-25 Aug 2016 You know that delicious smell of hot fried chicken? The one that immediately makes your mouth water and your whole body fuzzy and warm? Belle’s Hot...

Shopping - H&M Chatswood

It took years for the Swedish retailer to realise the retail potential of the Southern Hemisphere, but now H&M is here there’s no stopping them....

Restaurants - Black Star Pastry Kinokuniya

Black Star Pastry has opened a pop-up pâtisserie inside Kinokuniya book store, and we’re already drooling. For six months their delicious pastries,...

Clubs - Sweat it Out NYD Pool Party

Fri 01 Jan 2016 Sweat It Out will be kicking of 2016 in the best way they know how to with a tropical pool party. Bag Raiders, Yolanda Be Cool, Cassian, Go Freek, Danny...

Music - Hein Cooper

Sat 05 Dec We picked him out as one of the artists to keep your eye on in 2015, and now Hein Cooper is proving why. The young singer/songwriter hails from NSW's...

UC leaps into top 100 unis over 50

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

The University of Canberra is celebrating reaching one of its strategic plan’s goals two years early today after squeezing into the top 100 universities in the world under the age of 50. The Quacquarelli Symonds rankings agency placed UC just inside in the top 100 universities in the 91-100 section of the list, which was announced [...]

Walk, cycle and Park & Ride upgrades in works

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

The ACT Government is conducting feasibility studies and undertaking design work to improve walking and cycling connections in Woden, Tuggeranong and Belconnen, and has added 30 new parking spaces to the Park & Ride facility at the Tuggeranong Bus Station. There were already 58 spots at Tuggeranong but they were among the most highly used of [...]

Chooks beheaded by human not fox: RSPCA

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

RSPCA has confirmed that humans rather than foxes were behind the beheading of six chickens in Melba over the weekend and is calling for community assistance to track down the culprits. A spokesperson for the RSPCA said claims the injuries were the result of a fox attack were unfounded. A veterinary examination confirmed that human intervention [...]

Ask RiotACT: Donating foreign currency coins

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

I recently returned from overseas and have some coins left over.  Does anyone know where I can donate these?

Preparing your wardrobe for Summer

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

I swear it was only yesterday that I was putting the winter woolies away, and dusting off the shorts, t-shirts and beach wear (well not quite, but I was prepping for summer!). Now it’s only less than a week until the first day of summer, which means we will soon be graced with much warmer [...]

Five Minutes with Abundant Water

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Today, we are talking to Abundant Water. Abundant Water is a local Canberra business started by engineer Sunny Forsyth that has created low-cost clay water filters for impoverished communities overseas. Sunny and the Abundant Water team...Show More Summary

Students inspire capital on domestic violence

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 25 November 2015 at 10:00 am; ] “We won't stay silent about domestic violence”. That is the message Year 7 students, from Canberra’s Caroline Chisholm School, have made loud and clear through an inspiring self-driven school project. In September this year, students began a poignant conversation with their English teacher Annalise Pippard. Show More Summary

Best of Canberra – non-IKEA furniture outlets

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Given all the attention IKEA’s tax minimization has received, and because we want to help the local operators stay in business following the Swedish giant’s arrival in town, we put the call out last week for Best of Canberra – non-Ikea furniture stores recommendations. Our favourite line among all the comments came from Ezy: “Canberra Milk [...]

Around Town - BridgeClimb Sydney: the night climb

Climbing our world-famous Harbour Bridge is a bucket list must, but there are more ways than one to get on top - here's what to expect after-dark

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