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Kids - Mango Mess-tival

Sun 07 Dec Mess-tival is a one-day celebration featuring mango growers from around the country, mango sampling, giveaways and more. Nippers of all ages will welcome...

Film - Sunset Cinema 2015

22 Jan 2015-28 Mar 2015 Formerly known as Starlight Cinema, Sunset Cinema screens new releases, golden oldies and family classics on North Sydney Oval. A range of movie/snacking...

Film - Tropfest 2014

Sun 07 Dec Tropfest is settling into its new home in Centennial Park. The 16 short film finalists, all made specially for the competition and all featuring the signature...

Trinity Christian School

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

My family are moving to Canberra and I’m looking for some advice on a high school for my 11 year old son. So far he’s academic, sporty and arty too. I’d like to find a school that has broad and varied curriculum and extracurricular activities, good anti-bullying policy and is very inclusive and outward-looking in its approach. I [...]

Clubs - UNDR Ctrl Summer Rooftop Series

Sat 22 Nov The fine folk from UNDR ctrl will be bringing the beats to the top level of the Kings Cross Hotel for this new summer series. There will be house, disco...

Boat located in Gungahlin; owner sought

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

ACT Policing is seeking to locate the owner of a small boat that was located on Yerrabi Pond Monday afternoon (November17). About 5.30pm a member of the public attended Gungahlin Police Station after seeing a small boat floating on the pond, unattended. Members from Gungahlin Police Station responded and located the vessel in the pond, on [...]

Kids - Family Fun Day at State Library of NSW

Sat 22 Nov Meet Hairy Maclary creator Lynley Dodd at the State Library’s free family fun day. There will be face painting, craft activities, film screenings and...

Bars & Pubs - Beer vs Wine at the Oaks

Wed 10 Dec The final round of the Six States of Beer events is ready to let the craft beers of South Australia battle it out against the wines of our southern central...

RiotACT Podcast episode 2 – Debts, Mr Fluffy and Euthanasia

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

In Part 2 of the RiotACT podcast, Mike Jeffreys chats to Katy Gallagher on making it halfway through the current political term and what her greatest achievements are to date. Nothing is off-limits with discussion on the Territory’s debt, the Mr Fluffy saga which Gallagher describes as being bigger than the bushfires; and youth euthanasia. (RiotACT [...]

Around Town - Christmas at Central

26-27 Nov If you're keen to get a jump on the holiday season – or just feel like treating yourself to a couple of early presents – head to the park adjacent...

Bars & Pubs - Buckley's

Heading along to the Opera House? Stick your head in at Buckley’s Bar for a classic cocktail, craft beer or a glass of Antipodean vino  near the...

Canberra: where wood works

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Mentioned in the same sentence as sawmills, pulp mills or logging, timber is a lightning rod for controversy. Environmental concerns are inseparable from the way timber is harvested and used, for all the right reasons. Woodworking designers and craftspeople, by contrast, who have no less dependent a relationship with timber, tend to be regarded generously. Part of [...]

Bring them home

Private Errol Noack – a strapping, blond-haired, six-foot-five 21-year-old was just ten days into his tour of Vietnam when he was killed in action on 24 May, 1966. Pte Noack was the first Australian conscripted serviceman to die in the Vietnam War. Some days later Noack’s father, Walter, heard a knock on the door. Show More Summary


4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 5 December 2014 at 5:00 pm; ] Everybody loves to give, but at Christmas we can end up giving too much of the Earth away. By buying local, eco-friendly, handmade and fair trade goods we can reduce our impact, support positive initiatives, and find good quality, unique gifts that won’t end up in landfill come Boxing Day. The Canberra Environment Centre will be [...]

Around Town - Castle Hill Community Centre

Castle Hill Community Centre is used for community groups, birthday parties and local exhibitions. The space is available to hire for a variety of purposes.

Local Leaders – Frank van de Loo (Mount Majura Vineyard)

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Canberra’s wine industry has come a long way in the last decade, according to Mount Majura Vineyard winemaker Frank van de Loo. He remembers the days when including the words “Canberra District” on a wine label was considered a risky move. “Ten years ago there wasn’t much awareness of the Canberra wine region, and it certainly wasn’t as [...]

Shopping - The Standard Store Garage Sale

20-22 Nov The Standard Store is throwing its annual garage sale with up to 90 per cent off must-have international labels, such as Maison Kitsune, Lucy Folk and...

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