About Sharon Kelley

Sharon began her career in studying for a degree in journalism, majoring in photography and linguistics. She went on to obtain a post-graduate qualification in communications. Since then, she has worked in the public, private and community sectors as a professional journalist and public relations manager. Her areas of interest are property, business, the startup sector, community, and motoring.

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Zango’s going purple for homelessness
Homeownership is the great Australian dream. It also conveys a sense of safety and belonging. Walking into your home for the first time is a life-changing moment. But for some Canberrans, even a roof over their heads is a distant dream. On World Homelessness Day, 10 October 2020, Zango, in partnership with local real estate agents, will donate $10 for every open...
Icon Water Photo Comp celebrates Floriade Reimagined
A new photographic competition has been launched by Icon Water as part of the Floriade Reimagined festival, with cash prizes to be won. The competition is open to people who live in the ACT or Queanbeyan-Palerang region, and each person can enter up to three photos at the Icon Water website. There will be four prizes of offer, a Major...
Faces of Canberra: Gino Giucci the Mowing King
Next time you see a tractor mowing the side of the road in Gungahlin or Belconnen, slow down and give the guy a wave. It's more than likely Gino Giucci, Canberra's Mowing King, or one of his five crew members. The job they do for Canberra not only maintains our beautiful garden city's look, it ensures our roadsides are clear...
North-facing architecturally clever home across the pond in Kettle Street
Built on a corner block, 18 Kettle Street in Gungahlin is a stand out for all the right reasons. Architecturally designed, north-facing, solar-powered with beautiful views of Yerrabi Pond and parkland, less than 5 minutes' drive to Gungahlin Market Place and a short drive to Horse Park Drive, the four-bedroom two-bathroom home is a great option for families who are looking...
Four-bedroom home eligible for Land Rent Scheme for sale in Moncrieff
The split level, four-bedroom, two-bathroom home at 70 Bronhill Street in Moncrieff sits in a quiet street and has a modern facade which hints at the style of the interior. This custom build is eligible for the ACT Government's Land Rent scheme, giving people the option of renting land through a land rent lease rather than purchasing the land to...
Your forever family home in Ngunnawal is ready for you
The four-bedroom, two-bathroom home at 74 Jabanungga Avenue in Ngunnawal is modest from the street, but is impeccably up-to-date inside, with beautiful timber flooring and white walls, and a warm, inviting fully enclosed sunroom at the back. Nothing is nicer than being warmed by the sun in the Canberra winter, and the sunroom at the back of the home is designed...
Camptosaurus aphanoecetes is waiting for you at the National Dinosaur Museum
There’s a large Camptosaurus aphanoecetes just inside the door of the National Dinosaur Museum. The information plaque tells me it is from the Jurassic period, which occurred around 199.6 million to 145.5 million years ago. It's a species of ornithopod dinosaur which was found in the ‘Morrison Formation’ in North America. It's also unforgettable. Entering the museum’s upstairs display areas, pterosaurs greet...
Brand new pavilion-style home in Taylor offers luxury family living
There's a brand new build at 14 McCardell Street in Taylor, a pavilion-style four bedroom, three bathroom family home. The pavilion-style is one that suits Australian conditions, with a skillion roof (one with a single flat surface), glass walls, open-plan living and indoor-outdoor flow. This home has all these features and is double-glazed for year-round energy efficiency. https://www.facebook.com/riotactnews/videos/330260611329350 Entering the home,...
Finnish-inspired architecture in a breathtaking family home
From every angle, the architecturally designed home at 13 Bromham Street in Forde has a Finnish-inspired form, with Finnish functionalist architectural features including stuccoed walls, double glazing, and good use of floor-to-ceiling glass to ensure brightly lit interiors. The exterior is visually interesting and appealing, and inevitably sparks curiosity where the full brilliance of the design is realised. The home is a four-bedroom, two-bathroom masterpiece...
First-home buyers will love this three bedroom family home in Moncrieff
This three-bedroom, two-bathroom home at 5/42 Dengate Crescent in Moncrieff has well-established, landscaped easy-care gardens, a bright, cheerful interior and great family essential spaces making it a great buy for young families or downsizers. This home was constructed in 2017 in a neighbourhood with parkland, schools and a local dog-walking park. It's also in close proximity to the Gungahlin Markets and...
Fresh, stylish, fully updated family home, immaculate inside and out
You could be forgiven for thinking 1 Salisbury Street in Casey is a brand new home. Immaculately presented, this three-bedroom, two-bathroom family home has an established landscaped garden, brand new carpets, fresh paint throughout the entire house, new LED lighting and new window blinds. And with a guide price of $638,000-plus, this will suit a first family-home buyer perfectly. https://www.facebook.com/18998333849/videos/615271246011564 The...
First family-home ready for you in Ngunnawal
This three-bedroom single level home at 15 Guginya Crescent in Ngunnawal is the perfect home for a young family or downsizers. https://www.facebook.com/riotactnews/videos/633521507229029 The gardens are well established, easy-care and water-wise. A small patch of lawn to mow at the front of the house and some hedge trimming, or topiary if you're keen to give it a try, is all that...