RICK AGNEW, the first Canberran to achieve the famed Seven Summits status (climbing every mountain of the world’s seven continents, including Mt Everest) is no stranger to mountaineering at high altitude. But on Saturday, in the role of glider pilot, Rick recorded a flight rising to well over 24,500ft.
ACT Fire & Rescue and the Environment Protection Authority are testing samples of an unidentified substance spilling from a drain in Barton. Firefighters were called to the incident at the intersection of Bowen Drive and Brisbane Avenue just after 4pm. Booms have been put in place to stop the spread of the substance into the […]
ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to help locate a missing 79-year-old man from Charnwood. Eero Kivela was last seen around 1.00pm this afternoon (29 July), when he left his family home to go to the local shops to seek medication. The missing man is described as Caucasian in appearance, about 178cm (5’10”) tall […]
ANU is set to play a significant role in guiding the future of the Web after being chosen as the new host of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Australia Office. The W3C is an international consortium of over 400 member organisations that work together to develop Web standards and guidelines to ensure the long-term […]
ACT Policing is investigating a shooting incident which occurred early this morning in McKellar (Wednesday 29 July). About 9.30am, police received a report that a vehicle had been damaged overnight while parked in the driveway of a home on Burns Circuit, McKellar. Police believe the incident occurred about 4.10am. ACT Policing Criminal Investigations established a […]