THE Supreme Court has published the sentencing of one James March for a late night burglary and prolonged sexual assault. Chief Justice Murrell has sentenced him to 7 years and 9 months’ imprisonment starting from the 10 November 2013. He will be eligible for parole on 9 January 2019. Particularly disturbing is the 27 year […]
By Misty Adoniou, University of Canberra Tony Abbott has given his ministers their report cards for the year. Apparently they are all receiving As and A+s. That might mean they are very, very clever compared to all other ministers who have done the job the past. This is what we call norm-referenced assessment. We start […]
SHANE Rattenbury has announced the passage of legislation that will increase the penalty that can be imposed for dog attacks. “Under previous legislation, the maximum penalties for a dog harassment incident and an attack incident were the same at $7,500 (or 50 penalty units). This means a person whose dog barks at and scares another […]
A review of the Energy Efficiency Improvement Scheme has found that the program saves participating households about $1,600 each. Simon Corbell tabled a review of the scheme in the Legislative Assembly that showed greenhouse gas reductions as a result of the program between 1 January 2013 and 31 March 2014 were the equivalent of 237,908 […]
“CITYNEWS” is happy to report that as promised Civic’s iconic Merry-Go-Round has indeed returned to operation after a slightly protracted refurbishment. Parents and children have been sighted once again trundling around while going up and down.