KATY Gallagher’s replacement in the ACT Legislative Assembly won’t be known until the middle of January, says ACT electoral commissioner Phillip Green. The commissioner has received official notification of the casual vacancy from Assembly Speaker Vicki Dunne following the former Chief Minister’s formal resignation from the Assembly today (Tuesday, December 23). Legislative Assembly vacancies are […]
THREE fire units have extinguished a fire in the roof of a house in Kneebone Street, Bonython late this afternoon. Firefighters were told the fire started after lighting struck the roof. Crews are searching to rest of the home to ensure the fire hasn’t spread elsewhere.
LIGHTNING striking a gas main is believed to be responsible for a house fire in Dunlop this afternoon. Fire crews are working to extinguish the fire which has now fully engulfed the roof space of the property. The Bronto aerial firefighting unit is on the scene in Menzel Crescent where crews are fighting the fire with […]
AS beleaguered retailers struggle to make the most of Christmas trade, TAMS Minister Shane Rattenbury has warned them that city rangers will be on the lookout for abandoned shopping trolleys. “At least two shopping trolley collections will be conducted in the lead up to Christmas to pick up shopping trolleys removed from shopping centre precincts […]
TWO women were arrested last night following an altercation at a Weston service station last week when one person was spat on and racially abused. A 49-year-old woman from SA and a 47-year-old woman from Charnwood were arrested on December 18 and released to appear in court on January 9. Police will allege the two […]