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Brand gets a gong

CANBERRA Business Council Chairman and the founder and former CEO of Tower Software, Brand Hoff has been nationally recognised for a lifetime achievement in the technology industry. Mr Hoff won the prestigious Pearcey Medal, last […]

Police chase thief

POLICE are searching for a man – pictured below – in relation to a spate of thefts from pay-parking machines at Westfield Shopping Centre in Belconnen. The thefts resulted in significant damage and stolen cash. […]

Murder: Youth in court

A 17-year-old Canberra youth will face the ACT Children’s Court today charged with the murder and aggravated robbery of a 27-year-old man in Braddon on Thursday. The young man, from Canberra’s north, was taken into custody late on Saturday night  after ACT […]

Summer festival dates

THE next Summer Rhythm Festival will be staged earlier – December 9-11. This year the festival, a not-for-profit event promoting mental health awareness, was held in February with three stages, camping and markets. Organisers are promising a bigger and better […]

There goes the sun

DESPITE breaking weather records, Canberra’s warm spell isn’t going to last. According to the Weather Channel’s chief meteorologist Dick Whitaker, today is the second day in a row for temperatures to exceed 20°C, the first […]