Archive | News RSS feed for this section

Today’s news today from Canberra’s home of breaking local news

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 […]

$108m for high-speed rail

A HIGH-speed rail network connecting Canberra to Sydney and Melbourne could cost up to $108m to build. Federal Minister for Infrastructure Anthony Albanese today released an implementation study which suggested two possible rail corridors that […]