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ACT agrees to a national guns register

THE ACT has made an agreement with other jurisdictions to better address gun crime by developing a national firearms registry and a national ballistics identification network. Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Simon Corbell made the agreement at the Standing Council of Police and Emergency Management meeting in Melbourne today. “While the ACT does not see some […]

Key figureheads to tackle food safety

KEY industry bodies will meet every month for a forum that will work towards a collaborative approach to food safety in Canberra. The announcement of the new forum follows a meeting yesterday between senior officials from the Health Directorate and representatives of the Chamber of Commerce and ClubsACT to discuss food safety in the region. […]

Teen faces sex charges

A 19-year-old Belconnen man will face court this morning on sexual assault charges against a girl under the age of 16. Police will allege the offence occurred between February and March, 2011, when the girl was aged 13. The man was interviewed by detectives from the Criminal Investigations Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Team. He was […]