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First fog of the year

THE woodfires were on last night across Canberra if my sense of smell is any guide. And the first fog of the year added atmosphere...

Heavy weekend rains close ACT roads

The weekend's heavy rains has led to the closure of rural roads and unsealed roads around the territory.

Woman breaks free when grabbed in Turner

A woman has managed to break free after she was grabbed by a man in Turner on Sunday (March 17) morning. 

Woman driver dead in crash with fire truck

A female driver is dead after her vehicle collided with a fire truck in Barton this afternoon (October 21).

Five drug drivers caught over the weekend

FIVE people have been charged with drug driving offences in the ACT on the weekend.

Five rooms of cannabis in Gungahlin grow house

POLICE seized 93 cannabis plants during a raid on a house in Gungahlin on Saturday (April 18), following a tip-off from a member of the public. 

Missing Jessica found safe and well, say police

JESSICA Denham, 28, reported missing since early this morning, has been found safe and well, say police.

Long weekend: Cops warn of unmarked cars and double demerits

Canberra's top road cop is warning motorists of unmarked police cars and double demerits over the Labour Day long weekend. 

Wanted man escapes arrest

A man known to the Queanbeyan region is on the run with outstanding warrants for drug-related offences, and police need help finding him. 

New police cars can catch speedsters on video

Police can now capture high-quality footage of vehicles and registration plates, even those travelling in the opposite direction at highway speeds, after adding two new "state of the art" cars to their fleet. 

Update: Nina’s been found safe

POLICE are calling for help to find a missing teenage girl last seen in Latham at about 10.40pm on Friday, November 27.

Footage released in Christmas Eve arson attack at Weston

Police have released CCTV footage as part of the investigation into an alleged arson in Weston on Thursday.

Update: Rian found dead

Police are searching for 36-year-old Rian Minnis after he went missing on Thursday, January 14.

One dead, three seriously injured in Page disturbance

POLICE were called to a house in Page this morning (February 20) to find one person dead and three others seriously injured following a disturbance in Braine Street.

Two-vehicle crash traps truck driver in Lyons

Firefighters are working to remove a person from a small pantech truck following a two-vehicle crash in Lyons this afternoon (March 18). 

Hundreds of cannabis plants seized in Dunlop

Police seized hundreds of cannabis plants from a Dunlop home this morning (April 1). 

Dam safe, despite breach, says ACTEW chief

FLOODWATER is estimated to breach the unfinished wall of the new Cotter Dam by 7pm tonight, says ACTEW managing director Mark Sullivan. Earlier this afternoon...

Bureau warns of ‘damaging winds’ west of Canberra

THE Bureau of Meteorology has forecast damaging winds averaging 60 to 70 km/h with gusts exceeding 90 km/h, over elevated parts of the southern ranges and ACT above 1200 metres today

Police want help with car smash

Police are seeking help as they work to establish the circumstances leading to a silver Holden Astra smashing into a tree on the Monaro Highway.





Folk Festival manager moves on

General manager of the National Folk Festival since 2019, Helen Roben, is moving on, having been appointed CEO of Music for Canberra.


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