Is it time to change the name of the prison and give Alexander Maconochie's soul some rest? It's another "Seven Days" with IAN MEIKLE.
Cartoonist PAUL DORIN sees a downside to the end of daylight saving.
Morrison wants to make his “women’s problems” a whole-of-government challenge, but are his new additions to cabinet enough to quell popular anger? Asks political columnist MICHELLE GRATTAN.
"What is the Green Wing of the government doing to change the bad old ways of the Barr government?" ask letter writers GLENYS and PHIL BYRNE, of Florey.
Laming, who has allegedly bullied constituents and photographed a woman inappropriately, announced he won’t seek another term, but has not been booted out of the parliamentary party, writes political columnist MICHELLE GRATTAN.
Trees and rabbits are the big issues in this past "Seven Days", says columnist IAN MEIKLE.
By reshuffling his cabinet and shifting the subjects of recent crisis, Morrison is scarcely holding back the tide of mounting controversies threatening the Liberal party, writes political columnist MICHELLE GRATTAN.
"Where are women safe? Not on the streets after dark, not at home with the increase in domestic violence over the past year and certainly not inside the hallowed halls of our national parliament," writes columnist KATE MEIKLE.
Morrison had distracted from, and undermined, the whole message he was trying to get through – that he understands and is focused on the problems women endure and on finding solutions, writes political columnist MICHELLE GRATTAN.
The prime minister resorted to a tactical ploy that flies in the face of any claim the government is dealing with the Brittany Higgins matter with respect, writes political columnist MICHELLE GRATTAN.
Two of the most common causes of fatalities during floods result from play activities in water courses and attempts to drive across flooded rivers and streams, so why do we do it? Psychology experts have the answers.
Letter writer BJORN MOORE bemoans the mess around the donation clothing bins at Chisholm shops.
"When Canberra city needs every piece of biodiversity and green infrastructure to deal with the coming climate crisis, how on earth did anyone at the War Memorial think it was okay to let the bulldozers loose on so many trees. In the end this could be 100 or more trees that will go," writes "Canberra Matters" columnist PAUL COSTIGAN.
"THE ACT's politically toxic prison just can't stay out of the headlines. It's got to be time for a public enquiry to find out why," says "Seven Days" columnist IAN MEIKLE
Real estate prices are causing problems, says cartoonist PAUL DORIN.
“Our family's experience of the interaction between the mental health and the justice systems for our family member was as traumatic as the incident that led to them being held in custody,” says our lead letter this week.
"Australian men of all stripes and colour today will need time to adjust to the new reality. The danger is that elements will combine in a kind of rearguard action of violent retaliation," writes "The Gadfly" columnist ROBERT MACKLIN.
Lockdowns, rubble, statues and green beans... not a bad “Seven Days”, says IAN MEIKLE.