CANBERRA has saved nothing for a rainy day. The economic hailstorm bearing down on the seven years of debt amassed by the profligate Barr government and its bloated public service can mean only more debt. Before the blame-it-on-coronavirus excuses start, JON STANHOPE exposes the $3 billion budget black hole.
NO one is unscathed by current events. So far for "CityNews" we've had to park our social photographer and, in the absence of cinemas, no reviews from Dougal Macdonald. We're striving for a coronavirus coverage that transcends the usual doom and gloom. See what you think.
AS a community, can we let Palliative Care ACT’s therapeutic Life Stories program fail for the lack of funding? The modest program, which helps people who are at the end of their lives tell their stories, runs out of cash at month's end. There must be a sponsor or two out there.
SHANNON Mortlock is struggling to feed drought victims – the unwanted animals she has taken in to her not-for-profit sanctuary at Williamsdale. The pastures are bare and every spare cent she earns goes to buying feed, but she can't keep going without help. Page 3 has the story.
IF I was the Corrections Minister, I would sack every single one of the senior officers who thought it appropriate and reasonable to leave me swinging, in blissful ignorance, in the breeze." Former Chief Minister JON STANHOPE has some advice for Shane Rattenbury.
ROBERT MACKLIN has discovered a former Australian Army officer discreetly serving time among segregated pedophiles in the ACT prison. He was tried in secret, the Federal government changed his name and erased his identity. How could this happen in Australia?
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