Detectives extradite a man from NSW after Narrabundah shooting

ACT police criminal investigations detectives have extradited a 22-year-old man from Bateman's Bay to face gun-related charges.

Gungahlin next ‘e-scooter off the rank’ after demands of residents

Gungahlin residents voted with their voice, but will soon be able throw weight behind e-scooters with their feet over an expansion of its shared riding scheme.

ACT issues new COVID-19 travel directions from 4pm today

From 4 pm today (June 23) the ACT government will introduce new stay-at-home requirements for people entering the ACT from areas of greater Sydney.

Thousands of Canberrans escape city speeding fines

Around 5,000 motorists have been caught driving over the speed limit inside 48 hours by new cameras on Northbourne Avenue and Barry Drive.

ACT steps up to match national defamation laws

THE ACT Legislative Assembly has today (June 23) passed new laws as part of a national push to modernise Australia’s defamation laws.

Forrest club punished for not acknowledging past abuse

A Canberra tennis club is one of only three required institutions in Australia that have failed to sign up to the national redress scheme.

Trust in news rises but young women aren’t so sure

One in four young women feel they are being poorly represented in the news, according to new research from the University of Canberra.

‘News deserts’: Online falls short in wake of papers closing

Online sources of information aren’t filling the gap left by the closure of many local newspapers throughout Australia, leading to concerns about areas not serviced by local news or ‘news deserts’, says a new report from the University of Canberra.

Libs press for independent review of ACT education

Mounting calls to amend shortfalls in the classroom is demanding that the ACT government support an "independent" and "comprehensive" review of education.

Car model inspires Lilli’s ‘out-of-the-box ideas’ 

A young fashion designer has been selected as one of four finalists in a design competition being held by Mazda Australia to mark the arrival of its MX-30 model, the brand’s first introduction into the electric vehicle market.

Knocked down, but Leanne always gets back up

Newbie Liberals MLA Leanne Castley, 47, has a tattoo down her left arm that sums up her approach to life; “I will stand back up,” it reads. She tells reporter BELINDA STRAHORN why.

Kidsplay’s the way to better behaviour, says Des 

Kidsplay is the way to building better social behaviour, says former teacher Des Linehan.

Libs claim rorting in ChooseCBR coupon offer

Vouchers for an ACT government-backed online retail scheme were redeemed in what Minister for Business Tara Cheyne admitted "would otherwise seemed to be unusual hours", opening up the ChooseCBR promotion to allegations of rorting. 

Update: Sutton Road still closed after truck rollover

Multiple intersections on Sutton Road are still closed following a food truck rollover early this morning (June 22).

Choir president defends sacked conductor

GRAEME Taylor, president of The Llewellyn Choir, has stepped up to praise the skills and compassion of sacked conductor Rowan Harvey-Martin.

ACT to roll out mobile phone detection cameras

Drivers using a mobile phone illegally will have a greater chance of getting caught, as the ACT prepares to introduce mobile phone detection cameras.

Government supports troubled Walk-in Health Centre

A Canberra medical facility will enter voluntary administration before it opens

Update: Florey streets open following house fire

Firefighters are on the scene at a house fire on Ratcliffe Crescent, Florey, this afternoon (June 22). 

Offender returns to court after fleeing to Victoria… twice

Police returning a 38-year-old man from Victoria who had once been sentenced to drug rehabilitation faced the ACT Magistrates Court on Tuesday (June 22).

Community asked to shape Queanbeyan’s future

Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council (QPRC) wants to know what Queanbeyan will look like in 2042, and it needs the community's help to find out.





Assistant commissioner named deputy police chief

The Australian Federal Police assistant commissioner, Peter Crozier, has been named the deputy chief police officer of the ACT. 


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