Man approaches child at Belconnen school

Police are searching for a man who might have tattoo on the left side of his neck after he allegedly approached a child at a Belconnen school last week.

Bupa’s nursing home scandal highlights a regulation crisis

The regulator’s inspectors found 45 of Bupa’s 72 nursing homes failed health and safety standards, writes BENEDICT SHEEHY from the University of Canberra.

Apprentice James builds his way to a top award

Kambah carpenter James White took out the top award at the ACT Training Awards last night (September 12). 

Public authorities can do more on indigenous rights

The HRA says public authorities must respect the cultural rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, but Dr Helen Watchirs says government, authorities and service providers have a long way to go to fully uphold these rights. 

Man hit with the third meth charge in two days

A man has been the third person charge for trafficking methamphetamine in two days.

Crash closes road in Hume

Motorists are urged to avoid an area in Hume after a vehicle crashed on Sheppard Street this afternoon (September 12). 

Hundreds of drivers still caught on their phones

Almost 500 Canberra drivers have been caught using their phones while driving in a six-month period, according to ACT police. 

Bid low to build a large-scale battery for Canberra

The lowest bidder in a "reverse auction" will be contracted by the ACT government to build a large-scale battery in the ACT, according to Climate Change Minister Shane Rattenbury. 

UC moves up in the world

The University of Canberra has moved up 63 spots (from 256) and is now placed 193rd in the world, according to the 2020 "Times Higher Education World University Rankings" released today (September 12). 

Two people caught with large amounts of meth

A man and woman were caught with a trafficable quantity of what is believed to be methamphetamine in Gordon last night (September 11). 

Access Canberra shuts Woden building site

A construction site in Woden has been shut by Access Canberra for allegedly not having building approvals in place. 

ACT firefighters will help tackle QLD fires

Twenty-eight Canberra firefighters are being sent to QLD to help fight several fires burning across the state.

Discounts galore, but you have to be old enough

This year's "Seniors Card Directory" has a more than 30 per cent increase in the number of discounts available to cardholders.

Top secret: Mint launches coins for spooks

One of the Royal Australian Mint’s more unusual ventures took place this week with the release of a new, limited-edition coin collection commemorating the 70th anniversary of ASIO.

Rattenbury greets private help with city’s mental health stress

A $20 million investment in building Canberra's only private adolescent mental health facility has been welcomed by Mental Health Minister Shane Rattenbury. 

Businesses urged to take part in coffee cup trial

The ACT government is calling on organisations across the Canberra region to take part in a coffee cup trial.

Disconnecting you now: goodbye home phones

Long-term trends in Australian use of technology. 1999-2019 HOME-phone connections have halved since 2001, when more than 96 per cent of Australians had one at...

Young lawyer puts disadvantaged people first

In her short legal career ACTs Young Lawyer of the Year Farzana Choudhury has already achieved a lot in a space that works with some of Canberra’s most vulnerable people, DANIELLE NOHRA reports.

Alcohol marketers capitlise from ‘vulnerable’ gamers

Heavy gamers are more likely to purchase alcohol brands that sponsor an online game they play or watch, and drink more alcohol when gaming, according to new research released on esports. 

$80 million upgrade puts ANU’s art school on the map

The Australian National University has announced $80 million upgrade for School of Art and Design to make it into "an exciting new space for 21st century art and design".

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