Busted: how easily the police catch drivers with phones

THE police have taken to sharing footage from their helmet cameras to expose motorists using their phones while driving.

‘Beautiful’ image of reconciliation

LOCAL landscape photographer FLYNN HOPKINS shot this awesome photo of the National Carillon, beside Lake Burley Griffin, during the Projections for Reconciliation Week and the recognition of 20 years since the Sydney Harbour Bridge reconciliation walk.

Two more arrests from Dunlop home shooting

A MAN and a woman have been arrested and a firearm  recovered following a shooting at a home in Dunlop on Saturday night. 

Dunlop shooting: one man in hospital another under arrest

ONE man was arrested early this morning (May 31) and another two people are two being sought after a shooting in Dunlop last night.

PM slices bureaucracy in enshrining national cabinet

Scott Morrison strengthens his policy power, enshrining national cabinet and giving it “laser-like” focus on jobs, writes MICHELLE GRATTAN.

Bendora region finally opens since Orroral fire

Following bushfire recovery and easing of virus restrictions, Mt Franklin Road, and Bendora and Coree regions are reopening this weekend. 

Council joins fight against Gungahlin high-rise plans

Gungahlin Community Council has joined YMCA Canberra in lodging its disapproval for plans of a high-rise mixed use residential development to be built next to a YMCA early learning centre. 

New police chief brings inspectors back

For the first time since the '90s, Canberra's top cop announced the return of inspectors into the Australian Federal Police (AFP). 

No virus news is good news

No virus news is good news, as ACT Health says it will no longer announce daily virus updates unless there are developments. 

‘Hardest hit’ industries to get rebate on bills

The "hardest hit" industries in the ACT, the hotel and hospitality industries, will receive a rebate on bills. 

Canberra has its busiest two days of testing yet

The past 48 hours has been Canberra's busiest period of testing since ACT Health began local testing in February, says ACT chief health officer Dr Kerryn Coleman. 

Study: Virus takes a mental toll on young people

A first-of-its-kind study, which compared data before and during the COVID-19 pandemic, shows there's been a spike in severe psychological distress in young Australian adults under 35. 

It’s official, Cottis takes the CSO reins

It's now official that conductor Jessica Cottis will take over the reins at Canberra Symphony Orchestra from chief conductor and artistic director Nick Milton, reports arts editor HELEN MUSA.

Zoo to reopen for groups of less than 20

GROUPS of no more than 20 people will be able to visit the National Zoo and Aquarium from Saturday, May 30.

Softer restrictions could start second virus wave 

There have been no new COVID-19 cases recorded in the ACT in the past 24 hours, but with restrictions easing further, ACT Health warns a new wave of the virus if people become careless. 

Prescribed burn: Smoke ‘likely’ to be seen across Canberra

Depending on weather, a 120ha burn is being conducted at Pierces Creek today (May 27), and smoke cover is likely to be visible across parts of Canberra.

Three men break into Garran unit garage 

Three men, one of which had drugs worth more than $5000, allegedly broke into a Garran unit complex early this morning (May 27).

Tyronne can see lots of bush tucker under his feet

Tyronne Bell, left, and his son Jai Bell planting at the Aboriginal food garden. NGUNAWAL custodian, Tyronne Ball says that most people have no clue about the rich diversity of edible plants under their feet.

Designer furniture for a comfortable home office

Sponsored content from a valued advertiser.

Two-step, big leap forward to easing ACT restrictions

The ACT will see a wide-ranging easing of restrictions – including hospitality limits, gyms and beauty parlours – in time for the long-weekend, with further easing, including opening cinemas, from June 19.

PUZZLES




STAY CONNECTED

12,374FansLike
2,265FollowersFollow
14,615FollowersFollow

TOP STORIES

‘Beautiful’ image of reconciliation

LOCAL landscape photographer FLYNN HOPKINS shot this awesome photo of the National Carillon, beside Lake Burley Griffin, during the Projections for Reconciliation Week and the recognition of 20 years since the Sydney Harbour Bridge reconciliation walk.

REVIEWS

Canberra
scattered clouds
6.2 ° C
7.2 °
5.6 °
87 %
6.7kmh
29 %
Tue
5 °
Wed
12 °
Thu
12 °
Fri
12 °
Sat
11 °

Subscribe to CityNews