Hawke, the cartoonist’s dream

Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke died yesterday. He was 89. "CityNews" cartoonist PAUL DORIN remembers a man he could draw with his eyes closed.

UC vice-chancellor resigns for Canada

University of Canberra's vice-chancellor, Dr Deep Saini, announced he will be leaving at the end of the year after being appointed the vice-chancellor and president of Dalhousie University in Canada.

‘Radical’ bill turns animal-lovers into criminals

Deputy Opposition Leader Nicole Lawder says a bill introduced by the ACT government in the Legislative Assembly today (May 16) will turn animal-loving pet owners into criminals. 

Gordon street closed after huge house fire

A fire has extensively damaged a two storey town house on Jim Pike Avenue in Gordon and the road has been temporarily closed. 

Australia’s migration policy is ‘failing’

NEW migrants are leaving regional areas for major cities more than they were 30 years ago, according to a new study from ANU. The researchers say...

Hydrotherapy pool stays open

CANBERRANS in the south can keep using the hydrotherapy pool at the Canberra Hospital after Health Minister Meegan Fitzharris back flipped on her decision...

Dunne pushes to keep hydrotherapy pool open

SHADOW Health Minister Vicki Dunne is calling on the ACT government to keep the hydrotherapy pool at the Canberra Hospital open until a viable...

Big fines around new lake regulations

NEW regulations around operating boats on ACT-managed lakes could see someone fined up to $7500 or imprisoned for a year, according to Police and...

Drugged driver rams into police car

A MAN, who was driving under the influence of drugs, rammed into a police vehicle yesterday (May 14) afternoon.  It's alleged the driver ran a...

Study: Menopause isn’t the cause of weight gain

Fat-mass continues to increase in middle-age women but menopause isn’t to blame, according to new research from ANU.

Brain tumour scare sends Colin to new heights

Colin McCulloch woke in intensive care to the news he had a brain tumour the size of an orange and his chances of surviving surgery weren’t great. He beat the odds and, as he tells KATE MEIKLE, he’s dedicated himself to raising funds and awareness for four brain cancer charities.

Robbers target Red Hill post office

Two men took off with cash after they robbed the post office in Red Hill on Thursday (May 9) morning. 

Car flips on Benjamin Way

A car rolled onto its roof in a two-car crash on Benjamin Way, Belconnen, this morning (May 14). 

Group assault sends woman to hospital

A WOMAN has been "seriously" injured after she was assaulted by a group of people early on Sunday (May 12) morning in Civic, according...

Parrots and frogs join ACT Threatened Species List

Northern Corroboree Frogs, Swift Parrots, Regent Honeyeaters and two species of rare orchids are now listed as “critically endangered” in the ACT to align with national listings.

Gas forces UC library users to evacuate

STUDENTS and staff using the library at the University of Canberra, in Bruce, were forced to evacuate after reports of gas.  Firefighters are investigating the...

Police urgently search for three-month-old

POLICE are urgently trying to find three-month-old Bayylie-Jayde Hayward-Watson and her 26-year-old father, Nicholas Watson, who have both been missing since Tuesday (May 7).

Policeman found with child exploitation material

AN AFP officer from Forde and a man from Adelaide have been charged after police found them with child exploitation material. The 42-year-old officer and...

Fire guts Waramanga garage

A FIRE has ripped through a detached garage on Larakia Street in Waramanga today (May 9). Firefighters were forced to work quickly to make...

Theodore cocaine bust is Canberra’s largest

CANBERRA's largest cocaine bust saw police seize five kilograms of the drug in Theodore yesterday (May 7).  All up the cocaine has a street value...




At the annual Law Week dinner, Parkes

"CityNews" photographer LUKE FOSTER headed to the annual Law Week dinner in Parkes last night and snapped some fantastic shots of the people there.


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