Study argues kangaroos are assets, not pests

LANDHOLDERS need to turn professional in controlling kangaroo populations on their properties and regard the iconic Australian animals as assets rather than pests, suggests...

Fire burns through Page home

A house in Page has been largely damaged after a fire blazed through it this morning (March 21). 

CMAG salutes master designer Derek Wrigley

At 95 and with a twinkle in the eye, you get the impression that master designer and architect Derek Wrigley is just as sharp as he was on the day in 1957 when he joined the Design Unit at the fledgling ANU, writes HELEN MUSA

Woman saved from car in Farrer

A WOMAN has been cut from a car after she was involved in a single-car crash on Marshal Street in Farrer.  Firefighters used hydraulic rescue...

Civic pedestrians take big road risks

IN the space of an hour police issued almost 60 cautions to pedestrians and cyclists for committing an offence at the intersection of Northbourne Avenue and Alinga Street in Civic. 

Green bin collection dates change

FROM Monday, April 1, green bins will be collected on the alternate fortnight to recycling collection.   "If your normal fortnightly recycling day is Monday,...

Tender promises a cheaper way of saying goodbye

With the philosophy of reclaiming the rites around death, a new funeral service says it gives families the option of looking after their loved one and helps them arrange a funeral and burial in whatever way they want. KATHRYN VUKOVLJAK reports.

Cindy takes her cue to blackball glory

When Cindy Blackmore went to the Australian Blackball National Championships in Melbourne last month she had no idea she’d come home the first Canberran to win an Australian National singles title in any form of cue sports. DANIELLE NOHRA reports...

Scotty hasn’t looked back since bump in the road

Whatever happened to radio star Scott Masters? ROD HENSHAW meets a man who found a gift in adversity and is using his skills to help families affected by cancer

Daytime burglars leave empty handed

One of three men dressed in balaclavas threatened a resident with a weapon before leaving a Gordon home empty handed during an attempted robbery this morning (March 19). 

New conservation head says there’s more to be done

HELEN Oakey has been appointed the new executive director of the Conservation Council ACT Region.  The former Greenpeace staffer and senior advisor for Greens ACT...

Woman breaks free when grabbed in Turner

A woman has managed to break free after she was grabbed by a man in Turner on Sunday (March 17) morning. 

Insurance scheme still ‘flawed’, says law chief

Negotiations conducted by the Barr government have failed to address significant flaws in the proposed CTP scheme, says ACT Law Society president Chris Donohue. 

Canberra teen charged with attempted murder

A TEENAGE boy, 17, has been charged with attempted murder and a number of other serious charges following an incident in Palmerston on Friday...

Genomic testing becomes routine in Canberra

Genomic testing for rare diseases is now available as a routine and publicly funded diagnostic service at Canberra Clinical Genomics.

Oo-ah… ‘Skyfire’ captivates big lake crowd

One of Canberra's top photographers, ANDREW CAMPBELL, was out snapping last night's "Skyfire" firework event, including a shot when one of the staging barges caught fire.

Minister plans mosque visit after NZ shootings

ACT Minister plans mosque visit after NZ shootings.

Serious assault in Palmerston: four in hospital

Serious assault in Palmerston overnight with four people being rushed to hospital.

Spirited protest by school kids in Civic

MIKE WELSH reports from the School Kids 4 Climate Action rally in Civic.
action bus in the civic bus interchange

Older Canberrans travel free for Seniors Week

Older Canberrans can travel on Transport Canberra services for free from Monday, March 18 to Sunday, March 24, for Seniors Week.  




‘On-country’ painting captured in photographs

Five senior artists from Tjungu Palya art centre in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands of SA have been painting not just "in" country but directly "on to" country, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.


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