Civic Pool chlorine leak fixed

The chlorine leak at Civic Pool has been contained and cleared. Atmospheric monitoring has deemed the area safe.

Narrabundah robber flees on foot

STAFF have been threatened and cash stolen during an aggravated robbery at a shop in Narrabundah.

Prison no bar to helping the bushfire frontline

BUSHFIRE aircrew staff in NSW have been supported with meals for 15 people, seven days a week, from detainees and staff at the Alexander Maconochie Centre

Unhappy anniversary of fire, death and destruction

Canberra remembers the 2003 bushfires – January 18.

Wildlife needs fire-damaged and dead trees after fires

FIRE-damaged trees and half-burnt logs left behind by a fire are valuable habitat for recovering wildlife, according to leading Australian environmental scientists.

Gas connection no longer a requirement in new suburbs

NEW suburbs in the ACT no longer require a gas connection, allowing them the opportunity to achieve zero emissions and to have cheaper utility bills.

ACT to provide water relief for Braidwood

THE ACT will provide water to Braidwood for six months, after the town’s supply dried up due to low inflows and bushfires in the region.

Update: Jedidiah’s been found

POLICE are looking for help to locate missing 21-year-old man Jedidiah Simbiken.

Dry argument for Captain Cook’s fountain

OPERATION of the iconic and recently refurbished Captain Cook Memorial Jet on Lake Burley Griffin has been will suspended until further notice says the NCA.

Flash storm brings calls for help

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) says it has received 45 calls for help following storm activity currently impacting the ACT.

Buses back during light rail track work

THERE will be grinding and welding work along sections of the light rail track for two weeks from Monday (January 20). 

Le Couteur slams minister for bus-lane reduction

OUTGOING Greens MLA Caroline Le Couteur has roundly criticised the government for removing a kilometre of bus lane on Adelaide Avenue.

Worksafe swoops on director after worker’s death

FOLLOWING Saturday's death of a 47-year old worker on a building site, WorkSafe ACT has raided the premises of a company director in Denman Prospect.

Oil spill closes Lonsdale Street in Braddon

Firefighters are responding to the spill.

Police seek witnesses to assault in Woden

Police are seeking information and footage relating to an assault at the Woden Bus Interchange in Phillip on Sunday (January 12).

Emma gets the top job at ACTCOSS

EMMA Campbell is the new CEO of ACTCOSS.

People pilloried in public car parks for ‘invisible’ disabilities

DANIELLE NOHRA reports on an ugly and intimidating side of our community where people with disabled parking permits get abused for looking 'normal'.

Five drug drivers caught over the weekend

FIVE people have been charged with drug driving offences in the ACT on the weekend.

Charnwood murder, man charged

A 26-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of a man in Charnwood early on Saturday (January 11).

Prosecute smoke ‘bullies’, say unions

UNIONS are calling on Worksafe to prosecute companies that  “forced” employees to work through the December-January bushfire smoke period.

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