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House engulfed by fire in Ngunnawal

FIREFIGHTERS arrived at a townhouse in Ngunnawal this morning to find it engulfed by flames. The blaze, at a public housing unit in Bural Court, was quickly...

Sheikh concedes Senate contest

THE GREENS' Simon Sheikh has conceded the Senate contest as results point to The Liberals' Zed Seselja securing the ACT's second Senate seat. In a statement...

Shane sends the ACT to the vilification front lines

GREENS MLA Shane Rattenbury has announced his intention to again pit the ACT Government against the Commonwealth, this time on the vexed subject of...

Shane rails against a 5×5 assembly

THE Green Shane Rattenbury is putting up a last ditch solo fight against switching the Legislative Assembly to a five seats in five electorates...

Women who dance the weight away

WITH 29 Australian women dying every day from heart disease, the Heart Foundation is appealing to women to “live lighter” and prevent heart disease...

Head-on crash causes huge damage

TWO vehicles have been "significantly damaged" and two people have been taken to hospital following a head-on crash in Pialligo on Thursday (September 8).  Police...

Graeme Neate to preside over the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal

SIMON Corbell has announced the appointment of Graeme Neate AM as President of the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal. "Mr Neate will serve as President...

ACTSPORT closing down

SHANE Rattenbury has thanked ACTSPORT for its contribution to the Canberra region’s sporting community, after the organisation signalled its intention to wind down. “After...

Lorina to sparkle in Domain opera

IT'S  the time of year when we usually speak to former Canberra soprano Lorina Gore about “Opera in the Domain”,  the annual big free...

We missed one!

IN skiting last week about newly gonged "CityNews" writers Michael Moore AM and Bill Stephens OAM joining columnist Jon Stanhope AO, editor Ian Meikle...

ANU says welcome to the Anthropocene!

AN international team of scientists has found overwhelming evidence that the Earth has entered a new geological epoch due to the impact of human...

Joy gives up on Laser Wrap

MINISTER for Arts Removal, Joy Burch, has announced she's giving up on another treasured piece of public art. LaserWrap, by artists Geoffrey Drake-Brockman and Richie...

‘Enlighten’ pulls rabbits out of the hat

VISITORS to the launch of “Enlighten” 2016 at the National Gallery of Australia this morning could have been forgiven for thinking from the little...

Gowrie mugging

ACT Policing has apprehended a 17-year-old male from Canberra’s south following an aggravated robbery in Gowrie yesterday (26 February). About 11:10am, a male walking along...

Trivia night for Eisteddfod

LIKE far too many arts organisations in Canberra, the Australian National Eisteddfod Society faces challenges, especially around funding and volunteer recruitment. Loyal supporters say it...

Rider down in Charnwood

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision that occurred on Covington Crescent, Charnwood last night (Thursday, 27 November). Between 7.30pm and 8.00pm a motorcycle...

Men threaten club staff with knives

STAFF from the Eastlake Football Club in Griffith were threatened by three men armed with knives on Sunday (July 2).  The men entered the club...

This week in beer… 4 Pines

IT'S one week closer to the second annual Canberra Beer Day Out, taking place on Saturday, November 8 at the Former Transport Depot, Wentworth...

25 years of ACTEW

ACTEWAGL have been in touch to remind us that it's their 25th birthday. 19 staff have stayed with the utility for all that time. Robert...

Chris Kimball to run Snowy Hydro SouthCare

CANCER support advocate and former award-winning ABC journalist and television presenter Chris Kimball has been appointed the new Chief Executive of the Snowy Hydro...





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. 


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