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Liz soldiers on despite rare cancer

A local advisory firm is calling for donations after one of their staff members, Elizabeth Pickworth, was diagnosed with a rare cancer, which affects less than one person in 1.5 million. 

New conservation chief comes out fighting

Almost 20 years ago Helen Oakey decided to get off the sidelines and join in the fight for climate change. And as the new chief of the ACTs Conservation Council, she's still fighting, reports DANIELLE NOHRA

Return of the little darlings of Westgarth Street

What happened to the little darlings of Westgarth Street?

Book remembers ACT’s ‘forgotten’ space station

ROD HENSHAW talks to the author of a new book that looks at Orroral Valley space-tracking centre in the ACT, often described as “The Forgotten Station”.

Tomorrow’s burns come with a warning

The ACT Parks and Conservation Service is warning people ahead of tomorrow's prescribed burns.

Cops want help with triple-car smash

Police are calling out for help with a triple-car smash in Bonython last month.

Scam threatens Canberra’s Chinese community

Scammers have targeted Canberra's Chinese community for the second time in two years. Police say $150,000 was paid to the scammers last month. 

Man cut from car on Canberra Avenue

A man has been cut from a car on Canberra Avenue after it rolled in a single vehicle crash. 

Video: Worker nearly hit by tram

VIDEO footage has been released showing a near miss between a construction worker and a tram. 

‘Deceptive’ Seselja voted for health cuts

UnionsACT is calling the Federal Government's promise to boost health funding in Canberra a sham following the announcement of their $51 million health package last week.

New police tech records drivers using phones

New technology upgrades to ACT Policing's traffic operations fleet can clearly pick up when a driver isn't wearing a seat belt or is using a mobile phone. 

Smoke forces Deakin office to evacuate

Fifty people have been evacuated from the Royal Life Saving House on Napier Close in Deakin because of smoke. 

Hannah Gadsby is ANU Alumna of the Year

COMEDIAN Hannah Gadsby is the Australian National University Alumna of the Year Award. “She has received international recognition for her insight into trauma and abuse...

Fire closes Dickson street

MORPHETT Street is closed in both directions between Moncrieff Street and Guthrie Street due to a house fire in Dickson.  ACT Fire & Rescue are...

UC strikes lead to independent review

The University of Canberra has announced there will be an independent review into the assistant professor program following a string of strikes lead by the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) late last year. 

Organisation calls for permanent drug testing site

In the lead up to International Drug Checking Day on Sunday, March 31 Directions Health Services is calling for a permanent drug testing site to be established in the ACT.

Fungal disease causes mass amphibian extinctions

A fungal disease has caused dramatic population declines in more than 500 amphibian species, including 90 extinctions, over the past 50 years. These figures were found in international study led by ANU. 

Where do Canberra’s highest income earners live?

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) released the annual Taxation Statistics report for 2016–17, revealing where Canberra's highest income earners live.

Image shows man who grabbed Turner woman

A FACE-FIT image has been released of a man who allegedly grabbed a woman in Turner two weeks ago. At about 6am on March 17...

Transport head steps down

TRANSPORT Canberra and City Services' director-general Emma Thomas is stepping down from her role and leaving the public service, according to Transport Minister Meegan...




Voters put off by conflicting claims

ALMOST a week into this campaign, many people would be finding their heads hurting. Others would be staying tuned out for a while yet,...


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