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When pollies want more crackers

ANYONE who thinks we pay local politicians too little – or too much – is invited to present a submission to the independent ACT...

Digging into the numbers. What the crime statistics say about Canberra’s neighbourhoods

WITH the third quarter crime statistics available to play with we dug in a little bit to see which parts of Canberra skew towards...

Cat containment marches into Jacka and Moncrieff

SHANE Rattenbury has announced the declaration of Jacka and Moncrieff as new cat containment areas. “Domestic cats, as natural predators, pose a serious threat to...

Obama finally visits Canberra

US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle finally made their visit to Canberra today for the 4th of July celebrations at the...

Houston to chair CSO

  THE Canberra Symphony Orchestra has scored quite a coup with the announcement that retired Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston has been appointed to the...

Double demerits this week

DOUBLE demerit points will apply to speeding and seatbelt offences on ACT roads starting from tomorrow until midnight on Sunday, April 28. All other traffic offences will...

Barr wants your thoughts on child abuse

ANDREW Barr says organisations with responsibility for children will be legally required to report any allegations of abuse or neglect to an independent oversight...
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Fyshwick gas leak

BUILDINGS in Fyshwick are being evacuated as a precaution following a gas leak. ACT Fire & Rescue is on scene at the intersection of Newcastle...

Monash man sends police officer to hospital

GUNGAHLIN Marketplace experienced some disruption this morning (March 5) after it was turned into a crime scene following an attempted robbery.  Police were called to...

Shunned phone-help service faces the axe

AFTER more than 30 years supporting local parents and guardians, Parentline ACT has been shut out of the community services budget and may close...

Rise in drug driving for ACT

THE number of ACT drivers caught under the influence of drugs has risen, according to ACT Police.  During a drink and drug driving blitz between November...
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Clarke tops the radio rating pops

ABC666 has emerged from the latest radio ratings as Canberra's most listened-to station, knocking FM104.7 off the top spot with a rating lift of...

Canberra FM celebrating big ratings

CANBERRA FM Radio Content Director Jason Matthews says Canberra has a new number 1 FM Breakfast Show with Hit104.7’s Ryan & Tanya taking the...

Shock Rudd plan to run for the Senate

GREG Rudd, the former Prime Minister Kevin’s elder brother, has announced  that in the next Federal election he’s running for the Senate in Queensland as...

New names for the ACT Honour Walk

ANDREW Barr has announced six inductees onto the ACT Honour Walk in Ainslie Place, Civic. The Honour Walk recognises the immense contribution made by...

In praise of the ‘humble’ politician

THE new spy HQ in Campbell has been named after Ben Chifley, one of the great heroes of the Labor movement. Although our Labor leaders...

Mazda 323 gets away from the cops

ACT Policing is seeking information from the public after a vehicle fled from police during a routine traffic stop late last night (Thursday, 29...

Speak out on human rights

CANBERRANS are invited to voice their opinions on the ACT Human Rights Act and whether it should include economic, social and cultural rights. Attorney-General Simon...

Queanbeyan icon up for sale

ONE of the region’s most loved cultural buildings is going on the market. Benedict House in Queanbeyan was, in the 1990s,  bought by former Prime...

Recognise this Waramanga gentleman?

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery in Waramanga around 5.30pm yesterday (Thursday, July 10), when an offender waved an edged weapon...




Animal facility re-opens after virus scare

The Domestic Animal Services (DAS) in Symonston has re-opened after a contagious virus, present in three dogs at the facility, forced it to close earlier this month.


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