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Builder’s site office in night blaze

POLICE are seeking witnesses to a fire at a business premises at the Village Building Company site office on Horse Park Drive, Gunghalin, last night...

Woman dead after crash

AN elderly woman has been killed in a two-car collision in Weston Creek this afternoon. A man driving a black Subaru Impreza was travelling in...

ACTTAB sold to Tabcorp

KATY Gallagher and Andrew Barr in their roles as the ACTTAB shareholders have announced that Victoria's Tabcorp has been chosen as the successful purchaser...

Electricity up, but not by much

ACT electricity prices will go up by 3.5 per cent from July 1, but will remain the cheapest in the country, according to ActewAGL...

Greens flag parkway toll

A TOLL may be the only way the ACT Government can afford to fund the proposed Majura Parkway, according to Infrastructure Australia’s...

The cull gets a green light

THE ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal (ACAT) has decided to uphold the licences issued by the Conservator of Flora and Fauna to undertake a...

Kaleen newsagent robbed at gunpoint

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a Kaleen newsagent was robbed at gunpoint yesterday.  Around 5pm a man entered the newsagency and threatened staff with...

Civic to get a bar dedicated to computer games

THE coming-soon Reload Bar has blogged about their plans to set up a gaming and e-sports bar in the Sydney Building. The bar is called...

Public welcome to poll declaration

ON Wednesday, the results from the October 15 ACT election will finally be announced and ACT electoral commissioner Phil Green said it will be...
the international

As eSports overtake their traditional rivals Canberra’s Reload Bar offers a chance to watch...

THIS weekend the world of competitive online gaming known as "eSports" sees a prize pool of nearly $18 million for the "Dota 2" ‘International...

Grattan / Co-payment compromise puts extra burden on doctors

By Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra THE government has stepped back from its A$7 proposed co-payment for visiting the GP but still aims to skin...

Woman attacked in courtyard

A WOMAN was last night attacked in the courtyard of her home in Kingston. About 10.15pm, the 30-year-old woman had walked into her courtyard,...

Arts / What’s on this weekend

HELEN MUSA’s weekly arts column features opening concerts and shows in Canberra

Fatal in Campbell

ACT Policing is investigating a single vehicle collision in Campbell this morning (Tuesday, March 15) in which an unidentified driver has died. At about 12.00am...

Gas leak at Holt Primary

Firelighters are responding to a gas leak at the Kingsford Smith School, Starke Street and Hardwick Crescent, Holt. Two pumpers and one Commander from ACT...
mawson club robbery

Video / Mawson Club robbery. Recognise this bruiser?

ACT Policing is renewing its appeal for witnesses to the aggravated robbery of the Mawson Club on Monday, 8 August 2016. ACT Policing’s investigations are...

Leading ‘eclectic’ composer named new arts fellow

ENGLISH-born Australian composer, writer and radio presenter Dr Andrew Ford has embarked on a series of new musical works, public lectures and concerts as...

Car crashes into Pearce home

A HOME on Whitelaw Street in Pearce has been damaged after a car crashed into the middle pillar of a garage below a two-story home.  ACT...

Cranleigh Art Show tonight

TONIGHT'S  the night for the opening of the annual Cranleigh-Capital Chemist Art Show, which has been held every October for the past seven years. Robyn Archer,...

Burglar on the job in work clothes

POLICE have released images of  man sought in connection with a burglary at a house in Ngunnawal last week. At about 8.45am, Tuesday, July 3,...





Cartoon / Dose of Dorin

Cartoonist PAUL DORIN gives wage error a tickle.


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