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Man dies in skiing accident over the weekend

A man died after he struck a low-hanging tree branch while skiing at Thredbo on Saturday (August 10) morning. 

Snow closes roads in the Brindabellas

A large number of roads have been closed in the Brindabellas following substantial snow falls over almost two days. 

Climate researcher wins scientist of the year

Following Canberra’s driest July in 37 years, climate scientist Dr Sophie Lewis has been named the 2019 ACT Scientist of the Year.

Society ‘appalled’ after ANU closes legal program

The president of the ACT Law Society, Chris Donohue, says he's appalled by ANU's decision to close down its Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (GDLP).

Report: Land use creates a third of greenhouse gases

Land clearing and farming contribute a third of the world's greenhouse gases, writes ANU Climate Change Institute director MARK HOWDEN. 

Angry unemployed Canberrans hit back at MPs

A group of angry unemployed and underemployed Canberrans are taking action after Canberra MPs ignored the bleak living conditions faced by unemployed and underemployed people in the ACT.

Recent bike thefts come with a warning

Police are urging bicycle owners to secure their bikes following a string of recent thefts. 

Denman Prospect IGA closing, says staff

After weeks of speculation, the IGA at Denman Prospect is closing down, according to "CityNews" reporter Mike Welsh.

Fatal fiery crash closes Sutton Road

One person has died in a fiery head-on crash on Sutton Road, Sutton, today (August 8).

Cold weather sees rise in work injuries

Cold weather often sees injuries across all workplace industries rise as the exposure to the cold and wet increases risks, says ACT Work Safety commissioner Greg Jones.

Discovery could lead to endless renewable fuel 

A local and international discovery could give humans access to an endless supply of cheap hydrogen fuel for transportation, without carbon emissions, according to ANU's Dr Nick Cox. 

Civic restaurant caught dumping waste

A restaurant in Garema Place was fined almost $900 after it was caught pouring oil and grease into a storm water drain.

Three fires blaze through Canberra overnight

Firefighters had a busy night when they were called to three fires across the ACT yesterday (August 8). 

Tax debt scam forces people to buy gift cards

Scammers pretending to be tax department officials have been forcing victims to purchase and transfer gift cards to pay off their tax debt. 

Van tips in Reid crash

A van has tipped following a two-vehicle crash in Reid just before midday today (August 7). 

Boy approached by man in Phillip

An eight-year-old boy was allegedly approached by a man while he was riding his scooter at Eddison Park in Phillip yesterday (August 6).

When the Penises for Peace came a cropper…

From the Homosexual Law Reform Society, Women Against Rape in War to Penises for Peace, Canberra has a rich history of protest. ROWAN HENDERSON previews a new exhibition of local activism that’s just opened at the Canberra Museum and Gallery.

Cloth nappies offer a cheaper bottom line

The average baby needs 6000 nappies from birth to toilet-training. KATE MEIKLE meets on mum on a mission to educate parents about the benefits of environmentally friendlier cloth nappies.

Gold-medal Gary is still in the swim at eighty

Gary Stutsel is 80 and recently won 10 gold medals for swimming, all in record time. DANIELLE NOHRA has the story...

Yass teen missing with boyfriend

It's been more than two weeks since 15-year-old Abbey Yates was last seen and now, police are calling on the public to help locate the teenager.




Suzanne Orr fills ministry position

The ACT Labor caucus has nominated Yerrabi MLA Suzanne Orr to fill the vacant ministry position in the ACT Cabinet following the departure of Meegan Fitzharris. 


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