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Dangerous pills detected at Groovin

A POTENTIALLY lethal substance was discovered by the controversial pill testing service yesterday (April 28) at the ACT leg of the Groovin the Moo...

Vandals wreck multiple cars in Belconnen

More than 10 cars in Belconnen suburbs such as Flynn and Latham have been vandalised in the early hours of Sunday (April 28) morning.

Major damage in apartment balcony blaze

The balcony of a Flemington Road apartment block in Franklin sustained major damage from an extensive fire this afternoon. 

ACT teen driver caught doing nearly 200km/h

An ACT teen driver has been detected travelling almost 200km/h on the Hume Highway, Goulburn.

New coin marks centenary of repatriation

The Royal Australian Mint has launched a new circulating coloured $2 coin marking the centenary of repatriation for Australian soldiers and nurses after World War I.

Motorcyclist dies after lone accident

A 52-year-old motorcyclist, who had come off his bike, was found by a passing motorist on the Nottingham Road Bridge at Wee Jasper, south of Yass, yesterday afternoon. 

Dream turns to nightmare at the foot of the stairs

FIVE years ago, Campbell couple Helen and Eugene Holzapfel were on a dream holiday when Eugene tumbled down a staircase in the dark and their lives changed forever, reports DANIELLE NOHRA.

New ‘Mr Mitchell’ wants to keep making a noise

FORMED in 2017 to lobby the ACT government for a light rail stop in Mitchell, the Mitchell Traders Association has now been promised a stop in 2020 but that doesn’t mean it’s quietening down anytime soon, reports DANIELLE NOHRA.

Caring Kayley makes short work of long hair

Eleven-year-old Kayley Bencke has donated 40cm of her hair to be made into wigs for sick children, reports KATHRYN VUKOVLJAK.

Woman rescued from unit fire

A woman has been rescued by firefighters in breathing apparatus from a unit fire on Chandler Street, Belconnen, this morning.

Gunshots in Reid, wounded man taken to hospital

A MAN has been taken to hospital with a gunshot wound following an incident at a Reid apartment block last night.

Robberies in Charnwood walkways

Two aggravated robberies in Charnwood walkways this week have police appealing for witnesses.

Top tips to reduce waste this Easter

JENNI DOWNES shares her best tips to help people reduce waste this Easter can exacerbate this messy situation.

Witnesses needed after Barton crash

POLICE are calling for witnesses after a white Hyundai Getz collided into a concrete barricade on Bowen Drive early this morning (April 18).  Four occupants...

Have you seen Christopher?

CONCERNS for the wellbeing of Christopher Edwards has been raised by police and his family after he went missing last week. The 34-year-old was last...

Four hospitalised after Barton crash

FOUR people are in hospital, one of which with critical injuries, after a single vehicle crash in Barton this morning (April 18). The vehicle crashed...

Ten days of double demerits

DOUBLE demerit points will be in place for 10 of the next 11 days because of Easter and Anzac Day.  The Easter double demerit period...

Cartoonist PAUL DORIN offers a poignant look at the Notre Dame Cathedral fire.

Evatt man charged with attempted murder

AN Evatt man has been charged with attempted murder following a stabbing in Mitchell on Tuesday, April 16.  The stabbing, which happened at about 4.30am,...

Theatre with a democratic twist

One of Australia’s leading theatre makers, Didem Caia, is beavering away behind closed doors at Tuggeranong Arts Centre, but we won’t see the results for a while, writes HELEN MUSA.




Amid the new buzz on Bradley Street

Dining reviewer WENDY JOHNSON goes Vietnamese for her first meal at Woden's new eating precinct on Bradley Street. It won't be her last there, either.


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