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Corbell targets drivers

NEW legislation introduced into the Legislative Assembly by Attorney General Simon Corbell would see  maximum sentences for serious driving offences increased. The Crimes (Certain Penalty Increases) Amendment Bill 2011 proposes to increase the maximum penalty […]

Czech coach for CU

FORMER Czech Republic international player Jitka Klimkova has been appointed as head coach of Canberra United. Klimkova, who holds a UEFA professional licence has coached at high levels within the Czech Republic national league and […]

Doctor in charge

PSYCHIATRIST Dr Peggy Brown arrived as director-general of ACT Health last year and a month later walked straight into the controversial bullying case in the maternity services department. “This role is full of challenges and […]

MLA Brendan Smyth.

Why Smyth quit PAC

DEPUTY Opposition Leader Brendan Smyth says he quit as deputy chair of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts because of “extraordinary pressure” placed on the committee by Chief Minister Katy Gallagher to appoint a new […]

University of Canberra

UC stars in job stats

UNIVERSITY of Canberra graduates are ranked among the most employable in Australia according to the Good Universities Guide published today. The guide gave UC a maximum five-star rating for graduates ‘getting a job’ and ‘positive […]

Tasteful or sick?

  STRAIGHT off, we love the work of OzHarvest in Canberra. They are miracle workers. But when this invitation dropped in this morning there was response in the “CityNews” office ranging from nausea to nonchalance. […]