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Two in court for burglaries

TWO men will face the ACT Magistrates Court today charged with a series of aggravated burglaries and property damages dating back to November 2010. Police...

Leona Edmiston in the capital

FASHION designer Leona Edmiston will visit the Canberra Centre this evening to show her new range for Myer. The leading designer, famous for her elegant,...

2000 teachers stop work

ABOUT 2000 teachers stopped work today to rally together in Civic Square for more pay from the ACT Government. The teachers, Australian Education Union members,...

Cleaner water for lake

TWO water circulators will be installed tomorrow as part of a three-year trial to improve the water quality of Lake Burley Griffin. The solar-powered water...

Fashionista wins in Sydney

FASHIONABLE Canberra filly Angela Menz has taken out the hotly contested Sydney Spring Carnival’s Myer Mad About the Hat Day Fashions on the Field...

Big Barry to meet fans

AFL super star Barry Hall will be at Dymocks Canberra next week to meet fans and sign his newly released book, "Pulling No Punches". "Pulling...

Officer caught drink driving

AN OFF-DUTY NSW police officer was caught drink driving early Saturday morning in Goulburn. The 44-year-old senior constable, attached to the Education and Training Command,...

Salvos up for world award

THE SALVOS will go up against some of the world's biggest retailers at this year's Oracle World Retail Awards. The Salvos Stores are nominated for...

Corinbank tickets on sale

TICKETS for the three-day Corinbank 2012 music festival are on sale today. Also on sale are CorinBus tickets, that'll bus festival goers to and from...

Phillip chase leads to arrest

A POLICE chase through Phillip, that only lasted 42 seconds, on Sunday morning has led to the arrest of a man. At around 1.57am, police...

Paintballers battle it out

MORE than 100 paintballers from across Australia will compete on Saturday and Sunday in the Crusade 5 Man Paintball Tournament. The tournament is in the...

Mt Stromlo salutes its past

A REPLICA of the first telescope at Mt Stromlo Observatory was unveiled today as part of the Observatory's centenary. The Oddie II telescope arrived at...

Search for arsonists

POLICE are looking for witnesses to the two deliberate fires lit last week in Calwell and Richardson. At around 9.50pm on Friday,  a fire was...

No smokes for Floriade

HEALTH Minister Katy Gallagher has revealed measures that had been adopted to ensuring smoke-free areas at Floriade this year. Signs have been installed in areas...

Armed robber arrested

A CURTIN man was arrested this morning in relation to two armed robberies at banks in Fyshwick and Manuka. The 42-year-old man's Curtin home was...

Robbers caught on camera

POLICE have released images of two offenders, armed with large kitchen knives, who robbed the Erindale Shops Domino Pizza on Monday. One offender is described...

Greens call for fire results

THE ACT greens are calling on the Government to stop stalling on the release of test results for last week's fire at Mitchell.  Greens spokesman...

Friendly visitors to town

ONE third of all visitors to the ACT are friends or family of Canberrans according to latest report from Tourism Research Australia, Perceptions of...

Sir Humphrey returns

IF present day Federal politics is a bit too grim and confrontational for you, the Canberra Theatre Centre has the perfect antidote in the...

Art with a conscience

IN its only appearance outside Adelaide, the Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize exhibition opened today at the National Archives. The exhibition, named after the SA...

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