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Lights go on and off!

THE temporary traffic lights at the intersection of Barton Highway and Kuringa Drive are now switched off. The lights were installed to improve safety of...

Electoral boundaries change

THE new ACT Legislative Assemly electoral boundaries for next year's election were announced today, with Crace and Palmerston added to the Ginninderra electorate. ACT Electoral...

Clocks to wind forward

CLOCKS need to be put forward one hour this Sunday when daylight saving comes into effect. Daylight saving will run from Sunday, October 2 to...

Students cook up gold

ERINDALE College students Andria Bencich and Nathan Ballard have taken home a gold medal from the International Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge. The team, who won...

Rugby boys face NZ

ACT Year 11 students Andrew Robinson and Tom Staniforth will represent Australia against NZ next week as part of the biggest game on the...

Navy chief gets top salute

THE Navy’s highest ranking female officer, responsible for the health of many of the nation’s defence personnel, is the 2011 Telstra ACT Business Woman...

Natalie’s purrfect passion

CAT owners across town are already primping and preening their kitties in readiness for the “In the Swing of Spring” cat show, says Natalie...

Hell of the ‘hidden scream’

ROBERT MACKLIN lives with tinnitus and every day the unrelenting noise within his head gets worse, with no prospect of a cure I CALL it...

Handing over artefacts

It’s  been a busy time  for Sally Basser, first assistant secretary in the  Federal Office for the Arts.  Two weeks ago she was at...

‘Royal’ visit for Floriade

HEART Foundation ambassador and sister of Princess Mary of Denmark, Jane Stephens will be in Canberra tomorrow to launch the Heart Foundation's National Capital...

Snapper amid the Floriade blooms

Snapper SILAS BROWN caught these shots of Floriade while the sun was out.

Police chief warns of scams

CANBERRANS are being urged to protect themselves against online investment scams. Chief police officer for the ACT Roman Quaedvlieg said sophisticated criminals are using the...

Woman robbed in Reid

A WOMAN was knocked to the ground and robbed yesterday in Reid. At about 5.25pm, the woman was walking through the Bega Flats when she...

Get ready for a heatwave

THE Weather Channel is forecasting a severe weather season compared to last year with an increased number of tropical cyclones and bushfires. According the Weather...

Dancing with ministers

The foyer of  the National Library of Australia was packed last night with old Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade  colleagues and friends as...

Neighbours catch thief

TWO men caught an alleged burgler yesterday afternoon who was acting suspiciously around a home in Waramanga. The 30-year-old Weston man was seen at about...

Countdown to Summernats

WITH only 100 days to go, the countdown for the Street Machine Summernats 25 Chrome Jubilee has begun. Next year will be the last contracted...

Attempted robbery at Maccas

TWO men carrying large knives attempted to rob the Erindale McDonalds this morning but left empy-handed. At about 4.20am, a man broke into the back...

Kutcher debut hits top spot

Grey Advertising’s industry newsletter “Eye on the Media” reports the top 20 programs, in Canberra, September 18 – 24 are: 1. TWO AND A HALF...

Snake season begins

SNAKE sightings in urban areas are expected to become more prevalent in coming weeks. According to TAMS ranger Nadia Kuzmanoski, snakes are most active from...

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