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Chris Coleman to take Marcus Paul’s place at 2CC

2CC has announced that Chris Coleman will be joining the station as host of its drive time program, Canberra Live. 2CC General Manager Michael Jones...

Car thief found in Braddon

A KARABAR man has been charged with the theft of a vehicle following an early morning tip to police.  The man, 32, was found at...

New law ‘slashes’ accident compensation, say lawyers

FROM today, Canberrans injured in a road accident that is not their fault will have their compensation slashed, says the Law Society.

Course with a message for drink drivers

FOR more than 20 years Karralika Programs Inc has run drink-driver education courses in the ACT. And for the past seven years it has been...

Change comes slowly to troubled park

THE ACT Government’s move to transform the Narrabundah Long-stay Park is long overdue, according to residents, who say it was left in a “dog...

Three rescued from burning Turner building

Three people were rescued from a burning multi-storey unit complex in Turner last night (August 5). 

Disqualified driver nabbed after late night pursuit

ACT Policing has arrested a 26-year-old Lyneham man after he failed to stop his vehicle when directed by police in Lyneham early this morning...

Men threaten club staff with knives

STAFF from the Eastlake Football Club in Griffith were threatened by three men armed with knives on Sunday (July 2).  The men entered the club...
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Oliver Levi-Malouf grabs another win

ONE of Canberra’s highest young artistic flyers has done it again, with news out this week that Daramalan College graduate Oliver Levi-Malouf has...

Greg puts a new Order into his life

MAKING use of the adage “write what you know”, former Speaker of the Assembly, Greg Cornwell, has penned a series of eBook crime novellas...

Book wins Queanbeyan heritage prize

The independently produced local history book, "Queanbeyan – City of Champions", has been awarded a Queanbeyan Council Heritage Award. Published last year as part of...

Total fire ban for the ACT – CANCELLED

ACT Emergency Services Agency Commissioner Dominic Lane has declared a Total Fire Ban for the whole of the ACT under Section 114 of the...

Coleman confirms Canberra case of measles

CANBERRANS are being urged to be aware of measles symptoms after a case was confirmed in the ACT, according to ACT Health physician Dr Kerryn...

RAW Comedy: how funny can you be?

AS April Fools’ season draws near, it’s time for Australia’s largest open-mic competition, RAW Comedy, with heats running all around the country. The second and...

Calwell and Theodore drawn in to bushfire warnings

THE suburbs of Calwell and Theodore and surrounding areas have been alerted for the first time by the ESA to monitor the situation.

Why Australia Day survives, despite revealing a nation’s rifts and wounds

As the debate continues over whether Australia Day should be celebrated on January 26, this series looks at the politics of some unresolved issues...

Bill further protects victims of child sexual abuse

FOLLOWING the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, the ACT government has introduced new legislation, which includes the reports recommendations.  This Bill implements...

Man crashes stolen vehicle into police car

A 20-year-old Conder man who rammed a stolen car into a police vehicle will face court this morning. About 10.15pm last night a white Nissan Navara was...
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Free at last, free at last! The truck is out of the tunnel!

THE ESA has the blessed news that the truck has finally left the Parkes Way tunnel in Acton in preparation for that arterial road...

Residence in Wright burgled then set alight

INVESTIGATIONS are underway after a residence was burgled and then allegedly set on fire in Wright yesterday (August 13).  The fire was reported at around...

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