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Summit vision comes precisely into view

WHEN around 200 delegates from around the world congregate to Canberra this month in the lead-up to the G20 leaders’ summit, two local women...

Digital edition 14 June

MICHAEL MOORE hails a public servant who admits a mistake; TIM GAVEL looks at ways to get people out to winter games and Joe Roff tells DANIELLE NOHRA he has $500,000 to give away.

Evatt family concerned for missing teen

The family of 16-year-old Seaton Brewer are concerned for his welfare after he went missing this morning (September 2). 

Bamboo bikes to start a journey

By Rebekah Spann

Free travel for rugby fans this Saturday

RUGBY fans planning to watch the Wallabies take on Argentina in the Rugby Championships tomorrow (September 16) at GIO Stadium can travel for free on...

Liberals promise to beef up the brains of the ACT public service

ALISTAIR Coe says the Canberra Liberals will develop a genuine infrastructure plan for Canberra in consultation with professionals, industry and the community and enhance...

Kambah meth bust

TWO people will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning after officers from ACT Policing Criminal Investigations executed a search warrant on a house...

Scullin shops put on a pretty face

THE $1.12 million upgrade of Scullin shops was launched today by Education Minister and Member for Ginninderra, Chris Bourke (pictured).  Features of the upgrade include new lighting for extra security, street furniture...

Police seek witnesses to hit-and-run

POLICE are seeing witnesses to a hit-and-run collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian near the intersection of Barraclough Crescent and Ashley Drive, Monash,...

Macklin / Strong, soft, sad, Gina and Steve

“Shane Rattenbury’s private member’s Bill to legalise marijuana for terminally ill patients is sensible and compassionate… You have to wonder why its opponents want the dying to suffer," writes Seven Days columnist ROBERT MACKLIN

Sad note in Greene tour

THERE'LL be a sad note when Paul Greene and the Other Colours make an appearance in Canberra this week.  Matt Sykes, their drummer, recently...

Gungahlin drive to be widened

MICK Gentleman says tenders are currently open for the upgrade of a 1.6 kilometre section of Gungahlin Drive. “Gungahlin Drive will be widened to...

Total fire ban as heatwave hits

EMERGENCY SERVICES has declared a Total Fire Ban for ACT tomorrow.  The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting hot and very windy conditions, with a predicted...

Moon Festival on the rise

TRADITIONAL Chinese decorations, lanterns and knots will fill Civic Square on October 1 to celebrate the Canberra Moon Festival, as well as food stalls,...

ANU cuts the ribbon on their Science Precinct

IN the absence of a Minister for Science the Government has despatched the Minister for Small Business (begins with an "S", so near enough),...

The Paris climate agreement: the real work starts now

Pep Canadell, CSIRO and Rob Jackson, Stanford University THE Paris climate agreement is an extraordinary achievement. It codifies the long-term goal of keeping global temperature...

Art marks World Homeless Day

It's World Homeless Day today (October 10) and an unusual exhibition in Civic will open this evening to mark the occasion.

Speed limits drop around town centres

A SPEED limit of 40km/h in Woden and Gungahlin town centres will remain after its trial was hailed a success by the ACT Government...

‘Dear burglar, we forgive you’

WHEN the Church of Christ Ainslie was burgled recently, its pastor Ken Perrin practised what he preaches and placed a message on the public...
electric bus

Behold your future Canberrans! The electric bus is here!

MEEGAN Fitzharris says a 12-month trial of electric buses will be conducted in Canberra with three electric buses being delivered by December 2016. “The trial...





Special needs stroller stolen from Weetangera

When a car was stolen from a Weetangera home last week, a special needs stroller for a child, which is not easily replaced, was taken too, and now police want help finding it. 

ACT virus cases hit 80


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