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Canberra tops nation for animal collisions

Canberra has recorded more collisions between motorists and animals than any other Australian city, according to AAMI data. 

Danielle ‘raizes’ hope from the tragedy of loss

AFTER her best friend died at 21, Woden’s Danielle Dal Cortivo decided to do something with her life that mattered. Still unsure of what...

ACT Budget / ‘Mixed bag’ for public schools say parents’ group

The ACT's Budget is a mixed bag for public schools, says the ACT Council of Parents and Citizens Associations – the peak body for Canberra’s public school parents. 

Study: Bad food eats at the brain

A bad fast-food diet with little-to-no exercise eats at peoples brains, according to new research. 

Pinky and the power of ‘gentle parenting’

KATE MEIKLE meets a nationally known parenting consultant who urges mothers to get in touch with their instincts rather than the internet...

Fyshwick BP employee threatened with knife

A staff member of the BP Service Station on Ipswich Street, in Fyshwick, was allegedly threatened with a knife late last night (June 24). 

Rules for keeping bees in the suburbs

SHANE Rattenbury has released the 2015 Code of Practice for Beekeeping in Residential Areas of the ACT, which provides minimum standards for the management...

Look who’s new at the zoo…

After a 15-month pregnancy, the zoo has a new arrival – a healthy baby female giraffe
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CSIRO to power the heart of a mammoth Chinese radio telescope

TECHNOLOGY developed by CSIRO will sit at the heart of one of the world's biggest ever science projects, following an agreement with China’s leading...

Diabetes week comes with an urgent message

With rates of all types of diabetes on the rise in the ACT, this National Diabetes Week (July 14-20), Diabetes ACT is urgently calling for people to know the signs and symptoms of the condition and take action before it’s too late. 

Fire blazes at Gungahlin child care centre

Staff and children have been moved to a secure part of a child care centre after an electrical failure caused a blaze at Lavender Lane Child Care Centre on Gundaroo Drive, Gungahlin.

Two arrested after string of ACT robberies

Two women have been arrested after robbing a Dickson supermarket, a hospital and a Braddon supermarket this year.

Andersen’s Utopian Cinema ‘Cinema Cities’

US DOCUMENTARY filmmaker Thom Andersen will be at The National Film and Sound Archive to present  “Thom Andersen’s Cinema Cities,” a series of talks...

Much-loved Manuka tree comes down

It was a sad day yesterday (July 31) for many Canberrans when "CityNews" columnist Mike Welsh captured the last of the much-loved tree in Manuka coming down. 

Canberra under scrutiny in Parliament tomorrow

THE REVIEW of the National Capital Plan, the Capital Metro light rail project and the future of Floriade are all matters which may be...

Child disappears on his way to the skatepark

Twelve-year-old Jay West was on his way to the Gungahlin Skate Park yesterday (August 11) and hasn't been seen since.

Boy injured at Downer roundabout

An 11-year-old boy has been taken to hospital with leg injuries following an incident at a roundabout in Downer. 

Stigma stops dads from taking leave

Ten years after its introduction, and despite major achievements, experts at ANU say the Paid Parental Leave policy needs a refresh in order to get more dads using it.

American riesling rises to the Challenge

US winery Black Star Farms has won the Canberra International Riesling Challenge's top award – Best Wine of the Challenge – with its 2017...

First chance to see new Canberra-made plays

WHEN you see a finished production in the theatre, more often than not, it looks easy – simple. In fact, as most writing experts would...




Berry’s spin runs distraction from Dickson rezoning

"The government continues to be incapable of being transparent, lacks real listening skills and is unable to take residents with them on how such necessary developments could happen, says Canberra Matters columnist PAUL COSTIGAN. 

Digital edition September 12

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