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Gallery puts ACT flag under the spotlight

“THERE’S a lot more going on behind-the-scenes that you would imagine,” social history curator at the Canberra Museum and Gallery, Sharon Bulkeley, told “CityNews”...

Margit cottons on to benefits of organic clothing

MARGIT Selg has always been conscious about eating organically and using “clean” products on her skin, but it wasn’t until having a child when...

Total fire ban comes with a severe warning

With the Bureau of Meteorology forecasting dry conditions and a predicted temperature of 34C for tomorrow (November 29), the ACT Emergency Services Agency commissioner, Georgeina Whelan, has declared a total fire ban for the ACT.

Burch should resign over retweet: Libs

OPPOSITION leader Jeremy Hanson has called for Labor MLA Joy Burch to resign as ACT Education Minister after retweeting an offensive tweet about her federal...

Kate Carnell to be the Small Business Ombudsman

ASSISTANT Treasurer and Small Business Minister Kelly O'Dwyer has announced the appointment of former ACT Chief Minister Kate Carnell as the first Australian Small...

Digital edition 22 November

SAD tidings we bring… after raising nearly $1.5 million over 44 years, the Canberra Combined Charities Christmas Card Shop won't be opening this year. KATHRYN VUKOVLJAK finds out why.

Five secretaries go in public service restructure

Five departmental secretaries have been displaced in a major re-structure of the public service from 18 departments to 14. 

Dickson laundromat smoking but not ablaze

FIREFIGHTERS are currently ventilating a Laundromat on Cape Street, Dickson clearing smoke. Towels left unattended in a plastic bag containing a type of petroleum product...

Christmas shopping could harm or help the planet

About $400 million was spent on unwanted gifts last Christmas, many of which probably went to landfill, writes LOUISE GRIMMER, GARY MORTIMER and MARTIN GRIMMER.

Dangerous driver has police in a spin

Police are calling for witnesses after a maroon Nissan Skyline was seen doing a number of burnouts in Gilmore and Chisholm last week.

ICAC has highlighted that unsavoury intersection where business, political donations/gifts, and lobbying meet

By Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra BARRY O'Farrell had no option but to resign his premiership, given his emphatic denials of receiving a $3000 bottle...

Grattan / FoFA deal encourages government to humour Palmer

By Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra THE government has grabbed an unlikely victory to preserve its changes to Labor’s Future of Financial Advice legislation, after...

GRATTAN / How far can Palmer’s Newman government inquiry probe?

By Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra THE Senate has set up an extraordinarily broad inquiry into the Queensland government, in another demonstration of Clive Palmer’s...

Baby and child locked and at risk in hell car

A baby and a child have been left unattended in a car in the outdoor car park at the Mawson shops when the outside temperature was 34C and inside the vehicle as high as 64C. 

No fires, but ACT in State of Alert

A STATE of Alert has been declared for the ACT.

Concert fundraiser for animals affected by bushfires

QUEANBEYAN author and performer Omar Musa has organised a night of music and poetry to raise funds for animals affected by the bushfires.

The cancer threat that haunts Danielle

WIN News presenter reveals the health fear that runs in her family

Menacing border fires have ACT on ‘high alert’

THERE are fires in surrounding NSW that may impact the ACT, warns the ACT Emergency Services Agency

Prosecute smoke ‘bullies’, say unions

UNIONS are calling on Worksafe to prosecute companies that  “forced” employees to work through the December-January bushfire smoke period.

Hail hammers the inner suburbs

THE inner-south was slammed by hail early this afternoon in a day of predicted "severe thunderstorms". 





Cafes get a break on pavement fees

CAFES, restaurants and bars impacted by the recent bushfires in the surrounding region will benefit from concessions to outdoor dining fees.

Digital edition January 23


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