Canberra public transport to be affected over festive break

Changes to public transport will affect residents in the ACT over the festive period.

People rushed into emergency departments in e-scooter incidents

One electronic scooter incident around every two days is resulting in hospitalisation.

Sarah’s there for women in crisis

A DEEP understanding of how tough parenting can be along with a passion for supporting pregnant and parenting mums in crisis is what drives...

Liberals promise to roll back paid parking

JEREMY Hanson says the Canberra Liberals will make parking fairer across the ACT by removing the late night and weekend extensions to paid parking...
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Free buses and more light rail from Labor

ANDREW Barr says a re-elected Labor government will start work immediately on stage two of our city-wide light rail network and encourage more people...

Liberals offer a 10 year plan for cycling

ALISTAIR Coe has released the Canberra Liberals' vision for the future of cycling in Canberra, with a focus on improved connectedness, safety and a...

40 zones are back

ACT Policing is advising motorists that 40km/h speed limits are in effect in school zones as the new school term starts today (Monday 10...

Liberals promise to duplicate William Slim Drive

ALISTAIR Coe says a Canberra Liberals Government will duplicate William Slim Drive from Ginninderra Drive all the way to the Barton Highway. “The Canberra Liberals...

Greens promise an active travel office

THE Greens have announced the final plank of their transport plan. “The Greens are putting the community first and making it easier to walk, cycle,...

Greens promise better bike facilities

SHANE Rattenbury has launched the latest tranche of the Greens’ transport plan to make Canberra quick and easy to get around - a plan...

Barr promises to think about cycle tourism if returned

ANDREW Barr says a re-elected Labor Government will work with local cycling groups and VisitCanberra to develop a new strategy to market Canberra to...
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Greens promise $60 million for paths

THE Greens have announced the latest plank of their transport plan, which includes a $60 million investment in walking and cycling infrastructure. “The Greens are...

Labor promise more cash to lure airlines to Canberra

ANDREW Barr says a re-elected ACT Labor government will establish a new fund to attract more airline services to Canberra, adding more international destinations...

Greens to trial more varieties of environmentally friendly buses

THE ACT Greens have announced a major upgrade to Canberra’s bus fleet - pledging $132 million for more clean energy buses. The announcement follows...

International flights return to Canberra Airport

CANBERRA is now an international destination, following today’s arrival of Singapore Airlines’ SQ291 from Singapore and departure for Wellington, New Zealand. The Boeing 777-200ER with...

Greens promise traffic management plans for schools

SHANE Rattenbury has announced a $20 million initiative to work with every school community in Canberra to develop their own school safety traffic management...
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Liberals promise a vast transport corridor down Northbourne

ALISTAIR Coe says a Canberra Liberals Government will deliver a rapid transit corridor and additional road capacity on Northbourne Avenue, the Federal Highway and...

Greens promise millions to link ACTION with light rail

THE ACT Greens have announced an investment of $57 million into the ACTION bus network to improve bus frequency and network coverage across all...
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ANU to power jets and missiles with gum trees

ANU Scientists are a step closer to using Australia’s iconic gum trees to develop low-carbon renewable jet and missile fuel. Dr Carsten Kulheim, a lead...

Floriade returns, and with it fights over parking

ACCESS Canberra is reminding Floriade visitors to park legally. "Parking inspectors will be patrolling areas around Commonwealth Park and parking infringement notices will be issued...





‘Spellbinding’ music crosses cultures and centuries

After a spellbinding couple of days at the 2021 Four Winds Festival, the final day, Sunday, April 4, hosted more musical and artistic treats, writes reviewer ROB KENNEDY.

Digital edition April 8


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