Special insurance class for Uber drivers

THE acting CTP Regulator for the ACT has announced a new class of premiums for rideshare vehicles, together with a fall in rates for...

Buses are free for major sports

ANDREW Barr has announced that fans of the Brumbies, Raiders, Giants and Cricket at Manuka Oval will be able to travel for free on...

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...

Try the buses says Shane

WITH pay parking arriving in the Parliamentary Triangle tomorrow Shane Rattenbury is encouraging workers in that zone to try his bus network. “Now is the...

Would you prefer a seat on a tram or an Audi convertible?

ALISTAIR Coe says that for the same price as light rail, the ACT Labor government could buy an Audi A3 convertible for every household...

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...

$1 bus fares for early risers

SHANE Rattenbury is trying to entice commuters onto earlier ACTION bus services with discount fares before 7.30am. “From next Monday 5 to Friday 30 May...
gum tree oil

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...

ACTION bus timetable information to get a bit weird for a week

ACTION has tweeted that while Network 14 is starting on 1 September they've started rolling over the signage already. NXTBUS information can, apparently, be relied...

Double demerits this weekend

SIMON Corbell is reminding drivers that double demerit points will be applied over the Labour Day long weekend as part of the government’s commitment...

This is your last warning. The bus timetable will be different on Monday

JAMES Roncon, ACTION's Director of Public Transport is reminding public transport users the network is changing to a new timetable on Monday. “While there are...

Gundaroo Drive duplication gets started

MEEGAN Fitzharris says the first stage of works on the $31.1 million project to duplicate Gundaroo Drive will commence today (weather permitting). "The works will...

Capital Metro boss to run all of Canberra’s public transport

MEEGAN Fitzharris has announced that Capital Metro Director-General Emma Thomas will head the new Transport Canberra agency. "From 1 July 2016, the new agency will...

ACTION fares going up in the new year

PUBLIC Transport Director James Roncon has announced higher fares for travel on ACTION buses, coming into effect early in the new year. “From Saturday 3...

Lawyers campaigning for higher CTP fees

THE Law Society of the ACT has launched a campaign to safeguard the compensation rights of people injured in motor vehicle accidents in the...

New roads for Gungahlin

MEEGAN Fitzharris says works to ease traffic congestion on some of Gungahlin’s major routes will begin in coming weeks. “I’m so pleased these roadworks...

Shane wants your thoughts on Copland Drive

SHANE Rattenbury has announced the start of a study and community consultation process to identify traffic issues on Copland Drive in Evatt, Melba and...

Liberals extol the virtues of their Barton Highway flyover plan

ALISTAIR Coe says revelations that the Barton Highway/William Slim/Gundaroo Drive Roundabout remains the worst intersection for crashes in the ACT again highlights the need...
capital metro feature crop

Tony Abbott holds up Capital Metro as a great example to other states

SPEAKING on the Gold Coast Prime Minister Tony Abbott has used the ACT Government's Capital Metro as an example of how things should be...
roadworks

Horse Park Drive now complete

NEARLY a quarter century after Gungahlin was declared Canberra's "fourth town" in 1991 the road connections are nearing completion. Andrew Barr is today celebrating the...

STAY CONNECTED

10,687FansLike
1,791FollowersFollow
14,164FollowersFollow

TOP STORIES

Police find 384kg of cocaine in excavator

Two men were arrested after police intercepted about 384 kilograms of cocaine concealed within a second-hand excavator in June.

REVIEWS

Canberra
clear sky
10.7 ° C
13 °
8.9 °
47 %
9.3kmh
0 %
Tue
3 °
Wed
8 °
Thu
11 °
Fri
10 °
Sat
11 °

Subscribe to CityNews