Police feel let down by Canberra drivers over the weekend

ACT Policing are disappointed with driver behaviour as they issued several high range speeding, drink and drug driving infringements over the weekend. The Acting Officer...
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Video / In Gungahlin the terrible drivers come to the police

THIS has been posted to the ACT Policing Facebook page: About 2.05pm this afternoon, the driver of a white Holden Commodore was attempting to turn...
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Twitter goes to town on new ACT plate logos

YESTERDAY the ACT Government asked the public for ideas to make up the ACT's licence plate logos. Twitter has been quick to take up the...

Monday’s dose of bad parking to get your week started

DANNY has sent in a marvellous example either of not quite hitting the mark, or of failing to apply the hand brake. "Saw this in...
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Nasty smash closes London Circuit and Northbourne

TRAFFIC around Civic is in a fine mess this afternoon as a two car collision and a horde of police have all arrived in...
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Things looking no better on Brown Mountain

THE latest from the Canberra Drivers facebook group shows Brown Mountain appears to be quite the terrifying passage. One wonders how long RMS is willing...

Your thoughts wanted on Nightrider buses

MEEGAN Fitzharris is inviting the community to provide feedback on ACTION’s Nightrider bus service, which most recently offered a safe, reliable and low cost...

Video / A whizzy fly-through of the Capital Metro route!

The ACT Government has celebrated its decision to build the Capital Metro light rail line with a jazzy animation of what the route is...

Canberra’s bad parkers aren’t getting any better

Kicking off a glorious selection of poor parking around Canberra we have this effort at the Erindale Library which Sharon captured. She assures us the...
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ACTION merging with Capital Metro

ANDREW Barr and Shane Rattenbury say Canberra’s light rail and bus network will be run by a single agency from next year. "Transport Canberra’s role...

And the survey says… Late night bus users want to be dropped off close...

SHANE Rattenbury has the unsurprising news that very few people fancy a late night hike from Belconnen to West Macgregor. “ACTION asked the community whether...

NXTBUS data goes live for app makers

SHANE Rattenbury says the live ACTION bus data feed through the NXTBUS system is now publically available allowing developers to produce apps so that...

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...

What is the ACT Government hiding in the speed camera review?

ALISTAIR Coe says the Canberra Liberals will again ask the ACT Labor government to release a report into speed cameras in the ACT. "The...

Smart parking for Manuka

ANDREW Barr has announced a trial of smart parking to take place in Manuka in the first quarter of 2016. "One of the priorities...
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Pay parking comes for motorcycles

MEEGAN Fitzharris has announced a plan to increase the amount of motorcycle parking throughout the city, which will be trialled for 12 months from...

Capital Metro / Let the people speak says Coe

ALISTAIR Coe says the ACT Government should respect their citizens by allowing the people of Canberra to decide whether light rail happens or not. “Light...
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Corbell says congestion is why we need light rail

SIMON Corbell says the ACT economy will lose up to $419 million a year in avoidable social congestion costs by 2030 if we don’t...

The glory of the Cooleman Court car park disaster revealed

Released under Freedom of Information readers are now able to marvel at the Government reaction to the great Cooleman Court Car Park meltdown from...

The mighty 6029 steam locomotive to now be known as “The City of Canberra”

SHANE Rattenbury has climbed aboard the mighty historic 6029 steam locomotive, which is now ready to safely take its maiden voyage since being restored. ...





Cartoon / Dose of Dorin

Climate change has caught the wry eye of cartoonist PAUL DORIN.


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