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Sod turned for Cotter Road duplication

MEEGAN Fitzharris says work on the Cotter Road stage 2 duplication, providing a dual carriageway from west of the Tuggeranong Parkway to east of...
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Behold your future Canberrans! The electric bus is here!

MEEGAN Fitzharris says a 12-month trial of electric buses will be conducted in Canberra with three electric buses being delivered by December 2016. “The trial...

Much needed upgrades coming to the Sullivans Creek path

BEN McHugh, Acting Director of Capital Works, Transport Canberra and City Services, says works will get underway this week to upgrade priority sections of...
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Sods duly turned for Aikman Drive duplication

MEEGAN Fitzharris says work will now get underway on the $9.8 million project to duplicate Belconnen’s Aikman Drive between Ginninderra Drive and Emu Bank,...

Greens promise bus fare freeze

SHANE Rattenbury and Murrumbidgee candidate Caroline Le Couteur have announced details of the Greens transport plan, including Stage 2 of light rail and a...

Further tough penalties for texting and driving

SHANE Rattenbury says that from September 1, tough new penalties will come into force for texting, using social media or the internet while driving. “In...
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Hydrogen powered cars coming to Canberra

SIMON Corbell says international businesses will invest $180 million to bring hydrogen energy storage to Canberra, including the first hydrogen fuelled car fleet and...

Liberals’ tram ad excites and divides opinion

OVER the weekend the Canberra Liberals launched a major advertising campaign attacking the light rail project. The ad has drawn an incendiary response from Shane...

A new vision for Canberra’s buses

MEEGAN Fitzharris has announced a timetable for the rollout of Transport Canberra’s future Rapid Bus Network, which will include more rapid services, over 100...

Crackdown on taxi credit card surcharges

ANDREW Barr says Canberrans will pay less for taxi services with the ACT Government introducing of a cap on electronic payment surcharges from 1...

A new bus timetable next week

MEEGAN Fitzharris says the new bus timetable is coming into effect from Saturday 27 August. Meegan said the new weekend and weekday timetables would introduce...

EPIC Park and Ride to move making way for the tram

TRANSPORT Canberra is advising that the EPIC Park & Ride will relocate within the EPIC Showgrounds from Thursday 1 September 2016 to allow for...

Tiger add Melbourne-Canberra flights

TIGERAIR Australia have announced a new route providing daily return services between Melbourne and Canberra. Andrew Barr says that the new service will mean over...

Extra training for P-Platers

SHANE Rattenbury says the ACT’s young motorists will soon undergo new training, assessment and enhanced testing of road rules, focusing on how to drive...

Blackspot funding for Belconnen intersections

VICKI Dunne has welcomed the announcement of $1.146 million in Black Spot funding to improve intersections in Belconnen. “The investment from the Commonwealth Government will...

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...

Electric bicycles for the ACT’s public servants

MEEGAN Fitzharris and Simon Corbell have announced a trial of pedal assisted electric bicycles (e-bikes) across ACT Government workplaces to promote sustainable and active...

Liberals promise to spend tram money on the hospital

JEREMY Hanson says a Canberra Liberals government will expand the Canberra Hospital to meet extra demand and enhance capacity in critical care over the...
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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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Sod turned for Ashley Drive duplication

MEEGAN Fitzharris says the first sod has been turned on the $28.1 million duplication of Ashley Drive between Erindale Drive and Johnson Drive. “The duplication...





Nothing mechanical about ‘Machines’ music

In praising its most recent performance, music reviewer ROB KENNEDY says The Phoenix Collective has brought a new voice to Canberra.


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