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...
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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...
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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...

Uber from the Airport

ANDREW Barr has announced that Canberra Airport and Uber have reached an agreement to allow inbound passengers to Canberra to use Uber services from...

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...

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...

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...
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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...

The Tram eats Canberra as TCCS eclipses TAMS

MEEGAN Fitzharris says today marks the start of a new era of integrated transport and high quality local services for Canberrans as a new...

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...

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...

Uber is here

ANDREW Barr and Shane Rattenbury have announced that the ACT has become the first jurisdiction in Australia to introduce regulated ridesharing. "From today, Canberrans...

Uber is advertising for drivers

WHILE Simon Corbell has told a local daily paper that the smartphone based ride sharing service Uber would be illegal in the ACT, that...

Metro Petroleum’s discount petrol forces road closures

THE ACT Government is advising road users that temporary arrangements will be in place today to manage possible congestion along Barrier Street, Fyshwick as...
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What do you think about 40 zones?

SHANE Rattenbury is asking Canberrans to share their thoughts on proposed boundaries for 40 kilometre per hour (40 km/h) speed limit precincts in Canberra's...

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...

Freedom from the tyranny of loose change comes for Canberra’s drivers

ANDREW Barr has announced the long awaited rollout of 300 new pay parking machines which will free commuters of the need to bank large...

Even on remote rural roads you can get caught

THE ACT Parks and Conservation Service is encouraging residents to report dangerous driving and vandalism on rural roads after a driver was recently issued...

Rural road closures due to rain

THE ACT Government has given notice the the following roads have been closed due to recent wet weather. Point Hut Crossing Sunshine Crossing ...

What parents need to know about learner drivers: four key lessons

By Bridie Scott-Parker, University of the Sunshine Coast LEARNER drivers and parents are often thrown in the deep end when it comes to learning to...

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The Select Committee on Fuel Pricing is recommending an ongoing monitoring of petrol prices around Canberra in its final report, which was presented to the Legislative Assembly today. 

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