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ACT Revenue sleuths to hunt tax cheats

By 26 May 2016
Tax investigation

The ACT Government will hire specialist investigators to track down tax cheats as part of a 2016-17 Budget initiative that is projected to recoup $27 million for an investmen...

Speaker gets baking for Biggest Morning Tea

By 26 May 2016
Baking madeleines

Speaker of the ACT Legislative Assembly Vicki Dunne has embraced the spirit of Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, cooking up a batch of madeleines in her office kitchen to shar...

LinkedIn warns users after 117m passwords stolen

By 26 May 2016 1

Days after media reports of a massive data breach at LinkedIn surfaced, the business networking platform has told its members that the breach first occurred in 2012 but that th...

Canberras queuing culture: How do we line up?

By 26 May 2016
Noodle Markets queuing

Canberrans are instinctive queuers. Recently, I have witnessed this at the Westside Shipping Container Village; on the mornings of ALDI’s special deals days; at a bicycle a...

Top seven things to do around Canberra this weekend (27-29 May)

By 26 May 2016
Mt Everest

It is 63 years since Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the summit of Mt Everest and Canberrans can mark the feat this Friday with an Indian feast and a talk about curre...

Why Sunday penalty rates should stay

By 26 May 2016 12

Although the majority of people no longer go to church on Sundays, it is still mostly a day of leisure. ABS statistics show that Sunday remains an overwhelmingly non-work day. ...

Police seek witnesses to aggravated robbery in Giralang

By 25 May 2016
Police wrap

Police are seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the 7-Eleven store located on the corner of Canopus Crescent and Atalumba Close in Giralang last Wednesday (18 May). ...

New State Emergency Service station for Calwell

By 25 May 2016

A new State Emergency Service station will be built in Tuggeranong with $2.7 million in this year's ACT budget allocated for the project. The facility will house four-whee...

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UC sub-acute hospital to deliver super service

By 28 April 2016 9

About twelve months ago, my daughter developed swelling and redness in one of her eyes. We were lucky enough to get an appointment with our local GP the same day, but were shoc...

Kaleen man, 28, to face murder charge in Carville case

By 27 April 2016
Andrew Carville

A 28-year-old Kaleen man will face court tomorrow morning charged with the murder of 52-year-old Evatt man Andrew Carville last November. The man was arrested this afterno...

Grass fires extinguished in Acton

By 27 April 2016
grass fire generic

Fire services extinguished grass fires in Acton on Wednesday. Twelve units from ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service worked with ACT Parks to control the fir...

Burns today at Hall, Fadden and at Red Hill tomorrow

By 27 April 2016 7
A controlled burn

Prescribed burns will take place at Mount Wanniassa and near Hall Cemetery today and at Canberra Nature Park, Red Hill, tomorrow, weather permitting, according to ACT Parks and...

A nicer Nerriga Road trip to Nowra

By 27 April 2016 15

While some people may enjoy the buzz of living within densely population metropolitan cities, there are definite benefits to being in Canberra and being able to head out into t...

Vigil to highlight Turnbull cuts to culture funding

By 26 April 2016 16

Lobby group Fair Go for Canberra will stage a candlelight vigil on Thursday to highlight coalition funding cuts to national cultural institutions. The Unenlighten Festival w...

Suspicious grass fires in Kaleen and Tuggeranong

By 26 April 2016
Firefighter generic

ACT Fire and Rescue and ACT Rural Fire Service extinguished several grass fires at Kaleen and Tuggeranong on Tuesday. All fires appeared suspicious and will be handed over ...

Murder suspect under police guard at Canberra hospital

By 26 April 2016 1
The Canberra Hospital

The man who allegedly bashed his former partner to death with a cricket bat at the weekend is under police guard at Canberra Hospital. Stephen Boyd, a suspect in the death o...

RiotVotes: Your city, your questions

By 26 April 2016 60

In just over five months, Canberrans will go the polls to decide who will run the ACT for the next four years. We want to make sure that your questions about your city are a...

Best we forget?

By 26 April 2016 15
Australian War Memorial

As we continue with the anniversary of World War I in the media and particularly, yesterday, at the Australian War Memorial here in Canberra, I am at a loss to explain my feeli...

Register for junior roller derby league

By 26 April 2016
Roller derby

Junior roller derby registration days are on. Boys and girls aged 10-17 can join Varsity Derby League's newest roller derby team. You don't need to know how to skate - ...

Book launch: George Huitker - Big Life

By 26 April 2016
George bok launch

When | 6pm Tuesday 3 May Where | Radford College Senior School. Big Life, published by Ginninderra Press, will be launched by Frank Fogliati, the principal 0f Black Mountai...

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