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Police seek witnesses to ram raid in Calwell

By 29 April 2016

Police are seeking witnesses to an aggravated burglary at the Calwell Shopping Centre early on Friday. Officers attended the Calwell Shopping Centre at about 5.45am after ...

Smart parking trial begins in Manuka

By 29 April 2016
ACT parking pic

Smart parking technology has been introduced in the busy retail precinct of Manuka. The 12-month trial is designed to help ease traffic congestion and travel time by using r...

Mariners and Phoenix to clash in Canberra

By 29 April 2016
Wellington mayor and Andrew Barr (2)

Canberra will host an A-League match between Central Coast Mariners and Wellington Phoenix later this year. The clash at GIO Stadium is likely to take place in November in...

Police welcome 20 new officers to ranks

By 29 April 2016
ACT police graduates

ACT Policing has welcomed 20 new officers to its ranks following an attestation ceremony at the Australian Federal Police headquarters in Barton on Friday. In the first atte...

#BringThemHere snap protest in Braddon today

By 29 April 2016
Gillian Triggs

An unaffiliated group of Canberra citizens has organized a snap action protest at 12.30pm today outside the Department of Immigration & Border Protection in Braddon to call on th...

ACT to target 100% renewable power by 2020

By 29 April 2016 9
Simon Corbell

The ACT will target 100% renewable energy use by 2020, five years earlier than previously announced, cementing its position as a world leader in the commitment to renewables. ...

Giralang man, 20, arrested over carjacking attempt, hold-ups at Melba

By 29 April 2016
Police wrap

ACT Policing arrested a 20-year-old man from Giralang yesterday for several offences that occurred in Melba late last year including an attempted car-jacking. About 8am on W...

Man extradited to NSW over alleged murder of partner

By 28 April 2016
ACT Magistrates Court

The man accused of bashing to death his former partner at Bundeena in Sydney’s south on the weekend has been extradited from Canberra to NSW. Stephen James Boyd, 51, appe...

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*That* Joel Monaghan picture.

By 5 November 2010 272

[First filed: Nov 4, 2010 @ 12:24] (For those coming in late, below is a rolling coverage as the story broke) is reporting on a revolting photograph, allegedly of a high profile Raiders player, circulating widely online. The picture is being pushed particularly hard by a fake Wya...

MyWay or FreeWay?

By 5 November 2010 11

Owen has been out on the buses and noticed there might be a problem with the siting of the new MyWay ticket machines: This MyWay ticketing device is behind the drivers compartment, and out of sight of the driver. Wonder how they can enforce passengers to use it, looks like a great scheme f...

Too much water at the Cotter Dam

By 5 November 2010 8

The ABC informs us that the abundance of water is now getting in the way of expanding our water storage: ACTEW managing director Mark Sullivan says there has been about 40 days of rain in the last three months. That has caused the water level to rise significantly above the existing dam wall,...

ACTION timetable changing in two weeks

By 5 November 2010 15

The Greens' Amanda Bresnan is voicing concerns that ACTION have not done a very good job letting people know a new timetable is kicking off in two weeks: ACT Greens Transport spokesperson, Amanda Bresnan MLA, has expressed concern about ACTION’s lack of communication to the public regarding ne...

40kmph zones on their way.

By 5 November 2010 57

While a city and a nation focus on Joel Monaghan Jon Stanhope has pushed out his plan to drop city centre speed limits to 40kmph. A trial of 40km/h speed zones in two busy town centres will commence in early 2011 in an effort to make Canberra's streets safer and reduce the risk of road deaths, Ch...

Lock up tight, CRK is back on the streets

By 5 November 2010 25

The Canberra Times has the unhappy news that the man known as "Clea Rose's Killer" due to his very early debut into crime and public notoriety is back on the streets. Acting Justice Bernard Teague has seen fit to unleash the menace back upon the community by granting bail. Anyone want to run a...

Footpath repairs coming to a suburb near you

By 5 November 2010 11

Chief Minister Stanhope is yet to move to criminalise bestiality. But he has announced footpath upgrades for 93 Canberra suburbs. (That's all of them right?) The ACT Government is repairing cracked and broken footpaths in 93 suburbs as part of a $4.1 million maintenance drive, Chief Minister...

Woden Valley Festival - This Saturday!

By 5 November 2010 1

The 2010 Woden Valley Festival is on this Saturday at Eddison Park! Here’s a quick rundown of what you can expect. Venue: Eddison Park Phillip. Eddison Park has recently been redeveloped and is looking an absolute treat. Music: The main stage will feature music from a variety of genres ...

Cracked Actor and The Monotremes at The Front

By 4 November 2010

Last night two of Canberra's newer bands graced The Front in Lyneham. Cracked Actor: Featuring familiar faces playing unfamiliar instruments (Nick Delatovic on Bass, Spike Thompson on drums) Cracked Actor sound like what would happen if Radiohead shared a candle lit dinner with Fleet Foxes...

We want UK Tradies?

By 4 November 2010 6

Jon Stanhope is letting us know CIT's managed to snag itself a London posting as part of a scheme to bring some of the world's most infamously bad tradespeople to the ACT. The Downunder Tradies group, which has offices in Canberra and London, has partnered with the CIT's Fyshwick Trade Skills Ce...

Wanted: Information on the Keren Ellen Rowland murder

By 4 November 2010 15

Hi all, My friend and I are after any information related to Canberra Times newspaper reports (or any reports from any media for that matter), related to the disappearance/murder of 20 year old girl Keren Ellen Rowland; who went missing on Friday 28th February, 1971 on Parkes Way, Canberra. We...

Anarchy lives on West Row

By 4 November 2010 5

Before Islamism, Fascism, and Communism, the great ideological bogeyman of social order was Anarchism. In a way it was touching to see someone still carrying the torch and dropping the Circle-A onto the restaurant strip last Sunday Or maybe they've just started listening to the Sex Pistols...

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