ACT Policing arrested a 27-year-old Gordon man after he fled from police yesterday afternoon (Tuesday 11 June) in Canberra’s South.
Around 5:26pm yesterday Police attempted to approach a vehicle parked in Phillip Marketplace.
The male fled the scene and a short pursuit commenced through Phillip before being terminated.
The car was involved in a two vehicle collision at [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 37-year-old man, after he fled from police early this morning (Friday, May 17).
Around 4.30am police were conducting routine patrols along Hindmarsh Drive, Garran when they observed the driver of a white ute with a quantity of copper in the tray acting in a suspicious manner.
Police activated their emergency lights and [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a vehicle fire at an apartment complex on Tank Street in Phillip this morning (May 1).
Around 6.00am this morning, police arrived at the apartment complex where ACT Fire and Rescue were working to extinguish a gold Ford Falcon which was parked in a carport at the complex. Police assisted [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue are currently on scene at Hansel & Gretel cafe, Townshend Street and Altree Court, Phillip.
Crews are working to extinguish a fire in a coffee roasting machine.
Smoke issuing from the flu of the machine.
Approximately 15 people have been evacuated as a precaution.
Update to follow.
Fire has been extinguished.
Crews currently conducting ventilation [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue are currently on scene at the Woden bus interchange, Callam Street, Phillip, attending to a gas leak inside a bus.
Bus and platform have been evacuated as a precaution.
Leak has been contained to the bus and will be removed from the area shortly.
Correction- Gas leak was from the cylinder [...]
ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to a fire within a unit complex in Phillip at the weekend.
Sometime between 6pm Friday, March 29 and 5am Saturday, March 30 offenders have slashed the tyres of the resident’s car, set the unit on fire and stole two bicycles.
Police attended the location and saw the front door had [...]
Joy Burch has sent forth information on the designs for a $14.5 million facility at Canberra College for pregnant teenagers and young parents:
ACT Minister for Education and Training, Ms Joy Burch MLA, today welcomed the designs for the new $14.5 million CCCares facility at Canberra College in Phillip.
The designs signal an important milestone towards fulfilling [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 17-year-old boy from south Canberra after he fled from police in his car last night (Friday, February 22).
Around 5.35pm police were conducting a mobile patrol of Melrose Drive in Phillip when they saw the disqualified driver leaving the Shell service station in a silver Ford Falcon. The officers activated their [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue are currently on scene at the Woodfire Pizza and Pasta Bar, Bradley Street, Phillip working to extinguish a fire.
Area has been evacuated as a precaution whilst crews conduct firefighting operations.
Three fire pumpers on scene as well as the Bronto Skylift Hydraulic Platform, The Breathing Apparatus Van and a command officer.
Update to [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a robbery near Hindmarsh Drive, in Phillip last night (Wednesday, January 16).
Around 7pm a couple from Lyons went for a walk to the Chifley shops with their 10-month old child in a pram.
As they walked from beneath the pedestrian underpass on Hindmarsh Drive, they were approached from behind by [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault in Phillip yesterday morning (January 15).
Around 11.35am, a woman parked her vehicle in a car park on Furzer Street, when she was approached by another woman, who opened the passenger’s side door and starting punching her.
The female offender stole a necklace from the woman, before a [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue are currently investigating smoke in a basement at Lovatt Tower, Keltie Street, Phillip.
Up to 600 people have been evacuated from the 22 level office high rise building as a precaution whilst crews investigate the source of the smoke.
No sign of fire at this stage.
Two fire pumpers on scene with the [...]
The ABC brings word that the Southern Cross Club has had enough of the Phillip Pitch and Putt and is closing it down:
The Canberra Southern Cross Club says it has lost $350,000 on the venture over the past two years.
An unsuccessful attempt was made two years ago to develop the site into a gym and [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision this evening (Thursday, November 29) in Phillip, in which a cyclist suffered serious injuries.
The collision occurred around 6.20pm at the Yamba Drive intersection on the corner of Launceston Street. The cyclist, a 42-year-old man from Chifley, was conveyed by ambulance to The Canberra Hospital.
ACT Policing Collision Investigation [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue are currently on scene at Parramatta Street, Phillip isolating a leak from a gas cylinder in a vehicle.
Crews were alerted following an Emergency Triple Zero (000) call at 6.12pm when the driver and passenger smelt gas from the cylinder under the station wagon.
Two fire pumpers are on scene with the specialist [...]
The ACT has recorded the tenth road fatality after an 84-year-old Hughes man was struck by a car in Phillip earlier today (Friday, November 2).
Around 10.10am, police were notified of a collision which occurred in the Magnet Mart car park on Hindmarsh Drive, Phillip. The man was walking through the car park when he [...]
Worksafe is reminding people that stuff can be dangerous:
The reminder comes after a 20 year old apprentice electrician suffered serious injuries after apparently receiving an electric shock and then falling approximately five metres to the ground yesterday afternoon. The young man was working at the old bus depot in Phillip at the time of the [...]
Does anyone know what’s happening with the BP servo in Phillip?
At first I thought it was just going through a re-branding or something minor, but it now looks like it’s being completely demolished.
Surely not making room for another car yard?
What would you like to see there besides a car yard?
ACT Policing will charge a 21-year-old Phillip woman with drink-driving, driving with licence suspended, furious/reckless driving and failing to stop when requested by police after a pursuit in Weston early this morning.
Police on patrol in Streeton Drive around 4.20am today (Friday, July 13) attempted a traffic stop on a white Mitsubishi Lancer sedan for the [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Ambulance Service on scene at a fire in a kitchen of a single bedroom unit on Mansfield Place, Phillip.
Fire has been extinguished and contained to the kitchen in the upstairs apartment of the two storey building.
A neighbour in the apartment complex heard a smoke alarm, called Emergency Triple Zero [...]
A 26-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Friday, February 24) charged with a number of property offences.
Members from ACT Policing’s Crime Targeting Team arrested the man yesterday afternoon in Phillip after a short foot pursuit. The man was seen driving a stolen car into a car park on Antis Street.
The car, a [...]
A 29-year-old Phillip man will face that ACT Magistrates Court today after police arrested him following the execution of a search warrant on his home early this morning (Monday, December 12).
Police will allege the man broke into a home in O’Connor between 12.30pm and 2.30pm on Sunday, December 11. Once inside the man has proceeded [...]
Has anyone seen or heard this idiot using Parramatta Street and Bellona Circuit as his personal testing and race track?
I’ve seen him racing around his little circuit in his Nissan Skyline sedan doing burn-outs and quick laps.
I live 500m away and hear him most evenings and it is time it ends.
I’m sure [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an attempted robbery in Phillip last night (Tuesday, November 1).
Around 11.30pm, a 35-year-old woman was walking along Wilbow Street in Phillip when she heard someone walking behind her. She turned around to see a man holding what appeared to be a replica firearm.
The man demanded the woman hand over [...]
ACT Policing is investigating a number of small fires believed to be deliberately lit in the Woden area this week (week beginning Monday, October 19).
Around 5.00pm on Monday afternoon, police attended the grass area behind Jessop Place in Phillip in response to a fire at that location. The fire had been extinguished by ACT Fire [...]
ACT Fire Brigade has extinguished a small grass fire on Yamba Drive, Phillip, near the Athletic Field.
Estimated size of small grass fire 20 metres x 10 metres.
Cause of fire was from a discarded cigarette butt.
An Emergency Triple Zero (000) call was made at 1.02pm by a passer-by whose quick actions allowed the ACT Fire Brigade [...]
Martin has sent in these pictures with this note:
There was some debate between myself and my colleague as to whether these two cars were actually touching and if they were but there was no damage is there an issue?
Thought the riot may be interested in Phillip style parking.
ACT Policing is appealing for the return a stolen industrial generator which if used incorrectly, can have fatal consequences.
The silver Oxyzone S32 Industrial Generator was stolen from a red Holden Combo van in Devine Court, Phillip, between 12pm Saturday, August 13, and 11am Sunday, August 14.
Police have been advised that looking into the light can [...]
Detectives from Criminal Investigations Crime Targeting Team have arrested a 29-year-old woman overnight for property offences.
Around 12.50pm yesterday (Friday, August 12), police stopped and searched a vehicle on Corinna Street in Phillip. During the search, police found a sum of cash, as well as other suspected stolen items. An amount of substances, suspected to be [...]
A 24-year-old Campbell man was arrested by police yesterday afternoon (Sunday, July 24) after engaging in a pursuit through Lyons and Phillip.
About 4.20pm police were on mobile patrol in Weston when they saw a Holden Commodore travelling at speed along Hilder Street. Police observed the vehicle do a burnout at which stage they activated their [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to offensive behaviour by a man understood to frequent the Woden and Phillip area.
The alleged offender is described as a male aged in his mid to late 30s; Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander in appearance; approximately 170-175cm (5’7” – 5’9”) tall; with a slim build; dark brown collar-length hair; [...]
A 24-year-old Griffith man has been arrested after the stolen vehicle he was driving crashed in Phillip yesterday afternoon (Tuesday, June 14).
About 3pm police observed a yellow Toyota Hilux fail to stop at a red light at the Yamba Drive and Launceston Street intersection in Phillip.
Police followed the vehicle along Yamba Drive towards the roundabout [...]