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New laws will protect vulnerable people from abuse, ACT Attorney-General says

ACT Attorney-General Shane Rattenbury says those who abuse or neglect vulnerable people in their care could face criminal charges.

Canberra Hospital opens refurbished cancer ward

The Canberra Hospital’s refurbished cancer and haematology ward was opened today by ACT Health Minister Rachel Stephen-Smith.

The Coreys are back as Hodgson and Tapine go out

Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has made a host of changes to his side for their clash against the North Queensland Cowboys on Saturday.

Green keen to renew Giants and Bulldogs rivalry in Canberra

GWS Giants midfielder Tom Green says he’s looking forward to taking on the Western Bulldogs at Manuka Oval on Friday night.

Four youths charged after violent car theft and crash

ACT Policing arrested four teenagers last night, Monday 19 April, after they allegedly stole, at knife-point, a car belonging to their carer.

Scientists look to climate change ‘hot spot’ for longest weather record

Scientists from ANU are looking for volunteers to help create Australia’s longest daily weather record from a climate change “hot spot”.

Ice baths and slushies on menu for hottest Games ever

Australia’s Olympic team is expected to drink up to 500 litres of ice-cold slushies a day to cope with oppressive summer conditions in Tokyo.

Raiders vs Eels: 5 talking points

The Canberra Raiders suffered a dismal 35-10 loss to the Parramatta Eels left coach Ricky Stuart “embarrassed”.

Man arrested for act of indecency and assault

A 31-year-old Gungahlin man faced the ACT Magistrates Court this morning, Monday 19 April, charged with committing an act of indecency without consent and common assault.

Police investigating series of six ‘ram raid’ burglaries

ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations team are investigating a series of six ram raid style burglaries that have occurred in the past week.

Grants open to help sports upgrade facilities

Canberra sporting organisations can now apply for funding of up to $100,000 through the Capital Assistance Program to upgrade facilities, whether it be new LED lighting, solar power systems, upgrades to storage, or female-friendly bathroom renovations.

ACT to enshrine commitment to multiculturalism in law

This year, the ACT Government will create a new law putting multiculturalism front and centre of its policies, and has invited the Canberra public to share their views.
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