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Weekend rain brings minor flooding across Canberra region

A plethora of rivers rose and roads closed as steady, heavy rain poured causing minor flooding across the Canberra region this past weekend.

Food court freedom as restrictions ease in ACT

As restrictions eased in the ACT today, local food courts re-opened, bringing an end to eating on the go with shopping bags...

Light rail near misses emerge for Rail Safety Week

Canberrans are being reminded to pay attention when travelling around the light rail, as a new video of near misses emerges in time for Rail Safety Week, 10-16 August.

Labor promises city-wide food waste collection scheme if re-elected

Canberrans could see their food waste recycled and turned into compost under a re-elected ACT Labor Government. City Services Minister Chris Steel...

Domestic aviation in ‘state of disaster’ says Canberra Airport

The Canberra Airport is urging National Cabinet to implement a contingency plan within the domestic aviation industry, to address its current “state of disaster”.

ACT Government extends support for local businesses

The ACT Government is extending a range of economic survival measures to help local businesses continue to trade and keep Canberrans employed during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Research to assist koala recovery after fire

Koalas have been thrust into the spotlight recently following the devastation of the Black Summer bushfires and reports they may become extinct in NSW by 2050.

Most Canberrans want truth in political advertising laws

New research from the Australia Institute shows overwhelming public support in the ACT for truth in political advertising laws, with nine out of 10 ACT residents (89%) agreeing that the ACT should pass such laws.

Additional support for sports sector during COVID-19

The ACT Government will provide additional support to help Canberra’s sports sector meet the challenges of COVID-19 while ensuring the community can continue to enjoy being active.

From the editor: The male #Karen

A quick Facebook poll CW conducted this week and research of previous mentions elsewhere, suggests the male equivalent of #Karen is #Kevin...