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Thursday, August 13, 2020

Drink driver four times the legal limit

A 41-year-old Dunlop man has been charged with high range drink driving offences after blowing almost four times the legal limit.

Stranded ACT residents allowed to come home

Canberra residents who have been stranded on the Victorian border since last Friday, 7 August, have today been told they will be able to travel through NSW and back to the ACT from tomorrow, 13 August.

New ACT Policing team to hit the streets

A ten-person ACT Policing team focussed on crime disruption and prevention will take to the streets of Canberra next month.

Researchers help endangered birds feather their nests

Researchers have found a way to help one of Australia’s rarest birds ‘self-fumigate’ or safeguard their nests, to protect their young from deadly...

New Future Skills Academy for north Canberra

Canberra's northside is now home to a new Future Skills Academy, based at the UC Senior Secondary College Lake Ginninderra.

Embarrassing video moments working from home

Almost one-quarter of Australians have reported doing or seeing a colleague do something embarrassing while on a video work call.

Floods prompt disaster assistance for NSW regions

Disaster assistance is now available in 13 NSW local government areas, including Queanbeyan-Palerang, Bega, Eurobodalla, Goulburn Mulwaree, Yass and Snowy Monaro, following severe storms and floods across the NSW coast last weekend.

Canberra Hospital expansion construction to start in 2021

The ACT Government has today (Tuesday 11 August) announced the next step in the expansion of Canberra Hospital, naming global construction company Multiplex as the early contractor involvement partner.

Two new COVID-19 cases at Batemans Bay

Two new cases reported by NSW Health today are contacts of a previously reported case from the Batemans Bay Soldiers’ Club.

Acton waterfront makeover detailed in new Place Plan

The City Renewal Authority Acton Waterfront Place Plan outlines how the West Basin waterfront will be developed over the next several years.