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Liberals want to return ‘Canberra refugees’ from Queanbeyan and surrounds

The Canberra Liberals want to fund their election spending slate by enticing “Canberra refugees” to move back from Queanbeyan and surrounds.

The deal with developments: Weekly market wrap with Sam Dodimead

An interesting part of property development is seeing community responses to development applications.

Queensland opens its border to ACT

Queensland will open its borders to ACT residents, with Queensland Health Minister Steven Miles making the announcement this morning, Friday 18 September. Mr Miles confirmed border restrictions...

Police to search Mulligans Flat Reserve in relation to missing person

ACT Policing and some ACT SES members will search Mulligans Flat Reserve this weekend in relation to long-term missing person.

Go on an educational ‘Goose Chase’ in space

School holiday activities that are fun, COVID-safe and educational? Sign us up! The Australian National University (ANU) has teamed up with Dark Sky Innovations, who has developed the StarFest 2020...

Drink driver caught more than seven times the limit

A 37-year-old Wanniassa man who returned a blood alcohol reading seven times the legal limit will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Friday 18 September) charged with high range drink...

What to know if you go to GIO Stadium this weekend

GIO Stadium is getting ready to welcome its largest crowd back into the venue this weekend since the beginning of COVID restrictions, and there’s a team of people making it all possible.

Raw Potential hits the streets in new Outreach van

There is a new player on Canberra’s streets, with local charity Raw Potential officially launching its new Outreach Van on Thursday. The van will help the organisation...

Bungendore experiencing growing pains

A unique green space slated for a carpark in the heart of Bungendore may have been given a reprieve – at least temporarily – while council, community action groups and...

Testing rates drop as restrictions ease for small venues

Canberrans are once again being urged to get tested for coronavirus as daily COVID-19 testing rates start to decline, concerning the ACT Chief Health Officer and health authorities.

Liberals backtrack on light rail

The Canberra Liberals have back flipped on a recent surprise call to ditch Woden as the next light rail destination in favour of a Belconnen–City–airport route, after criticism from industry...

Blood cancer diagnoses increase 38% in 10 years

In just 10 short years, blood cancer diagnoses have risen 38% and regional patients face biggest barriers to survival, warns the Leukaemia Foundation.

Witnesses sought to act of indecency in Greenway, robbery in Gungahlin

ACT Policing is seeking to identify a man involved in an act of indecency at the Coles Supermarket in Greenway (South.Point shopping centre) on Saturday 5 September.

Alicia Payne MP welcomes second child

Member for Canberra, Alicia Payne MP, has given birth to her second child, a daughter named Elena Patricia Phillips, at Canberra Hospital on Monday 14 September.

JobSeeker cuts to impact over 1,000 Canberra jobs

Cutting the JobSeeker rate on 25 September could result in a loss of up to 1,120 full-time equivalent jobs in Canberra, according to a recent study.

Spring nights at the drive-in coming soon

Kicking yourself you didn’t go to a drive-in movie when they were popping up around town during COVID lockdown? Well, don’t fear because Mov’in Car is back for Canberra this spring.

The next steps in Canberra’s transport system

Sustainable transport was the ACT election issue of the day on Tuesday night when the Conservation Council hosted candidates from across the political spectrum to present their policies and answer...

ANU flag additional 215 job cuts; total to 465

The ANU say they will have to slash an additional 215 jobs to survive the financial turmoil COVID-19 has wreaked on the institution.

‘Human error’ leads to Melbourne chef’s ‘scarily lax’ ACT hotel quarantine

Formerly Melbourne-based chef Mark Glenn has detailed his “scarily lax” Canberra hotel quarantine experience while moving from Melbourne.

Blood test finds undetected coronavirus cases: ANU

A new blood test developed by researchers at the Australian National University (ANU) has suggested more people have been exposed to COVID-19 in Australia than have so far been detected.

Police seek witnesses to assaults in ute in Gungahlin

ACT Policing is calling for public assistance to investigate an incident where a driver assaulted the passenger in a moving vehicle in Gungahlin on Sunday 6 September.