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Nearly half of Canberrans lax with smoke alarms, study finds

A recent survey has shown almost half (47%) of ACT residents do not test their smoke alarms as recommended by fire authorities.

‘Major overhaul’ of fire land management needed: ANU

“A major overhaul” of fire land management is needed, according to the co-author of a study which has found that bushfires in Victoria have increased in size and frequency in the past two decades.

ACT’s top cop moves to ESA role

ACT Chief Police Officer (CPO) Ray Johnson is changing roles, moving into a newly created position as Deputy Commissioner of the ACT...

ACT’s bushfire season officially declared over

The ACT's toughest bushfire season since 2003 has officially been declared over.

Emergency services personnel honoured

All members of the ACT Emergency Services Agency (ACT ESA) and ACT Parks and Conservation have been named Canberra Citizen of the...

Defibrillator donation to help save lives

Canberra’s light rail fleet now has a defibrillator on all of its vehicles thanks to a generous donation from the Rotary Club...

‘Disaster tourism’ flames fury and frustration

In the last week of January as the Orroral Valley Fire burned out of control, posing a direct threat to residents of...

Wild weather causes carnage

Severe storm activity hit the ACT on Monday 20 January with hail as big as golf balls causing extensive damage to cars,...

Bushfires and climate change: how we can make a difference today

As out-of-control bushfires burn to the city’s east and west, the air quality in the nation’s capital has been among the worst...

Canberra gasps for breath as bushfires burn

A State of Alert was declared for the ACT on Thursday 2 January as the bushfires burn, with ACT Chief Minister Andrew...

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