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ACT Labor to match Liberals fund on hazardous materials

ACT Labor has announced its plan to fast track the removal of hazardous materials in schools if re-elected next month, after lead paint has recently been detected in three Canberra schools.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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.

Woden Valley Child Care Centre embraces Floriade: Reimagined

Woden Valley Child Care Centre's Gabby Millgate and her team of little gardeners were up to planting flowers for Floriade: Reimagined.

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.

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...

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...

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...

National Museum announces ‘largest ever’ $8 million purchase

The National Museum of Australia has committed to its largest ever purchase at over $8 million from businessman Trevor Kennedy’s collection.

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...

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.

To hell and back, Shelley bares her ‘Face of Faith’

Part autobiography, part holistic health guide, Canberra-based author Shelley Hunter’s new book Face of Faith is a raw, deeply personal expression of...

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.

Brumbies light up Canberra icons

Canberrans might notice some of the Territory’s iconic spots have lit up blue and gold this week, celebrating the Plus500 Brumbies grand final appearance at GIO Stadium Canberra this Saturday (19 September).