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Optimism for regional news: UC

Despite newsrooms closing across the country and further cuts to the ABC, one University of Canberra professor said there was some optimism surrounding regional journalism.

Half of light rail network to close temporarily

The Flemington Road stretch of Canberra’s light rail network will temporarily cease operations as a stop at Sandford Street, Mitchell is constructed in the next 12 months. That light rail stop is just...

Temporary Access Canberra closures due to COVID-19

Access Canberra has temporarily closed two more of its centres for the rest of this week to alleviate staffing pressures due to COVID-19.

Gym closures fuel strong lift in fitness equipment sales

Fitness equipment is fast becoming the new toilet paper, with demand for basically anything people can lift spiking in the wake of indefinite gym closures.

ACT Government public spaces now off limits

Playgrounds, skate parks, outdoor fitness stations and outdoor barbecues across the Territory are just some of the public spaces to close from midday today.

RSPCA ACT calls for adoptive pet parents, foster carers

The COVID-19 crisis has forced RSPCA ACT to face that they could be forced to close their shelter doors to the public, with over 240 animals in their care.

Public interest journalism reeling as advertising revenues plummet

The Federal Government is being urged to enact emergency measures to save the country’s news media industry as advertising revenues plummet..

Canberra Raiders stand down staff

The Canberra Raiders have joined other NRL clubs by standing down staff due to the COVID-19 pandemic and suspension of the 2020 NRL Premiership season.

ACT pupil-free school days introduced ‘smoothly’

Earlier this week, ACT schools began pupil-free days to prepare for a range of online and remote learning delivery options that will be adopted come term 2.

Elective surgery to be suspended as ACT Health introduce new measures

Health services in Canberra are shifting to suspend all elective surgery, other than category 1, across public and private hospital systems.

Libraries close, city services change in response to COVID-19

Public libraries are closed as the ACT Government introduces changes to city services in response to a temporary shutdown of non-essential services.

Temporary closure of Australian National Botanic Gardens

The Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra, along with Booderee, Kakadu and Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Parks, will be temporarily closed to visitors and other non-essential travellers for a minimum of two weeks. Announcing...