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The e-romance and dating scams to watch out for ahead of Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day nearly upon us, so too is peak season for e-romance scams, as data shows Australians lose the most money in February.

New cameras will target mobile phone use in cars

Mobile device detection cameras will be introduced in the second half of 2021 to target driver distraction and improve road safety.

Double demerits apply on ACT roads from midnight tonight

Ahead of the Australia Day double demerit period, ACT Policing is reminding drivers that police will be on the lookout for various traffic offences, not just speeding. Double demerits will be in place...

Double demerits for dangerous driving start tonight

For the next week and a half, traffic offenders will receive double demerits as police attempt to stop dangerous driving on our roads.

How worried should you be about EMF exposure?mobil

It’s a fact of modern life that our exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF) and electromagnetic radiation (EMR) is now greater than it’s ever been and still on the rise. The World Health...

Have you heard? GIVIT donation: Mobile phones

A local organisation that supports families in need is looking for a mobile phone to help a deserving family.

Caught red handed: Police film drivers using phones

To deter motorists from using their phones while driving, ACT Policing has released footage captured by Road Policing officer helmet cameras of drivers doing just that.

E-waste given new life to help others

Pre-loved desktop computers, laptops and mobile phones that would normally be recycled as e-waste are being refurbished to support COVID-19 impacted workers and students.

Phone tracking app could be introduced in next fortnight

The Federal Government could be introducing a mobile phone tracking app in the next fortnight as a digital method to trace the spread of COVID-19.

Mobile phone detection for ACT roads

The ACT Government will look into the use of mobile phone detection cameras to address the issue of driver distraction.   Road Safety Minister Shane Rattenbury said funding was allocated for this in the...

Mobile phone ban unlikely for ACT schools

A mobile phone ban to be introduced in all Victorian state schools is unlikely to be adopted in Canberra, according to ACT Education Minister Yvette Berry. The Victorian ban, announced last week on...

L and P platers to keep off their phones

A total mobile device ban for L (learner) and P (provisional) drivers will begin on Monday 1 July, as the first of a range of changes based on best practice and designed...