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9:08 AM Police have arrested a 17-year-old teenager from Canberra’s south after he allegedly robbed another man with a baseball bat in Gowrie on Thursday.
9:01 AM The company behind Casino Canberra and the Brumbies' biggest sponsorship deal has hired a new chief executive officer to oversee the the casino's expansion.
Natasha Rudra 11:22 PM A canopy of glowing lanterns have been strung up, Lucky Cat presides over the gate, and 15 stalls are preparing to dish out Asian street food. The Enlighten Night Noodle Markets are ready to open in Canberra for the first time.
Clare Sibthorpe 11:30 PM Determined, dedicated and driven are the best words to describe 13 year old Elijah Arranz. The Flynn teenager set himself an ambitious goal to run a mile every day for a year.
Tom McIlroy and Noel Towell 11:30 PM Comcare dumped: More than 150 public staff off work were paid for up to five years while their claims went unresolved.
Emma Kelly 11:30 PM Canberrans are still the country's top earners with the territory's weekly average remaining the highest in the country.
Christopher Knaus 11:45 PM An alcohol promoter allegedly faked work with Canberra's nightclubs, bottle shops and bars to fraudulently make $147,000 of personal purchases on her corporate credit card.
Primrose Riordan and Jamila Toderas 8:50 PM Crews are working to move a sewage truck which rolled over on Morshead Drive, outside Duntroon.
Clare Sibthorpe 11:30 PM Canberra's first-time entrepreneur Trish Smith is set to release Airpocket, a slim and compact carry-on luggage product, through a Kickstarter crowdfunded campaign beginning in March.
Michael Inman 11:45 PM Do Canberrans harbour a hatred for possums? The RSPCA ACT wonders in the fallout of Canberra courts failure to convict a man for battering a possum with a pole.
Christopher Knaus 8:24 PM A man under investigation for a recent shooting in Gowrie is behind bars after being denied bail on charges relating to a stolen car.
Michael Inman 11:30 PM The ACT Government has called for community feedback on proposed changes to laws governing child sex offenders.
Natasha Boddy 9:00 AM A "traffic-light" system ranking foods and drinks according to their nutritional value has been introduced to ACT school canteens, events and activities.
Tom McIlroy 11:30 PM The ACT government has lost more than $70 million in unpaid debts in the past five years, the Auditor-General has found.
Clare Sibthorpe 11:30 PM Little Iggy Brierley is one of many Canberrans with cystic fibrosis getting active to tackle Australia's most common life-shortening condition.
Megan Gorrey 11:30 PM Aboriginal artefacts that have not been on display since they were collected more than 200 years ago will be brought to Canberra as part of a major new partnership between the British Museum and National Museum of Australia.
6:31 PM Parts of Fairbairn Avenue and Morshead Drive will be closed to traffic from 6.30pm Thursday as part of construction of the Majura Parkway.
6:27 PM A 21-year-old woman was assaulted and robbed in Reid in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Noel Towell 6:22 PM Public servants going for a sandwich leaves bosses unfazed.
11:00 PM Thanks to DFK Everalls we have a double pass to be won to see Peter Helliar at ANU Arts Centre.
Heath Aston and Megan Levy 5:58 PM An Australian killed fighting for the Kurds against Islamic State - the first westerner to die in battle against IS – has been identified as 28 year-old Ashley Kent Johnston.
Henry Belot 5:14 PM The ACT has recorded its first confirmed case of Hepatitis A infection linked to the contamination of frozen berries.