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8:26 PM Members of the public gathered recently at the University of Canberra for a celebration of Colin Thiele's work and legacy.
Tom McIlroy 8:10 PM Andrew Barr's "suburban" 2015-16 territory budget lacked a focus on effective urban renewal strategies and the residents of Canberra's suburbs, according to the Canberra Liberals and community leaders.
Megan Gorrey 7:54 PM Little price changes can make a big difference to the hip pockets of Sarah Lindsay and her family as they adjust to the cost of living in the nation's capital.
Nicole Hasham 7:22 PM A single word in the NSW Crimes Act that was said to be preventing the retrial of a suspected serial murderer will be reviewed.
Emma Macdonald and Meredith Clisby 5:45 PM Andrew Barr is styling himself as the "Mayor of Canberra" unveiling an infrastructure spend firmly focused on public housing and urban renewal in the suburbs.
Henry Belot 5:42 PM The ACT Government will focus on improving services for vulnerable children and elderly Canberrans in 2015-16 with more than 1830 families expected to access health and family centres.
Kirsten Lawson 5:26 PM A $160 million public housing rebuild is a centrepiece of an ACT budget that also hits Canberrans with hikes in fees and charges, including the introduction of after-hours parking fees in the city and surrounds.
Tom McIlroy 5:21 PM How fees and charges in the ACT will increase.
5:19 PM Here's your quick guide to what's in the 2015-16 ACT budget, just handed down by Chief Minister Andrew Barr.
Kirsten Lawson 5:06 PM In the big picture, Andrew Barr first budget is measured and unsurprising, careful and relatively conservative. A lid is kept on spending, while sensible spending is outlined in health, especially, and in important projects like bushfire protection.
Christopher Knaus 4:40 PM Lack of evidence from bikie victims 'unsurprising', judge finds as he refuses bail for senior Rebel.
3:31 PM City store theft the latest in a spate of robberies across Canberra in less than three weeks.
3:23 PM Police have found a loaded gun inside a stolen car in Tuggeranong on Monday.
Tom McIlroy 3:00 PM The Barr government has signalled for the first time it intends to make a $375 million capital contribution for the light rail line to Gungahlin.
David Ellery 11:14 AM The world won't end if or when Australia adopts same-sex marriage but it will change, and people need to be careful what they wish for, Catholic Archbishop Christopher Prowse believes.
10:50 AM A mattress was the source of black smoke coming from an Ainslie flat Tuesday morning.
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