Latest ACT News
Megan Gorrey 9:46 PM They toted Australian flags, small children and eskies full of beer as they rolled out the pinic rugs in the front yard of Parliament House.
Tom McIlroy 11:30 PM Service providers will be called to tender for the ACT government's newly restructured strategy for care of children living out of home, as efforts to deal with increasing demand and fewer foster carers in the Canberra community begin.
Natasha Boddy 11:30 PM Calvary Health Care ACT has revealed plans to build a new 100-bed private hospital on its Bruce campus.
Clare Colley 11:30 PM While the rest of Canberra celebrates Australia Day, retired police officer Blen McInnes will be thinking of the seven victims of the Woden flood and his role in the rescue effort on January 26, 1971.
John Thistleton 10:25 AM Police confiscate rider's Harley Davidson at Yass.
Anne Davies 12:00 AM The western promenade at Barangaroo is to be planted with a non-Australian tree species that has been classified as a weed.
Kimberley Granger Hugh Jackman is expected to fly in to Canberra for the announcement of Australian of the Year. Wife and adoption campaigner Deborra-lee Furness visited the James Turrell exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia on Saturday.
Ron Cerabona The award-winning production of "Sweet Charity" is coming to Canberra. Here's a sneak preview.
Kimberley Granger History buffs have gathered from across Australia and the world to attend Cancon, a miniature gaming convention in Canberra.
Georgina Connery Six same-sex couples have legally tied the knot in the past six months in Canberra.
Ben Westcott On Australia Day, there will be a range of events across the day from the morning in Commonwealth Park, with kids rides and face-painting, through to a fireworks display at night on Lake Burley Griffin.
Matthew Raggatt Universities have warned students against trying to slip another's work past them.
Kimberley Granger A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Canberra and the region.
Matthew Raggatt A call for mandatory cyclist insurance is being made as the family of a six-year-old Canberra girl injured in a cycling accident goes to court to seek recompense from an uninsured rider.
Kimberley Granger Despite ACT having the lowest drowning rate in Australia, another drowning in a home pool is "only matter of time", experts say.
Mark Sawa The number of potentially contaminated sites in the ACT now exceeds 1000, according to latest figures from the Environment Protection Authority.
Ben Westcott A prominent Canberra cycling group has furiously condemned the ACT government's approach to cyclists in the city, saying Canberra's figures on this topic are among "the worst in the world".
Primrose Riordan Canberra and south coast motorists are organising boycotts of chain brand petrol stations to protest what they say are "unfair" prices.
A Canberra man reported missing on Friday has been found.