Latest ACT News
Megan Doherty 8:44 PM More than 20,000 people have signed a petition started by a Canberra disabled pensioner calling for the Federal Government to halt funding changes that could force her from her home.
8:23 PM Two people have been injured in a head-on crash that closed the Kings Highway in both directions east of Bungendore on Friday.
Megan Gorrey 6:06 PM A Canberra mother's claims her teenager's Facebook account had been hacked by a member of Islamic State proved a false alarm, police say.
Emma Kelly 5:21 PM Education Minister Joy Burch wants Canberra educators to embrace better teaching standards and ensure graduate teachers are classroom ready.
Ross Peake 5:12 PM What would Robert Menzies think if he was still around to see a police officer carrying a rifle at the front door of Parliament House?
Emma Kelly 4:57 PM Animal activists have taken to the country's peak farming body to unleash their disgust with Australian live exports.
Sally Pryor 4:27 PM They were once one of Canberra's most popular weekend events – a place to shop, eat and spend a lazy Saturday in the heart of the city.
Karen Hardy 3:43 PM Unlike certain residents of Nicholls I love the, let's call it diversity, of my neighbourhood.
Faizul Khan 3:38 PM Canberrans will don their sneakers and pound the pavement next Sunday to show support for people living with multiple sclerosis.
3:24 PM The ACT government has set aside almost $7.75 million in next month's budget for more frequent mowing and weeding among other suburban services.
3:09 PM Drivers will be restricted from travelling along Lake Burley Griffin in Yarralumla on Sunday.
David Ellery 2:46 PM How do I love The Rothschild Prayer Book? Let me count the ways.
Henry Belot 1:55 PM Two men, including one who has used the alias of a famous actor, jailedfor stealing thousands from woman's bank account.
1:14 PM How closely have you been paying attention to the news this week?
Emma Kelly 10:59 AM Used nappies make up a quarter of rubbish dumped across Canberra with highways the most common place to ditch the smelly litter.
10:58 AM A former senior research fellow for the Institute of Child Protection Studies has been appointed to the ACT's interim Children and Youth Services Advisory Council.
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Markus Mannheim 11:46 PM New minimum wages are far below what all government staff now receive.
Henry Belot 11:45 PM Delays on major Canberra roads are tipped to cost $700 million by 2031 as the population of Gungahlin and Belconnen increases, according to a landmark Infrastructure Australia audit.
About Town: Scenes from the official opening of Revealing the Rothschild Prayer Book at the National Library of Australia.
Tom McIlroy 11:30 PM Andrew Barr has defended a government legal challenge over the demolition of Northbourne Avenue's public housing, warning heritage advocates he will use every necessary power to knock down the 1960s precinct.
Megan Gorrey 11:30 PM Barbara Griffiths' morning bus ride from Lyneham to Civic is a time to collect her thoughts and dodge a stressful car trip down one of the city's busiest commuter corridors.