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9:30 PM Some of Canberra's most passionate childcare, early learning and after school care workers have been recognised for their contributions to education and care in the ACT.
Henry Belot 11:30 PM A 39-year-old man who admitted to smoking ice before driving his car is alleged to have wiped snot on the seat of a police car before making pig noises and saying “I’m speaking you language”.
Emma Kelly and Lee Gaskin 11:45 PM Canberra's junior cricketers have returned to the pitch to celebrate the life of Phillip Hughes who for so many helped inspire their love of the game.
Scherry Bloul 11:30 PM A Canberra University professor has become the second Canberra academic to be arrested protesting against expansion of coal mining in Australia.
Christopher Knaus 7:33 PM A violent murderer has been sentenced to 12 months jail for the unprovoked bashing of a prison guard last year.
Noel Towell 11:30 PM Human Services boss to increase numbers of mandarins in the already large department.
4:23 PM No one injured after plane crashes shortly after taking off at Kalkite.
Christopher Knaus 7:02 PM A company accused of poor maintenance says US-supplied bolts may offer an alternative theory.
Natasha Boddy 11:30 PM Greens MLA Shane Rattenbury has called for more funding and midwifery support to allow more ACT women to have properly supervised home births.
Noel Towell 11:30 PM Lives are being put at risk on NSW streets because of a dumbing-down of teaching programs at the state's Police Academy, according to insiders at the training college.
Kirsten Lawson 11:30 PM Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has restated her determination to demolish every Mr Fluffy home, and warned homeowners that if they don't take up the offer by June next year they could face compulsory acquisition.
Kirsten Lawson 11:30 PM The new NSW suburbs of Googong and Tralee will be the winners from the Mr Fluffy buyback, the head of the Real Estate Institute of the ACT, Ron Bell, has warned, with little land available in the ACT.
Primrose Riordan 4:35 PM Firefighters and intensive care paramedics took thirteen students to hospital after a sulphuric acid explosion.
4:32 PM A motorcyclist has been airlifted to hospital with spinal injuries after crashing into a tree in Charnwood.
Henry Belot 2:29 PM Tankers will draw lake water to give saplings a reviving drink this summer.
David Ellery 11:45 PM Gaylord Focker had it easy. All he had to do was meet the parents. When Himanshu Jindal drove to Canberra to meet his future in-laws, he was also en route to meet the girl who would soon agree to be his bride for the very first time.
12:30 PM Police are looking for a man who used a stolen credit card at several Duffy and Curtin shops in October.
11:14 AM Three controlled burns will take place across the Capital on Friday.
8:50 AM Police have identified a car which they believe may have been used in a senseless arson attack at a Weston cafe in March.
Police are appealing for witnesses after an alleged indecent assault in a public toilet at a park on Clyde Street in Batemans Bay on Thursday afternoon.
Music program to receive funding from the ACT government.
Emma Macdonald Tears flowed in Federal Parliament on Thursday as owners of Mr Fluffy homes throughout the ACT witnessed their stories of personal tragedy being committed to Australia's political and historic record.