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8:30 PM The authority governing the University of Canberra has welcomed Joanne Metcalfe to a position on the council, to share her expertise in business, architecture and construction.
Natasha Rudra 8:27 PM Thousands of Aussies have flocked to Eurovision - but just a few years ago it was unheard of.
8:22 PM Public urged not to interfere, and to closely mind pets at Pine Island reserve during rabbit cull.
Call to keep patients out of ED as federal health cuts to hit hospital waiting times: ACT health groups
Primrose Riordan 7:07 PM Health groups are calling for a territory budget targeted at keeping GP visits out of hospital emergency departments in the wake of dramatic federal health cuts laid out in the May budget.
Georgina Connery 6:52 PM ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has written to the federal Environment Minster asking him to refuse a submission to include Canberra on the National Heritage list.
Primrose Riordan 4:12 PM Video games buzzed in through the halls, 'magic' enthusaists danced cards across on tables and hundreds of wig wearers itched as Gamma.Con, an annual pop culture convention ramped up on Saturday.
Kimberley Le Lievre 4:05 PM In a "crushing blow" for the community, the 28-year Saturday morning ritual of the Gorman House markets has come to an end.
Megan Gorrey 10:15 PM A pop-up exhibit filled with Byholma armchairs, Hektar pendant lamps and jars of Lingonberry jam has opened to give Canberrans a first taste of what to expect when IKEA hits in the capital.
Two people have been injured in a head-on crash that closed the Kings Highway in both directions east of Bungendore on Friday.
About Town: Scenes from reading by Author Hazel Edwards at ALIA House in Deakin.
Megan Doherty 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.
John Thistleton 10:00 PM Mushrooms grower calls in administrator.
Megan Gorrey 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.
Tom McIlroy 10:15 PM ACAT considers Northbourne public housing demolition.
Emma Kelly Education Minister Joy Burch wants Canberra educators to embrace better teaching standards and ensure graduate teachers are classroom ready.
Ross Peake 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?
Peter Haynes 11:45 PM Art Review. Peter Haynes
Emma Kelly Animal activists have taken to the country's peak farming body to unleash their disgust with Australian live exports.
Sally Pryor 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 Unlike certain residents of Nicholls I love the, let's call it diversity, of my neighbourhood.
Faizul Khan Canberrans will don their sneakers and pound the pavement next Sunday to show support for people living with multiple sclerosis.
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.
Drivers will be restricted from travelling along Lake Burley Griffin in Yarralumla on Sunday.
Henry Belot Two men, including one who has used the alias of a famous actor, jailedfor stealing thousands from woman's bank account.