Latest ACT News
Michael Inman 9:46 PM A Canberra inmate asked to see the mental health team on the day of his death, a court has heard.
Christopher Knaus 9:44 PM Tributes flow for woman killed by a cancer that was missed by doctors in a grave blunder.
Christopher Knaus 9:38 PM Two children were inside a Gowrie home when five bullets were fired at it in a drive-by shooting earlier this month, according to court documents.
Kirsten Lawson 9:37 PM Authorities moved late last year to allow a form of "cashless gambling" on poker machines in Canberra, in another unheralded change to gambling in the territory.
Christopher Knaus 9:31 PM Kenoss project manager claims he is not "directly responsible" for truck driver's fatal electrocution, saying the man "should have followed directions".
Megan Gorrey 9:26 PM Moments after Robert Brice's heart stopped and he fell from his horse's back, he heard his partner's voice repeat over and over: "Don't give up now, keep fighting."
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8:48 PM About Town: Scenes from capital's first Enlighten Night Noodle Markets.
Megan Gorrey 11:30 PM Trevor Robinson has a novel solution he reckons would make reckless drivers sit up and listen before they continued to wreak havoc on Canberra's roads.
Natasha Boddy 11:30 PM All school canteens in ACT will need to be registered as food businesses and have to review their menus once a year under a new food and drink policy for Canberra schools.
Chris Johnson 6:40 PM All it took was one strike of Mossy's Stratocaster and the capacity crowd at Canberra's Royal Theatre were on their feet screaming.
Clare Sibthorpe 11:30 PM Have you ever wondered about the children of show families who spend most of the year on the road and are rarely in one place for more than a week?
6:12 PM A motorcyclist was hospitalised after a crash on the Hume Highway, one of several crashes on Friday morning.
Sasha Grishin 11:45 PM The work of two leading new artists has been brought together in moving commentary on the scars of war.
Kerry-Anne Cousins 11:45 PM Craft by Kerry-Anne Cousins. Craft ACT, Civic. On until 28 March.
Clare Sibthorpe 5:02 PM A partly cloudy start to Friday was not enough to deter bumper crowds who flocked to Exhibition Park on the first day of the Royal Canberra Show.
Megan Gorrey 11:30 PM Australian of the Year Rosie Batty is set to speak at a Canberra event to raise awareness of domestic violence.
Primrose Riordan 4:16 PM A new report has attacked DPS over its management of $62.8 million worth of contracts, saying the business cases for the majority of them don't show clear value for money.
Noel Towell 4:05 PM Thousands of CSIRO scientists have started a campaign of action to force their bosses to the negotiating table over pay and conditions.
Kim Pham 4:02 PM The principal of Karabar High School and Distance Education Centre Andrew Turvey has stood by his decision to cancel the Year 10 formal describing it as "a relic of the past".
ACT Chief Magistrate Lorraine Walker 11:45 PM One perceived weakness of the present criminal justice system is that the victim has very little involvement in the process and the outcome. Conversely, there is very limited scope for the offender to make recompense to the victim,
11:23 AM ABC News producer Eric Napper has been named as the new ACT news editor for the network.
Christopher Knaus 11:45 PM John Lundy has seen the depths of human evil played out in this city. As he retires, the former ACT prosecutor reflects on the horrors of the crimes he's seen over two decades.