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Henry Belot 9:29 PM Queanbeyan and southern Canberra have been battered with a severe hail storm.
8:15 PM Question: Why does our own voice sound different?
Emma Macdonald 11:30 PM The ANU is committed to providing opportunity equally to women and men, equally to Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, equally to people living with a disability and equally to those who aspire to do great things regardless of gender identity and sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity or socio-economic status, Professor Brian Schmidt says.
Ian Warden 11:45 PM Those of us who went to uni in the olden days and often despised our Vice Chancellors to the point of occupying their offices and sometimes even burning effigies of them, rather envy today's ANU students their likeable Vice Chancellor.
Kirsten Lawson 6:35 PM ACT Speaker Vicki Dunne consulted speakers in two other parliaments before refusing embattled Labor backbencher Joy Burch a slot on her panel of assistant speakers.
Megan Doherty 6:33 PM A Canberra fertility clinic is calling for paid surrogacy to be made legal in Australia.
A Canberra woman whose dogs were mauled to death in her own backyard is calling for an inquiry into the management of Domestic Animal Services, saying it didn't investigate her case, and others, properly.
Katie Burgess 6:30 PM A funding shortfall which could force a Canberra-based disability radio station to cut its services will impact other stations around Australia, the Member for Ginninderra has warned.
Christopher Knaus 12:00 AM Australian authorities may have known of serious concerns about FBI examiner used in Eastman case since 2000.
Fluffy dual occupancy passes Assembly, freeing the way for the government to begin auctioning the first 50 blocks
Kirsten Lawson 6:07 PM Fluffy dual occupancy passes Assembly, freeing the way for the government to begin auctioning the first 50 blocks
Ian Warden 11:45 PM Hellish as the detention centres of Nauru and Manus sound they may once have been eclipsed in nastiness by the Wagga-Wagga jail.
Alexandra Back 5:35 PM University of Canberra researchers hope to develop a new treatment aimed at preventing the spread of cancer within the body with the launch of a new company.
Chris Dutton 5:10 PM New ACT Sport and Recreation minister Yvette Berry will engage Canberra's grass-root organisations to determine the future of the Hall of Fame and sport star of the year awards.
Kirsten Lawson 4:54 PM Winning bidder has five years to develop inner-city site
4:53 PM More than 16,000 homes in the ACT have rooftop solar systems, new figures from the Clean Energy Regulator show.
Clare Colley 4:53 PM Canberra already has more than its fair share of buzzing hotels, but the latest offering is for much smaller guests – bees.
Megan Doherty 4:41 PM A cup of coffee? That'll be four dingoes thanks. A carton of milk? Two merinos please. Our decimal currency could have been very different to the dollars and cents we have now.
1:32 PM Hundreds of school students have been evacuated across the wider Canberra region after another wave of threatening phone calls.
Jil Hogan 1:05 PM All weekend
Christopher Knaus 12:14 PM Ongoing mental health concerns over man who allegedly freed dog from RSPCA, attacked police and inspector.
9:36 AM The news, traffic and weather to get you up to speed.
Comedian Jeff Green talks about divorced dads and joking about taboo topics.
What's on in Canberra's art scene
Emma Kelly The developer behind Canberra's Campbell 5 precinct has bought the sites of the run-down Currong and Allawah flats in central Canberra for $47 million at auction.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT government has rejected a call from the Liberals to cut ties with the CFMEU after the royal commission findings of bullying and intimidation on worksites around the country.
Katie Burgess Canberra's only reading for print handicapped radio station will lose a quarter of its funding in July due to disability funding changes.
Henry Belot It's been 50 years since the National Folk Festival was first held in Canberra and organisers and artists have a few special treats in store.
Clare Colley Hundreds of species of native tropical plants will soon have a chance to thrive in the cool climate of Canberra.
Tom McIlroy A group of foster carers and families from around Canberra will protest changes to the ACT foster care system on Thursday.
Henry Belot A 3.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded to the north west of Canberra on Wednesday afternoon.
Ian Warden If you love this city and love your privileged First World life here it is tempting to think it is a city that has everything (save for light rail, but even that boon will be with us soon).
A 23-year-old man will face court after allegedly driving at 240km/h in a BWM M5 sedan.