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Michael Inman 7:37 PM A decorated ACT police officer has avoided jail after he accessed child porn online.
David Winter 7:45 PM In her career as a doctor Jessica King will be called on to provide a second opinion at some stage - and she'll understand why
Natasha Boddy 11:30 PM A new initiative is helping doctors to understand what is important to patients and their families at the end of their life.
David Winter 11:30 PM A doll given to a six-year-old to comfort her after her mother's death and a briefcase carried by a woman when a bomb exploded in her train carriage in London nine years ago are among treasured objects of some extraordinary Australians.
Tom McIlroy 11:30 PM The report says LGBTI aged care residents in the ACT face social isolation, concerns of disclosure of their sexual orientation and other unique needs.
Kirsten Lawson 11:30 PM A NSW inquiry has called for an ACT-style mass buyback and demolition of Mr Fluffy asbestos-contaminated homes in NSW, declaring them "ultimately uninhabitable".
Megan Gorrey 11:30 PM A man who broke into a Belconnen lolly shop where his sister worked told a court he was heartbroken over the pain he'd caused his family.
Henry Belot 6:20 PM Stuart Heddle's wife has appealed to the public for help in finding him, four days after he disappeared.
Michael Inman 6:15 PM A judge has indicated he will not accept fresh evidence in Peter Slipper’s bid to overturn a conviction for defrauding the Commonwealth.
Ian Warden 11:45 PM Before the last ever Christmas party at the ABC, demolition workmen had surrounded the complex with temporary fencing.
Henry Belot 6:08 PM Pakistan’s High Commissioner was moved to tears by a tribute from local children after the murder of more than 130 children in Peshawar.
Natasha Boddy 1:00 AM The ACT had the country's highest incidence rate for breast cancer in women between 2005 and 2009, a new report reveals.
4:55 PM Smoke is expected in Evatt as part of a controlled burn on Thursday.
Henry Belot 4:37 PM A spike in drunken visits to Canberra’s two emergency departments has created a “phenomenal burden” for medical professionals
Ian Warden 11:45 PM With the Great War underway Brisbane's anti-jingoism Worker thought 1914's was "The Saddest Christmas in History."
Tom McIlroy 9:54 AM Chief Minister Andrew Barr sets up single agency to handle approvals for new businesses - Access Canberra will include Canberra Connect
Natasha Rudra The Enlighten festival and the new Night Noodle Markets got their official launch away with some big news – that cult Sydney ice-cream maker Gelato Messina was looking to open in Canberra.
Noel Towell The redundancy bill for departing public servants and other government workers will be more than $1.1 billion in just three years, the latest government data shows.