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Henry Belot 11:30 PM Midwives at the Centenary Hospital for Women and Children have celebrated their 1000th baby born.
Noel Towell 8:40 PM The Department of Human Services' boss has weighed into the rodent debate that gripped her workforce in May and declared that an icon depicting striking public servants was a mouse, not a rat.
Clare Colley 8:36 PM An online aerial tour shows Canberra as you've never seen it before, where even traffic congestion looks appealing
Megan Gorrey 8:22 PM Australia's top cop has warned police need to be "acutely aware" their actions could be filmed and scrutinised through social media.
Ian Warden 11:45 PM Was it immoral to revel in the fun of dancing in a grim and grave time of war?
Christopher Knaus 7:20 PM Jayson Bush asked for help as he cut holes into awkwardly-positioned panels near a deep shaft. He was sent to work alone, before falling five metres into the darkness.
Jil Hogan 7:16 PM Your guide to what's going on around the capital this weekend.
Tristan Kane 7:08 PM A jazz drummer who can make the theatre expand and contract with his sound.
7:00 PM A police dog has escaped injury in a two-car crash in Fyshwick on Wednesday.
Emma Kelly 5:07 PM As Ricky Stuart's dream of a respite centre for Canberra children and their families begins to take shape the Canberra Raiders coach and his foundation have announced plans for a second facility just for teens.
Kirsten Lawson 4:55 PM Sharp jump in debt in ACT budget, but longer-term outlook improves
Henry Belot 4:23 PM The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade will reassess the number of diplomats posted overseas after shedding almost 550 jobs to meet budget requirements.
4:20 PM A 66-year-old woman has remained in hospital for more than a week with serious injuries after she was hit by an SUV in Griffith on Friday May 22.
2:49 PM A knife-wielding man robbed a Braddon supermarket on Tuesday, the fifth armed robbery in Canberra in three weeks.
Henry Belot 2:19 PM A DFAT staffer was ordered to undergo formal counselling after telling a group of junior public servants they would be sacked in a cruel April Fools joke.
12:53 PM A series of hazard reduction burns at Kowen Forest in the next week are expected to spark smoke across Canberra.
Christopher Knaus 12:39 PM Former AFP counter-terrorism member pleads guilty to using restricted information to stalk ex-girlfriend.
Emma Kelly 12:14 PM Canberrans have spent more time shivering through sub-zero temperatures than enjoying the sunshine recently but the capital is set for a mild reprieve over the long weekend.
Emma Kelly 12:06 PM Southside children will have extra space to splash around this summer with the new Tuggeranong water play park's winning design revealed on Wednesday.
Christopher Knaus 12:01 PM A taxi driver twice sexually assaulted a heavily intoxicated woman who got into his cab in the early hours of the morning after a night out in Civic.