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6:21 PM Drivers will have to watch out for lane closures on Hindmarsh Drive on Saturday due to resealing works.
Jil Hogan 6:19 PM It's a long way from dancing on a stage in Phillip to sharing the stage with Janet Jackson, but dancer Alex Carson has done just that.
Jil Hogan 6:05 PM Canberrans Paul Walshe and Dorothy Service have been recognised in Sydney for their contribution to breast cancer research.
Katie Burgess, Emma Kelly 4:01 PM Child left traumatised after witnessing a 'dangerous' dog rip out the eye of his grandparents' dog. Warning: Graphic images.
Megan Gorrey 3:44 PM Canberra drivers will be warned of the risks of drugged driving as part of a long-awaited advertising campaign to raise awareness of controversial roadside tests for illicit substances.
3:06 PM How closely have you been paying attention to the news this week?
11:11 AM A fire which forced a man to flee his north Canberra home deemed suspicious by police investigators.
11:00 AM If you like beautiful songs that evoke a story, The Utopia Experiment, is the concert for you, the Griffyn Ensemble's Michael Sollis says.
Christopher Knaus, Judith Ireland and Rachel Browne 10:39 AM Senate inquiry calls for royal commission, while using death of Canberra woman to highlight dangers of casualisation.
Sasha Grishin 10:17 AM The older model of training artists with mentorships and apprenticeships pays off in the latest art exhibition at the Museum of Australian Democracy.
9:25 AM ACT police believe bodycams and dashcam footage could provide a breakthrough in the suspected killing of north Canberra man Andrew Carville.
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Kery-Anne Cousins 12:27 AM The enormous amount of thought and energy behind an artist's finished work is an important aspect of the current exhibition at Craft ACT.
Scott Hannaford 11:45 PM With its huge stone fireplace and reputation for lively gatherings, the Cotter Pub was a cherished landmark for a generation of Canberrans before it was destroyed by fire in 2003. Now a community group is working on a plan to bring the area back to life.
Christopher Knaus 11:30 PM Controversial anti-mosque group racks up huge costs in doomed court bid.
Christopher Knaus 11:30 PM A husband who allegedly raped and assaulted his wife after an argument about dinner has denied believing it was wife's job to cook for him.
Kirsten Lawson 11:30 PM ACCC tells Phil Button not to try using the Aerial dispatch system to protect the investment of taxi plate owners
Megan Doherty 11:30 PM ACT Environment Minister Simon Corbell will attend climate change talks in Paris, assured security measures will be tight and committed to showcasing the territory as a leader in greener living.
Nicola Sheville 11:30 PM There were pearly white grins for miles on Thursday as the ACT Quality in Healthcare Award winners were announced.
Ian Warden 11:45 PM Forgive us, Australia, for running today's picture of a man (Tony Abbott) the nation is so keen to forget, but there is something really remarkable about this portrait as a work of art.
Jil Hogan Your guide to what's going on around the capital this weekend.
We chat to Perth hip-hop singer Mathas.
What's on in Canberra's art scene
Peter Haynes The three artists currently exhibiting at PhotoAccess have each been the recipient of an ANU School of Art Emerging Artist Support Scheme Award and have had a year-long residency at PhotoAccess.
Clare Colley 11:45 PM A landmark exhibition of Indigenous objects opened without a fuss at the National Museum of Australia on Thursday, despite its sister exhibition being met by protesters.
Canberra-born performer James Batchelor is among eight artists vying for the 2016 Keir Choreographic Award.
Jennifer Gall Visitors to Lanyon Homestead will hear the sound of mid-Victorian settler family life – a world in which the piano was the powerful voice of cultural values.
Ian Warden 11:45 PM In Australia during the Great War patriotic loathing of Germany extended to a loathing of things made by Germans. There even seem to have been public smashings of German pianos. One hundred years ago today Sydney's Mirror of Australia said it approved of this but also thought it unpatriotic to buy US pianos until America joined us in the war against Germany.