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Georgina Connery 2:39 PM A male motorcyclist is being treated at the scene of a crash on Horse Park Drive and Gunderoo Drive in Forde.
David Ellery 1:51 PM The Japanese colonel who presided over Lionel Matthews' execution in Borneo 71 years ago was a good man caught up in a bad situation, an eyewitness says.
Tom McIlroy 12:20 PM Leaders of Canberra's business community have called for a complete reivew of workers compensation schemes, days after the ACT Government announced it would withdraw from the troubled federal insurer Comcare.
12:08 PM Home prices rose 1.6 per cent in the past quarter, bouncing back after falling sharply last year.
10:31 AM An ACT tradesman, missing since Friday morning, has been found dead.
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Megan Gorrey 10:05 PM The initial stage of a professional standards investigation into a pornographic photo retweeted by ACT Policing's official Twitter account is complete, but the territory's police chief this week remained tight-lipped on the probe.
Christopher Knaus 10:00 PM A Canberra man who "cynically and evilly" molested two sisters in his care has opened a new chapter in his long-running criminal case, appealing what he says was a crushing jail sentence imposed on him late last year.
Kirsten Lawson 9:56 PM The second Yass area house found to be contaminated with Mr Fluffy asbestos is a rural property near the Canberra border, the Yass Valley Council has been told.
Natasha Rudra 9:47 PM A small Canberra company is bringing dress watches to the world with a successful Kickstarter campaign.
Henry Belot 9:46 PM When an Australian doctor boarded a plane from Freetown in Sierra Leone to her home in Canberra's southern suburbs, she allowed herself to quietly break down in tears.
Christopher Knaus 9:46 PM Neighbours repeatedly complained about two houses linked to an unlicensed dog keeper years before authorities conducted raids and found dozens of neglected and starved animals.
Megan Gorrey 9:15 PM Federal budget cuts are set to leave funding for interpreters used by non-English-speaking women subjected to domestic violence in limbo and could force the ACT's crisis workers to glean savings from other vital support services.
Tom McIlroy 11:45 PM Opposition Leader Jeremy Hanson has offered support to the government's plans to strengthen territory child sex offender laws, and restated his calls for mandatory minimum sentences for repeat offenders.
6:39 PM More than 1300 Canberra cyclists got the opportunity to turn their spokes beside eleven times world champion Anna Meares on Sunday.
David Ellery 11:45 PM Some victims of the Sublime Constructions and Development collapse are still waiting on home warranty insurance payouts from QBE almost 12 months after the Canberra-based building company went into administration, the insurance giant has said.
Georgina Connery Find out where you can get your hands dirty across the ACT this Sunday for Clean Up Australia Day 2015.
John Elder Personal jetpacks might finally be taking off.
Matthew Raggatt A rapid first year of growth has ended with Soldier On moving the battlefield to Crace.
Matthew Raggatt Education and Training Minister Joy Burch has welcomed federal moves to crack down on private colleges, but said she was unaware of any shoddy providers in the ACT.
Ben Westcott The ACT attorney-general has gone quiet on Canberrans' right to online privacy after his federal party indicated it would back controversial metadata retention laws.
Matthew Raggatt Motorists pay $1.2 million a month as drives to the the heart of the capital decline.
Georgina Connery Among the sights, smells and sounds of the Royal Canberra Show, it is easy to forget the high-stakes competition occurring at across the grounds.