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Alexandra Back 8:28 PM Canberrans celebrate the Lunar New Year as a time of renewal.
ACT Greens parliamentarian is calling for an end to the $1 million in government subsidies to the industry.
Half-metre rule would put paid to tomatoes, corn, even sunflowers
John Thistleton 11:30 PM Foxes dig in at Jerrabomberra Wetlands.
Louise Thrower 12:00 AM Goulburn says Queanbeyan was given the pick of Palerang in councils carve-up.
Alexandra Back 11:30 PM What does Australian philanthropy look like?
David Ellery 3:58 PM More than 700 bidders registered to take part in the auction of the John Gale Collection on Sunday.
Kirsten Lawson 12:00 AM 'You never want to get into a situation where life and death decisions are hanging because of financial considerations'
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade shreds one tonne of classified and top secret documents in Canberra each week.
This week, Poetry at the House will be held for the first time with enough space for 150 people.
Matthew Raggatt Advocates for principals and parents said security measures taken after threats were made last week were satisfactory.
Reclaim Australia protesters held their largest rally yet on Saturday in Canberra kicking of a wave of Anti-Islam demonstrations in cities across the world.
Matthew Raggatt A repeat of the Woden 9 plans for towers up to 28 storeys high would be prevented if new height limits in the Woden master plan took effect.
Stephen Jeffery The murder of three members of the same family and severe bashing of a fourth 30 years ago this week sparked outrage and hastened the process to introduce tougher domestic violence legislation in the ACT.
Matthew Raggatt The solar farm approval conditions requiring screen planting had achieved nothing, with the company doing the "bare minimum" by having young tube stock planted, Matthew Raggatt says.
Stephen Jeffery The Southern Cross Club has proposed a four-storey, purpose-built fitness and wellness centre on the site of the old Phillip Pitch and Putt Club, which shut its doors in 2013.
Matthew Raggatt It's the party to mark the Year of the Monkey but lion dancers will again lead the Chinese New Year celebrations on Sunday.
Matthew Raggatt Many of the ACT's childcare centres are being assessed for the first time, Lisa Syrette says.
Top turn out to Waitangi Day celebrations at Queanbeyan's Lowe Park
Matthew Raggatt A Canberra man allegedly threatened to kill his partner after throwing a bowl of vanilla slice mix in her face on Friday night.
The contents of beloved pastoral homestead Huntly will be sold at auction on Sunday.
Tom McIlroy and Kirsten Lawson The former staffer at the centre of a police investigation into the conduct of Joy Burch's office has broken her silence.
The ACT is the latest region to be swept up in the pre-packaged salad recall.
Alexandra Back A former soldier extradited to the ACT on charges of harassing and threatening a female psychologist who found him unfit for service has been refused bail.
The economic benefits of the Gungahlin tram project may have been exaggerated through one-sided counting of impacts that go well beyond the tram itself, an Australian National University academic has warned.
The ACT Government has appointed a special graffiti coordinator to curb the problem of removing illegal tagging and other graffiti.
Road spikes were used to end the high-speed pursuit of two teenagers in a stolen vehicle, NSW police say.
An interesting concept, says Michael Moore: A party without a policy and the party people are not allowed to stand for election
Clare Colley Before Helen Smith was diagnosed with stage three ovarian cancer in 2012, she had no idea having a family history of breast cancer was linked to the disease. And she's not the only one.
John Thistleton Murray cod are on the rise in the Queanbeyan River.
Gabriella Possum thought she might cry as she came face to face with her father's most famous painting, decades after she helped him complete the majestic piece.
Australian of the Year David Morrison has donated the use of a gifted luxury car to Canberra organisation Karinya House.
A unique public housing project is about to take shape in Kambah.
Jil Hogan Brides-to-be could soon be saying yes to a locally designed dress with Canberra designer Naomi Hogie launching her first bridal collection.
A Miracle Mile-winning horse trainer was paid more than $25,000 in fees for training a horse. Problem is it's not real.
The final charge of child sex abuse against the husband of a former Australian ambassador to Spain has been formally discontinued.
Authoritative Salt Lake City newspapers are reporting the exciting news that there is a push to make a famous work of landscape art the state of Utah's "official work of art".