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Noel Towell 11:30 PM No public servant is safe from the Abbott government’s privatisations agenda, one of the pioneers of federal government outsourcing has warned.
Georgina Connery 9:40 PM The ACT Big Issue community soccer team prove players from all walks of life are kicking goals after winning the championship trophy in Sydney.
Emma Kelly 12:15 AM Canberrans relying on rental assistance are spending higher portions of their income on housing, according to a new report.
Primrose Riordan and Peter Hannam 11:45 PM A CSIRO and Bureau of Meteorology climate change report has specific predictions for temperature rises for Canberra, as well as suggesting ski seasons will get worse and fires will get more extreme.
Ian Warden 11:45 PM One hundred and fifty years ago this week the brigand John Dunn shot brave constable Samuel Nelson dead.
Ian Warden 11:45 PM It is time for this opinion-forming column to give its contrary award for the unAustralian of the Year. Tremble, Australia!
Emma Macdonald and Tom McIlroy 11:30 PM The ACT Government has offered a Forrest family $3 million to buy back their Mr Fluffy-affected home. The figure is the highest price to date for any home purchased under the buy-back scheme which Chief Minister Andrew Barr has described as "on the edge of affordability" for the ACT.
Kimberley Granger 2:48 PM Pot plants in pot holes and a residential slip-and-slide are some of the unorthodox methods a group of young planners propose.
Kimberley Granger 2:14 PM The doors of The Anglican School Googong were flung open on Tuesday for new starters on its inaugural first day.
Michael Inman 1:47 PM A Canberra mother who "cried wolf" by falsely alleging her cop ex-husband stalked and hacked her email during a bitter family court battle has lost custody of her daughter.
Brett McNamara 1:11 PM Nestled in a majestic valley to our west is a very special part of our bush capital.
Emma Macdonald 12:00 PM Four out of nine homes in a quiet Kambah cul-de-sac are contaminated with Mr Fluffy asbestos.
10:57 AM Two men and two women have allegedly attacked and robbed an autistic man after luring him to Chisholm shops car park on Monday.
Chris Shanahan 8:58 AM Three great wines to taste this weekend.
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Henry Belot Canberrans celebrated Australia Day in different ways with many headed to the Commonwealth Park for relaxation, galleries for countdown themed exhibitions, or to the lake for a citizenship ceremony.
Emma Kelly Peking Duk finish second in the Australia Day music countdown in what was a stellar result for Canberra musicians.
Ian Warden One sensed that Prince Philip, just knighted by Australia, was there with us in spirit at Monday's Australia Day flag-raising and citizenship ceremonies at Rond Terrace.
Primrose Riordan A member of Canberra's answer to Pussy Riot, punk band Glitoris, is calling for more women to perform live music after her own survey of the local scene revealed just 16 per cent are women.
Henry Belot and Emma Kelly Some celebrated Australia Day with barbecues, baby pools and the Triple J Hottest 100 countdown. Those at the Aboriginal Tent Embassy united in a national day of mourning.