Latest ACT News
7:05 AM The news, traffic and weather to get you up to speed.
Megan Gorrey 11:45 PM Women from the University of Canberra have banded together to raise awareness of assault and put a stop to victim blaming after two violent campus attacks within a week.
Tom McIlroy 11:45 PM Canberra-based doctors do not support a proposed medical marijuana scheme for the ACT, representatives of the Australian Medical Association told a Legislative Assembly committee.
Noel Towell 11:45 PM The weathermen and women at the Bureau of Meteorology look set to take their pay dispute to the nation’s airwaves, reading out protest messages during radio weather forecasts
Michael Inman 8:20 PM Evidence from a residential advisor at an Australian National University dormitory has contradicted the version of events of a student who alleges she was raped in an on-campus room.
Michael Inman 7:23 PM A former Catholic priest accused of molesting a friend's daughter told police the girl was always looking for love.
Ron Cerabona 11:45 PM How did Mr and Mrs Bennet come to be married? Emma Wood explores this question in her theatrical precursor to Pride and Prejudice.
Primrose Riordan 5:42 PM Crace is the fastest growing suburb in Australia, as Gungahlin's population surged in 2013-14, new ABS figures show.
Letters to the Editor
5:11 PM Who can take issue with Magistrate Karen Fryer speaking up for women who suffer from domestic violence (‘‘Magistrate speaks up for women’’, March 28, p1).
Ian Warden 11:45 PM The not-very-well-travelled folk of Queanbeyan were given quite a treat.
Georgina Connery 4:13 PM More city laneways could be covered in street art after the success of the Tocumwal Lane graffiti party on the weekend, Canberra CBD Limited have announced.
Georgina Connery 4:07 PM Shaba has just arrived at the National Zoo and Aquarium and there are high hopes this strapping male Giraffe will be a fitting new boyfriend for the zoo's four-year-old female Mzungu.
Kimberley Granger 1:36 PM A quilt designed and made by Queanbeyan Quilters is destined for The Hague.
Michael Inman 10:54 AM A Canberra lawyer who witnessed documents in a clients absence has been found guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct.
Primrose Riordan and Georgina Connery 10:47 AM A baker holding a tray of hot cross buns thought he was going to be killed as a car hurtled towards him in the second ram raid in two days in Canberra.
9:27 AM The news, traffic and weather to get you up to speed.
Kirsten Lawson Liberal Speaker Vicki Dunne and transport spokesman Alistair Coe have their home suburbs shifted into a new Gungahlin-based electorate, under new boundaries that divide the city into five electorates.
Tom McIlroy An anti-drugs lobby group has told the Legislative Assembly that medical marijuana could act as a "Trojan horse" for illegal drug use in the ACT and any change to current laws could prompt an increase in addiction.