Latest ACT News
Alexandra Back 11:39 PM A Canberra nurse will front a local union campaign against changes to penalty rates after stronger indications from the government that change was in the works.
Clare Sibthorpe 10:13 PM Taxis could soon be driving Canberrans between bus stops for the price of a standard bus fare.
Alexandra Back 10:12 PM Canberra's celebration of craft brews is returning for a third year in 2015.
Michael Inman 10:10 PM A Canberra rugby league player has been charged with a serious assault after he allegedly broke a rival's jaw and nose during an on-field altercation.
Megan Gorrey 8:50 PM Canberra police have stepped up security measures amid increased safety fears in the wake of a fatal shooting outside NSW Police headquarters last week.
David Ellery 8:36 PM Secret recording reveals John Lomax knew of allegations his CFMEU colleague was corrupt, despite saying otherwise.
Tom McIlroy 8:29 PM The ACT government has scaled back unpopular plans to close an entire London Circuit car park during construction of the light rail line and hopes to increase parking options from next year.
Henry Belot 11:30 PM Plans for the University of Canberra Public Hospital have been described as 'seriously flawed', despite government assurances.
John Thistleton 11:30 PM Hume traders say they lost business and goodwill after Telstra internet fails for more than a week.
Michael Inman 6:29 PM Two men linked to an alleged Canberra jail drug syndicate have been locked up in NSW on drug charges.
Noel Towell 4:56 PM But Federal Court makes no ruling on alleged "bias sarcasm and aggression" towards ATO official.
Megan Gorrey 4:12 PM Motorists said heavily congested main roads in Canberra's booming outer suburbs were chief among their concerns.
Matthew Raggatt 3:51 PM The prolonged battle between preservation agencies about the public housing redevelopment is set to continue.
Katie Burgess Four Australians who've served on the front line of disease control, disaster relief and health care in some of the most war-torn and remote outreaches of the planet have been awarded the highest international honour for a nurse.
Michael Inman 12:50 PM A former professor is to surrender his passport after he was charged with sexually assaulting four students.
12:03 PM Following its triumphant season in London's West End, one of the greatest musicals of all time comes to Sydney opening at the Capitol Theatre on 30 October with an extra week of performances now on pre-sale. The season will close on Sunday 29 November with no extension possible as CATS then tours to Hobart, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.
9:30 AM The news, traffic and weather to get you up to speed.
Alexandra Back 11-year-old William Grame's invention to help diabetics more easily dispose of blood testing strips has won him a trip to NASA.
Noel Towell Battlelines are drawn as the Prime Minister's public servants prepare to vote.
The Tidbinbilla Extravaganza will bring live music, children's activities and nature-based experiences to Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve on Sunday.
Noel Towell Canberra property industry counts the cost of Immigration Dept's real estate saga.
Ian Warden The architecture and design firm Choi+Shine has submitted designs for giant, human-shaped pylons for the Icelandic High-Voltage Electrical Pylon International Design Competition.
Henry Belot The ACT government has defended the efficiency of its bus network despite spending $11.8 million on dead runs in one year.
Tom McIlroy and Josh Gordon Victoria's new landmark medical marijuana laws could help clear the way for a similar scheme to be introduced in Canberra, Greens Minister Shane Rattenbury said on Tuesday.
The Mental Health Community Coalition ACT recognised the contribution of individuals and organisations at the Mental Health Awards.
David Ellery ACT CFMEU officials Johhny Lomax and Dean Hall will respond to allegations of intimidation, bullying and possible knowledge of corrupt behaviour when they testify at the trade union royal commission in Sydney from Wednesday.
A 10 hectare fire burning south of Bredbo has been downgraded as crews gain control over its spread.
Ian Warden 7th. gang-gang 100. kissing.
Two cars have collided on Commonwealth Avenue, near the traffic light crossing for Floriade.
Noel Towell But there are a couple of catches.
The news, traffic and weather to get you up to speed.