Latest ACT News
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.
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).
4:34 PM Elon Musk, the billionaire technology entrepreneur, has announced a "major" new Tesla product line that is "not a car", in a cryptic tweet which has left millions guessing.
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.
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Kirsten Lawson 12:15 AM 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 11:30 PM 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.
Scott Hannaford Former current affairs presenter Chris Kimball to take over at Snowy Hydro SouthCare rescue helicopter trust.
Megan Gorrey An initiative that will provide housing to ease the discomfort and financial pain often experienced by family members of hospital patients has been launched in Canberra.
Michael Inman 11:30 PM A Canberra student allegedly raped by a fellow resident at an on-campus dormitory had a casual sexual relationship with the man in the weeks after, a trial has heard.
Megan Gorrey 11:30 PM All Tony and Sarah Liston knew of their first child for more than four decades was that it was a baby girl.
ACT Fire & Rescue crews helped evacuate a resident from the Stuart Flats complex in Griffith after a small fire began in the doorway of one of the apartments.
Megan Gorrey 11:30 PM Domestic violence sufferers who seek protective court orders in the ACT are being unnecessarily victimised and subjected to similar power and control tactics experienced at the hands of their violent partners, a report has found.
Michael Inman 11:30 PM A former Catholic priest accused of molesting a young girl admitted touching her bottom to diocese officials, trial hears.
11:30 PM Police are investigating after a shop was ram raided in Belconnen between Sunday night and Monday morning.
A man believed to be responsible for five burglaries in Fyshwick left a bag of dog chews stolen from an earlier burglary at a later crime scene on the same morning.
11:30 PM The number of Canberrans who plan to holiday at Snowy Mountains skifields has dropped to below the 50 per cent mark as cheaper flights and lighter local snowfalls lure tourists overseas.