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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.
7:18 AM A snapshot of the news you need to know about in the nation's capital and beyond.
Henry Belot 11:30 PM 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 8:41 PM Peking Duk finish second in the Australia Day music countdown in what was a stellar result for Canberra musicians.
Ian Warden 11:45 PM 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 11:30 PM 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 11:30 PM 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.
Emma Macdonald 11:30 PM Rosie Batty's Australian of the Year title would elevate the issue of domestic violence across the country - helping dispel the myth that it only happened in certain families.
Tom McIlroy 11:30 PM Some Northbourne Avenue trees set to be cut down to make way for construction of the light rail line to Gungahlin could have remained for 20 years, a government commissioned assessment found in 2010.
Rachel Olding 6:08 PM An Australian politician who reportedly escaped the country to join the war in Syria would have been assisted by new friends he made online, terrorism experts believe.
Henry Belot 11:30 PM A British television star, a young family from Zimbabwe, and a Dutch scientist with dreams of becoming Australian of the Year were among 25 people who became Australian citizens on Monday.
Daniel Flitton 6:01 PM Protesters will march non-stop around ASIO headquarters in Canberra for 32-hours to draw attention the plight of at least 32 refugees locked in indefinite detention.
Louise Thrower 4:47 PM The continuing legal fallout over the Gullen Range wind farm is shaping up as a "colossal mess," says one observer.
Ian Warden 11:45 PM The bombs dropped on St Peter's church in Yarmouth "evidenced extraordinary potency".
Chris Dutton 2:10 PM His mum can't confiscate his phone when he smashes racquets anymore, nor can she survive the tension of an epic match.
A 69-year-old Woodanilling man has died after his car collided with another vehicle, before rolling down an embankment in Wagin on Sunday afternoon.
Police are investigating the cause of a fire which also forced the evacuation of neighbouring units.
Megan Gorrey Rosie Batty, the Victorian mother whose courage shone a light on domestic violence victims, is Australian of the Year.
Megan Gorrey They toted Australian flags, small children and eskies full of beer as they rolled out the pinic rugs in the front yard of Parliament House.