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Clare Colley 4:59 PM A three-year trial of batteries to find the most effective electricity storage options could kill the anti-renewable energy argument once and for all.
Kirsten Lawson 4:46 PM National Capital Authority says it will not support the new Yarralumla suburban development until the ACT deals with its concerns about the impact of trees and the landscape, the scale of six-storey buildings and the changes planned for Dunrossil Drive.
Kirsten Lawson 4:45 PM For Brendan and Suzanne Pippen, buying an older home in Duffy was all about the garden and space to live without the threat of high-density development next door.
Phillip Thomson 2:24 PM A sacked AFP officer who said the organisation lied on a daily basis has lost his legal battle to get his job back.
Megan Gorrey 11:18 AM An average of five ACT children a year are left without a mother whose death is linked to domestic violence.
Emma Kelly 10:48 AM The Media, Entertainment and Art Alliance has written to the AFP demanding a proper investigation into the treatment of journalist Myles Morgan.
10:35 AM A new version of a scam asking Canberra drivers to pay fines or negligent driving has re-appeared in inboxes - including ACT Policing's.
8:05 AM Residents of a Queanbeyan home have faced two break-ins in the past two months.
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Kirsten Lawson 11:59 PM Fluffy owners who stay in their homes will have to inform every visitor about the status of their home.
Megan Gorrey 10:07 PM Every person among the crowd that gathered in Commonwealth Park on Wednesday night had been touched by domestic or family violence.
9:12 PM About Town: Scenes opening night of Le Noir - the Dark Side of Cirque at the Canberra Theatre Centre.
Megan Gorrey 8:23 PM Hundreds of mourners who gathered to remember Jarreth Newman signalled to his parents their son had just begun to make his mark on the world, in the best possible way.
Tom McIlroy 7:54 PM Voters who supported Labor and the Greens at the 2012 territory election understood a light rail line for Canberra was central to both party's policies, Capital Metro Minister Simon Corbell said on Wednesday.
Christopher Knaus 7:41 PM David Eastman will fight a judge's decision not to remove himself from determining whether a second trial for the murder of ACT police chief Colin Stanley Winchester will go ahead.
Georgina Connery Resident's frustrations fuel calls for faster progress on the construction of a second petrol station in Weston Creek.
Georgina Connery The annual Karinya House Mother's Day Ball will raise money for a new purpose-built facility which will offer twice as many pregnant and parenting women in crisis accommodation and support services.
Finbar O'Mallon Police caught more than 150 drivers failing to stop or give way at intersections across Canberra in April and issued 100 fines.
Christopher Knaus Gun-wielding Canberra man who trapped ex-lover in home says there's been a miscarriage of justice.
Emma Kelly Resorts in the Snowy Mountains could see up to half a metre of snow in the next week, but Perisher is getting ahead.
About 20 people were evacuated from a building as a result of the leak, caused by a workman.
Kirsten Lawson ACT Planning Minister Mick Gentleman gave the green light on Tuesday to a controversial high-density housing development in Downer, with 300 townhouses and apartments to be built on the site of the former Downer primary school.