Latest ACT News
Kimberley Granger 11:21 PM Just minutes after NSW Liberal leader Mike Baird claimed victory as the returning NSW Premier, Queanbeyan's Nationals candidate John Barilaro stopped just shy of claimingre-entered the Queanbeyan Roos Club claiming victory in the mini-bellwether seat of Monaro.
Ben Westcott 11:00 PM A popular childcare centre in Manuka was full of the children's laughter and Elvis songs on Saturday Sunday but in less than two years, it could be replaced by the ring of poker machines, according to the centre.
Matthew Raggatt 11:30 PM Collaboration the key to tech advances as Australia ranks bottom in developed world.
Letters to the Editor
6:16 PM Paul Malone reported a welcome Commonwealth crackdown on Vocational Education and Training (VET) providers (‘‘More education regulation required’’, March 22, p15).
Matthew Raggatt 6:15 PM ACT Policing seized a firearm in Crace on Friday as part of investigations into recent Southside shooting incidents.
Matthew Raggatt 11:30 PM A Canberra invention could be a saviour for drought-ridden California households.
Ben Westcott 11:00 PM Between 2007 and 2013, ACT government spending on hospitals rose by 4.9 per cent per person, the highest of any jurisdiction in Australia and two per cent above the national average.
Ben Westcott 11:00 PM International students studying in the ACT are finding it difficult to get basic amenities such as decent housing and a well-paying job, according to student groups.
Matthew Raggatt 10:59 AM Knives, batons and drugs were found on a Crace motorcyclist, a court has heard.
Mark Sawa 11:30 PM Punching a drunken man in the face for no reason ended one police officer’s career while two other serious breaches in the use of force left two other officers facing disciplinary action.
Clare Colley Bureaucratic “gobbledygook”, a lack of respite and transport funding, and inexperienced planners are just some of the problems creating anxiety around the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
Ross Peake The iconic tally board from the former national tally room, previously used for federal elections, will become part of history at Old Parliament House. However, the Museum of Australian Democracy will not have space to display the entire board which is 37 metres wide and seven metres high.
Christopher Knaus A magistrate has spoken out against the "pernicious evil" of the domestic violence she has dealt with for 15 years, condemning offenders who wrongly blame alcohol or anger problems instead of their controlling attitudes to women.
Christopher Knaus A woman has recanted allegations that her husband raped her and threatened to derail her family's visa application, a court has heard.
Megan Gorrey Politicians have urged pro-life protesters to shift their regular prayer vigil from outside a city abortion clinic to the ACT Legislative Assembly.
Clare Colley In its first full year of operation, animal rescue group ACT Wildlife received more than 2000 calls for assistance.
Kerry-Anne Cousins The work of eight of Australia's best glass artists were chosen and linked to a diplomatic mission of countries with glass making traditions.
Ian Warden For perhaps the first time in Canberra one of our exhibition-displaying cultural institutions is creating an adults-only "sealed section".
Michael Inman Experts are split on whether accused killer Luigi Costa suffers from dementia.
Megan Gorrey Quicker response times to house fires and closer proximity to any blazes that might break out in bushland on the territory's fringe are among the benefits of a new fire station in Canberra's southern suburbs.
Christopher Knaus Woman acknowledges that her memory was wrong but insists sexual assault occurred.