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Clare Sibthorpe 9:10 PM NASA said the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex dishes would will play a central part in missions.
Christopher Knaus 7:54 PM Man accused of trying to drown wife, and then threatening to kill her therapy dog.
Katie Burgess 7:52 PM November proved to be a warm chaser to a thirsty October, with temperatures hovering two degrees above average.
Megan Gorrey 7:52 PM Federal police will have to wait until next year to move into a multimillion-dollar forensics lab in Canberra after construction delays postponed the opening.
Megan Gorrey 7:47 PM Among the run-of-the-mill bikes, jewellery and laptops seized by police in the ACT and auctioned off to keen bidders is the odd item that hints at a more sinister past.
Michael Inman 7:45 PM A psychiatrist speculated that accused killer Christopher David Navin could suffer from schizophrenia soon after he was charged with the murder of Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber.
David Ellery 7:39 PM Lomax breached Fair Work Act during visit to Adelaide building site.
Scott Hannaford 6:23 PM Euphoria over the change of Prime Minister and fading concerns over cuts to the public service is making Canberra's small business owners among the most optimistic in the country. But many are failing to follow their customers as they move to smart devices.
Claire Capel-Stanley 3:53 PM The word 'megalo' means 'exaggerated size, or greatness' so it's no wonder Megalo Print Studio has chosen to celebrate its 35th birthday by attempting the world's longest screenprint.
3:01 PM A Canberra student has won the year 7 science category at the 2015 World Education Games, helping Australia to win the Science World Cup.
1:58 PM Firefighters break in to northside unit to find food alight on stove, and couple asleep upstairs.
Jennifer Gall 12:42 PM This ensemble's sound is sophisticated, rhythmically impeccable and emotionally rich.
11:03 AM Firefighters extinguished a small fire on a conveyor belt at the Lower Molonglo sewage treatment plant on Monday morning.
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Natasha Boddy 11:30 PM It was the ultimate gift from a stranger that gave little Ava a second chance at life.
Natasha Boddy, Emma Kelly 11:45 PM Environmentally conscious Canberrans will now have the option of pushing up daisies in a whole new way and enter the afterlife as naturally as possible.
Emma Kelly 11:30 PM Installing a big screen in Garema Place, enlivening laneways and developing population density targets among a sweep of measures proposed to transform Canberra's struggling CBD.
Megan Gorrey 11:30 PM The ACT government will seek to strike a balance between victim safety with privacy concerns as it eyes better ways of sharing information to help combat domestic violence.
Kirsten Lawson 11:30 PM Government defends plans to combine public trustee and public guardian, denying decisions will be made on cost.
Megan Gorrey 12:01 AM More than 29 per cent of ACT respondents aged 15 to 19 have identified alcohol and drugs as the nation's top problem.
A couple has escaped serious injury after their car rolled in the Brindabellas on Sunday morning.
Mary Lynn Mather Popular book club Read Around Canberra will no longer be hosted by Libraries ACT, to the dismay of its loyal members.
Matthew Raggatt The program to remove or decommission 22 underground oil storage tanks from Canberra public schools will soon be completed.
Mary Lynn Mather On Tuesday people across the globe will be wearing red ribbons, in solidarity with those who are living with HIV and in memory of those who have died.
Matthew Raggatt A Dickson man who allegedly stabbed a woman he was in a casual relationship with, threatened to kill her and broke a window in an attempt to escape police has been refused bail.
Georgina Connery It seems there's been an exodus of young female players from netball courts across the country with new research finding more girls are now playing soccer.
Matthew Raggatt Artificial Christmas trees are being used for the hospital because infection control is an issue in the ward and clinical areas. Matthew Raggatt explains.
Georgina Connery GIVIT an online platform connecting people in need with those willing to give is looking to expand in the ACT.
Georgina Connery The community has rallied around the family of a Holy Family Primary School student whose memorial was vandalised.
Matthew Raggatt New Fluffy blocks are offering new challenges and may destroy character it is alleged.
Matthew Raggatt Nurses working the overnight 12-hour shift at Canberra Hospital have attacked the ACT government for failing to fix an "oversight" which has cost them more than $1000 each a year.