Latest ACT News
4:43 PM Luca Lombardo and Scherry Bloul talk to four children about to start school and we get some tips from the experts on how parents can help make it easier for everyone.
Henry Belot 3:25 PM An unorthodox catching style and a desire to overcome the social pain inflicted by a teenage ball-hog has left one cricket fan in hospital with a broken finger, with his friend requiring medical assistance after fainting.
Jamie Freed 3:00 PM Qantas Airways 747-400 aircraft VH-OJA holds the world record for the longest ever commercial flight, non-stop from London to Sydney in 20 hours, 9 minutes and 5 seconds in August 1989.
1:33 PM About 20 students have narrowly escaped serious injuries and a bus driver is in hospital after school bus rolls near Eden.
Megan Gorrey 12:13 PM Canberra's leading victims of crime advocate has called for controversial anti-rape posters to be put back up in ACT government offices.
Natasha Boddy 11:47 AM As children across Canberra prepare to return to school next week, parents are faced with the dreaded task of another year of packing the school lunch box.
9:36 AM A snapshot of the news you need to know about in the nation's capital and beyond.
Tom McIlroy 11:45 PM Customer service, competition and Uber to be considered in a review of Canberra's taxi industry.
Christopher Knaus 11:30 PM A stolen birth certificate was all it took for Adam Gregory Towney to shed his chequered past and assume the identity of a young soldier training to serve his country.
Christopher Knaus 11:30 PM A Canberra man was found with thousands of child pornography files, some in the most heinous category, that involved roughly 40 young victims.
Emma Macdonald 11:30 PM The first property to test positive for loose-fill asbestos as part of the NSW government's free testing program has been identified.
Sally Coen The city centre was overrun with sheep, poultry and excited children on Wednesday for the official launch of the 2015 ActewAGL Royal Canberra Show.
Henry Belot A Canberra-based indigenous housing organisation will be deregistered by special administrators after years of spiralling debt and “bad financial management”, with six residential properties transferred to the ACT government.
Emma Kelly 11:30 PM Jerrabomberra residents fear the Canberra Airport master plan underestimates the impact of aircraft noise.
Henry Belot 11:30 PM A woman who said she witnessed a parent drop a baby on its head in the hospital playground claims hospital staff were reluctant to intervene as the playground was a public place.
Woman facing Goulburn court over possession of drugs and stolen property.
Ian Warden 11:45 PM Artist Trevor Dickinson is amazed that it has taken him so long to imagine our old bush shelters as a mug.
Ian Warden 11:45 PM Perhaps the Hollywood creators of Gene Kelly's joyous dancing-in-the-rain sequence in the 1952 musical Singin' In The Rain (Gene's character is deliriously in love and dances through a downpour) had heard of a famous incident in Goulburn.
Primrose Riordan and Tom McIlroy ACT Chief Minister has stepped up his attack on The Northern Territory, suggesting that our northern counterparts are attempting to "steal" nationally significant events from Canberra
Henry Belot 11:30 PM Public health experts have criticised the Canberra Raiders for allowing McDonald's to place coupons and advertising on tickets to a trial match at Seiffert Oval in February.
Phillip Thomson Andrew Blyth has been appointed chair of the Regional Development Australia committees in the ACT.
A 33-year-old man is in a stable condition after being hit by a 18-year-old drink driver in Canberra on Sunday.
Henry Belot The principal of Canberra Grammar School has described Tony Abbott's decision to appoint Prince Philip a knight of the Order of Australia as "inappropriate" and "undemocratic".