Latest ACT News
Ross Peake 6:00 PM The body representing international students says granting them more work hours will help avoid exploitation by employers.
Tom McIlroy 5:59 PM Andrew Barr says he will focus on improving transport infrastructure rather than get distracted by polls.
Jil Hogan 5:16 PM Your guide to what's going on around the capital this weekend.
Christopher Knaus 4:06 PM Twenty-year-old rammed through an outdoor smoking area in failed burglary attempt.
David Ellery 3:31 PM Secret recordings show organisors discussing whether Kivalu had been "leaning on" a contractor.
Dan Bigna 2:44 PM The revival touring circuit rolls on with 1980s Australian pop music the focus of a forthcoming Mix 106.3 sponsored show at the Royal Theatre in November featuring such notables as The Eurogliders, GANGgajang and Pseudo Echo.
Alexandra Back, Katie Burgess 2:33 PM Urban renewal on multiple fronts throughout Canberra has been at the expense of the older parts of Civic.
Natasha Rudra 1:53 PM Do you have an old tape player and a sturdy chair? If so, the Street Theatre would love to borrow it.
11:53 AM Police are treating a fire that gutted a Kambah garage and damaged a home Wednesday morning as suspicious.
Katie Burgess and Emma Kelly 10:40 AM The case of a fire which tore through a Mr Fluffy house on Tuesday night has been referred to police.
8:14 AM The news, traffic and weather to get you up to speed.
Henry Belot 11:30 PM Staff at Canberra Hospital's emergency department have been working overtime to treat an increasing number of patients, prompting management to launch a recruitment drive.
Clare Sibthorpe and Alexandra Back 11:30 PM Canberra is witnessing the death of its original "nappy valley" as mums and dads pack up their strollers to abandon Tuggeranong, but Gungahlin's population is soaring.
Katie Burgess and Megan Gorrey 10:09 PM Canberra's wettest winter in a decade has made for a spectacular start to spring.
Kirsten Lawson and Tom McIlroy 9:50 PM The union movement believes the Liberals are "winning the referendum" on light rail.
Emma Macdonald 11:30 PM As a foster child growing up in Goulburn, Tanayah Howe tries not to remember her unhappy and disrupted school days. Now she is determined her sons will have a much better education.
8:51 PM Greens Minister Shane Rattenbury has questioned increases in government subsidies for Canberrans switching from wood fires to gas heating, breaking ranks with Labor cabinet colleagues.
Kirsten Lawson 8:01 PM 'I'm going to be involved in the arboretum till the day I die whether they want me to or not'
Megan Gorrey 11:30 PM The ACT Government's conservative approach to double jeopardy laws has rendered the reforms meaningless, says ACT Victims of Crime Commissioner John Hinchey.
Katie Burgess 11:30 PM Joseph Mitchell, who works weekends in hospitality to finance his university studies, says his time is as valuable as anyone else's, including his paramedic father's.