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Henry Belot 6:27 PM A 3.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded to the north west of Canberra on Wednesday afternoon.
Emma Kelly 6:04 PM The developer behind Canberra's Campbell 5 precinct has bought the sites of the rundown Currong and Allawah flats in central Canberra for $47 million at auction.
4:29 PM A 23-year-old man will face court after allegedly driving at 240km/h in a BWM M5 sedan.
Alexandra Back 3:30 PM A pioneer of Canberra's wine district, Edgar Riek OAM, has died aged 95.
Phillip Thomson 3:22 PM Treasury secretary outlines plans to attract deputy secretaries and other top staff by making Sydney and Melbourne an option.
Christopher Knaus 2:44 PM Former Eastman prosecutor strongly denies "playing games" with jury over now discredited forensics.
11:08 AM The moment thieves smashed their way into a bar and loaded a trolley with stolen liquor has been captured on CCTV.
Catriona Jackson 11:02 AM Restaurant review: The boys at Morks are still turning out high quality, exciting modern Thai food.
9:22 AM The ACT government has closed a loophole which may have allowed some drink drivers to evade prosecution.
7:50 AM An inmate was flown to Royal North Shore Hospital after he was stabbed and scalded at Goulburn Correctional Centre on Tuesday afternoon.
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11:06 PM A car fire inside a Hawker unit complex led to the evacuation of around 40 residents on Tuesday night.
Christopher Knaus 9:34 PM Michael Adams, now a NSW Supreme Court judge, says his team understood they had to give Eastman all relevant information before trial.
Tom McIlroy 9:34 PM The government won't say if it will make public an audit into massive cost blow outs in renovation works at The Lodge.
Alexandra Back 11:30 PM Teenagers under child protection are far more likely than the general population to enter the youth justice system that the same year, Australian researchers report.
Meghan Corcoran 8:58 PM The world could not ignore the gloved salute of Black Power on the Podium at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico.
John Thistleton 8:37 PM The chairman of the campaign for a new primary school at Murrumbateman says the NSW government's education bureaucrats are ignoring a compelling case for the school.
Emma Macdonald 8:36 PM Islamic School of Canberra distances itself from the financial problems plaguing Sydney's largest Islamic school Malek Fahd.
Christopher Knaus 8:26 PM A teenager accused of calling in fake bomb threat to a Canberra high school last week has appeared in court.
8:24 PM The ACT government has accepted all recommendations of a 2013 auditor-general report that found numerous shortcomings in the territory's preparedness for bushfires.
Ian Warden 11:45 PM Power of the press! Only days after our passionate defence of street art and graffiti via discussion of a new book Medieval Graffiti, the ACT government has appointed a "street art coordinator" for Canberra.
Kirsten Lawson, Tom McIlroy and Markus Mannheim 8:04 PM Chief Minister Andrew Barr had defended a police investigation into Joy Burch's ministerial office.
Kirsten Lawson 6:00 AM Planning Minister will gather ideas for Canberra's urban renewal.
Christopher Knaus and Megan Gorrey Lawyers for two former Canberra Marist brothers say their clients are unfit to face child sexual abuse charges.
Synthetic eggs, honey, sausages! Melbourne weekly Table Talk had cruel fun 100 years ago today with press reports that Germans (starving and obviously losing the war), were reduced to eating synthetic foods.
Megan Gorrey A north Canberra father has pleaded not guilty to charges linked to a car crash that claimed the life of his young daughter.
An outbreak of blue-green algae outbreak has forced the temporary closure of Lake Jerrabomberra.
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Emergency services have worked through the night to unload 20 tonnes of cheese from an overturned truck.
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Police are investigating a string of car fires in Canberra's inner south in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
Penny Wong grills John Lloyd over his concern for welfare of public servant in Jamie Briggs saga.
The government will extend smoking bans in Canberra to more public spaces and events, Chief Minister Andrew Barr has foreshadowed.
Tom McIlroy The growing price tag for renovations at the prime minister's official Canberra residence has grown again, this time to $11.61 million.
Four men aged 60 to 83 allegedly molested young boys in ACT schools in the 1980s.
Christopher Knaus David Eastman has launched his last-ditch bid to stave off a second trial for the 1989 murder of ACT police chief Colin Winchester.
A Canberra man accused of calling a woman a "dirty f---ing slut" as he struck her and kicked her in the face during a prolonged attack has been kept behind bars after he allegedly breached his bail conditions.