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Primrose Riordan 11:45 PM A Canberra grandmother and 21-year-old grandson left a now-partially collapsed Kathmandu temple just five minutes before the disastrous Nepalese earthquake hit, narrowly escaping death and injury.
8:45 PM A man, believed to be aged between 20 to 30, has died after his car hit a tree on Stockdill Drive in Holt on Sunday evening.
Jil Hogan 7:32 PM Thousands of pasty, white limbs came out to play on Sunday for the Groovin The Moo music festival at University of Canberra.
Michael Inman 11:30 PM The Federal Court will do away with the traditional jurisdiction based organisation and introduce an approach focused on practice areas.
Michael Inman 11:30 PM Tuggeranong, Gungahlin and Weston Creek residents are the unhealthiest in the ACT, but overall the territory has a better performance.
Clare Colley 11:30 PM Walking for 10 days across 300 kilometres of desert might sound monotonous, but it’s nothing compared to the tedium of everyday life for young people living in aged care homes.
7:00 PM Canberra Olympic Pool has reopened its indoor pool but the outdoor pools require major repairs.
11:30 PM Canberra's water and sewerage utility ACTEW Water has been rebranded Icon Water as of Monday.
Tom McIlroy 11:30 PM Nearly two years since their departure from Parliament, Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard are still to commission artists for their official prime ministerial portraits.
Clare Colley 12:00 AM A "senior gathering" of state and territory environment ministers will be a key opportunity to tackle climate change, despite the absence of ministers from Liberal Party-governed jurisdictions.
Michael Inman 11:45 PM The victim of a vicious jail bashing that left him in a critical condition has woken from a coma.
10:41 AM Police are investigating a string of more than 35 car break-ins across Canberra's north over the weekend.
Mark Sawa Minister for Capital Metro's spokesman says no commitment has been made to any business entity or group about light rail routes.
Matthew Raggatt A leading union representing ActewAGL staff will seek meetings with the company's management to warn job cuts risk public safety.
Kimberley Granger A four-year-old girl with head injuries is being transported by helicopter from Narooma.
Ben Westcott One week after the devastating earthquake which destroyed homes and lives in Nepal, Canberra's Nepalese community has come together to share stories, a meal and support each other.
Matthew Raggatt A man charged with assaulting his former partner has been granted bail despite threatening to kill the woman if she did not tell the truth about alleged cheating.
Matthew Raggatt Police find 170 capsules of ecstasy in car but suspect denies they are hers.
Sally Pryor 12:15 AM One hundred years ago, it was once worth just one pound, and today it's worth more than $1.5 million.
Ben Westcott Advocates in Canberra have called on the government to urgently subsidise new, advanced treatments for hepatitis C, saying each month they delay about 50 people die from the condition.
Ben Westcott Many new childcare facilities have opened, meaning some are not operating at full capacity.
A 24-year-old Wright woman will face court this morning after ecstasy, methamphetamine and cocaine were allegedly found in her car on Friday night.
Ian Warden 11:45 PM One hundred years ago this week the editor of Queanbeyan's Age complained that war reports his paper was receiving were heavily-censored, rose-tinted accounts.