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9:04 PM A new partnership hopes to reduce the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Canberra justice system.
Henry Belot 11:30 PM An ACT teacher is hopeful a new species of spider may be named in her honour after she helped discover it on the Cape York Peninsula in Queensland.
Henry Belot 11:30 PM Nearly half of obese adults in Canberra consider themselves only slightly overweight, according to a new study by the Heart Foundation.
Kirsten Lawson 11:30 PM The figure translates to just one extra mesothelioma case among people who have lived in Fluffy homes over the past 40 years
Eleanor Mackay 11:30 PM With one in four ACT kids overweight or obese and more than 80 per cent of children not getting enough daily exercise, Canberra students are being encouraged to participate in a two-month challenge to improve their physical activity.
Ron Cerabona 6:33 PM Canberra's only finalist in the Young Archie competition this year was 18-year-old Narrabundah artist Harriet Mitchell. She didn't have to look far for her subject, choosing her younger sister Romy, whom she frequently paints.
Lin Yin 11:30 PM it's back to school for ACT firefighters as they take their fire safety messages to kindy kids in a fun program of activities.
Christopher Knaus 4:35 PM A man who repeatedly molested his stepdaughter at her home and at Point Hut crossing has shown no remorse, labelling the charges as a "fabricated conspiracy", a court has heard.
Ian Warden 11:45 PM 100 years ago this week, men of the Goulburn region were discovering that a passionate love of king and country and a desire to crush the Huns were not enough to get one into uniform. Without "eight sound grinders" among your teeth, your king and country didn't want you.
Michael Inman Damages for Human Rights breaches should be introduced in the ACT as a way to gain full potential from the current protections in place, a watchdog says.
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Megan Doherty Amber Nichols will be 36 weeks' pregnant in the next round. She says she's prepared to go all the way.
Friedel Marquardt William Spencer was young and full of life. He had the whole world in front of him but a "freak accident" at the end of 2014 ripped that all away.
Clare Colley Seventy Canberrans braved the cold to run around Lake Burley Griffin in red Speedos and Santa hats for Cystic Fibrosis ACT's Santa Speedo Shuffle on Sunday.
Clare Colley Greening Australia volunteers were out in force on Sunday planting about 2500 native trees and shrubs in a paddock near Murrumbateman, for National Tree Day.
Michael Inman CFMEU allege staff underpaid, but boss says lawsuit timed to discredit him ahead of his appearance before the royal commission this week.
Chris Knaus and Tom McIlroy Scott Alexander McDougall was said to be party deranged when he killed Julie Tattersall in one of the territory's most heinous and notorious crimes.