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3:18 PM A 21-year-old Torrens man was arrested on Tuesday in connection to an alleged attack on an 82-year-old man outside his Pearce home on September 22.
Luca Lombardo 2:59 PM Last minute beer run? Forgot a present for Aunty Ethel? Someone sprained an ankle in backyard cricket? Here's a handy guide to what's open and when in Canberra this Christmas period.
Tom McIlroy 2:00 PM Hundreds of political junkies and last-minute Christmas shoppers are lining up to meet former prime minister Julia Gillard in the city.
Henry Belot 1:26 PM The NRMA has called on supermarket petrol chains to quit acting like Scrooges and show Canberrans some Christmas love.
12:39 PM Canberran 17-year-old has mear miss with freight train while traveling at double the speed limit.
Ross Peake 12:35 PM Public servants' annual days off at risk from hardline approach to pay negotiations, says the union.
Henry Belot 8:55 AM Staff at Canberra’s RSPCA depots are handing select kittens to pet stores to avoid a catastrophic cat surplus, just months after having no cats to give.
Henry Belot 11:30 PM The National Australia Bank has extended its Mr Fluffy relief package to Queanbeyan and NSW residents after initially restricting the initiative to Canberrans.
Henry Belot 7:58 PM Fire crews battled a house fire in Dunlop on Monday afternoon believed to be caused by a lightning strike.
Megan Gorrey 11:30 PM Newly minted Emergency Services Minister Joy Burch has reiterated her support for the ACT Emergency Services Agency management, after allegations of bullying and tensions amid the agency's senior leadership emerged.
Clare Colley 11:30 PM Science may be back in federal cabinet, but the science community wants the words backed with action from the government.
Henry Belot 6:14 PM Man, aged 71, escapes injury in the incident at Traill Place.
Ian Warden 11:45 PM Canberra's humans have fled for the season but thank goodness the city's wildlife is newsworthy.
Megan Gorrey 11:30 PM Five months after losing their mother in the MH17 tragedy, Chelsea and Cassandra Gibson are bracing themselves for their first Christmas without her.
David Winter 11:30 PM Canberra children ask Santa for anything Frozen or Lego this Christmas.
Clare Colley 11:30 PM Confusion continues to reign for families transitioning on to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
Ian Warden 11:45 PM A fox terrier, of the second most adorable breed of dog (after God's chosen breed the English Springer Spaniel), was in Melbourne's news 100 years ago this week.
Michael Inman Three Rebels bikie gang members accused of attacking and stripping two Finks members of their colours will face aggravated robbery charges, a court has heard.
Michael Inman A police bullet left Jonathan Crowley a quadriplegic, now he's been caught up in the Mr Fluffy saga.
Two women in their 40s arrested after alleged racial abuse incident at Weston service station.
Police are seeking witnesses to a fire at the back of a BMX track in Kambah on Sunday afternoon.
Noel Towell Independent Senator Nick Xenophon says the case is a “scandalous waste of taxpayers’ money…to protect the butt of the department".