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Matthew Raggatt 10:44 PM Advocates for principals and parents said security measures taken after threats were made last week were satisfactory.
Reclaim Australia protesters held their largest rally yet on Saturday in Canberra kicking of a wave of Anti-Islam demonstrations in cities across the world.
Matthew Raggatt 10:31 PM A repeat of the Woden 9 plans for towers up to 28 storeys high would be prevented if new height limits in the Woden master plan took effect.
Stephen Jeffery 10:30 PM The murder of three members of the same family and severe bashing of a fourth 30 years ago this week sparked outrage and hastened the process to introduce tougher domestic violence legislation in the ACT.
Matthew Raggatt 10:29 PM The solar farm approval conditions requiring screen planting had achieved nothing, with the company doing the "bare minimum" by having young tube stock planted, Matthew Raggatt says.
Stephen Jeffery 10:29 PM The Southern Cross Club has proposed a four-storey, purpose-built fitness and wellness centre on the site of the old Phillip Pitch and Putt Club, which shut its doors in 2013.
Matthew Raggatt 9:24 PM It's the party to mark the Year of the Monkey but lion dancers will again lead the Chinese New Year celebrations on Sunday.
Matthew Raggatt 11:30 PM Many of the ACT's childcare centres are being assessed for the first time, Lisa Syrette says.
Top turn out to Waitangi Day celebrations at Queanbeyan's Lowe Park
Matthew Raggatt 6:04 PM A Canberra man allegedly threatened to kill his partner after throwing a bowl of vanilla slice mix in her face on Friday night.
The contents of beloved pastoral homestead Huntly will be sold at auction on Sunday.
Tom McIlroy and Kirsten Lawson The former staffer at the centre of a police investigation into the conduct of Joy Burch's office has broken her silence.
The ACT is the latest region to be swept up in the pre-packaged salad recall.
Alexandra Back A former soldier extradited to the ACT on charges of harassing and threatening a female psychologist who found him unfit for service has been refused bail.
The economic benefits of the Gungahlin tram project may have been exaggerated through one-sided counting of impacts that go well beyond the tram itself, an Australian National University academic has warned.
The ACT Government has appointed a special graffiti coordinator to curb the problem of removing illegal tagging and other graffiti.
Road spikes were used to end the high-speed pursuit of two teenagers in a stolen vehicle, NSW police say.
An interesting concept, says Michael Moore: A party without a policy and the party people are not allowed to stand for election
Clare Colley Before Helen Smith was diagnosed with stage three ovarian cancer in 2012, she had no idea having a family history of breast cancer was linked to the disease. And she's not the only one.
John Thistleton Murray cod are on the rise in the Queanbeyan River.
Gabriella Possum thought she might cry as she came face to face with her father's most famous painting, decades after she helped him complete the majestic piece.
Australian of the Year David Morrison has donated the use of a gifted luxury car to Canberra organisation Karinya House.
A unique public housing project is about to take shape in Kambah.
Jil Hogan Brides-to-be could soon be saying yes to a locally designed dress with Canberra designer Naomi Hogie launching her first bridal collection.
A Miracle Mile-winning horse trainer was paid more than $25,000 in fees for training a horse. Problem is it's not real.
The final charge of child sex abuse against the husband of a former Australian ambassador to Spain has been formally discontinued.
Former multicultural affairs minister John Hargreaves will be rockin' it at this year's huge celebration of diversity.
What is the speech banana?
A Canberra man accused of lighting a stolen car on fire has been granted bail.
Nige. Just Nige. Is back on the airwaves on Monday.
An elderly woman has been seriously injured after a car struck her while she was crossing a suburban street in Canberra's north.
David Ellery Refugees seeking sanctuary from deportation to Nauru or Manus Island in Canberra would not be turned away local Uniting Church leaders have said.
Peter Badcoe risked his life to rescue a US medical officer in the jungles of Vietnam, now his Victoria Cross and other medals rest among those of other Australian heroes.
Rumours have been swirling that Canberra's biggest fashion event of the year was no more. But the organisers are adamant that it's alive and kicking.
Katie Burgess Golliwogs are really best left in the past and have no place in a modern public hospital, hospital client says.
Canberra man arrested in connection to a drive-by shooting in the city's south last year.
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Tom McIlroy The heated politics of the Joy Burch affair are set to overshadow the first Assembly sitting period as the opposition seek to block the dumped minister from committee positions and the deputy speakership.
Aerial inspections of Canberra's overheard powerlines are to prevent blackouts and bushfires, ActewAGL says.