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Tom McIlroy 11:30 PM Chief Minister Andrew Barr wants the Labor Party platform to move with the times, in support of same-sex marriage.
Kirsten Lawson 11:30 PM Former chief minister Jon Stanhope has joined the Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal health service, in a job that reflects his longstanding interest in Aboriginal issues and represents his first foray into the community sector.
Christopher Knaus 9:54 PM The ACT government has been urged to reinstate $15 million in savings to the territory's police force, amid growing fears that positions will be cut in coming months.
Chris Dutton 8:59 PM Christos Kyrgios still remembers the day a woman ripped off his hat to make fun of his bald head.
Michael Inman 8:27 PM A Canberra public servant's marathon fight for compensation has been without substance and is beginning to border on vexatious, a judge has said.
Megan Gorrey 11:30 PM Civic's Bunda Street shareway has been nominated for a national award which recognises innovative planning solutions.
Henry Belot 8:15 PM The NSW south coast's surf lifesaving season involved more than 70 rescues, but no fatalities.
Joseph Walker 11:30 PM When Katherine Barnes came across a compass disguised as a button and a silk scarf printed with a map of Greece among her father-in-law's possessions she wondered if there was more to his story than she knew.
Henry Belot 11:30 PM Diabetic eye disease will cost Australians more than $2 billion in lost productivity and wellness this year, according to a new Deloitte Access Economics report.
Christopher Knaus 11:30 PM A mafia informant who will provide potentially critical information in any second trial of David Eastman faces serious and dangerous retribution if his identity is revealed, a judge has said.
Richard Baker and Nick McKenzie 12:15 AM A stellar 30-year public service career was destroyed in hours.
Jil Hogan 6:04 PM More than two and a half months of work and 2000 metres of tulle are behind a new art installation at Canberra Centre by internationally renowned artist Benjamin Shine.
Henry Belot 5:31 PM Police are investigating whether a shotgun seized from a northside home on Friday was used in a series of shootings in Canberra in recent months.
Primrose Riordan and Hannah Moore 3:59 PM With temperatures dropping down to minus 1 degrees, Monday was the coldest day of the year yet in Canberra.
3:42 PM Police are looking for a man reportedly seen outside murdered Canberra woman Daniela D’Addario's apartment in Bruce early last Thursday morning.
Emily Barton 1:35 PM Canberra father playing with his children catches deadly blue-ringed octopus in south coast lagoon.
Noel Towell 12:40 PM Department apologises to public servants, manager "counselled" after prank suggested staff had been sacked.
10:42 AM A fire in an apartment block garage in Red Hill may not have been accidental, police say.
John Thistleton 10:36 AM A Canberra grandmother and grandson visited the Monkey Temple in Kathmandu Valley just before it was reduced to rubble in the earthquake.
Markus Mannheim 10:13 AM The specialists are concerned about what they say is a lack of pay security.
8:44 AM Disqualified driver was caught driving 215 kilometres per hour on the Hume Highway on Sunday night.
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Susan Parsons A tree in the grounds of Geelong Grammar School in Victoria is labelled 'Gallipoli Oak acorns collected at Gallipoli by Capt. William Lampriere Winter-Cooke Ptd 4.8.1916'.