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Christopher Knaus 10:02 PM Claims by a NSW police worker that she was raped by her prison guard ex-boyfriend have been labelled as "thoroughly absurd and ridiculous" by prosecutors.
Tom McIlroy 10:02 PM Canberra's peak property lobby group has warned the ACT government against increasing rates and charges or introducing new taxes or levies to pay for the $783 million light rail line.
Kirsten Lawson 9:59 PM A former Treasury official says jobs figures are much lower than commonly quoted and in any case you don't build a tram line because it creates jobs.
Emma Macdonald 9:57 PM An inquiry into the decision-making process behind a Canberra school erecting a cage for a student with autism is "close" to being released, according to ACT Education Minister Joy Burch.
Henry Belot 9:53 PM Acacia Ward, a seven-year-old girl who died in a car crash in Canberra's north last week, has been remembered as a brilliant musician who dared to become the Prime Minister of Australia.
Emma Macdonald 8:49 PM Conder Early Learning Centre is under two separate investigations.
Lin Yin 8:30 PM It might not be Monet, but the National Zoo and Aquarium's budding meerkat artists are sure to give the Canberra art community paws for thought.
7:56 PM Road rage has resulted in a two-car crash in Canberra's north over the weekend.
Kirsten Lawson 11:30 PM Labor Members of the ACT Assembly split on boat turnbacks at the party's national conference on the weekend, with Chief Minister Andrew Barr and Joy Burch backing Bill Shorten's position on turnbacks, but Yvette Berry and Chris Bourke opposing the move.
Tom McIlroy and Peter Hannam 11:30 PM Canberra households have emerged as some of the biggest winners from the scrapping of the carbon tax, with a new report findings savings of $269 for gas and electricity.
Eleanor Mackay 11:30 PM Winter isn't stopping year 2 students across Canberra from getting in the pool and learning essential safety skills as part of the Aqua Safe program.
Kimberley Le Lievre 11:30 PM Development is to start at South Tralee, more than 12 years after it was first slated.
Michael Inman 4:56 PM A Canberra police officer has told the union royal commission that a CFMEU official "tried to intimidate me".
Eleanor Mackay 4:35 PM For Australian troops in World War I, the state of the art German tanks were something to be feared.
Tom McIlroy 11:45 PM Provisional drivers, cyclists, motorcycle riders and pedestrians were over-represented in road accidents in the ACT in 2014, with the territory recording 7782 crashes and 10 deaths.
Ian Warden 11:45 PM This week 100 years ago, Victorian housewives and schoolchildren galore were assisting the war effort by knitting socks for soldiers. But, horror!
11:30 PM The ACT's new urban fire chief has started his tenure with a tour of some of Canberra's fire stations.
Christopher Knaus 3:09 PM Pedestrian awarded $258,000 after being struck while crossing road.
Kimberley Le Lievre 2:04 PM Share the Dignity campaign aims to collect feminine hygiene products for homeless women in Canberra.
Henry Belot 11:39 AM As a doctor in a busy emergency department you need to be prepared for all manner of presentations, including pint glasses stuck up bums.
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A new partnership hopes to reduce the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Canberra justice system.