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Megan Doherty 10:56 PM The Gundaroo Music Festival is on Saturday, featuring a stellar line-up including Mental as Anything and Angry Anderson with the James Southwell band, lots of activities for the kids and, to cap it all off, a fireworks display.
Henry Belot 11:30 PM Calvary Hospital chief executive Karen Edwards believes juniors must be provided with more support.
Josephine Huynh 8:45 PM Josephine Huynh takes five with RÜFÜS keyboardist Jon George to get a taste of the group’s new sound ahead of their You Were Right tour.
7:33 PM Canberra-based company Aspen Medical has launched a 24-hour ambulance service in south Texas.
Megan Gorrey 7:29 PM An illegal immigrant linked to a large-scale cannabis grow house network in Canberra has been deported despite concerns he could never face justice for his alleged criminal behaviour.
Alexandra Back, Emma Kelly 7:29 PM Family and police have twice searched the dam on Leonard Wilkinson's property since the Yass man went missing.
Tom McIlroy 6:40 PM The company behind the MCG 's portable cricket pitch technology is part of the plan to redesign Floriade, with 2016 billed as a transition year moving the festival from Commonwealth Park to the city.
Henry Belot 6:37 PM The ACT government has launched an ambitious bid for US giant Tesla Motors to establish a research presence in Canberra.
Alexandra Back 11:30 PM The exhibition actually is an honour for Australia and for New Zealanders, says Eva T. Dafaranos, the Greek Ambassadrice and curator of the exhibition
Megan Gorrey 5:44 PM A woman viciously bashed and raped by her former partner still bears the emotional scars of the "terrifying, savage and prolonged attack", prosecutors have told a court.
Clare Sibthorpe 11:30 PM As a 14-year-old, Sarah thought everyone in her life was a paid actor. And it was movies that stopped her getting help.
Megan Doherty 4:00 PM Scotty and Nige are no more.
2:57 PM How closely have you been paying attention to the news this week?
Megan Gorrey 2:40 PM A man who pleaded not guilty to a brazen ram raid on a Gungahlin jewellery store has been committed to stand trial in the ACT Supreme Court.
11:10 AM Police are urging anyone who witnessed a man steal cash from Belconnen Soccer Club in McKellar in August to come forward.
Emma Kelly 10:45 AM Denman Prospect will be the first suburb in Australia requiring solar panels on every home.
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Ross Peake 2:07 AM Refugee whistleblower speaks out ahead of Canberra rally
Jennifer Gall Erin Helyard's celebration of Viennese piano technology of the 18th and 19th centuries was a delight.
Clare Colley Former Centenary of Canberra general manager Adam Stankevicius will head up a combined artsACT and Events ACT as the new director of the two agencies.
Ian Warden 11:45 PM The genius of Ewen Coates' sculpture Evolution of the Senses dedicated at the Australian War Memorial on Thursday lies in the way in which it has a man and a dog looking lovingly into one another's eyes
Stephen Jeffery Strategies to prevent a tragedy on the scale of a Sydney nursing home inferno that killed 14 people dominated discussions at a fire safety conference in Canberra yesterday .
Emma Macdonald The promised throngs of new customers to Canberra's beleaguered Westside container village have largely failed to materialise despite high hopes from the ACT Government that Floriade would see the village rebirthed.
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Henry Belot and Tom McIlroy Junior doctors at the Canberra Hospital have faced long-running bullying, harassment, sexist treatment and management failures, leading to poor accountability and concerns about patient care.
Michelle Potter The dance sequences are the highlight of this colourful multimedia show.
Stephen Jeffery Don't panic if your suburb is filled with garage sales later this month. It's all for a good cause.
David Ellery ACT CFMEU boss Dean Hall denies knowledge of alleged corruption, but admits he made a mistake allowing Fihi Kivalu to say he resigned after being made redundant.
Ian Warden 11:45 PM We are too scared to come out of the closet and admit it, in this tree-lined, tree-mad, Arboretum-adoring city, but some of us think Canberra has far too many trees.
Jil Hogan Your guide to what's going on around the capital this weekend.
Robert Crawford Jerrabomberra man James Hughes died after losing control on the new bridge, west of Nerriga.
Alexandra Back Only in Canberra could a Chinese restaurant be deemed neutral territory, where politicians put down their rivalries and pick up chopsticks instead.
Greg Chamberlain One of the more exciting performers to emerge from the fertile Australian comedy circuit in years, Ronny Chieng has his audience in stitches from the moment he walks on stage.