Latest ACT News
Ben Westcott 12:30 PM Legal experts condemn the ACT government's "odd" decision to remove caps from political donations, saying it could invite big donors to try to gain influence over government decisions once again.
Georgina Connery 10:58 AM Controlled hazard reduction burns are being conducted across Canberra throughout the weekend.
10:39 AM Police are searching for four men after an assault on Saturday last week which left a man unconscious and bleeding in a Braddon street.
9:05 AM A 28-year-old Evatt man has been charged with drug trafficking after police found him on a construction site with 21.5 grams of suspected methylamphetamine.
Henry Belot 11:30 PM A much loved artistic festival is set to return to Canberra in March and expand its reach to the Australian National University, the National Museum of Australia and a pop-up village made of shipping containers on the shores of West Basin.
9:30 PM Some of Canberra's most passionate childcare, early learning and after school care workers have been recognised for their contributions to education and care in the ACT.
Henry Belot 11:30 PM A 39-year-old man who admitted to smoking ice before driving his car is alleged to have wiped snot on the seat of a police car before making pig noises and saying “I’m speaking you language”.
Emma Kelly and Lee Gaskin 11:45 PM Canberra's junior cricketers have returned to the pitch to celebrate the life of Phillip Hughes who for so many helped inspire their love of the game.
Scherry Bloul 11:30 PM A Canberra University professor has become the second Canberra academic to be arrested protesting against expansion of coal mining in Australia.
Sally Pryor 11:30 PM When Dimity Azoury was a little girl, she used to look at a photo of Marilyn Rowe, Australia's first Prima Ballerina, and dream of one day being like her.
Christopher Knaus 7:33 PM A violent murderer has been sentenced to 12 months jail for the unprovoked bashing of a prison guard last year.
Noel Towell 11:30 PM Human Services boss to increase numbers of mandarins in the already large department.
7:14 PM No one injured after plane crashes shortly after taking off at Kalkite.
Christopher Knaus 7:02 PM A company accused of poor maintenance says US-supplied bolts may offer an alternative theory.
Natasha Boddy 11:30 PM Greens MLA Shane Rattenbury has called for more funding and midwifery support to allow more ACT women to have properly supervised home births.
Noel Towell 11:30 PM Lives are being put at risk on NSW streets because of a dumbing-down of teaching programs at the state's Police Academy, according to insiders at the training college.
Peter Wilkins 11:45 PM A new site-specific theatrical installation pays tribute to the people who loved, lived and played on the land now known as Stirling Park.
Kirsten Lawson 11:30 PM Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has restated her determination to demolish every Mr Fluffy home, and warned homeowners that if they don't take up the offer by June next year they could face compulsory acquisition.
Kirsten Lawson 11:30 PM The new NSW suburbs of Googong and Tralee will be the winners from the Mr Fluffy buyback, the head of the Real Estate Institute of the ACT, Ron Bell, has warned, with little land available in the ACT.
8:45 PM With more than 1 million LED lights in its display, Petrie Plaza is the spirit of Christmas.
Scherry Bloul 5:00 PM Canberra mothers will jump 14,000 feet out of a plane to raise money for charity.
4:40 PM The Lifeline Bookfair will open its doors again on Saturday for its second day.