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Sally Pryor 12:37 PM When Gordon Peake first arrived in East Timor for a short research trip in 2007, he was instantly captivated by the complex and energetic country. His resulting book struck exactly the right chord with readers and reviewers alike, and has been named ACT Book of the Year.
Phillip Thomson 12:34 PM Some businesses have five years left to run on leases. The Immigration Department could move out in two.
Sasha Grishin 12:20 PM Thomson possesses the rare ability to constantly reinvent herself as an artist.
Primrose Riordan 12:16 PM The Skywhale will be conspicuously absent from the upcoming Balloon Spectacular, but just how many flights she has left remains unclear.
Sally Pryor 11:49 AM An ancient Indian sculpture that until recently had its home among other Asian antiquities at the National Gallery of Australia is set to return to India.
Kerry-Anne Cousins 11:43 AM Phoebe Porter chooses simple shapes for her jewellery, but their uncluttered design makes an impact.
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10:14 AM Man in his 50s taken to Calvary Hospital after he was attacked by wasps
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9:46 PM Leading women recognised for contribution to Canberra.
Tom McIlroy 11:30 PM The opposition has accused the ACT government of squandering taxpayers' money on a cardboard model tram costing more than $11,000 and used to promote the light rail project.
Emma Kelly 11:30 PM Six-month-old Edgar Larkin could easily live to 94 but his children may well make a century.
Billy Zane eyes House of Cards-style TV series, art exhibition in Canberra as Blue World Order wraps filming
Primrose Riordan 7:56 PM Hollywood star Billy Zane has vowed to return to Canberra after shooting a film in the ACT
Henry Belot 11:00 PM ACT firefighters have been advised to take precautions handling their uniforms.
Christopher Knaus 11:30 PM The ACT government has been urged to fund indigenous justice services after the closure of the Aboriginal Justice Centre last year.
Emma Kelly 11:00 PM The $8 million Snow Centre for Education in the Asian Century aims to lead the Australian education's "biggest challenge".
Janet Wilson 6:55 PM Four remarkable people were involved in the conception of Reflections on Gallipoli.
6:54 PM What's on where and when for arts in Canberra this week.
Henry Belot 11:30 PM Women who smoke cigarettes while pregnant are putting their daughters at risk of developing ovarian and breast cancer, according to new research from the Australian National University.
6:15 PM A large hazard reduction burn across the border is spreading smoke across the capital.
5:26 PM A fake police car clad with emergency lights and a blaring siren has been caught after driving dangerously and trying to pull over another driver in Canberra's north.
Christopher Knaus 5:13 PM Politicians have been urged to end the blight of domestic violence in Australia, for the sake of Tara Costigan’s three children and the thousands of women attacked each year.
5:02 PM About 400 Defence staff have been evacuated from the Russell Offices Thursday afternoon thanks to a bad stench sparked by microwaved food.