Latest ACT News
Primrose Riordan 8:30 PM Calvary Hospital called its caterers in for meetings on Tuesday as relatives issued warnings patients were receiving sub-standard meals late, leaving their health at risk.
James Massola and Finbar O'Mallon 8:03 PM Reserve Bank's decision to cut cash rates to record lows welcomed by Canberra home owners.
Hannah Moore 7:26 PM Canberrans will be encouraged to open their doors and wallets at the end of the month to donate to the Salvation Army's Red Shield Appeal, now in its 50th year.
Tom McIlroy 7:20 PM The opposition will call on the ACT government to delay signing contracts for Canberra's light rail line until after the 2016 territory election.
Tom McIlroy 7:10 PM ACTION bus passengers on morning services will be required to use the My Way card in a trial of cashless fares.
Jil Hogan 6:43 PM Your guide to what's going on around the capital this weekend.
Finbar O'Mallon 6:26 PM After a warm start to autumn, Canberrans might finally have a reason to pull the electric blankets and slippers out of storage this week with forecasters predicting cooler temperatures from Wednesday.
Angela Thompson 6:07 PM The 61-year-old is believed to have suffered a heart attack near Goulburn while riding with students and members of the school community.
Bhakthi Puvanenthiran 5:44 PM The future for the all-night cultural festival remains unclear despite an $80 million boost to the body that manages the event.
Primrose Riordan 5:37 PM The new owners of the Hills in Hollywood brand have taken over the troubled Fyshwick bridal store from the former operator and moved locations, in the hope of turning the brand around.
Christopher Knaus 5:21 PM Police recommend protocols to guide nursing home's response to suspicious deaths in the wake of the 2012 killing.
Kirsten Lawson 4:35 PM Just four months after banning builders from working with asbestos, the ACT Government has reinstated their right to deal with the material.
Christopher Knaus 3:39 PM She was allegedly forced into sexual servitude by a violent, controlling partner. After working up the courage to flee, she was sent to Villawood for being in the country unlawfully.
Kimberley Granger 1:54 PM New music director Ashley Feraude aims to bring the music out of the background at this year's Fashfest.
11:45 AM This week we have three double passes to be won to see the APIA Good Times Tour at 8pm on Sunday, May 10 at the Royal Theatre.
Kimberley Granger 11:09 AM Inner north centre once surrounded by opium poppy fields is being refurbished in an attempt to revitalise the area.
Emma Kelly 10:53 AM Multiple car crashes and a bus fire created peak-hour chaos on Canberra's roads Tuesday morning.
10:22 AM Two women armed with a syringe and what appeared to be a gun robbed a Calwell service station early Tuesday morning.
Emma Kelly 9:38 AM A suspicious white powder found in the Indonesian embassy's mail room on Monday has been deemed safe.
9:17 AM The news, traffic and weather to get you up to speed.
Emma Kelly 7:23 AM Police and firefighters were called to the Indonesian embassy on Monday morning after a suspicious white powder was found in the mail room.
Finbar O'Mallon 9:45 PM Tuggeranong residents are unimpressed by 'laziest' tag and want government to do more to encourage active lifestyles.
John Thistleton 11:45 PM On dusk Charlie and Betty Margulles Griffith home fills with magpies - until the cats arrive.
Hannah Moore 9:45 PM A lack of women in public and private leadership roles is discouraging young girls from seeking out similar roles for themselves, a YWCA study has found.