Thieves target copper pipes at empty Dickson Towers flats

Kirsten Lawson A security camera has been installed at the empty Dickson Towers public housing on Northbourne Avenue after break-ins from intruders targeting copper pipes.

Rebels bashed Finks outside Belconnen Mall and took clothes, court hears


Michael Inman Three Rebels gang members allegedly pulled a gun and bashed two Finks members outside Belconnen mall earlier this month.

Promoting school-based apprenticeships seen as key to solving ACT skills shortage


Clare Colley Vocational training for school students needs to be valued more, a Canberra panel has been told.

Tim the Yowie Man: In the Spirit of Mulga Bill

A vintage bike like those that will be on display at Yass next weekend.

Tim the Yowie Man Among such thick scrub near the ocean is the last place you would expect to find an historic velodrome.

Woman taken to hospital after house fire in McKellar

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A woman has been taken to Calvary Hospital after sustaining injuries from a fire inside her McKellar home.

Thrills and spills promised at Murrumbateman Rodeo Stampede

Murrumbateman Rodeo committee president Matt Darmody prepares for this weekend's event.

Megan Gorrey Organisers of a twilight rodeo in Murrambateman this weekend have promised bucking horses and bull rides will be as action-packed as a knife-edge football match. 

Hundreds of Rebels bikies expected in Canberra this weekend


Megan Gorrey Police are stopping bikies at the Canberra border on their way into the territory.

The Australian National University is up two places on international rankings


Emma Macdonald The Australian National University has improved its position internationally.

Assault rifles to guard drugs at ACT Policing press conference

28kg: An armed police officer stands guard over one of the ACT's largest drug seizure of methamphetamine.

Henry Belot ACT police say the huge value of 28kg of seized methamphetamine justified stationing two specialist response group officers with assault rifles at a press conference on Friday.

Church places paedophile brother near children

Kostka Chute is 82 and lives in a retirement village in NSW.

David Ellery Kostka (aka John) Chute, a serial paedophile Marist brother was given accommodation by the church close to three schools on his release from prison in 2010.

Canberra universities offer more than 1200 places to locals

Fleta Page More than 1200 people, most of whom were ACT school leavers, received offers to study at the University of Canberra and Australian National University in the Universities Admissions Centre early...

Gallipoli Anzac Day Dawn Service places to be released with high ACT ratio

David Ellery Canberrans have outperformed the rest of Australia in the ballot for places at the 2015 Gallipoli Anzac Day Dawn Service.

Places to brunch

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Erika Bacon Weekend brunch is possibly one of our favourite things to do. Here is some of Canberra's best.

Push to provide more places to shop in parliamentary precinct

Generic Canberra Photos pictured is Parliament House on Capital Hill in Canberra looking from Commonwealth Bridge today Tuesday 14th of July 2009.

Ross Peake A parliamentary committee will be given the green light to investigate the lack of shops in the parliamentary zone.

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Adding it up: 86 polling places, 1000 workers, $950,000 in costs

Ross Peake About 1000 people will be working on polling booths in Canberra on Saturday to ensure the election goes smoothly.

Police arrest three outlaw motorcycle gang members

Three outlaw motorcycle gang members are to face court on Friday, after they were arrested in separate police operations.

Murder victim Cheryl Woutersz remembered as generous, devoted carer and mother

Cheryl Woutersz, who was allegedly killed by her daughter.

Christopher Knaus Murder victim remembered as a kind-hearted wife and mother, whose passion for childcare made her a "surrogate parent" to countless Canberra children.

The ACT National Trust top heritage at risk places for 2012

27   November 2011      Canberra Times Photo by  RICHARD BRIGGS,   The Fred Montgomery Diving Championships for junior divers at the Civic Swimming Pool......

A selection of the ACT National Trust top heritage at risk places for 2012.

ANU jumps six places in world uni rankings

20th September 2011, News, Emma Macdonald Story,   CANBERRA TIMES photo by KARLEEN MINNEY- Vice Chancellor of the ANU Professor Ian Young

Emma Macdonald ANU has clawed back six places to come 64th in the world in the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

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New rules 'won't hit' childcare places, fees

Noel Towell The ACT government has hit back at claims of reductions in numbers of childcare places and higher fees under national quality standards for the industry introduced by the federal government.