Drunk driver arrested after crashing into light pole in Oxley: police

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A 26-year-old man was arrested for drink driving on Tuesday when he crashed into a light pole after drinking all afternoon.

Canberra Mornings Live: Wednesday September 24

Canberra Mornings live.

Fleta Page Bringing you breaking news from across the capital and beyond. Get in touch with us as we blog from 7am to 10am: email us, tweet us or post on our Facebook page.

Paul Jurak's Lakeview: Wednesday, September 24

Wednesday, September 24.

Paul Jurak Every day I’m treated to a new discovery.

The Australian National University is up two places on international rankings


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

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.

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.

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...

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

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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.

ACTION use on Northbourne far below projected light rail patronage


Tom McIlroy and Ben Westcott New data showing Canberra's bus patronage levels reveals routes operating in the Northbourne Avenue transport corridor carry a weekday average of just 8,000 passengers.

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Simon Corbell wins invitation to Global Green Growth Forum for renewable energy efforts

Kirsten Lawson A new report shows just how far Canberra has to go to meet its target of 90 per cent of energy from renewable sources by 2020, with just 17 per cent reached by 2011-12.

AFP suppresses details of investigation into former commissioner's son

Christopher Knaus The Australian Federal Police have suppressed details of an investigation into the behaviour of former commissioner Tony Negus' son while he trained to become an ACT police officer.

Gang-gang 100 Years Ago: Robert the Bruce

Ian Warden  One hundred years ago this week readers of the Braidwood Dispatch were thrilling to the feats of Scottish heroes Wallace and Bruce.

Residents warned to build up or lose out on open space in Canberra

Debate continues over the development prospects in Woden.

John Thistleton Woden is languishing and Belconnen is growing because of high-density developments, a Canberra architect says.

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Canberra Liberals move to force disclosure of invoices worth more than $10,000

Alistair Coe disputes charges to access information about the Weston Creek Labor Club.

Kirsten Lawson The Liberals' Alistair Coe will introduce legislation on Wednesday that would force the disclosure of all invoices the Government pays worth more than $10,000.

Uriarra residents: we weren't consulted about Elementus solar farm

Kirsten Lawson Uriarra residents have hit back at suggestions they were consulted on the planned solar farm before a planning application was lodged, saying there were two meetings and at both the developer...

The ACT National Trust top heritage at risk places for 2012

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

ANU jumps six places in world uni rankings

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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.