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Royal style v ACT fashion chief as Duke and Duchess visit Canberra

Megan Doherty Will the Duchess of Cambridge have some fashion competition when she arrives in Canberra on Sunday?

Fashfest goes bug-eyed over swimwear

Eleanor Gates-Stuart, artist in residence at the CSIRO, has been chosen to create a design, to the theme of 'science' which is going to be turned into swimwear and will be on the catwalk at FashFest. Her design is inspired by insects.

Jil Hogan While many Canberrans are stashing their swimsuits in the back of their wardrobes for the winter, swimwear will be leading the way on the catwalk at this year's Fashfest.

Tharwa indigenous rehabilitation centre gets tribunal green light

Christopher Knaus Rural landholders have lost a planning stoush with the government over the proposed indigenous bush retreat for drug and alcohol rehabilitation near Tharwa.

Enduring love affair with vinyl has Blake Budak in a spin

Natasha Boddy Canberra is ready to put its love of vinyl on the record.

Canberra Airport awaits signal for take-off

Manager of Canberra Airport Stephen Byron.

Ross Peake On Boxing Day each year, Stephen Byron faces up to the perils and challenges of being wet and tired on a yacht racing from Sydney to Hobart

Badgerys Creek airport puts ACT freight hub on backburner

Qantas will struggle turning around its underperforming air-freight business.

John Thistleton Canberra region business and political leaders say Badgerys Creek's proposed airport could free up more land near the ACT for redevelopment.

A rebel's tale and pride in baby prince three decades on

Former PSCC [Protective Security Co-Ordination Centre] member David Evans with a signed photo and letter from Prince Charles and Princess Diana at his Chapman home.

Megan Doherty City Reporter One was the head of security during Prince Charles and Princess Diana's royal visit to Australia in 1983; the other cheekily evaded security, handing Di a Eureka flag

How latest news on your phone is growing Canberra Times audiences

The Canberra Times mobile audience is growing rapidly.

The Canberra Times mobile audience has grown by 43 per cent, the fastest growth among major newspaper brands.

Consular life: Camilla de Martino's sculpted world

Meredith Clisby Beautiful designs and artfully created objects are the norm in the life of Canberra's most recent Italian diplomatic pair.

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...

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.

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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Fire at Belconnen apartment block

Fire fighters have been called to a blaze at the University of Canberra in Bruce.

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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Places to brunch

cappuccino . Generic coffee picture

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

ACT funds 30 new foster care places

MLA Joy Burch

Lisa Cox The ACT government has funded 30 new foster care places since a 2011 review identified serious failures by child protection services in its management of contracts.

Minister is going places

David Ellery Defence Minister Stephen Smith, who just returned from the Shangri La Dialogue in Singapore on the weekend, has continued his peripatetic peregrinations with a visit to China.

Canberra firm among top 10 places to work

Coffee break at work.

Jacqueline Williams A Canberra consultancy firm with its own corporate endurance kart team has been named the seventh best place to work in Australia.