Places

Hopes for hipster precinct in revamp of Woden town centre

Ross Peake Work is about to begin on several projects for the revamp of Woden town centre including the long overdue construction of a new bus interchange.

Digital portrait of love and loss in Beijing

Sally Pryor A meditative portrait of love and loss in a teeming metropolis has won a major prize at the National Portrait Gallery.

One-punch attacker escapes full-time jail after fracturing victim's skull

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Michael Inman Teen who fractured man's skull in one-punch assault had two previous convictions for violence.

Gang Gang Retro Monday: Have ship- will travel

David Ellery Travel advertisements from a century ago, with their heavy emphasis on ships and trains, are clear proof of just how much the world has changed.

Police search after Academy Nightclub assault leaves man hospitalised

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Henry Belot Police seek answers to an assault at the Academy Nightclub in Civic on August 10 that left a man hospitalised.

Private Capital

Private Capital: Canberra Youth Theatre wants you to take a risk

Alison Plevey, senior movement tutor at Canberra Youth Theatre, with senior ensemble members.

Jil Hogan The Canberra Youth Theatre wants you to take a plunge into the unknown.

Rolls Royce money for donkey cart ride

Jack Waterford The assassination of Assistant Commissioner Colin Winchester as he arrived home in Deakin in January 1989 was one of the most audacious in Australian history.

David Eastman to receive assistance on release on bail: Simon Corbell

ACT Attorney-General Simon Corbell.

Tom McIlroy and Kirsten Lawson ACT Attorney-General Simon Corbell would not say on Friday if freed prisoner David Eastman was receiving assistance from the government while on bail. 

The David Eastman inquiry explained

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Christopher Knaus 25 years after the murder he was convicted for took place David Harold Eastman will learn his fate.

David Eastman inquiry: ACT Supreme Court decision on prison release

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David Eastman learns today whether he will be freed from prison after being jailed for the 1989 murder of ACT police chief Colin Stanley Winchester.

David Eastman: a timeline from Winchester's death to a ruling on Eastman's release

David Eastman.

For the past 19 years David Eastman has tried to have his conviction quashed.

Measles warning after case diagnosed in Canberra

A measles virus under a microscope.

The ACT has recorded its fourth measles case this year, with a person diagnosed with the contagious illness on Friday. 

About town: Commit No Nuisance at La De Da Belconnen

Photos by Jay Cronan Commit No Nuisance hosted street art and illustration playoffs at Belconnen cocktail bar La De Da.

David Eastman hid under a blanket as he was driven from Canberra's prison

 Arrest of the Colin Winchester murder suspect, David Harold Eastman, left, at his Reid flat.

Megan Gorrey After more than two decades at the centre of the ACT's most notorious crime, David Eastman made a surprisingly subdued exit from behind bars.

A car park and a fist fight; where it all began for David Eastman

David Harold Eastman shortly after his arrest in 1992.

Christopher Knaus A neighbourly fight over a car park, of all things, set David Eastman on the fateful path to life behind bars.

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...

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.

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.