Lake view: July 23

Paul Jurak

Paul Jurak What a truly wonderful winter morning on Lake Burley Griffin.

Hewatt's Earthmoving collapse leaves south coast subcontractors out of pocket

Mark Nelson, from Co-ordinated Logistics is one of 30 sub-contractors who will lose thousands of dollars on a multi-million defence project at HMAS Albatross.

Robert Crawford Subcontractors working on HMAS Albatross are set to lose thousands of dollars after the collapse of Canberra company Hewatt's Earthmoving.

Repeat drink driver arrested after crashing into stationary car

Henry Belot A woman has been arrested after she allegedly crashed into a stationary car at a red light in Kambah and returned a blood alcohol reading of 0.172.

Overseas scammers sell Macgregor property without owner's knowledge

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Natasha Boddy Overseas property scammers have struck in the ACT, selling a Macgregor woman's property without her knowledge while she was living in South Africa. 

Peter Slipper wins evidence battle to help prove he did not act unusually

Former Speaker Peter Slipper arrives at the ACT Magistrates Court on Wednesday.

Christopher Knaus Former parliamentary speaker Peter Slipper has won the right to use evidence showing he did not act unusually when recording details of three taxpayer-funded trips to Canberra wineries in 2010.

Pop-up village to bring life to Lake Burley Griffin

An artists' impression of a new vibrant precinct on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin.

Tom McIlroy Bars, shops and cafes are headed to the shores of Lake Burley Griffin.

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.

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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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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Foreign missions told to use their diplomatic land in Canberra to build embassies or lose it

Acting high commissioner Asima Rabbani looks at the progress on the Pakistani high commission.

Noel Towell and Primrose Riordan Foreign governments who have been sitting for decades on a little piece of Australia in Canberra's diplomatic precinct will soon be sent a blunt warning: use it or lose it.

Engineer, firm face most serious charges yet under Australia's toughest workplace safety laws

Ben Catanzariti with his mother Kay.

Noel Towell A NSW maintenance engineer faces up to five years in jail and his bosses could be fined $3 million over the death of a young Canberra building worker two years ago.

Vigilance needed to protect against property scams

Scammers would ''groom'' agents, using forged documents that looked legitimate to the average person.

Natasha Boddy The ACT real estate industry has been warned to be on high alert for property scams after it emerged a Macgregor property had been sold without the owners' knowledge. 

Sustainability award is the bee's knees for Canberra's Urban Honey

Mitchell Pearce is establishing clusters of bees throughout Canberra to help guarantee pollination.

John Thistleton An 18-year-old bee-keeper wants a hive every three kilometres to guarantee pollination throughout Canberra.

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.

Fest places capital in stix

The team at Today was surprised to learn that our nation's capital had been lumped in with the likes of Dubbo and Armidale in the line-up for Flix in the Stix 2012.