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Public servants snub paid parking in the Parliamentary Triangle

Henry Belot Public servants beware: well-built parking inspectors with bald heads who cannot be named due to safety fears are patrolling car parks in the parliamentary triangle at will.

Young woman taken to hospital after shed fire

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A young woman has been taken to hospital following a shed fire in Fadden.

Revlon, ACT government pay out $6.6 million after men burnt in explosion

The Mitchell fire in 2009.

Michael Inman Cosmetic giant Revlon and the ACT government have paid out $6.6 million to three men critically injured after an explosion at a northside medical waste disposal facility.

The Australian National University is up two places on international rankings

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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

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.

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

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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.

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.

4300 syringes found in public places

More than 4300 syringes were found in public places across the ACT over the last financial year - but the figure has been falling steadily over the last three years.

Ita places dementia cause first

Media queen Ita Buttrose is set to storm Parliament House this week to demand the Federal Government spend more money on dementia.

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.

Looking for love... in all the odd places

Internet dating

Sarah Homewood The places where Canberrans go looking for lust are also the places where people are seeking love, according to new online dating data.

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