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Belconnen AGM stack accusation untrue: Libs

Mary Porter.

Noel Towell The Canberra Liberals have been accused of stacking Belconnen Community Council's annual general meeting on Tuesday night to gain control of the organisation.

Liberal move fails to hold in Belconnen Community Council

Noel Towell Control of the Belconnen Community Council has changed hands again after September's controversial election was declared invalid at a council meeting last night.

Retired brother from Belconnen charged with sex offences

Police siren with lights.

Noel Towell A retired Catholic brother living in in Belconnen has been charged with sex offences against two boys in the NSW Hunter region in the 1960 and 1970s.

Work begins on Belconnen bus lane

Noel Towell Work has started on Canberra's newest dedicated bus lane, part of the Civic to Belconnen run, but the government has had to accept design compromises on a new interchange to service the route.

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Welcome to Woe-den: tallest tower to empty as public service job cuts hit hub hard

The Lovett tower in Woden, current home to the federal environment and veteran's affairs departments.

Noel Towell, Meredith Clisby and Fleta Page Canberra’s tallest building, Woden’s Lovett Tower, is set to become a near-empty shell when hundreds of public service occupants move out in two years.

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Australian Tax Office set to quit regional offices

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Noel Towell The tax Office looks set to walk away from its presence in regional Australia.

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Andrew Blyth, ACT business' new chief, will stir the possum with his views

Noel Towell Andrew Blyth is going to get under the skin of a few people in this town and looks like he's going to enjoy every minute of it.

Green light given for Canberra water projects

The ACT and federal governments will finally sign off on an $85 million plan to save Lake Burley Griffin and Canberras other polluted waterways.

Noel Towell The ACT and federal governments will finally sign off on an $85 million plan to save Lake Burley Griffin and Canberra's other polluted waterways.

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Terence Higgins takes dim view of Eureka rebels

Former ACT Supreme Court Chief Justice Terence Higgins.

Noel Towell The rebels of the Eureka Stockade might have been in trouble if they had found themselves in Terence Higgins' court.

Godwin Grech gives $2000 to SIDS and Kids appeal

Godwin Grech.

Noel Towell The ex-Treasury man is back in the limelight for a good cause.

Woolworths battle goes to High Court

The derelict Giralang shops.

Noel Towell The battle over a planned Woolworths supermarket at a local shopping complex in Belconnen will go to the highest court in the land.

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No more free parking for Canberra public servants

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Noel Towell The era of free car parking for public servants in Canberra is over, no matter the part of the city in which they work.

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Library accused of omitting key charts from exhibition

Historian and author Peter Trickett in front of the National Library of Australia with a replica of a recently- acquired map that the National Library has excluded from the exhibition Mapping our World.

Noel Towell One local scholar said the ground-breaking Mapping Our World exhibition was actively concealing early chapters in the story of the mapping of this continent.

Treasury payouts used to cut $20m

Treasury Secretary Martin Parkinson.

Noel Towell Treasury bureaucrats are being offered payouts of up to $134,000 to walk away from their jobs as the department resorts to redundancies to try to balance its budget.

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War returns to Woolies site

The derelict Giralang shops.

Noel Towell Giralang supermarket row deepens amid claims the minister and the community were misled.

Probe on Woolies' Giralang claims

Woolworths are trying to meet a 'commonsense' outcome.

Noel Towell The ACT govt has called in its lawyers to look at allegations that it was misled by Woolworths

ABS Year Book may be soon going online

Australian Bureau of Statistics 2008 Year Book Australia.

Noel Towell The Australian Bureau of Statistics looks set to consign more than 100 years of tradition to the dustbin of history and stop printing the nation's statistical bible, Year Book Australia.

ACTEW asked to tighten business practices

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Noel Towell The ACT’s water utility ACTEW has been asked to consider making changes to the way it runs its business in the wake of the executive pay controversy.

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ACTEW hoping review will clear murky waters

The wall at the Cotter Dam.

Noel Towell Water utility ACTEW hopes to silence its critics with an independent review of the ''value for money'' of the Cotter Dam and Googong pipeline projects.

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Abbott to move agency, but which one?

Opposition leader Tony Abbott.

Noel Towell Mystery surrounds the identity of the public service agency the Coalition has earmarked for relocation from Canberra to the NSW central coast.

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