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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Gungahlin drives ACT population expansion

Christopher Knaus The Gungahlin district spearheaded population growth of nearly 50,000 in the ACT over the past decade, while residents were abandoning the territory's south, new data shows.

Women injured in Gungahlin car crash

Christopher Knaus Two women have been hospitalised after a two vehicle crash in Gungahlin today.

Woman goes missing in Gungahlin

Christopher Knaus A search is underway for a 37-year-old woman who went missing in Gungahlin this afternoon.

In Gungahlin, the beat just gets bigger

Behind The Blue Line

Christopher Knaus It's late, nearly 1.30am, and the streets in the city's furthest northern reaches are all but abandoned.

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Unworkable, crowded station impeding Gungahlin police

Sergeant Andrew Mitchell looks out over the sprawling expanse of residential construction in Gungahlin.?

Christopher Knaus Gungahlin police are being constrained by a station too small for their needs.

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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.

Libs want auditor in on environmental reporting

Christopher Knaus The opposition will push for broader scrutiny of the ACT's management of environmental reporting in the wake of the pollution of Hume groundwater with potentially dangerous chemicals.

Man caught drink-driving three times in five hours

Police tape.

Christopher Knaus, Henry Belot A 30-year-old Crace man who was allegedly caught drink-driving on three separate occasions within five hours has faced court.

Pair charged with drug trafficking after police phone tap

Christopher Knaus Two suspected drug traffickers arrested after a covert phone tap operation have been denied bail.

Push on light rail, mental health

Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has defended the delay in the government's response.

Christopher Knaus and Tom McIlroy High-priority construction projects such as a secure mental health unit and Canberra's light rail network will be fast tracked as the ACT government continues efforts to kick-start the building...

Koppers timber treatment plant: ACT government was warned polluters weren't being watched

Christopher Knaus The ACT government was warned last year that the environment protection watchdog was poorly resourced.

Charge dropped over baby snatching; accused pleads guilty to 14 other offences

Christopher Knaus Prosecutors have dropped a charge against a man who stole a car with a baby inside in Canberra's north last month.

AFP denies favouritism for son of Commissioner Tony Negus

Christopher Knaus Federal Police have denied claims the son of Commissioner Tony Negus was given special treatment.

Driver gets $725,000 for work injury causing erectile dysfunction

Christopher Knaus A truck driver who developed marriage-destroying erectile dysfunction after injuring his back carrying up to 40 kilograms of timber has won a $725,000 payout.

Baby-snatch accused pleads not guilty

Christopher Knaus A man has pleaded not guilty to snatching a seven-month-old baby boy while stealing his mother’s car in Canberra last week.

Accused bikie is given bail

Generic Rebel Bikie Gang Images.

Christopher Knaus A Canberra bikie accused of bashing and threatening to kill a man over a $16,000 repair bill for a motorbike has been released on bail.

Violent robber appeals 'excessive' minimum sentence

Servo robber Kaleen August 24 from ACT Policing CCTV footage

Christopher Knaus A man who took part in a violent service station robbery that was foiled by a dog walker armed with a leash has appealed against his "manifestly excessive" minimum sentence.

Canberrans test the water as hot weather continues

From Royalla (from left) Phoebe Thompson 11, Sarah Thompson 17, Hannah Ferguson 17 and Bree Sturdess 17 and Sam Quirke age 17 of Calwell, cooling off in the Murrumbidgee River.

Ben Westcott and Christopher Knaus Soaring temperatures have again sent Canberrans leaping, paddling, or splashing in whatever watery comfort the bush capital has to offer.

Tony Negus's son quits police force amid speeding crash investigation

Police commissioner Tony Negus.

Christopher Knaus Federal police commissioner Tony Negus's son has quit the ACT's police force while embroiled in an internal probe and an investigation into a motorbike crash linked with speeding.

Man linked to killing taken off the streets

Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman A man linked to the killing of a Phillip cannabis dealer on New Year's Day has been taken off the streets.