Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty

Gungahlin residents angry over TransACT internet outages

Megan Doherty About 800 Gungahlin residents have been left with intermittent internet access for the last five days, leading some frustrated customers to call on TransACT to lift its game and even ask for...

Gungahlin internet customers to get compensation

Megan Doherty TransACT chief executive officer Ivan Slavich says the company will offer compensation to Gungahlin residents affected by internet outages this week.

Gungahlin challenges Forrest's riches

Megan Doherty While leafy Forrest retained the top earners' spot, the new suburbs of Gungahlin are proving to be home to the most cashed-up residents of the ACT, according to the Census data released today.

Gungahlin swelling as south stagnates

Megan Doherty Growing pains are affecting the communities at Canberra's two extremes - Gungahlin is growing at a mighty pace and Tuggeranong has stopped growing and gone backwards.

Canberra breakfast radio duo Scotty and Nige celebrate milestone

Scotty and Nige aka Scotty Masters and Nigel Johnson.

Megan Doherty The ratings-winning team of 104.7 breakfast presenters Scotty and Nige - aka Scotty Masters and Nigel Johnson - celebrate their 1500th show on Thursday.

A weekend in your suburb: 36 hours in Wanniassa

Sweet stuff: Camellia nectar attracts a silvereye to a Wanniassa garden in winter.

Megan Doherty Wanniassa - probably not top of everyone’s must-visit suburb list. But that’s okay. There is lots to like.

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Ilana Davies a very versatile model

Megan Doherty 17-year-old Canberra model Ilana Davies showed her versatility again this week with a pretty out-there fashion show.

ACT Down Syndrome Association loses sponsor

Kellie and Cameron Johns with their three children Ellen age 5, Molly age 3 (centre) who has Down syndrome and Alexandra seven months.

Megan Doherty The ACT Down Syndrome Association - helping families in Canberra for almost 30 years - is in danger of folding.

Up, up and away for sailing student

Megan Doherty This gorgeous pic was taken on a phone - don’t you just love technology - by a year 10 Canberra Girls Grammar School student.

Sculptor Geoff Farquhar-Still enlists community help for time capsule

Geoff Farquhar-Still in his studio working on the time capsule which will be unveiled on City Hill on the 11th of March.

Megan Doherty A community of artists is shaping the large sculpture that will hold the Canberra Centenary time capsule on City Hill.

Face of Canberra Racing finalists ready for last push

Sophie Phelan, 21, of Wanniassa,  Stephanie Davies, 19, of Barton,  and Nada Ninchich, 21, of Belconnen are 3 of the 10 finalists for Face of Racing competition.

Megan Doherty An aspiring doctor, a radio presenter and a young fashionista are in the running to be this year's face of Canberra Racing.

Valentine's Day brings out romance in Canberra

Cathy and Ben Crowley

Megan Doherty So this is love - from extravagant, rose-tinged gestures to a simple holding of hands.

Tragic death helped improve quality of life for many

Kyall Green who died in a car accident in Canberra in January 2013.

Megan Doherty Amid the maelstrom of emotion that followed the death of young Higgins man Kyall Green in a car accident last year was a searing moment of clarity.

Want to see what a $20 million food court looks like?

The newly refurbished Canberra Centre food court was opened on Thursday morning. WEB RES ONLY
Filed: Thursday, 31 October 2013 11:37:29 am 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Megan Doherty Want to see what a more than $20 million food court looks like?

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Sporting duo go glam


Megan Doherty Wallabies star Matt Toomua and soccer and cricket international Ellyse Perry have been photographed together on the red carpet for the first time.

No mo? No worries. Movember fundraising off to a flying start

James Franklin, 20 of Farrer, is undergoing chemotherapy for his

Megan Doherty James Franklin can't grow his own mo this year but that hasn't stopped him from being in the top three fundraisers in Australia for Movember. Let's get him to the top of the table, Canberra.

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Same-sex couples look to get in on the ACT

Publicity shot of same-sex wedding designs by Sydney designer Sarah Joseph Couture.

Megan Doherty, Peter Jean Same-sex couples from interstate have already contacted celebrants in the ACT about marrying in the national capital.

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From little things, flowers grow


Megan Doherty It’s the little things that count.

Canberra businessmen line up to support Snowy Hydro helicopter fund-raising

Stephen Rockmann, Peter Taylor, Nick Nonas and Owen Finegan who are staging a two-day event by the lake to raise money for the Snowy-Hydro Helicopter.

Megan Doherty The Snowy Hydro Southcare rescue helicopter will benefit from a lakeside gala ball and Sunday brunch in December

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Julie McKay: Inspiring the next generation

Megan Doherty Canberra’s Julie McKay, who was this year’s ACT Young Australian of the Year, has featured in the latest issue of glossy magazine Harper’s BAZAAR.