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.

Royal tour 2014: Where to see the royals in Canberra

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 23:  Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge gestures to Prince William, Duke of Cambridge to play on DJ decks at the Northern Sound System on April 23, 2014 in Adelaide, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk - Pool/Getty Images)

Megan Doherty Six-year-old Canberra twin brothers Oliver and Sebastian Lye are about to have the experience of a lifetime as they help the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge fulfill one of their many engagements in...

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.

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.

Prince William praises Canberra twins at tree planting

Royal encounter: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, greets twin brothers Oliver and Sebastian Lye, at the National Arboretum in Canberra.

Megan Doherty Those cute little twin boys who helped water in the oak planted by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Canberra on Thursday morning came from a local family with a power of strength and love behind...

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Couple's special reason to return to the National Arboretum

Alan and Alicia Martin

Megan Doherty A Canberra couple married at the National Arboretum hours after the visit by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

A solemn day, a fond farewell

Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, holds her son Prince George with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott behind them, as they prepare to board a plane with her husband Prince William to depart Canberra April 25, 2014. The Prince and his wife Kate are undertaking a 19-day official visit to New Zealand and Australia with their son Prince George.   REUTERS/Phil Noble  (AUSTRALIA - Tags: ROYALS ENTERTAINMENT POLITICS)

Megan Doherty Friday’s leaden skies compared to Thursday’s abundant sunshine seemed to reflect the sombre, respectful mood of the royals on Anzac Day at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.

Wannabe contenders learn to love Big Brother

Megan Doherty After surviving a near fatal accident on a worksite in Canberra, Jayson Bush reckons ''life is too short'' not to try new things such as auditioning for Big Brother.

Private operator mooted for new crematorium in Tuggeranong

CEO of Canberra Cemeteries, Hamish Horne.

Megan Doherty The ACT government is considering having a new cemetery and crematorium proposed for Tuggeranong financed by private interests.

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

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The newly refurbished Canberra Centre food court was opened on Thursday morning. WEB RES ONLY
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Megan Doherty Want to see what a more than $20 million food court looks like?

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Hustle and Scout is back in town

Private Capital. Ingrid Vennonen, of Haus Models, wearing a Karen Lee designed, Loop Jumper/Dress and jewelry by Jodi Cunningham, promoting Saturday's Hustle and Scout fashion market in Lonsdale Street, Braddon. December 13th. 2013 Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidy
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Megan Doherty Canberra's new fashion market, Hustle and Scout, returns to NewActon on Saturday with 10 more stalls and lots of groovy happenings, expanding into the just-opened Hotel Hotel.

Former Canberra resident's identical triplets cause a sensation

Ewa Kretowicz and Megan Doherty A rare set of identical triplets born in the US, with a father from the ACT, have become an unexpected global sensation.

Man on a mission

Photos taken by former Canberran Jem Natividad in the typhoon devastated areas of the Philippines.

Megan Doherty The family was in the worst-hit area but, as Megan Doherty reports, Canberra man Jem Natividad had only vague directions with which to find them and bring them food.

Jane Thompson saddles up for a challenge with Pegasus Riding for Disabled

Megan Doherty Jane Thompson is perfectly qualified for her new role at Pegasus.

Modern Family star weighs in on ACT's marriage equality laws

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Megan Doherty Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson has expressed his disappointment that the ACT's same-sex marriage laws were struck down by the High Court as momentum builds to bring the hit comedy to the...

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Canberra bargain hunters head to Boxing Day sales

Boxing Day Sales at the Canberra Centre.

Megan Doherty Retailers were optimistic of good - and even unprecedented - Boxing Day sales in Canberra despite the spectre of an impending downturn forced by public service cuts.