Inner North

Chaplaincy scheme overhaul puts Canberra school welfare officer jobs in the firing line

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Phillip Thomson The jobs of 25 school welfare officers in the ACT are under threat.

Canberra Weekender - August 29-31

Jil Hogan Your guide to what's going on around the capital this weekend.

How does your suburb compare? Deakin tops Australia in Battle of the Sexes

Canberra Girls Grammar Year 12 borders Alicia Rolfe, Celina Fong,
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Ben Westcott It's official – girls rule in Canberra's inner south as new statistics show Deakin has a higher ratio of women than any other suburb.

Chief Minister Katy Gallagher concedes just one mistake in handling of Mr Fluffy asbestos crisis

Kirsten Lawson Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has conceded just one mistake in her handling of the Mr Fluffy issue.

Inner north dogs off the leash

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Camille Goodman of Lyneham with her dog Digger at the opening of new off-leash dog park in O?Connor.
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Matthew Raggatt The dogs of the inner north can now run free

Three women groped, indecently assaulted in Canberra's inner north

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Henry Belot A man who allegedly groped and indecently assaulted three women in Canberra’s inner north on Wednesday morning has been arrested

Cyclist hit by truck in inner north

A cyclist has been taken to hospital after being hit by a truck on Anzac Parade in Reid.

Tuesday and Thursdays and burglary days in inner north

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Police have noticed a pattern in a series of burglaries from underground carparks in the inner north.

Inner north, Gungahlin among nation's most charitable

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Hamish Boland-Rudder Residents of Gungahlin are among the most generous in Australia, as the ACT comes out on top of a list of the most charitable jurisdictions in the country, according to a new report released on...

Inner north hit by spike in thefts

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Ewa Kretowicz CANBERRA'S inner north has been a hot spot for theft as the rest of the territory experienced a sharp decline in crime, according to the most recent ACT Policing statistics.

ACT Opposition calls for a board of inquiry into Mr Fluffy asbestos crisis

ACT opposition leader Jeremy Hanson.

Kirsten Lawson Equivalent of a Royal commission with the power to call witnesses and documents on handling of Mr Fluffy

THE SMOKE: Inner north residents told to stay indoors after late wind change

Residents across the inner north were urged to stay indoors last night as fears resumed that toxic gases from a Mitchell factory fire could cover the city.

Cyclists hospitalised after collision with car

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Two male cyclists in their 20s have been taken to the Canberra Hospital following a collision with a car on Northbourne Avenue.

ACT government closer to making a final decision on light rail

Artist's impressions of the proposed Capital Metro light rail.

Primrose Riordan and Kirsten Lawson A decision on Canberra's tram line from Gungahlin is drawing close, with Capital Metro Minister Simon Corbell saying on Wednesday the government will consider the final business case in the next...

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Katy Gallagher admits flaw in ACT government's approach to Mr Fluffy asbestos notification

Katy Gallagher in 2005:

Emma Macdonald ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher was warned personally and on multiple occasions since 2005 that Mr Fluffy home owners were at risk of coming into contact with the deadly insulation.

Katy Gallagher defends asbestos record

Chief Minister Katy Gallagher.

Emma Macdonald ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has defended her handling of asbestos  over the past decade, saying no jurisdiction had done more to highlight and promote safety than the ACT.

Open mic comedy night at the Front

About Town: Scenes from open mic comedy night at the Front Gallery & Cafe in Lyneham.

Cyclist hospitalised after collision with bus

Cyclist hospitalised after crash with bus

Fleta Page A cyclist in his 50s was taken to hospital with head injuries after a collision with a bus in Acton.

Copper cabling worth $25k stolen from Campbell work site

Police are investigating copper cable theft from Campbell work site.

ACT Policing is investigating the theft of $25,000 worth of copper fibre optic cables from a Campbell work site over the weekend.

Emotions run high at public housing planning discussions

Mark Sawa Seven more sites have been identified as part of a broad public housing strategy stretching across several parts of the ACT.