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Emma Macdonald is a senior reporter for The Canberra Times.
Kirsten Lawson and Emma Macdonald The NSW parliament will investigate the extent of Mr Fluffy asbestos contamination in NSW homes, a move that boosts the likelihood of a state-wide hunt for the deadly loose-fill insulation.
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.
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.
Emma Macdonald Canberra’s tradespeople will ultimately pay the highest price for exposure to Mr Fluffy asbestos, the CFMEU says.
Emma Macdonald The owners of homes contaminated by Mr Fluffy asbestos have presented a list of demands to the ACT Government.
Emma Macdonald Just because the temperature has plummeted does not mean children are not at risk of drowning in backyard pools.
Emma Macdonald An asbestos sheet roof which has caused the temporary closure of two businesses on Woolley Street in Dickson for over three months is being replaced this week.
Emma Macdonald The ACT will be the first jurisdiction to charge a senior company manager over the death of a worker in a workplace accident.
Emma Macdonald The ACT Government has committed to a major change to the Canberra Institute of Technology, winding back the Woden campus and developing a new campus in Tuggeranong to meet demand for training and...
Emma Macdonald A culture war is brewing over plans by the popular inner-city pub, the Wig & Pen, to relocate from its Civic location to the ground floor of the Australian National University’s School of Music.
Emma Macdonald At least 30 Canberra homes subject to checks in recent weeks have been confirmed to contain residual Mr Fluffy asbestos.
Emma Macdonald It may seem on Thursday that a number of people rushed out their doors with their clothes on inside out.
Emma Macdonald WorkSafe ACT has given a Canberra company 24 hours to properly dispose of a bag of asbestos which has been lying on work site in Civic since last week.
Emma Macdonald Mr Fluffy asbestos infiltrates houses like “sand migrating through an hour glass”, study shows.
Emma Macdonald A scaffolder has lost his licence for a year in a first for ACT Work Safety inspectors who are cracking down on fall risks.
Emma Macdonald WorkSafe ACT has ordered the owners of a building in Woolley Street Dickson to either remove or seal a large commercial roof space after finding loose asbestos fibres were falling from asbestos...
Emma Macdonald Loose asbestos insulation, of the kind used by the now infamous “Mr Fluffy”, has been confirmed in the roof of the Ainslie shops.
Emma Macdonald The owners of 1049 Canberra homes that were exposed to Mr Fluffy asbestos in the 1970s will be urged by the ACT Government to have their homes professionally inspected for remnants of the potentially...
Emma Macdonald Billionaire businessman Graham Tuckwell credits his success to Turner Primary School.
Emma Macdonald Private Capital: Famous landmark helps Xiang Lei win University of Canberra’s children’s book competition.