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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...

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On Canberra's buses, a 'new dimension' to the season

Hamish Boland-Rudder There are no Santa hats or decorations, but there is still a bit of cheer working the Christmas Day shift on Canberra's buses.

Firefighters ask families to join them for Christmas lunch at the station

Hamish Boland-Rudder It could have been any family home on Christmas Day - except in the garage there were fire engines instead of cars.

Death in Lyneham highlights the risks of riding a motorcycle

A 22-year-old Turner man has died after coming off his motorbike in Lyneham on Christmas Day.

Hamish Boland-Rudder From a distance, the motorcycle does not have the look of a wrecked vehicle, pulled to the police yard from a late-night crash that killed a young motorcycle rider late on Christmas night.

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The loves, losses and new arrivals that made Canberra tick in 2013

Hamish Boland-Rudder Stories involving births, deaths, and marriages in 2013 have often touched The Canberra Times readers most.

New Year's Eve: ACT's police toast Civic's civil revellers

Hamish Boland-Rudder Canberra's central business district could help spice up New Year's celebrations in Civic again next year after a relatively well-behaved crowd of 45,000 welcomed 2014 with fireworks, a free concert...

Road toll: ACT police hope for trend in fewer deaths

Professor Don Aitkin, chairman of the NRMA/ACT Road Safety Trust.

Hamish Boland-Rudder Canberra has recorded its second lowest annual road toll since 1959 in what police hope is a continuing trend for the capital's road safety record.

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Where Canberra revellers find public relief

portable urinals

Hamish Boland-Rudder It's more than just a wee problem for Civic.

If these walls could talk: where the famous make their mark in Canberra

News.   Craig Thomson's name on the signature wall at Griffith Vietnamese Restaurant.  18 December 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey  Chan.

Hamish Boland-Rudder Nelson Mandela left his mark on Canberra long ago. Aung San Suu Kyi left hers right underneath, days before his death.

New Year celebrations: Under-aged drinking up, but police pleased with behaviour

News.- 1st January 2014. New Year. The New Years party ends and Canberra mops up. Canberra Times photo by Karleen Minney .

Hamish Boland-Rudder Canberra’s central business district could help spice up New Year’s celebrations in Civic again next year after a relatively well-behaved crowd of 45,000 welcomed 2014 with fireworks, a free concert...

Downer homes robbed while residents slept

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Hamish Boland-Rudder Warmer weather can bring out criminals and create extra opportunities for cime, Canberrans are being warned, after two inner north homes were robbed through open back doors while residents slept.

Police investigate suspicious death in Phillip

Police at Mansfield Place in Phillip, where the body of a 71-year-old male was discovered on January 1.

Hamish Boland-Rudder Police are investigating an apparent murder in Canberra's south, less than a week after the stabbing death of a man in the inner north, in what one police officer described as an inauspicious start...

A weekend in your suburb: 36 hours in O'Connor

08  March  2012  .Canberra Times photo by RICHARD BRIGGS.     The  newly opened Duxton  bar in O'Connor. It was formerly the All Bar Nunn.

Hamish Boland-Rudder New to Canberra? Made the move across the lake? Or maybe you're just keen to discover the hidden treasures of another suburb? Hamish Boland-Rudder kicks off our Suburban Series with this look at how...

Little Erica's first blooming wonderful walk

News: Local plant ecologist Michael Doherty conducted a Spring wildflower bush walk around Mt Majura. The walk highlights different species found in grassland, woodland and open forest. Matthew Hole, Vanessa Haverd and 11-day-old baby Erica Hole sit next to endangered Hoary Sunray, Leucochrysum albicans var. This was Erica's first bush walk. 3rd of November 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Hamish Boland-Rudder Here's a baby that's an early adopter - just 11 days old, Erica Hole has already been for her first bushwalk.

Melbourne Cup set to stop less of the nation

Melbourne Cup.

Hamish Boland-Rudder It's the race that stops a nation - or is it?

Diwali shines a light on tradition

NEWS: Deepavali celebrations at the Hindu Temple and Cultural centre, Florey. Pic shows Sita, Lovisha Grover and Lord Rama, Krish Dang.   3rd NOVEMBER 2013. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times

Hamish Boland-Rudder When people talk of shining a light unto the world, it is usually more figurative than literal. But not on Sunday night.

Festival promises a timely celebration of gay identity

David Sequeira and Ben O'Reilly two of the organisers of the SpringOUT Festival that will be held at Westlund House in Acton.

Hamish Boland-Rudder It might be a coincidence but the timing of Canberra's queer cultural festival could not be better.

Supplier of eggs under scrutiny

The Copa Brazilian Churrasco restaurant in Dickson.

Hamish Boland-Rudder A Victorian egg supplier is under investigation and one person has ongoing health issues following Canberra's largest salmonella outbreak, which has left health professionals ''struck by the...

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