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Canberra Mornings Live: Monday July 28

Canberra Mornings Live blog.

Henry Belot Bringing you breaking news from across the capital and beyond. Get in touch with us as we blog from 7am to 10am: email us, tweet us or post on our Facebook page.

Canberra's inner south gets a makeover

News: Socrates Kochinos and Frank Comdi owners of the new cafe/bar Little Brooklyn due to open next week in Green Square, Kingston.

Emma Macdonald It's Kingston, by way of Paddington in Sydney and with a certain detour through Fitzroy in Melbourne.

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Inner south paypackets heading north

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Matthew Raggatt New figures confirm the inner-south as the city’s rich hot spot.

Inner south offers rich pickings

Michael Inman THE PRESTIGIOUS inner southern suburbs of Yarralumla, Manuka and Forrest are hot property in real estate circles.

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Yarralumlans living in a NIMBY's paradise

Dodgy Photoshop. Ian Warden and Coolio in da hood.

Ian Warden As humans, we scour our world for opportunities.

Public housing blocks and spate of land to be rezoned

The troubled Stuart Flats in Griffith.

Kirsten Lawson The government has signalled opening up major public housing blocks for redevelopment.

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Hundreds potentially on wrong side of their neighbour

Consulting surveyor Peter Shaw encourages Canberrans to have the boundary lines checked on their property.

Matthew Raggatt Hundreds of Canberra home owners could be overstepping their title boundary, risking an unexpected loss of small parts of land if found out, a surveyor has warned. 

Driver fails to stop after hitting motorcyclist

Victoria Police.

The driver of car which hit a motorcyclist on Saturday afternoon and failed to stop is now being sought by ACT Policing.

Bravo Canberra: NewActon precinct scoops national urban-design award

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Catherine Carter In less than a decade, a forgotten corner of Canberra's CBD has been transformed into a memorable new neighbourhood.

Snappers challenged in Canberra Times winter photo photo competition

A storm moves into the city.

Ben Latham Winter may herald a miserable three months in the bush capital, but for photography enthusiasts willing to brave the cold, it is a chance to capture the sublime beauty of Canberra's most notorious...

Engineer, firm face most serious charges yet under Australia's toughest workplace safety laws

Ben Catanzariti with his mother Kay.

Noel Towell A NSW maintenance engineer faces up to five years in jail and his bosses could be fined $3 million over the death of a young Canberra building worker two years ago.

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Is Mt Stromlo the coldest place in Canberra?

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Ian Warden Atop exposed Mt Stromlo on Wednesday for the launching of the Mt Stromlo Interactive Heritage Trail an icy breeze tousled this columnist's flaxen locks.

What's on this weekend in Canberra

Canberra Tree Week includes the Warm Trees display at the National Arboretum.

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

Foreign missions told to use their diplomatic land in Canberra to build embassies or lose it

Acting high commissioner Asima Rabbani looks at the progress on the Pakistani high commission.

Noel Towell and Primrose Riordan Foreign governments who have been sitting for decades on a little piece of Australia in Canberra's diplomatic precinct will soon be sent a blunt warning: use it or lose it.

Light-rail: Dope or Nope? Coolio says yes

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Henry Belot American hip-hop legend Coolio has hailed Canberra’s light-rail project as “dope” and told Yarralumla residents concerned their suburb could turn into a ghetto that it probably...

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Parliamentary babies may be out in the cold as childcare centre set to close

Unions say the childcare shortage in the territory is

Primrose Riordan and Noel Towell New paid parking laws and security restrictions are being blamed for the potential closure of childcare services at Parliament House.

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Scarred Canberrans left with tattoo regret from removal methods

Jay Gill, from Higgins, shows off her partially removed tattoo.

Megan Gorrey Canberrans filled with ''tattoo regret'' have been left with unsightly scars, burns and patchy skin.

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NCA defends higher than expected Parly Triangle parking costs

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Tom McIlroy Canberra's National Capital Authority has defended higher than expected costs for daily paid parking rates in the Parliamentary Triangle.

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Grand Mufti deplores Gaza violence

The Grand Mufti of Australia Professor  Ibrahim Abu Mohammed at the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture to speak at the Bluestar 6th annual Social Harmony Iftar Dinner whilst Laura Tanata of Casey plays the harp.

David Ellery The Grand Mufti of Australia deplored the latest outbreak of violence in Israel and along the Gaza Strip during a visit to Canberra on Wednesday.

Auction Watch

Canberra property market holds its own

Auctioneer Dan McAlpine is assisted by Madeline Sanfrancesco.

Meredith Clisby The ACT's auction clearance rate continued its steady form with sales made in more than half of the scheduled auctions on Saturday.