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Red Hill high-rise developments 'out of step' with Inner South homes

Public housing.

Kirsten Lawson The redevelopment of the Red Hill public-housing precinct includes a new road and caters for up to twice the number of residents. writes Kirsten Lawson.

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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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High commission gardens shared as South Africa celebrates apartheid anniversary year

Matthew Raggatt South Africa is continuing a year-long 20th anniversary celebration of the nation's first free elections in April 1994 and nation's outgoing high commissioner to Australia says South Africa has a lot...

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.

Rebels bashed Finks outside Belconnen Mall and took clothes, court hears


Michael Inman Three Rebels gang members allegedly pulled a gun and bashed two Finks members outside Belconnen mall earlier this month.

Thrills and spills promised at Murrumbateman Rodeo Stampede

Murrumbateman Rodeo committee president Matt Darmody prepares for this weekend's event.

Megan Gorrey Organisers of a twilight rodeo in Murrambateman this weekend have promised bucking horses and bull rides will be as action-packed as a knife-edge football match. 

Hundreds of Rebels bikies expected in Canberra this weekend


Megan Gorrey Police are stopping bikies at the Canberra border on their way into the territory.

Rats on buses a possibility as ACT Government proposes to allow pets on board

Residents of Weston Creek and Molonglo say they are facing longer commuting times and more bus changes.

Primrose Riordan ACT Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, Shane Rattenbury, is leading a push to allow people to bring animals on board buses.

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Police arrest three outlaw motorcycle gang members

Three outlaw motorcycle gang members are to face court on Friday, after they were arrested in separate police operations.

Canberra Mornings Live: Friday October 24

Canberra Mornings live.

Primrose Riordan 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.

Secret WWI history of Australian soldiers with venereal disease

Kathy Evans The image of a soldier with venereal disease is a far cry from the usual portrayal of the ANZAC digger but the search for a more authentic version of events is engaging a growing number of historians.

Gang-gang: Rond Pond captured in readers' vintage photographs

Ian Warden No one (except perhaps a police frogman looking for something unspeakable) would venture into today's Rond Pond.

ACT government disbands Exhibition Park corporation

FILE PHOTO: The site of a 12.8 million tourist accommodation development near Exhibition Park

Kirsten Lawson ACT Government is to bring management of Exhibition Park back under direct control. Kirsten Lawson reports.

Whitlam suburb an honour eluding many former PMs


Henry Belot Should a new Canberra suburb be named after Gough Whitlam he'll achieve something that has so far eluded eleven other Australian Prime Ministers since federation.

Man arrested near Department of Finance building

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A man has been arrested near the Department of Finance's offices in the John Gorton Building in Canberra on Thursday.

Canberra Mornings Live: Thursday October 23

Canberra Mornings live.

Primrose Riordan 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.

Tuggeranong majority rails against tram

Debate continues over the value of light rail.

Kirsten Lawson and Tom McIlroy Nearly 70 per cent of Tuggeranong residents say the capital doesn't need light rail.

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Emma Griffiths helps launch Women in Media in Canberra

Family way:  ABC online editor and convener of the Women in Media Group Emma Griffiths with her children Lewis, 2 (left), and Sylvie Johnson, 4.

Emma Macdonald The front-line journalist is putting her weight behind moves to improve life for women in the industry, Emma Macdonald.

Gough Whitlam to have suburb named in his honour

Former prime minister Gough Whitlam with Senator John Faulkner in 2002.

Tom McIlroy Before his death, the Labor icon gave his approval for a suburb to named after him.