Inner South

Trees a lasting legacy to decades of royal visits

Megan Doherty City Reporter Once the soil has been turned, the photographs taken, the hands shaken and the media circus moved on, all those trees planted by royals and other dignitaries are almost forgotten.

Lead actors collared at Legally Blonde canine casting call

Mikayla Williams, who will play Elle in the Legally Blonde stage show, with Violet, who will play Bruiser, and her friends Jazz, Wilson and Jedda.

Megan Doherty At least half the showbiz adage of ''never work with children or animals'' is being ignored for a new Legally Blonde musical.

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.

Garbage collectors to strike on Thursday and Friday next week

Canberra garbage collectors will strike on Wednesday and Thursday next week, in response to what they say are stalled negotiations with Sita Australia.

Henry Belot Canberra garbage collectors have voted to recommence their strike action on Thursday and Friday next week and have threatened further action should an agreement fail to be reached.

US sperm imports fill a gap in the Australian market

IVF clinic.

Henry Belot Canberra women hoping to conceive through sperm donorship are turning to the United States, the superpower of sperm exports, as Australian men continue to shy away from donating due to fears of...

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Formal complaint lodged over YMCA's use of sailing clubhouse

Emma Kelly The ACT Government is investigating a formal complaint against the YMCA's use of its Yarralumla sailing clubhouse despite an earlier tribunal decision restricting the association's operation of the...


Boulevard of royally entertaining pop ups at Folk Festival

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Ian Warden I was moved to wish that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (and their regal bub) could have been at the National Folk Festival with me.


Royal gems - alas, no diamond


Ian Warden Just what did the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge do on their rest day at Government House?

Royal rest day may be just the time to meet the 'locals'

Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik (C) and his wife Princess Mary.

Megan Doherty An encounter with the kangaroos on the lawns of Government House in Canberra seems par for the course for any visiting royal.

Duke and Duchess spend day off in Canberra relaxing, playing with Prince George

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Henry Belot The royal couple have begun their designated day off by playing with young George on the lawns outside Government House.

Greek Orthodox Church celebrates community, life at Easter

Alex Kalloniatis chief cantor at St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church.

Larissa Nicholson Easter is a busy time for Alex Kalloniatis, who has been singing himself hoarse this weekend.

Easter church Fireworks shake Kingston

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Natasha Boddy Loud fireworks shook Kingston on Saturday night, with residents complaining the pyrotechnic blasts sounded like a war zone.

Car park developers eye potential profits as public servants forced to pay

Parking in the Parliamentary Triangle.

Julieanne Strachan Car Park developers are expected to look at Canberra's Parliamentary Triangle with fresh eyes after July 1.

Royal tour 2014: Prince William, Catherine, Baby George arrive in Canberra

Waiting with a
gift is 8 year old Ilaria Triunfo of Dickson. April 20th.

Fleta Page and Larissa Nicholson The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George have arrived at Government House in Canberra for a day of rest in the national capital.

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Royal style v ACT fashion chief as Duke and Duchess visit Canberra

Kate v Katy in ACT royal fashion showdown

Megan Doherty Will the Duchess of Cambridge have some fashion competition when she arrives in Canberra on Sunday?

Canberra Mornings Live: Tuesday April 15

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Tegan Osborne Bringing you breaking news from across the capital and beyond. Get in touch with us as we blog from 7am to 10am.

Woman rushed to hospital following Barton Highway crash

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A 22-year-old woman has been rushed to hospital with serious leg and facial injuries following a single vehicle collision on the Barton Highway in Gungahlin.

Corbell defends laws to speed up development


Tom McIlroy Proposed fast-track planning laws would bring the ACT in line with the states in allowing the government to designate projects of territory significance, Sustainable Development Minister Simon...

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