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Red Hill

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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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.

ABC series The Code changes Canberra's on-screen image

Interrogation scene:

James Joyce Scriptwriter Shelley Birse wanted to tell a story about power and governance in the real place instead of pretending.

Dragons Abreast Canberra 2014 corporate regatta

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About Town: Scenes from the Dragons Abreast Canberra 2014 Corporate Regatta at Weston Park in Yarralumla.

Dragons Abreast Regatta at Lake Burley Griffin

From left, Frances
Heaney and Anna Wellings Booth and Susan Pitt.

Kimberley Granger Hundreds of people flocked to Weston Park in Yarralumla on Saturday as the Dragons Abreast group held its annual Flowers on the Water ceremony.

Murrumbateman ready to host wine show

Wine.

Georgina Connery Gargling, slurping and spitting are all part of the theatre involved in uncovering a top drop of wine.

Spring weather lures Canberra gardeners

 Yarralumla Nursery manager Chris Ware holds a ‘‘Centenary Carpet’’.

Gus McCubbing Whether it's lining up to dump prunings or heading to the nursery, Canberrans are out gardening in big numbers.

Jim Smith's Kombi among the stars in weekend of classic cars

Jim Smith and Kristine Riethmiller of Wright in front of their home away from home a 1967 Kombi Camper.

David Ellery When Jim Smith moved to Australia 14 years ago he couldn't leave his 1967 VW Kombi camper behind in Britain – it was a member of the family.

Drunk, rude, speeding diplomats maintain privacy

International flags fly in Canberra at sunset.

Markus Mannheim Police were so concerned by some foreign diplomats' conduct they asked DFAT to formally counsel the relevant ambassadors.

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Catholic Church rejects call to favour high school over $35m 'monument'

David Ellery Advocates for keeping Mount Carmel High School at Yass have slammed the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn for proceeding with a $35 million redevelopment of the St Christopher's cathedral...

Has the heart of Canberra's nightlife left Civic?

The closure of ICBM, Meche and North Bar has raised doubts about the future of the Civic nightlife.

Henry Belot Nightclub owners and city authorities are concerned youth may drift away from Canberra's historic centre of nightlife.

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Designers urged to think small for housing competition

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Primrose Riordan In a new design competition, the city's architects and designers are being encouraged to think small about new housing options for the capital.

Carol Mills plans retail revolution for Parliament's shop

Carol Mills in the Parliament House Gift Shop with some Canberra made products.

Noel Towell Canberra products seen as the key to turning around Parliament's struggling shop.

Canberra Weekender: September 19-21

The LIfeline Spring Bookfair is on all weekend at EPIC.

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

Catholic church's Manuka redevelopment plans revealed

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David Ellery The heart of Manuka is expected to receive a major lift from the $35 million redevelopment of the St Christopher Cathedral precinct announced on Tuesday.

Canberra police officer who sprayed capsicum spray towards chained dog breached standards

A screenshot from the security vision at the property.

Michael Inman An ACT cop who fired capsicum spray towards a tethered dog during a raid at a southside home breached professional standards, an internal probe has found.

Greens Shane Rattenbury seeks to impose more controls on the use of 'call-in' powers

The Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, Shane Rattenbury, is seeking to impose more limits on the use of controversial

Kirsten Lawson The Greens' Shane Rattenbury is seeking to impose more limits on the use of controversial "call-in" powers, forcing developers to consult the community before they lodge their plans.

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Government will not allow Mr Fluffy profiteering, says Chief Minister

An advertisement for Mr Fluffy asbestos products.

Kirsten Lawson and Meredith Clisby Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has warned people buying Mr Fluffy homes that they will not be allowed to profiteer in a government buyback scheme by buying houses below market value and expecting the...

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