Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty

Brodtmann and Uhlmann: A very Canberra couple

Megan Doherty Politician Gai Brodtmann and journalist Chris Uhlmann have always been one of the Australian capital's most intriguing partnerships.

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.

Trees a lasting legacy to decades of royal visits

Queen Elizabeth II of Britain is watched by gardener Norm Dunn (left) and her husband Prince Philip (right) as she plants a 'Black Sally' gum tree in the grounds of Government House in Canberra, 2006.

Megan Doherty 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.

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Couple's special reason to return to the National Arboretum

Alan and Alicia Martin

Megan Doherty A Canberra couple married at the National Arboretum hours after the visit by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge charm the crowd at the National Arboretum

POOL PHOTO: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, tour the Pod Playground at the National Arboretum in Canberra, during the Royal Tour of Australia, on Thursday 24 April 2014. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen (FAIRFAX MEDIA / NEWS CORP POOL ONLY)

Megan Doherty It’s a while before they take the throne back home but Kate and William can officially be called the King and Queen of the Playground after their joyful visit to the National Arboretum Canberra for a...

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From little things, flowers grow

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Megan Doherty It’s the little things that count.

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.

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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?

Dogs left with third-degree burns after visits to groomer

Jaid and Jenny Dawson of Banks with their dog Miley recovering after being burnt at a dog salon.

Megan Doherty A Canberra dog groomer says he is deeply sorry at least three dogs were burned by a dryer in his salons and has promised to repay thousands of dollars in vet fees to the owners.

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Sporting duo go glam

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Megan Doherty Wallabies star Matt Toomua and soccer and cricket international Ellyse Perry have been photographed together on the red carpet for the first time.

Garden gates swing open to reveal botanical treasures

Jackie French.

Megan Doherty CANBERRANS will get a chance to visit some of the region's most beautiful private gardens in the coming weeks, with a number of owners opening their garden gates to the public.

Canberrans share the stories of their lives for city's centenary

Centenary Stories book launch for the ancestors of pioneering families of the ACT region held at CMAG, Canberra. Elizabeth Cusack, David Cusack, Joan Waldren (Sister of David Cusack) and Dorothy Barklay (Daughter of Joan Waldren).

Megan Doherty The big stories of Canberra's history have been important in this centenary year but perhaps the ones that will resonate the loudest will be the so-called little ones, the personal tales of its...

Airtight barriers for removal of Kingston Bus Depot markets' asbestos roof

Megan Doherty Airtight walls will be installed for the removal of a roof that contains asbestos Kingston's bus depot markets.

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Fashion's a shoe-in for young Noah

Megan Doherty Little Noah Leighton Hutchinson is well on his way to coming a fashionista.

Canberra party animals know how to deal with a scorcher

News: Hot weather photo pool christmas party. The Zoo advertising group have their roof top pool christmas party. Sophia Kochinos (right) enjoys a refreshing pool splash during a hot Canberra day with a top temperature of 36C. 20th of December 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Megan Doherty Many Canberra workplaces finished up on Friday for the Christmas holidays, sweltering in the heat - unless you were with the beautiful people at Zoo advertising's rooftop pool party.

Richards family in Forrest strings 500,000 Christmas lights for charity

Wedding of Patrick Cormac and Luana Marriot under 500000 LED lights of Luana Uncle David Richards in Forrest.

Megan Doherty Prepare to be dazzled again, Canberra - the Christmas lights of Forrest are about to be turned on. And they have had a preview at a spectacular wedding.

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Russell Crowe helps rapper Omar Musa celebrate 30th birthday in A-list style

Megan Doherty Queanbeyan slam poet and rapper Omar Musa is living the high life - Russell Crowe threw him a birthday party.

Canberra bargain hunters head to Boxing Day sales

Boxing Day Sales at the Canberra Centre.

Megan Doherty Retailers were optimistic of good - and even unprecedented - Boxing Day sales in Canberra despite the spectre of an impending downturn forced by public service cuts.

Australia's Biggest Loser's Commando coming to Canberra

Steve Willis, aka The Commando, from The Biggest Loser is coming to Canberra.

Megan Doherty Time to suck in the Christmas excess Canberra - The Commando is on his way.

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Fun and games rules in this Canberra kitchen

Megan Doherty Canberra graphic designer Andrew Hinge is taking sudden fame in his stride with the promos for the new season of My Kitchen Rules portraying him as this year’s wacky contestant.