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Noel Towell

Noel Towell is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Carol Mills plans retail revolution for Parliament's shop

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

Tony Abbott's indigenous takeover in 'disarray'

Noel Towell PM's Indigenous Affairs group in "the doldrums".

Bosses tell triangle public servants they're on their own with parking fees

Tough luck: Finance workers at the John Gorton Building will not be getting any parking subsidies.

Noel Towell No help from above for thousands of bureaucrats.

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Parking in the Triangle, it's a lottery

NEWS: Pic shows the car park on the corner of ?Brisbane Avenue and State Circle, opposite DFAT. ?15th?April 2014. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times
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Noel Towell A ballot will be used to allocate precious spaces to DFAT public servants.

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Exile on Childers Street for 'excess' Treasury public servants

The Treasury Building in Parkes on King Edward Terrace.

Noel Towell The 35 public servants who have lost their jobs at Treasury have been sent into offices in Civic.

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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.

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.

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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Shopping in the triangle? It's a private matter

Noel Towell The federal government says it is up to the private sector to breathe commercial life into Canberra's Parliamentary Triangle.

Canberra Services Club contemplates leaving shellshock corner

Noel Towell It's not an easy thing - walking away from seven decades of history for Canberra's military services community.

Godwin Grech gives $2000 to SIDS and Kids appeal

Godwin Grech.

Noel Towell The ex-Treasury man is back in the limelight for a good cause.

Canberra City Bowling Club likely to be sold

Canberra Bowling Club, Braddon.

Noel Towell Another piece of Canberra’s early history looks set to be lost, with the Canberra City Bowling Club to be bulldozed or sold off.

Foreign governments may lose diplomatic land in Canberra

Gai Brodtmann on a vacant block of land reserved for a embassy off Forster Crescent.

Noel Towell Foreign governments sitting on valuable Commonwealth land, sometimes for decades, in Canberra's diplomatic dress circle will be told to use it or lose it.

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Supermarket for public servants proposed for Parliamentary Triangle in Barton

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Noel Towell Developers are in talks with the National Capital Authority for a convenience store, and other retail shops.

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Green light given for Canberra water projects

The ACT and federal governments will finally sign off on an $85 million plan to save Lake Burley Griffin and Canberras other polluted waterways.

Noel Towell The ACT and federal governments will finally sign off on an $85 million plan to save Lake Burley Griffin and Canberra's other polluted waterways.

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Drivers find ways to bypass dreaded new parking fees

These vehicles parked in the unsealed open car park between the National Library and the Lake shore.

Noel Towell Householders around Canberra's Parliamentary Triangle are already cashing in on the paid parking regime around the precinct, according to a private sector parking broker.

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Libs liken city revamp to failed office tower plans

The future developments were outlined as part of two government projects, “The City Plan” and “City to the Lake”, unveiled by the ACT Government on Tuesday.

Noel Towell, Stephanie Anderson, Lisa Cox The Canberra Liberals say they doubt if the ACT Government’s grand designs for the rebirth of Lake Burley Griffin’s west basin will ever come to fruition.

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New technology for cataract surgery in Canberra

News. Laser surgery for the treatment of cataracts with new equipment
at the Capital Day Surgical Centre in Barton. July 12th. 2013 Canberra
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Noel Towell It's the big and expensive machine from America that promises to take the human factor out of cataract surgery in Canberra.

Former ACT Lib Senator now eligible to vote in preselection

Margaret Reid

Noel Towell Former ACT Liberal Senator Margaret Reid has finally qualified to vote in the party’s Senate preselection battle, on her fourth attempt.

Fraud 'spotters fees' could save billions

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Noel Towell and Markus Mannheim Billions of dollars could be recovered with US-style laws offering ''spotter's fees'' to whistleblowers.

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