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Emma Macdonald is a senior reporter for The Canberra Times.
Emma Macdonald Peter Tighe, the head of the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency, says the NSW government must immediately help get families out of at least 12 identified Mr Fluffy homes in Queanbeyan and NSW.
Emma Macdonald Owners of affected houses now await a decision from the ACT and Commonwealth Governments on whether they should be demolished, Emma Macdonald reports.
Jakob Glenn and Emma Macdonald ACT work safety boss says he doesn't even want to think about some of the risks that were involved in the old Bird Man Rally.
Kirsten Lawson and Emma Macdonald The NSW parliament will investigate the extent of Mr Fluffy asbestos contamination in NSW homes, a move that boosts the likelihood of a state-wide hunt for the deadly loose-fill insulation.
Emma Macdonald NSW homeowners are being warned not to be complacent about the risks of loose asbestos insulation.
Emma Macdonald The founder of the Fluffy Owners and Residents' Action Group said recriminations over who knew what about Mr Fluffy asbestos must not distract politicians from finding a solution to the health and...
Emma Macdonald Maryanne and Mike Bresnik are one of a small group of Queanbeyan families whose lives have been turned upside down by Canberra's now infamous Mr Fluffy insulation scheme.
Emma Macdonald Canberra's toxic asbestos legacy made it the perfect location to launch a new asbestos awareness van which will tour the country over the coming months.
Emma Macdonald Former Canberran of the Year Dr Sue Packer will chair the ACT government’s asbestos reference group.
Emma Macdonald Canberra’s tradespeople will ultimately pay the highest price for exposure to Mr Fluffy asbestos, the CFMEU says.
Emma Macdonald A massive asbestos waste dump in Gungahlin that contains the original Mr Fluffy asbestos removed from more than 1000 Canberra homes in the 1980s is being tested before the ACT government builds a...
Emma Macdonald The owners of homes contaminated by Mr Fluffy asbestos have presented a list of demands to the ACT Government.
Emma Macdonald The ACT Government has committed to a major change to the Canberra Institute of Technology, winding back the Woden campus and developing a new campus in Tuggeranong to meet demand for training and...
Emma Macdonald A culture war is brewing over plans by the popular inner-city pub, the Wig & Pen, to relocate from its Civic location to the ground floor of the Australian National University’s School of Music.
Emma Macdonald A building site in Wright operated by Empire Building Group has been shut down over a raft of safety concerns.
Emma Macdonald Work on the $42 million upgrade and widening of Constitution Avenue has been temporarily halted by WorkSafe ACT following a number of safety concerns.
Emma Macdonald Macquarie Primary School principal Wendy Cave has a simple suggestion on how schools can better engage with parents: ''Turn on the lights, open the door and invite parents inside.''
Editors Edwina McCann, Kellie Hush, Helen McCabe concede influential fashion title to Duchess Kate Middleton
Emma Macdonald Often described as fashion royalty, the editors of the country's most influential fashion magazines had to concede the title on Thursday when they came face-to-face with the Duchess of Cambridge.
Emma Macdonald Whether it is shows like Project Runway, the current crafting craze or the buzz of Fashfest, Canberra's ranks of would-be fashion designers are bursting at the seams.