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Stephanie Anderson

Stephanie Anderson is a reporter at The Canberra Times.

Union coughs up cash for equal love advocates

Dean Hall, CFMEU, to speak at a marriage equality rally.

Stephanie Anderson The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union has thrown its support behind the equal marriage movement, providing funds for advocates in Canberra amid calls for same-sex marriage legislation.

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Concern over city's 'food desert'

Households in some of Canberra's wealthiest suburbs are to struggling to eat on a regular basis due to a lack of supermarkets in walking distance.

Stephanie Anderson Households in some of Canberra's wealthiest suburbs are struggling to eat on a regular basis because of the inner south's "food desert", new research has found.

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Hungry forced to walk to access food relief


Stephanie Anderson Limited public transport options are forcing the hungry and disadvantaged to walk for hours to access emergency food relief.

RFS volunteers at record levels for season start

L-R   Charlee Hopkins, Meg Henry , Ian McHenry and Ben Bryant from the Jerrabomberra volunteer rural fire brigade.

Stephanie Anderson Volunteer firefighters are at record numbers in Canberra, but up to 20% of the force has less than a year's experience locally.

Schultz in fight for his life

Albert John

Stephanie Anderson Alby Schultz is not throwing in the towel just yet.

Celebrate a crush on cars

Car crushing at Spin at the Tams Depot in Fyshwick.

Stephanie Anderson Car enthusiasts appreciated their own art at the centenary celebrations in Fyshwick on Saturday.

Artwork brings Uriarra into centenary Loop

Artist Dan Stewart-Moore has assembled

Stephanie Anderson Months of research, weeks of construction and $10,000 - that's what it took to capture the essence of Uriarra.

New forensics lab will help police take the fight to cyber criminals

An artists impression of the AFP forensic facility in Majura ACT.

Stephanie Anderson Cyber criminals will be in the cross-hairs as part of operations at the Australian Federal Police's new multimillion-dollar forensics centre.

Public servant's super compo claim could take weeks

Court, justice, courts, judge.

Christopher Knaus, Stephanie Anderson ACTEW's predecessor has faced about 20 civil cases alleging they were negligent in advising employees of their eligibility for the generous Commonwealth superannuation scheme, a court has heard.

Former public servant wins $840k in super compensation

Supreme Court

Stephanie Anderson The Commonwealth could be forced to pay millions of dollars to public servants

Man arrested for murder in Queanbeyan


Stephanie Anderson A Queanbeyan man has been charged with murder after a man house-sitting for a friend was found dead in a home at the weekend.

Compo may balloon after staff misled over super

Independent Senator Nick Xenophon.

Stephanie Anderson The Commonwealth could be forced to pay increasing amounts of compensation to former government employees as concerns for ex-Canberra Hospital workers come to light.

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Bushfire complacency puts locals at risk

Hills on fire near Jugiong in 2013.

Stephanie Anderson Firefighters have spoken out about the lack of preparation for dangerous fire conditions, just 12 months after multiple blazes blackened properties across south east NSW.

False alarms as fire crews brace for trouble

Stephanie Anderson Fire crews have been recalled after an out-of-control fire near Bungendore was discovered to be a false alarm.

Allow more time for public servants to claim lost super: lawyer

Stephanie Anderson The federal government is under pressure to suspend time limits for litigation relating to public servant superannuation.

Fire fears remain as crews swoop on scorched earth

ACT and NSW rural fire service work together to bring a bush fire under control in Burbong Road in Weetalabah.

Stephanie Anderson Total fire bans remain in place across Canberra and surrounding regions as the capital braves a record-breaking heatwave.

Calls to increase the number of petrol stations in ACT

Stephanie Anderson The drain on Canberra's service stations has been plugged, but there are now calls to increase the number of petrol outlets across the capital.

Super claims likely to run into millions

Stephanie Anderson and Christopher Knaus The federal government could be forced to fork out millions of dollars in compensation as a new case broadens the scope of the potential superannuation claims of former public servants.

Wild weather from snow to severe fire danger

Wild winds

Stephanie Anderson and Matthew Raggatt The elements were on show on Thursday, as dangerous winds caused nearly 2000 Canberra homes and businesses to lose power.

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'Guardian angel' nominated for bravery gong

Fleta Page and Stephanie Anderson Shane Allen ''wasn't really thinking'' when he saw 13-year-old Jeysun Bilgin swept through a stormwater drain.