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Stephanie Anderson

Stephanie Anderson is a reporter at The Canberra Times.

Bushfire complacency puts locals at risk

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.

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.

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.

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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Will the bellwether ring true? Hendy keeps nose in front

Noel Towell and Stephanie Anderson Liberal challenger Peter Hendy has edged further in front as counting continues in the seat of Eden-Monaro, which may yet retain its famous bellwether status.

Informal votes drop in ACT

Voting in Queanbeyan

Stephanie Anderson Informal voting has decreased across the majority of polling booths in the ACT.

Labor loses ground in vital Queanbeyan booths

Liberal candidate Peter Hendy at his Greenleigh home while counting continues in the seat of Eden - Monaro.

Noel Towell and Stephanie Anderson Liberal challenger Peter Hendy has edged further in front as counting continues in the seat of Eden-Monaro, which may yet retain its famous bellwether status.

Debate over Denman Prospect's development continues

Headshout of ACT Property Council Exec. Director Catherine Carter

Stephanie Anderson and Meredith Clisby The Property Council has launched a scathing attack on the Land Development Agency as the latter plans to take over development of Molonglo’s new suburb.

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Record breaking rain to continue

News.    Roselle Zhang 9 from Sydney with her brother Rosin Zhang 3 tries to stay dry in her dad's jacket at Floriade.  16 September 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Stephanie Anderson Canberra has received record breaking rain overnight, forcing the closure of roads and crossings throughout the capital.

Roads closed as rain causes problems

The Morisset St bridge in Qeanbeyan is closed as crews cleanup debris from flood-waters.
Filed: Wednesday, 18 September 2013 10:20:04 AM 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times


Stephanie Anderson Blue skies returned only briefly to Canberra on Wednesday before heavy rain hit the city after dark.

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Firefighters wary as new bushfire season looms

Queanbeyan RFS  District manager Lake George zone Tim Carroll.

Stephanie Anderson A warm, wet winter has increased concerns for firefighters as they face an increased fuel load throughout the capital region this bushfire season.

Teen hit by truck in day of chaos

Police tape.

Fleta Page, Tom McIlroy and Stephanie Anderson Chaos reigned across the Canberra region's roads on Wednesday with a series of crashes bringing traffic to a halt and 15 cars, a petrol tanker, two trucks, a taxi and a 13-year-old pedestrian...