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Police extend search to find Lake Tuggeranong windsurfer

Hamish Boland-Rudder, Tom McIlroy, Matthew Raggatt Police have resumed a search on Lake Tuggeranong after a report a windsurfer had come off his board on Sunday.

Canberra turned stormy, stormy bright by lightning show

A lightening storm passes over Canberra on Saturday night.

Hamish Boland-Rudder It took a little while for Jonathan McFeat to figure out exactly what the bright flashes were outside his new apartment.

On Canberra's buses, a 'new dimension' to the season

Hamish Boland-Rudder There are no Santa hats or decorations, but there is still a bit of cheer working the Christmas Day shift on Canberra's buses.

A weekend in your suburb: 36 hours in O'Connor

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Hamish Boland-Rudder New to Canberra? Made the move across the lake? Or maybe you're just keen to discover the hidden treasures of another suburb? Hamish Boland-Rudder kicks off our Suburban Series with this look at how...

Two biker deaths linked to Snowy Ride motorcycle charity event

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Hamish Boland-Rudder It was a horror weekend for motorcyclists in NSW with four separate fatal crashes, two of which have been linked to a charity event in the Snowy Mountains on the weekend.

Canberra Mornings Live: Thursday November 21

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Hamish Boland-Rudder Bringing you breaking news from across the capital and beyond, including weather, traffic updates, and what the capital is talking about.

Canberra Mornings Live: Friday November 22

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Hamish Boland-Rudder Bringing you breaking news from across the capital and beyond, including weather, traffic updates, and what the capital is talking about.

Partial eclipse still worth an early start for Canberrans

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Tegan Osborne, Hamish Boland-Rudder Canberrans may not have been treated to the spectacular total eclipse witnessed on the beaches of Cairns, but here in the capital there were still plenty of people gazing at the sky on Wednesday.

Canberrans still up early for partial eclipse

Hamish Boland-Rudder, Tegan Osborne Canberrans may not have been treated to the spectacular total eclipse witnessed on the beaches of Cairns, but here in the capital there were still plenty of people gazing at the sky this morning.

Crashes cause traffic delays across the capital

Hamish Boland-Rudder Four separate traffic incidents have caused delays for commuters across the ACT on Friday morning, with crashes including an injured motorcyclist near the city, a cyclist in Barton, and a ute on its...

Elderly man woken and bashed in Kambah home

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Hamish Boland-Rudder An elderly man has been assaulted in his bedroom in the middle of the night in a violent home invasion in Canberra's south.

Shot in the night stirs old war memories

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Hamish Boland-Rudder Garang Leek hadn't heard a gunshot since he escaped a war zone in Sudan four years ago - until the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Cops investigate Macarthur grass fire

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Hamish Boland-Rudder A grass fire that sent flames leaping up to 15 metres above Macarthur over the weekend may have been deliberately lit.

Police chase leads to arrest in Griffith

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Hamish Boland-Rudder A man was arrested after a police pursuit in Canberra’s inner south on Tuesday, despite police terminating the chase.

Inner north, Gungahlin among nation's most charitable

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Hamish Boland-Rudder Residents of Gungahlin are among the most generous in Australia, as the ACT comes out on top of a list of the most charitable jurisdictions in the country, according to a new report released on...

Cannabis bust comes from public help

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Hamish Boland-Rudder A public tip-off has led police to a large cannabis stash in a home in Canberra’s south on Wednesday.

A beginner's guide to two-up in Canberra

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Hamish Boland-Rudder The odds in a game of two-up are simple. The pennies fly in the air, and, in a traditional two-coin game, you can either have two heads, two tails, or one of each.

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Homesteads combine the pastoral with luxury

Owners of St Clair 1882 Homestead near Goulburn, Peter and Margie Mullins.

Hamish Boland-Rudder They're more than the icons of Australia's pastoral history - they're also the last vestiges of a luxurious rural colonial lifestyle which is slowly being reinvented on Canberra's rural fringe.

Triangle parking plan draws mixed response

Public servant at the national library Stacey Herder unhappy about paid parking with the Parliamentary triangle.

Hamish Boland-Rudder At least one tourism operator has high hopes that paid parking in the Parliamentary Triangle could free up space for leisure-makers, but some public servants believe new fees won’t be enough to deter...

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Depths of winter ahead as forecasts prove fickle

Hail storm in Keenan Street, Evatt. Pictures by Sreeraj Prabhu.

Hamish Boland-Rudder As the longest (and, possibly, coldest) night of the year approaches, Tuesday evening’s flip from icy evening to mild morning was the perfect illustration of how Canberra’s winter nights can...