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Noel Towell is a reporter for The Canberra Times.
Noel Towell The ACT Government says that 'big solar' has arrived in Australia after announcing plans for a vast solar farm in the territory's south.
Noel Towell The Defence Department has told it 20,000 public servants that they should expect a long wait for wage talks to begin.
Noel Towell Canberra’s tallest building, Lovett Tower in Woden, looks to be heading for a genteel retirement; a possible conversions into an aged-care facility after its last public servant packs up their...
Noel Towell The motorists of Weston Creek and Canberra’s new Molonglo suburbs have endured more than two years of roadworks misery on Cotter Road.
Noel Towell Australian soldiers, sailors and Air Force personnel may be facing the same below-inflation wage offer as their civilian Defence Department counterparts.
Noel Towell Public service bosses at the Department of Social Services want to spend $55 million on a ''gold-plated, Rolls-Royce'' fit-out job for their new offices in Canberra’s south.
Noel Towell The Department of Social Services has defended the $55 million budget for the fit-out of its new Tuggeranong building, saying the proposed spend is about right by recent public service standards.
Noel Towell Canberra's struggling commercial property market has been dealt another blow.
Noel Towell A terrified Department of Human Services public servant has left Canberra in the wake of last year’s chainsaw attack at the department’s Tuggeranong offices.
Noel Towell Economists say Canberra will have to rely on its buoyant housing market as public service job cuts begin to bite.
Noel Towell The era of free car parking for public servants in Canberra is over, no matter the part of the city in which they work.
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.
Noel Towell, Meredith Clisby and Fleta Page Canberra’s tallest building, Woden’s Lovett Tower, is set to become a near-empty shell when hundreds of public service occupants move out in two years.
Noel Towell You've probably seen the anti-Labor election advertisements in which a typical ACT voter declares "I like Katy Gallagher but ...".
Noel Towell End 15-year battle over future of Tralee housing development sparks confused response from Tuggeranong council.
Noel Towell Keep on brewing a decent cup of coffee, and life will go on.
Noel Towell Canberra could be running on 90 per cent renewable energy within eight years, under an ambitious plan to be unveiled by the ACT government today.
Noel Towell The ACT government's building boss has defended spending $14 million and 12 months upgrading 800 metres of road in the city's south.
Noel Towell Evidence has emerged that a spate of disappearances of Labor campaign posters in Canberra’s south could be an ALP inside job.
Noel Towell An urban storm water program in Canberra's north, originally meant to cost taxpayers $3.5 million, ended up with a budget of more than $50 million, according to the territory's water regulator.