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David Ellery is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Samuel Woldeamamual Gebremichael, Kirsten Molloy win Canberra Marathon 2014

David Ellery Ethiopian Samuel Woldeamamual Gebremichael has won the men's race in The Canberra Times Canberra Marathon and Kirsten Molloy has crossed the line first in the women's race.

Apia lifts cut-off for CTP rebate

An APIA Insurance Ad.

David Ellery Apia has lifted the cut-off age for eligibility for its $75 good driver rebate in the ACT from 69 to 79.

Resident prepared to face fire's return

Ric Hingee at his fire resistant home in Duffy.

David Ellery When Ric Hingee lost his Duffy home in 2003, the financial adviser and former engineer vowed he would never let that happen again.

The champion of just causes

Lawyer Deborah Rolfe has been nominated for a local hero award at the Australia Day Awards.

David Ellery Despite her achievements, this local hero nominee is very humble.

How DIY antibodies changed my life

Julie Cornwell- Kelly with her life saving transfusion device Nikit-34.

David Ellery First Australian to treat immune deficiency by self-administering antibodies gives the process thumbs up.

The day definitely belonged to the Doctors in Canberra

Dr Who fans attend a special screening at Dendy of the 50th Anniversary, The Day of the Doctor.

David Ellery Dalek supporters were in the minority when Dr Who fans converged on Civic for Dendy's 3D screening of The Day of the Doctor on Sunday.

Saga of renovation with no end in sight

A neglected and unfinished home in Yambina Crescent, Warramanga, much to the ire of immediate neighbour, Wayne Mitchell.

David Ellery An elderly Canberra couple would rather see their Waramanga home sold out from under them than comply with court orders issued nine years ago to end a building saga that dates back to before the...

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Six decades after fighting in Korea, three men will make their return

William Monaghan and Derek Roylance.

David Ellery Three Cold War warriors from the ACT and Queanbeyan are returning to South Korea later this month.

Extension saga couple allegedly owe council $450K

Photos from the Gerondal's Bingie property

David Ellery The Waramanga couple at the centre of a horror 38-year house extension saga in the ACT owe the Eurobodalla Shire Council $450,000 in legal and clean up costs.

NRMA strikes out on the ruin to roads

Foreground is Alan Evans, NRMA director for ACT and the Southern Region; rear is Rudy Kistler, the ``3D chalk artist'' from Austinmere (near Wollongong) who drew the pot hole.
Have also sent a shot of the pothole itself.

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David Ellery When the NRMA wanted to shine the spotlight on the potholes in Canberra's roads in Civic on Thursday, it had to draw a picture of one. The real things are actually pretty thin on the ground.


Waterworks a big part of history

Smoke from the 2003 bushfires covers Canberra.

David Ellery The National Capital Development Commission reunion in March has resulted in a book offering great insight into the city's development.

North-south digital gap will widen with Coalition NBN plan

Optic cable that was used as part of the National Broadband Network.

David Ellery Canberra's north-south divide will become even more marked if the government presses ahead with its election pledge.

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Sword of Gallipoli: the mystery and the myth

Eureka stockade

David Ellery Was the Eureka sword of rebel leader Peter Lalor used decades later by his grandson against the Turkish at Gallipoli?

Veterans back reinvigorated Anzac Day

News:  Photos and the names of places Australian Forces have served are projected onto the Australian War Memorial on ANZAC Day.  25 April 2013 Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

David Ellery War veterans and stakeholders have given a big thumbs up to the first Canberra Anzac Day commemoration to be conducted on newly appointed Australian War Memorial director Brendan Nelson’s watch.

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New life for AWM services

David Ellery War veterans and stakeholders have given a big thumbs up to the first Canberra Anzac Day commemoration to be conducted on the watch of the newly appointed Australian War Memorial director, Dr Brendan...

Military, PS take the most honours

OAM medal.

David Ellery Soldiers and public servants have scored the lion's share of Queen's Birthday honours for ACT and Queanbeyan residents.

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The shooting of Eddie Jones

David Ellery This is an extended version of an article on Battle of Milne Bay veteran, Eddie Jones, that appears in Thursday's Canberra Times.

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Milne Bay veteran makes his return

90 year old Battle of Milne Bay veteran Ed Jones at home in Waramanga before departing Canberra for the 70th anniversary of the battle in Papua New Guinea.

David Ellery Waramanga's Eddie Jones left Canberra yesterday morning for his second all-expenses-paid trip to Papua New Guinea's Milne Bay.

He's no ordinary young man

David Ellery When he was 15 years old UberGlobal's Michael McGoogan hired his mother, Margaret, to manage the accounts for his fledgling IT start-up in Rivett.


When Canberra took flight

David Ellery Sir Charles Kingsford Smith is not a name that springs to mind when one is talking about the early history of air travel to Canberra.