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Emma Macdonald is a senior reporter for The Canberra Times.
Emma Macdonald ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has defended her handling of asbestos over the past decade, saying no jurisdiction had done more to highlight and promote safety than the ACT.
Emma Macdonald A massive asbestos waste dump in Gungahlin that contains the original Mr Fluffy asbestos removed from more than 1000 Canberra homes in the 1980s is being tested before the ACT government builds a...
Emma Macdonald It is not ideal to bath very young children in an unheated bathroom to the dim glow of a camp light during a Canberra winter. But Annabel and Jonathan Yagos have no choice.
Emma Macdonald Brianna Heseltine has stepped forward to become the public face of Canberra households affected by Mr Fluffy asbestos.
Emma Macdonald On guard! Those hipsters have broken from the confines of Lonsdale Street, Braddon, and staged a southside invasion!
Emma Macdonald Proposed new Islamic school will not take enrolments this year after failing to plan for basic teaching, curriculum or child-safety requirements.
Emma Macdonald The Canberra Times' league tables of ACT schools' literacy and numeracy scores continue to show that independent schools dominate their Catholic and government counterparts.
Megan Doherty, Emma Macdonald and Jil Hogan It was declared by Prime Minister Tony Abbott as one of the best ever royal tours and Canberra played its part in a day full of goodwill and high spirits as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge charmed...
Emma Macdonald Nobel Prize winning astrophysicist Brian Schmidt might be agnostic but this weekend resorted to his own version of prayer.
Emma Macdonald Thirty-year-old Canberra teacher Amanda Hawkins never went into the profession for the money.
Emma Macdonald Canberra's five-year-olds are slightly less vulnerable to developmental delays than other children across Australia.
Emma Macdonald Non-government schools have received a windfall in the ACT budget while the number of education bureaucrats will be cut to help pay for new spending.
Emma Macdonald ACT Education Minister Joy Burch ignored her own directorate's advice and approved two new private schools in Canberra despite warnings that one lacks viable enrolments and another threatens...
Emma Macdonald A scaffolder has lost his licence for a year in a first for ACT Work Safety inspectors who are cracking down on fall risks.
Emma Macdonald Duffy Primary School has run over budget with staff being told that only essentials like toilet paper and handwash can be purchased until the end of the year.
Emma Macdonald A modest education budget was announced yesterday which focuses on bringing two new schools into operation, supports the territory's increasing numbers of students with disabilities, and starts a...