Hamish Boland Rudder on Weston Creek

Union slams site safety after roller tips over in Coombs

Hamish Boland-Rudder Union representatives were threatening court action after they were initially refused entry to a Coombs construction site after a five-tonne machine rolled over.

Dangerous bacteria levels close two areas of lake

Toxic Algae in varies part's of Lake Burley Griffin. A swan  at the Bowen Park area of the lake.

Hamish Boland-Rudder A second section of Lake Burley Griffin has been closed due to high levels of bacteria, while Yarralumla Bay remains off limits to all water activity following a sewage leak nearly three weeks ago.

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...

A beginner's guide to two-up in Canberra

ANZAC Day 2012.  Collingwood vs Essendon at the MCG. 
Alison Jones, the mother of Australian soldier Sergeant Brett Wood who was killed in Afghanistan, prepares to toss the two-up penny before the match.
25 April 2012.
Picture by PAUL ROVERE / THE AGE

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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Flood watch in ACT and surrounding regions

Photos of flooding in Amaroo. Supplied by Nikkayla.

Edited by Hamish Boland-Rudder Full coverage of evacuations, warnings, river levels and weather forecasts. All times are in AEDT.

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