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Stephanie Anderson

Stephanie Anderson is a reporter at The Canberra Times.

Crashes at Weston Creek, Kingston

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Stephanie Anderson Emergency services have used hydraulic tools to cut off a car door following a crash in Kingston on Friday morning.

Former public servant wins $840k in super compensation

Supreme Court

Stephanie Anderson The Commonwealth could be forced to pay millions of dollars to public servants

Allow more time for public servants to claim lost super: lawyer

Stephanie Anderson The federal government is under pressure to suspend time limits for litigation relating to public servant superannuation.

Calls to increase the number of petrol stations in ACT

Stephanie Anderson The drain on Canberra's service stations has been plugged, but there are now calls to increase the number of petrol outlets across the capital.

Backlash over 'cruel' concreting of warrens

Concrete was poured into warrens at the RSPCA ACT's Weston headquarters on August 28, creating a danger of rabbit suffocation or starvation.

Stephanie Anderson Animal rights groups have expressed horror over the “cruel” concreting of rabbit warrens at the RSPCA ACT’s Weston headquarters last month.

Roads closed as rain causes problems

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The Morisset St bridge in Qeanbeyan is closed as crews cleanup debris from flood-waters.
Filed: Wednesday, 18 September 2013 10:20:04 AM 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Stephanie Anderson Blue skies returned only briefly to Canberra on Wednesday before heavy rain hit the city after dark.

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Trio accused of murder plot face trial

the Supreme Court in Canberra

Stephanie Anderson A Canberra teenager fled barefoot through scrubland after being choked and beaten with a baseball bat, the ACT Supreme Court was told on Monday.

Concern over city's 'food desert'

Households in some of Canberra's wealthiest suburbs are to struggling to eat on a regular basis due to a lack of supermarkets in walking distance.

Stephanie Anderson Households in some of Canberra's wealthiest suburbs are struggling to eat on a regular basis because of the inner south's "food desert", new research has found.

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Public housing damages bill soars

115 reports of damage to public housing were filed last year.

Stephanie Anderson Urine-soaked carpet and drains stuffed with children's toys were among the hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of damage inflicted upon public housing properties by tenants in the past year.

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New forensics lab will help police take the fight to cyber criminals

An artists impression of the AFP forensic facility in Majura ACT.

Stephanie Anderson Cyber criminals will be in the cross-hairs as part of operations at the Australian Federal Police's new multimillion-dollar forensics centre.

Peter Slipper Cabcharge case begins in Canberra court

Peter Slipper arrives at the ACT Magistrates Court in Canberra.

Stephanie Anderson Peter Slipper's time in court could soon be over as an application for a permanent stay in charges against the former politician is considered.

AUCTION WATCH

Politics a market dampener

9 Jacka Cresent in Campbell.

Stephanie Anderson and Ewa Kretowicz An impressive Campbell home was one of several properties that failed to sell in what was a patchy weekend for Canberra's market.

Demand sends rentals for apartments sky high

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Stephanie Anderson Sales of larger apartments may be proving sluggish, but rental returns on three-bedroom units have skyrocketed over the past year.

Feeding democracy a boost to schools' coffers

Stephanie Anderson It's the highlight of the day for many voters.

Niche market: wine cellar a status symbol

Bill McIntyre's underground wine cellar

Stephanie Anderson Forget swimming pools and expansive views, the new cool in real estate is the wine cellar.

Canberra planners know exactly what's in a name

Stephanie Anderson Canberra's meticulous methods for selecting place names has saved the capital from giggle-inducing addresses such as Fannie Bay or Yorkeys Knob.

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The last laugh in suburb names

ACT Surveyor General Bill Hirst.

Stephanie Anderson Canberra's meticulous methods for selecting place names have saved the capital from giggle-inducing addresses such as Fannie Bay or Yorkeys Knob.

Home buyers will cross border for value: HIA

A house under construction

Stephanie Anderson THE ACT is at significant risk of losing scores of home buyers over the border to surrounding areas because incentives and grants have failed to keep pace with NSW, according to a peak housing body.

RIP the suburban servo

Stephanie Anderson Canberra's suburban service stations are disappearing and taking competitive fuel prices with them, according to several industry groups.

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Heat wave tipped to continue

Canberra's hot weather has sent the population heading for places to keep cool. At Big Splash in Macquarie, people took to the
water slides.

Stephanie Anderson CANBERRANS sweltered through the capital's hottest day since 2009 on Saturday as temperatures broke through the 40 degree mark.