Woden Valley

Canberra 2014 Anzac Day order of march and services

On Friday April 25 there will be a number of services and events across the ACT region to commemorate Anzac Day, including the annual dawn service at the War Memorial.

Woden Valley festival

Anjalin Singh, 9, from Mawson gets her face painted at the Woden festival.

Face painting, baby ducklings and water zorbing were some of the most popular attractions at the grand finale of the Woden Valley festival.

Soccer: Woden Valley v Belconnen United.

National Premier Leagues Soccer - Woden Valley v Belconnen United.

Garbage collectors to strike on Thursday and Friday next week

Canberra garbage collectors will strike on Wednesday and Thursday next week, in response to what they say are stalled negotiations with Sita Australia.

Henry Belot Canberra garbage collectors have voted to recommence their strike action on Thursday and Friday next week and have threatened further action should an agreement fail to be reached.

Royal tour 2014: Where to see the royals in Canberra

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 23:  Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge gestures to Prince William, Duke of Cambridge to play on DJ decks at the Northern Sound System on April 23, 2014 in Adelaide, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk - Pool/Getty Images)

Megan Doherty Six-year-old Canberra twin brothers Oliver and Sebastian Lye are about to have the experience of a lifetime as they help the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge fulfill one of their many engagements in...

Local group plans to build three unit towers on Aalto site

Meredith Clisby New plans have been lodged for the failed Aalto development site in Phillip following the sale of the land late last year.

More PS staff kept in state of limbo

latest figures show a growing underclass in the Australian Public Service. CPSU National Secretary, Nadine Flood, said many people have been sitting on entry positions for years.

Phillip Thomson The latest figures point to a growing underclass in the Australian public service, with the number of bureaucrats in insecure jobs rising markedly even in the face of sporadic cuts to their ranks.

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ANU mourns loss of three staff members

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The Australian National University community is in mourning after three employees died in a single week.

ACT solar scientist loses fight to rid tree

John Thistleton A former NASA scientist who experimented with solar panels and cells cannot axe a mature oak tree in his Mawson garden which he says blocks sunlight from his $10,000 solar panels.

Grandmaster Kasparov still has everything to play for

Garry  Kasparov, Russian chess Grandmaster and former World Chess Champion, speaks at the 2014 Doeberl Cup tournament.

Phillip Thomson Garry Kasparov, arguably the world's best chess player, says he will never be able to hide his intense dislike for Vladimir Putin.


Royal gems - alas, no diamond


Ian Warden Just what did the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge do on their rest day at Government House?

Canberra Mornings Live: Tuesday April 22

Canberra mornings live blog.

Tegan Osborne Bringing you breaking news from across the capital and beyond. Get in touch with us as we blog from 7am to 10am.

Easter church Fireworks shake Kingston

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Natasha Boddy Loud fireworks shook Kingston on Saturday night, with residents complaining the pyrotechnic blasts sounded like a war zone.

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Royal style v ACT fashion chief as Duke and Duchess visit Canberra

Kate v Katy in ACT royal fashion showdown

Megan Doherty Will the Duchess of Cambridge have some fashion competition when she arrives in Canberra on Sunday?

More dangerous driving changes in Canberra's north, centre

A burnout.

Tom McIlroy ACT government data has given one of the most revealing pictures yet of Canberra’s dangerous drivers and just how many cars end up with a parking ticket.

Residents prepare for public servant influx when paid parking is introduced

Reservations: Barton and Kingston residents group members Rebecca Scouller, Ian Morison and Janet Hughes are concerned about the impact of paid parking in the parliamentary triangle on surrounding suburbs.

Emma Kelly Inner south residents living on the fringe of the parliamentary triangle are bracing for an influx of public servants in their streets when paid parking is introduced midyear.


Canberra's National Capital Plan explains the whiteness of city buildings


Ian Warden Why is Canberra so white? An environmental engineer leaps to tell us that ''the answer to your question lies in the National Capital Plan''.

Clive Summerfield has the voice but the Tax Office seems not to be listening

Phillip Thomson Canberra entrepreneur Clive Summerfield says he has been ignored by his own government. He has rolled out his voice identification technology to New Zealand's tax office but the feeling has been...

Croissant D'Or: Patisserie sinks due to weight of outlets

The Croissant D'Or Patisserie.

Jil Hogan One of Canberra's best known bakeries, Croissant D'Or, has gone into liquidation and closed all three of its stores.

Man accused of threatening to kill police officer faces court


Christopher Knaus A Canberra man allegedly stalked police and told them to tell their sergeant that ‘‘if I see him out on the street, I’ll f---ing kill him’’.