Woden Valley

National Botanic Gardens 20-year makeover set to boost Canberra tourism

The Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra are to get a massive upgrade over the next 20 years.

Henry Belot Politicians are devoting funds to a 20-year upgrade of the Australian National Botanic Gardens in the hopes of bringing new infrastructure, attractions and tourists to Canberra.

Local League: Woden Valley Rams v Goulburn Bulldogs

Scenes from the match between the Rams and the Bulldogs.

Woden Valley Rams vs Queanbeyan Kangaroos

Canberra region Rugby League: Woden Valley Rams vs Queanbeyan Kangaroos

Canberra City v Woden Valley

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Scenes of the action from the match between Canberra City and Woden Valley at Gungahlin.

Woden Valley vs Cooma Tigers

Canberra National Premier League. Woden Valley vs Cooma Tigers at Kaleen Enclosed Oval.

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.

Tuggeranong majority rails against tram

Debate continues over the value of light rail.

Kirsten Lawson and Tom McIlroy Nearly 70 per cent of Tuggeranong residents say the capital doesn't need light rail.

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US surgery gives Ollie a life-changing chance

US surgery: Ollie Lanham, 2, with his mother Angela Patch and brother Elliot, 6.

Natasha Boddy Two-year-old Ollie Lanham has cerebral palsy and has been chosen as a candidate for life-changing neurosurgery to permanently reduce spasticity.

Canberra's light rail an election vote changer

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Kirsten Lawson and Tom McIlroy The ACT Government's signature light rail project is looming as a vote changing issue at the territory's 2016 election. 

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Family desperate for public housing after 18 months on priority list

NEWS: Mark Brookhouse of Macarthur and his son Connor,12

Kirsten Lawson Mark Brookhouse faces losing custody of his wheelchair-bound son

Families celebrate 50 years of cycling around lake

Ruby Brayshaw, 5, from Isaacs with her mum Michelle Brayshaw.

Emma Kelly More than a 100 cyclists combined their love of the lake and the bike at a family ride on Friday.

RushHour gives street racers positive direction

Ben Westcott It's Wednesday night in Woden and the purr of engines and thud of seismic bass has started to fill the air.

Police hunt Canberra Centre jewellery store thief

Face fit image of man wanted in relation to watch theft in the Canberra Centre

Police are investigating the theft of two watches from a Canberra Centre jewellery store in Civic on Thursday afternoon.

Canberra restaurateur with $1200-a-day drug habit may have less than five years to live

John Phillip Harrington leaves the ACT Magistrates Court in 2011.

Megan Gorrey Drug-taking restaurateur John Phillip Harrington may have less than five years to live.

A simple truth many politicians seem to fail to grasp

It both amazes and appals me that politicians so frequently oppose public infrastructure projects on the grounds that there is no ''business case''.

Private Capital

Get your leis and grass skirts out for Hawaiian Ball

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Jil Hogan Private Capital: If the warmer weather is making you feel like popping somewhere tropical but a holiday isn't on the cards, the Hawaiian Ball could be the next best thing.

Canberra Mornings Live: Friday October 17

Canberra Mornings live.

Primrose Riordan Bringing you breaking news from across the capital and beyond. Get in touch with us as we blog from 7am to 10am: email us, tweet us or post on our Facebook page.

Lost plans for old Phillip Business Park fuel depot cost taxpayers extra $1 million

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Ben Westcott Delays and lost documents have cost Canberra taxpayers dearly.

The thud of the subwoofer, the roar of the crowd – a night at RushHour

Ben Westcott It's Wednesday night in Woden and the purr of engines and thud of seismic bass has started to fill the air.