Woden Valley

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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.

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.

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?


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’’.

Easter church services in Canberra

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Churches across Canberra will hold services this Easter long weekend.

Helping hands for all those doing it tough

Communities at Work Care and Share volunteers Ross Houghton and Gary Caitcheon (right) with Yellow Van driver Matthew Montesin (centre) unload a Yellow Van delivery.

Natasha Boddy, Phillip Thomson The rising cost of living has led to a surge in people seeking help from the ACT's welfare sector.

Your guide to what is open in Canberra over the 2014 Easter Weekend

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Ben Westcott With the Easter long weekend just a few days away, we've put together a list of the places and services around Canberra which will be closed over the break.

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 Mornings Live: Thursday, April 10

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Tegan Osborne 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.

Outdoor revolutionaries moved with times

John Thistleton Twenty-three years ago young families populated Canberra's outlying suburbs with big backyards - but didn't use them the way we do today.


Griffith's Party, or how to eat your bike

Bess Kenway's 'Pea Bike'.

Ian Warden If only we could get our children as enthusiastic about broccoli as Canberra installation artist Bess Kenway is.

First lesson at Telopea Park is getting to school safely

Traffic mayhem during school drop off times on New South Wales Crescent in Barton for Telopea Park school.

John Thistleton This is the school where no parking officer dares go, where bus zones and pedestrian crossings become drop-off zones for parents delivering and collecting their children.

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Canberra Mornings Live: Friday, April 11

Canberra Mornings Live

Tegan Osborne Bringing you breaking news from across the capital and beyond, including weather, traffic updates and what the capital is talking about.

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