Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty

Wannabe contenders learn to love Big Brother

Megan Doherty After surviving a near fatal accident on a worksite in Canberra, Jayson Bush reckons ''life is too short'' not to try new things such as auditioning for Big Brother.

Queanbeyan's Benedict House - a landmark with Labor links - up for grabs

Megan Doherty One of Queanbeyan's landmark buildings - Benedict House - will go on the market this weekend.

Milliner's skills top-notch as glory days revisited

Irmgard Grady of Tracey Lord Hats (right) with the winner of the best hat at the first fashions on the field in 1968 Patricia Murphy.

Megan Doherty Patricia Murphy, an elegant 73-year-old mother of eight, took out her lace-edged handkerchief and wiped her eyes.

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Our model student

Megan Doherty Young Canberra model Emma Dobbie this week donned a dress by Sydney label Hijab House

Companion House helped Burmese refugee Loka Chanmi who recently took over Cafe Ink

Megan Doherty Burmese-born Loka Chanmi lived in a refugee camp in Thailand for two years as fears about his future mounted.

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Runway guest revealed

Megan Doherty We can exclusively reveal that the special runway guest at this year’s Fashfest will be Canberra boy turned LA model and actor Liam Hall.

Skyfire to set the Canberra sky alight

Fortunato Foti.

Megan Doherty and Henry Belot Rain or not, Skyfire will go ahead on Saturday night with thousands of fireworks exploding and helicopters buzzing.

ACT Down Syndrome Association loses sponsor

Kellie and Cameron Johns with their three children Ellen age 5, Molly age 3 (centre) who has Down syndrome and Alexandra seven months.

Megan Doherty The ACT Down Syndrome Association - helping families in Canberra for almost 30 years - is in danger of folding.

Up, up and away for sailing student

Megan Doherty This gorgeous pic was taken on a phone - don’t you just love technology - by a year 10 Canberra Girls Grammar School student.

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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?

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...

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Wedding on University of Canberra campus

Megan Doherty We believe Rachel Muller and Alastair Moore are the first couple to be married on-campus at the University of Canberra.

Canberrans vie for $100,000 cash in 104.7's basketball centre shot competition

Megan Doherty Pacing the basketball court at the AIS Arena in his steel-capped boots, Mawson cabinetmaker Geoff Graham was about to make the throw of his life.

A weekend in your suburb: 36 hours in Wanniassa

Sweet stuff: Camellia nectar attracts a silvereye to a Wanniassa garden in winter.

Megan Doherty Wanniassa - probably not top of everyone’s must-visit suburb list. But that’s okay. There is lots to like.

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Ballot to see Prince William, Kate in Canberra

BUCKLEBURY, BERKSHIRE - AUGUST 2013:  (EDITORIAL USE ONLY - NO SALES) In this handout image provided by Kensington Palace, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge pose for a photograph with their son, Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge, surrounded by Lupo, the couple's cocker spaniel, and Tilly the retriever (a Middleton family pet) in the garden of the Middleton family home in August 2013 in Bucklebury, Berkshire.  (Photo by Michael Middleton - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Megan Doherty Like to get a close-up look of Prince William and Kate and maybe even baby Prince George when they visit Canberra later this month?

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Prince William praises Canberra twins at tree planting

Royal encounter: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, greets twin brothers Oliver and Sebastian Lye, at the National Arboretum in Canberra.

Megan Doherty Those cute little twin boys who helped water in the oak planted by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Canberra on Thursday morning came from a local family with a power of strength and love behind...

No mo? No worries. Movember fundraising off to a flying start

James Franklin, 20 of Farrer, is undergoing chemotherapy for his
cancer.

Megan Doherty James Franklin can't grow his own mo this year but that hasn't stopped him from being in the top three fundraisers in Australia for Movember. Let's get him to the top of the table, Canberra.

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Australian award finalists share stories of inspiration

Australian of the Year Neonatal specialist Dr Zsuzsoka Kecskes, Young Australian of the Year disability advocate 
Huy Nguyen, Australia's Local Hero disability champion Patricia Mowbray and Senior Australian of the Year veterans' campaigner Graham Walker.

Megan Doherty ''Is that the stage?'' Huy Nguyen exclaimed, looking at the technology-laden behemoth being set up on the lawns of Parliament House.

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Foodies get back to Braddon's Mandalay Bus

Megan Doherty Great to see the yellow double-decker Mandalay Bus once again serving food at the end of Lonsdale Street near Haig Park in Braddon.

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Boden runs into her dream wedding

Megan Doherty Canberra athlete Lauren Boden, who is getting married on Saturday, found her dream dress the day she flew into Sydney from the London Olympics.