Ross Peake Almost 17,900 people from 155 countries will become Australian citizens in about 400 ceremonies on Sunday.
Ross Peake The Hawke Labor government seriously considered breaking the promise to fund the operating deficit of Calvary Hospital, which would have closed all its public beds.
Ross Peake A four-star hotel will be built at Canberra Airport, becoming a key factor in attracting international flights.
Ross Peake A parliamentary inquiry has backed objections of residents to building new embassies at Stirling Park, and criticised the ad hoc approach to allocating land for new missions.
Ross Peake New embassies are unlikely to be built in Stirling Park after a parliamentary inquiry backed objections of residents to the controversial proposal, and criticised the ad hoc approach to allocating...
Ross Peake Federal public servants working at Tuggeranong will get new digs, with the deal likely to be locked in before the federal election.
Ross Peake Gungahlin businessman Jason Roses likes the idea of the NBN but is cautious about signing up.
Ross Peake It may seem beyond belief, but military police have taken two years to deem that ageing handbooks are no longer a threat to national security.
Ross Peake Defence says the age of pamphlets seized from a Canberra bookshop is the reason it took two years to examine them.
Ross Peake Joe Hockey suggests house prices in Canberra could be pushed lower under a Coalition government.
Ross Peake Defence is objecting strongly to paid parking being forced onto its Russell offices, saying there is no need to keep out tourists.
By Ross Peake Chifley resident Maureen Caelli is the human face of a national report that says many people with multiple sclerosis are battling without essential aids such as wheelchairs.
Cabinet Papers: 1984-85
Ross Peake In April 1985 federal ministers considered closing Watson High School and three primary schools, along with increasing class sizes and reducing ancillary staff in ACT government schools.
Ross Peake Foreign Affairs has entered the row over siting a new diplomatic enclave at Stirling Park.
Ross Peake Building embassies in Stirling Park will permanently damage the lake environment and limit the ability of Canberrans to use it in ways they may not yet appreciate, residents will tell a parliamentary...
Ross Peake Putting embassies into Stirling Park will damage the greater lake environment forever and impact on its ability to be used by Canberrans in ways we may not even yet appreciate, residents will tell a...
Ross Peake Any new diplomatic enclave should be built in the greenfields area of Molongo rather than the established Stirling Park, a parliamentary inquiry has been told.
Ross Peake The ACT government will not change a centenary event to appease the federal Coalition.