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Stephanie Anderson

Stephanie Anderson is a reporter at The Canberra Times.

Calls to increase the number of petrol stations in ACT

Stephanie Anderson The drain on Canberra's service stations has been plugged, but there are now calls to increase the number of petrol outlets across the capital.

Public housing damages bill soars

115 reports of damage to public housing were filed last year.

Stephanie Anderson Urine-soaked carpet and drains stuffed with children's toys were among the hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of damage inflicted upon public housing properties by tenants in the past year.

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Cops intercept alleged drug importation worth $150,000 in Mawson

Police tape

Stephanie Anderson A man has been arrested after police caught him with an estimated $150,000 worth of illegal drugs in Mawson on Friday.

Unlucky cabbie: Taxi stolen, burnt out by vandals months after vicious assault

News: Canberra maxi-taxi stolen and torched in Pearce (Canberra Taxi driver Mohammad Hussain ). 17th of December 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Stephanie Anderson A Canberra taxi driver cannot believe his misfortune after his $70,000 cab was stolen and destroyed less than a year after his teeth were knocked out in a vicious attack.

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Man arrested for murder in Queanbeyan


Stephanie Anderson A Queanbeyan man has been charged with murder after a man house-sitting for a friend was found dead in a home at the weekend.

More claims over roos on roads

Dead kangaroo lays on Majura Road.
The Canberra Times
30 April 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Stephanie Anderson Kangaroos have been dubbed the primary culprits in collisions with Canberra drivers, accounting for 90 per cent of animal related claims lodged in the capital.

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Trio accused of murder plot face trial

the Supreme Court in Canberra

Stephanie Anderson A Canberra teenager fled barefoot through scrubland after being choked and beaten with a baseball bat, the ACT Supreme Court was told on Monday.

Wild weather from snow to severe fire danger

Wild winds

Stephanie Anderson and Matthew Raggatt The elements were on show on Thursday, as dangerous winds caused nearly 2000 Canberra homes and businesses to lose power.

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Hundreds to rally against asylum seeker policy


Stephanie Anderson Canberra’s refugee community says the government’s hard line asylum seeker policy won’t stop people running for their lives.

Two taken to hospital following Canberra crashes

Stephanie Anderson Two people have been taken to hospital following a series of crashes on Canberra’s roads.

Informal votes drop in ACT

Voting in Queanbeyan

Stephanie Anderson Informal voting has decreased across the majority of polling booths in the ACT.

Nine in hospital in salmonella outbreak

News. Marcela Valenzuela, daughter of one of the diners who suffered
food poisoning on Saturday night. She is pictured outside the
emergency department of Calvary Hospital, Bruce. May 14th. 2013
Photograph by Graham Tidy, The Canberra Times.


Stephanie Anderson More than 50 people have fallen ill and at least nine have been admitted to hospital after a salmonella outbreak at a newly-opened Dickson restaurant.

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Elderly man hurt in Curtin crash

Stephanie Anderson An elderly man has been taken to hospital after a two car crash in Curtin.

Police find missing woman

Julie Dawson

Stephanie Anderson Police have found a Farrer woman after an overnight search.

Canberra walkers falling behind

Cathrine Earmshaw and Felicity Henessy walk their babies past the Centenary picture frame at Rond Terrace.
8 March 2013.
Photo: Rohan Thomson. The Canberra Times.


Stephanie Anderson Canberra has just scraped into the top 10 most walkable cities in Australia, falling behind interstate capitals and coastal towns.

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Fire in coffee roaster forces evacuation


Stephanie Anderson Fifteen people have been evacuated as emergency services extinguish a fire in a coffee roasting machine at Phillip.

Evacuated for burnt coffee


Stephanie Anderson Burning coffee beans forced the evacuation of a cafe in Phillip on Monday.

Driver flees police, crashes into another car

Police tape

Stephanie Anderson A police pursuit reaching speeds of 120km/hr left two cars damaged, one fleeing the scene without its rear bumper, after a collision in Mawson on Monday.

Homes evacuated after car fire in Phillip

ACT emergency services attend a fire.

Stephanie Anderson Police are investigating a suspicious car fire, which forced Phillip residents out of their homes in the early hours of Wednesday.

Burning beans prompts evacuation in Fyshwick

It's better to grind your own coffee beans.

Stephanie Anderson Emergency services have treated one person for smoke inhalation after the second fire in a coffee roasting machine in two weeks in Canberra.