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Stephanie Anderson

Stephanie Anderson is a reporter at The Canberra Times.

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

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.

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.

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.

Driver leads police on chase

Stephanie Anderson A man who led police on a high-speed chase through Canberra suburbs and later tried to flee on foot was arrested on Friday morning.

First female politician would have been "thrilled" for Gillard

Peter Lyons Judy Lyons and their son Peter Lyons unveil an
interpretative panel honouring Dame Enid Lyons located near the
National Library of Australia.
30 may 2013
The Canberra Times
Photo jay cronan


Stephanie Anderson It’s not every day you hear a Liberal voicing support for the Prime Minister, but the family of Enid Lyons believe the late conservative politician would have been proud of Julia Gillard.

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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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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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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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More units cheaper to buy than rent: report

Stephanie Anderson Buying an apartment in Canberra may be cheaper than renting, but only in a handful of suburbs.

Choice just got a lot more fun for $28m family

Model house made of money

Stephanie Anderson A Maserati or a Mugga Way address?

Name game vital for apartment marketers

Nina Markovic has bought apartment number 13 in the Friday Boutique Apartments in Griffith.

Stephanie Anderson, Jenna Clarke Canberra's apartment listings can sometimes sound more like a science textbook than suburban addresses.

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O'Malley tops list as house prices soar

Winner of House of the Year, a home in O'Malley.

Stephanie Anderson O'Malley is the capital's most expensive suburb, according to new data on home sales.

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Day on the ice twice as nice when you can beat the heat

Cooling off at the Phillip skate rink during Canberra's hottest days are Woden swimming pool Lifeguard Rupert Denham, Alex Santiago, 19 of Jerrabomberra and Becky Bollen, 20 of Torrens.

Stephanie Anderson As Canberrans prepare for an expected top of 38 degrees on Saturday, staff at the Phillip Swimming and Ice Skating Centre are bracing for an expected rush of eager ice skaters.

28 cannabis plants found in backyard

Stephanie Anderson A man will face court after police seized 28 cannabis plants and a police badge during a raid on a home in Farrer on Friday.