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Stephanie Anderson

Stephanie Anderson is a reporter at The Canberra Times.

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.

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.

Informal votes drop in ACT

Voting in Queanbeyan

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

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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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.

Recognition for council worker's dam brave effort

22 August 2012. Steph Anderson Story. Canberra Times photo by Rohan Thomson. Palerang Council's Ken Pearce will be awarded a bravery award work he did during the 2010 floods.


Stephanie Anderson Crawling out into the dark on an unstable ladder under a torrent of floodwater isn't something that Bungendore man Ken Pearce would necessarily call ''heroic''.

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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Fines for drivers on the phone

Stephanie Anderson More than four drivers a day were fined for using a mobile phone while behind the wheel in the capital this month.

Girls saved from drowning

The AFP's Paul Reynolds at the Yerrabi Pond near where he helped rescue two girls yesterday.

Phillip Thomson, Stephanie Anderson OFF-DUTY firefighter Neil Maher was walking with his daughter and dog in Gungahlin when he heard screaming and saw a girl bobbing up and down in swirling stormwater.

Demand sends rentals for apartments sky high

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Stephanie Anderson Sales of larger apartments may be proving sluggish, but rental returns on three-bedroom units have skyrocketed over the past year.

Voting guide: Sausages, cakes and polling booths

Cindy Allen who is a mum but also canteen manager at Giralang Primary School with some of the already baked cakes and muffins etc that will be on sale tomorrow at the school for people that turn up to vote. Cindy gets a sneaky muffin in after all the hard work.

Stephanie Anderson After running the gauntlet of pamphlet-wielding campaign volunteers and deciphering the ballot paper, voters can always rely on the local P&C to provide a delicious reward for locals carrying out...

Feeding democracy a boost to schools' coffers

Stephanie Anderson It's the highlight of the day for many voters.

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.