Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty

Brodtmann and Uhlmann: A very Canberra couple

Megan Doherty Politician Gai Brodtmann and journalist Chris Uhlmann have always been one of the Australian capital's most intriguing partnerships.

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...

Royals bask in capital of goodwill

Megan Doherty, Emma Macdonald and Jil Hogan It was declared by Prime Minister Tony Abbott as one of the best ever royal tours and Canberra played its part in a day full of goodwill and high spirits as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge charmed...

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Couple's special reason to return to the National Arboretum

Alan and Alicia Martin

Megan Doherty A Canberra couple married at the National Arboretum hours after the visit by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

A solemn day, a fond farewell

Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, holds her son Prince George with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott behind them, as they prepare to board a plane with her husband Prince William to depart Canberra April 25, 2014. The Prince and his wife Kate are undertaking a 19-day official visit to New Zealand and Australia with their son Prince George.   REUTERS/Phil Noble  (AUSTRALIA - Tags: ROYALS ENTERTAINMENT POLITICS)

Megan Doherty Friday’s leaden skies compared to Thursday’s abundant sunshine seemed to reflect the sombre, respectful mood of the royals on Anzac Day at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge charm the crowd at the National Arboretum

POOL PHOTO: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, tour the Pod Playground at the National Arboretum in Canberra, during the Royal Tour of Australia, on Thursday 24 April 2014. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen (FAIRFAX MEDIA / NEWS CORP POOL ONLY)

Megan Doherty It’s a while before they take the throne back home but Kate and William can officially be called the King and Queen of the Playground after their joyful visit to the National Arboretum Canberra for a...

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Mystery over why rescue chopper pilot's tweets vanished

One of Bryce England's photos of the rescue helicopter.

Megan Doherty The tweeting pilot used by the Snowy Hydro SouthCare rescue helicopter has mysteriously had his online wings clipped.

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.

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The Voice brings Hayley Jensen back to the small screen

Megan Doherty Our Hayley is back.

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.

Mandalay Bus open again in Braddon

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

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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.

My Kitchen Rules contestants from Canberra trying to stir up some local support

Canberra's MKR contestants  Andrew Hinge and Emelia Vimalasiri at the Arboretum.

Megan Doherty Canberra's first contestants on My Kitchen Rules officially unveiled at an industry function at the National Arboretum.

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.

My Kitchen Rules: Canberra's Emilia and Andrew on their shrimp in a barrel

Megan Doherty Andrew Hinge jokes he has taken to wearing dark sunglasses around Canberra.

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Opportunity knocks for volunteers

Megan Doherty Spare a thought for the volunteers braving the heat and pounding the pavement for the annual Vinnies Doorknock Appeal.

Volunteers to help control willow numbers along Murrumbidgee

The NSW Government is providing an additional $10,400 to a project called the Upper Murrumbidgee Demonstration Reach, which controls willow trees along 45 kilometres of the Upper Murrumbidgee. Trimming the willow trees from her canoe, Anthea Brademann, facilitator of the upper Murrumbidgee demonstration reach.

Megan Doherty A team of volunteers will be taking to the water by kayak near Canberra to tackle the scourge of Australian waterways - the willow.

Have a drink on us - Canberra's green shout

At left is leading hand, Boen Furler and at right is project
supervisor, Justin Hurley Ley.

Megan Doherty Thousands of litres of water a week are keeping alive Canberra's birthday gift to Queanbeyan as trees planted bake in the summer sun.

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Canberra's My Kitchen Rules contestants still out to prove they can cook

Megan Doherty Canberra couple Andrew Hinge and Emelia Vimalasiri have already moved on from their elimination from My Kitchen Rules on Tuesday night, launching a food blog and planning a public event to prove they...

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Locals hunt for silver and gold

Megan Doherty Voting has opened for this year’s Logie awards and plenty of talent with links to Canberra is in contention.