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.

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.

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.

Work begins on $10m Bowen Place underpass

An artist's impression of Bowen Place.

Megan Doherty Work has finally started on a new $10 million underpass for Bowen Place in Parkes near Lake Burley Griffin to give safer passage to pedestrians and cyclists.

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Lake Burley Griffin levels drop

Lake Burley Griffin low water levels.

Megan Doherty Government House, the Australian National Botanic Gardens and Yarralumla Nursery have all been asked to reduce the amount of water they extract from Lake Burley Griffin for irrigation as the lake...

Valentine's Day brings out romance in Canberra

Cathy and Ben Crowley

Megan Doherty So this is love - from extravagant, rose-tinged gestures to a simple holding of hands.

Comedian Greg Fleet gets serious with zombie film

Megan Doherty Greg Fleet may be starring in a Canberra film about flesh-eating zombies but he's also enjoyed dining in some of the national capital's restaurants.

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Myer ambassador Kris Smith joins Black Opal Fashions on the Field judging panel

Megan Doherty In a coup for Thoroughbred Park, Myer Ambassador Kris Smith will be joining the judging panel for this year’s fashions on the field at the Black Opal Stakes on March 9.

Tragic death helped improve quality of life for many

Kyall Green who died in a car accident in Canberra in January 2013.

Megan Doherty Amid the maelstrom of emotion that followed the death of young Higgins man Kyall Green in a car accident last year was a searing moment of clarity.

Milliner's skills top-notch as glory days revisited

Irmgard Grady of Tracey Lord Hats (right) with the winner of the best hat at the first fashions on the field in 1968 Patricia Murphy.

Megan Doherty Patricia Murphy, an elegant 73-year-old mother of eight, took out her lace-edged handkerchief and wiped her eyes.

Sculptor Geoff Farquhar-Still enlists community help for time capsule

Geoff Farquhar-Still in his studio working on the time capsule which will be unveiled on City Hill on the 11th of March.

Megan Doherty A community of artists is shaping the large sculpture that will hold the Canberra Centenary time capsule on City Hill.

Tributes for ALP stalwart and 'hilarious heckler' Brendon Morrison

Tributes are flowing for 'hilarious heckler' Brendon Morrison who died in Canberra Hospital on Monday.

Megan Doherty He was known by generations of Canberrans for dressing up as Santa every Christmas and driving around the suburbs in his ute to shower delighted children with lollies.

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