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Ross Peake is a senior reporter for The Canberra Times
Ross Peake About 1000 people will be working on polling booths in Canberra on Saturday to ensure the election goes smoothly.
Ross Peake A parliamentary committee will be given the green light to investigate the lack of shops in the parliamentary zone.
Ross Peake The plan to cut down 27 trees for a “temporary” car park in Dickson is expected to draw strong objections during a community meeting on Wednesday evening.
Ross Peake The ACT government is finally taking steps to build an indigenous bush retreat for drug and alcohol rehabilitation near Tharwa.
Ross Peake A social phenomenon that meets a need for older men is taking a firm hold in Canberra and across Australia.
Ross Peake Dickson residents say a ''temporary'' car park to be built on a busy corner at the shopping centre will create dangerous traffic conditions, vandalise a tree-lined park and be too far from most shops.
Ross Peake All current major construction projects in the ACT will be completed by next year “leaving a stark pipeline beyond the next two years”, according to a report published on Thursday.
Ross Peake Lifeline Canberra’s new boss was astounded when she entered the cavernous warehouse used to sort books for the organisation’s bookfairs.
Canberra refugee protesters accuse federal government of piracy for sending back Tamil asylum seekers to Sri Lanka
Ross Peake The federal government may be guilty of piracy, according to the organisers of a protest on Canberra’s main thoroughfare against refugees being sent back to Sri Lanka.
Ross Peake The push to build bridges across the Murrumbidgee to expand Tuggeranong westwards is gaining momentum with the idea now being examined by the National Capital Authority.
Ross Peake Neglected and abused children in Canberra can now go to a friendly, cosy place to see health professionals.
Ross Peake and Primrose Riordan Federal MP Gai Brodtmann has come out in support of a large-scale housing development in her suburb involving the former Canberra brickworks, although local opposition to the proposal is growing.
Ross Peake The views of at least 1300 Canberra people who want urgent changes to asylum seeker policy will be put to federal MPs at Parliament House on Thursday
Ross Peake Business entrepreneur Karen Porter says an energy efficient house is like throwing a doona on the bed.
Ross Peake The first thing you notice when you walk into Richard and Bernadette O’Brien’s house in Canberra is the mass of Waterford crystal sparking in the warm winter sun.
Ross Peake Memo new senators taking their places next week: leave your egos at the door, join a committee, think hard about your legacy and, maybe, put on a military uniform.
Ross Peake The Federation Guard took to the field for a formal change-of-command ceremony for the Chief of the Defence Force.
Ross Peake As the grocery war intensifies, Canberra already has the nation’s the highest floor space for supermarkets per capita.
Ross Peake The challenge for greater competition has been accepted as supermarket chains increase their focus in the suburbs, writes ROSS PEAKE.
Ross Peake A sacked Catholic bishop will tell a Canberra audience this week he was treated unfairly by Pope Benedict.