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Stephanie Anderson is a reporter at The Canberra Times.

Two crashes 500m apart in Queanbeyan


Stephanie Anderson Police were called to two simultaneous car crashes 500 metres apart across the border in Queanbeyan on Sunday.

Fire fears remain as crews swoop on scorched earth

ACT and NSW rural fire service work together to bring a bush fire under control in Burbong Road in Weetalabah.

Stephanie Anderson Total fire bans remain in place across Canberra and surrounding regions as the capital braves a record-breaking heatwave.

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.

Missing hiker Prabh Srawn's $100K reward withdrawn as search resumes

Prabhdeep Srawn - the Canadian bushwalker missing in the Kosciuskzo National Park

Stephanie Anderson The family of missing bushwalker Prabh Srawn has withdrawn the reward for finding the Canadian student, but remain determined to continue searching.

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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'Guardian angel' nominated for bravery gong

Fleta Page and Stephanie Anderson Shane Allen ''wasn't really thinking'' when he saw 13-year-old Jeysun Bilgin swept through a stormwater drain.

Greenway street closed after four-car crash


Stephanie Anderson Police have reopened a Greenway Street following a four-car collision on Monday.

Firefighters wary as new bushfire season looms

Queanbeyan RFS  District manager Lake George zone Tim Carroll.

Stephanie Anderson A warm, wet winter has increased concerns for firefighters as they face an increased fuel load throughout the capital region this bushfire season.

Wait for public housing increases amid homeless surge

Queensland public housing

Stephanie Anderson Canberra’s homeless population is surging as the waiting list for public housing grows year on year.

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Teen hit by truck in day of chaos

Police tape.

Fleta Page, Tom McIlroy and Stephanie Anderson Chaos reigned across the Canberra region's roads on Wednesday with a series of crashes bringing traffic to a halt and 15 cars, a petrol tanker, two trucks, a taxi and a 13-year-old pedestrian...

Union coughs up cash for equal love advocates

Dean Hall, CFMEU, to speak at a marriage equality rally.

Stephanie Anderson The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union has thrown its support behind the equal marriage movement, providing funds for advocates in Canberra amid calls for same-sex marriage legislation.

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Techheads taking on the world

Stephanie Anderson Local app designers are taking on the world wide web with a number of Canberrans debuting products internationally.

App creators' baby steps on worldwide web

Stephanie Anderson Local app designers are taking on the worldwide web, with a number of Canberrans debuting products internationally.

Support disabled in community, not facilities, advocate says

Jack Kruger, 11 , of O'Connor.

Stephanie Anderson Families of people with disabilities should be looking to the community for support as the government prepares to close respite services, advocate Jan Kruger says.

Concern over city's 'food desert'

Households in some of Canberra's wealthiest suburbs are to struggling to eat on a regular basis due to a lack of supermarkets in walking distance.

Stephanie Anderson Households in some of Canberra's wealthiest suburbs are struggling to eat on a regular basis because of the inner south's "food desert", new research has found.

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Special police teams descend on quiet street

Stephanie Anderson Streets in Red Hill were closed for three hours during a police operation on Saturday morning, with reports a man was armed with a knife.

Red Hill reopened


Stephanie Anderson Streets in Red Hill have reopened following a three hour long police operation on Saturday.

Mastiff cross destroyed after Dunlop dog attack

Generic savage dog photo

Stephanie Anderson Authorities have destroyed the dog involved in a vicious attack on three people in Canberra earlier this year.

Hungry forced to walk to access food relief


Stephanie Anderson Limited public transport options are forcing the hungry and disadvantaged to walk for hours to access emergency food relief.

RFS volunteers at record levels for season start

L-R   Charlee Hopkins, Meg Henry , Ian McHenry and Ben Bryant from the Jerrabomberra volunteer rural fire brigade.

Stephanie Anderson Volunteer firefighters are at record numbers in Canberra, but up to 20% of the force has less than a year's experience locally.