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Stephanie Anderson

Stephanie Anderson is a reporter at The Canberra Times.

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.

Schultz in fight for his life

Albert John

Stephanie Anderson Alby Schultz is not throwing in the towel just yet.

Shining a light on the invisible homeless

Kathleen Chalmers struggled with payments for her health after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

Stephanie Anderson Kathleen Chalmers never imagined she would be homeless when she arrived in Canberra two years ago.

Celebrate a crush on cars

Car crushing at Spin at the Tams Depot in Fyshwick.

Stephanie Anderson Car enthusiasts appreciated their own art at the centenary celebrations in Fyshwick on Saturday.

Shaking it up for a house of charity

The nearly finished VB can house at the Beer Day Out at Thoroughbred Park.

Stephanie Anderson A group of drinkers' can-do attitude has produced record results.

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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Artwork brings Uriarra into centenary Loop

Artist Dan Stewart-Moore has assembled

Stephanie Anderson Months of research, weeks of construction and $10,000 - that's what it took to capture the essence of Uriarra.

New forensics lab will help police take the fight to cyber criminals

An artists impression of the AFP forensic facility in Majura ACT.

Stephanie Anderson Cyber criminals will be in the cross-hairs as part of operations at the Australian Federal Police's new multimillion-dollar forensics centre.

Public servant's super compo claim could take weeks

Court, justice, courts, judge.

Christopher Knaus, Stephanie Anderson ACTEW's predecessor has faced about 20 civil cases alleging they were negligent in advising employees of their eligibility for the generous Commonwealth superannuation scheme, a court has heard.

Chaotic scenes in emergency room, inquest hears

Sukanya (Suki) Thurairajah.

Stephanie Anderson A Canberra doctor has told a coronial inquiry of the chaotic communication between emergency medical staff treating a woman who died less than a fortnight later.

Minimal emergency training for Canberra doctor

Stephanie Anderson A Canberra doctor has told a coronial inquiry he was given minimal emergency training before working with medical staff treating a woman who died less than a fortnight later.

'Severe brain damage' suffered after hospital treatment

Contributed photo of Sukanya (Suki) Thurairajah.

Stephanie Anderson A Canberra doctor said a woman had suffered irreversible damage to “every major part of the brain” following her treatment by emergency medical staff.

Super claims likely to run into millions

Stephanie Anderson and Christopher Knaus The federal government could be forced to fork out millions of dollars in compensation as a new case broadens the scope of the potential superannuation claims of former public servants.

Braddon murderer tells victim's family 'I blame myself'

Images of a memorial for murdered university graduate Liang Zhao by the side of Northbourne Avenue in Braddon.

Stephanie Anderson One of the men who robbed and murdered Liang Zhao as he walked along Northbourne Avenue has apologised for his crime, saying he deserves to be in jail for a long time.

Christmas lights crackdown backdown

NEWS : David Richards has installed 500,000 lights to try and regain
the World Guinness record for the most number of lights in a
residential area. Pic shows David with his wife Janean and their three
children Aidan, 13, Madelyn, 6 and Caitlin,10. 13th November 2013.
Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times


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Stephanie Anderson The ACT Government has backed down from its crackdown on Christmas light displays, announcing that no fees will be charged for homeowners this year.

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Christmas light crackdown

Stephanie Anderson Canberra's Richards family could be forced to hand over thousands of dollars to the ACT government.

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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.

Petrie Plaza sculpture vandalised again, figure stolen

Police would like to speak with these women.

Stephanie Anderson and Ben Westcott The government is considering whether to repair Civic's "little men" statue, after it was vandalised again.

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Man stabbed in Belconnen

Town Centre Takeaway on Purdue Street has been tped off by police.

Stephanie Anderson A man has been stabbed several times during an attempted armed robbery in Belconnen on Wednesday morning.