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David Ellery is a reporter for The Canberra Times.
David Ellery No, this conga line of strapping young Canberra Grammar students is not an early intake for the police academy's class of 2025.
David Ellery One of the reasons many people love to live in the past is that it was cheaper then. Take Canberra property prices in 1975 as an example.
David Ellery On this day looks at events being reported in The Army News on May 20, 1945.
David Ellery The corrugated iron cows that have been grazing outside the NZ High Commission since the mid 1980s have departed for greener pastures at the high commissioner's residence.
David Ellery Who was Henry Ernest Boote?
David Ellery Australian children are less likely to be sexually abused in schools, church groups and elsewhere than before the establishment of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Allegations of...
David Ellery Today in history looks at what was making news in the Queanbeyan Age 110 years ago.
David Ellery While this column traditionally focuses on peace loving Australian aves (or avises), today we take time to welcome the feathered wings of war to the page.
David Ellery Jim Flemming lived a life that could have been torn from the pages of a boy's own adventure book.
David Ellery We review the events of 73 years ago on this day.
David Ellery Who would have thought Canberra could produce a war time love story for the ages? This is the remarkable tale of Ron and Nancy Metcalfe who not even death could tear away from each other.
David Ellery A former military policeman from Gordon is campaigning to have regular soldiers who served alongside national servicemen between 1951 and 1971 awarded a medal to acknowledge the voluntary nature of...
David Ellery One of the first Australian poems I remember learning at my father's knee was "How Gilbert Died".
David Ellery Australia's preoccupation with the centenary of World War I means the rapid thinning of the ranks of the WWII generation is being ignored, speakers at Friday's Victory-in-Europe symposium at...
David Ellery WWI artefacts including medallions handed to soldiers leaving Australia have been gifted to the the Canberra Museum and Art Gallery in Civic.
David Ellery Reg Saunders' resourcefulness in war was legendary, but his greatest achievement was his family.
David Ellery Belarus' first ambassador to Australia, Viktor Shykh, says he's keen for local help to modernise his country's economy, while defending its slow pace of post-glasnost economic reform.
David Ellery Corporal Thomas Johnson, a 34-year-old Gallipoli veteran who was killed in France on August 5, 1916, has achieved an unexpected form of immortality.
David Ellery An Anzac veteran who used to serenade the Turkish trenches at Gallipoli on his violin was one of the recipients of the bronze medal issued to mark the 50th anniversary of the landing 48 years ago.