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David Ellery

David Ellery is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

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Ralph Bain's many gifts remembered

David Ellery Long-time ABC and federal parliamentary announcer Ralph Bain is one of the few journalists who could claim expertise in fields as diverse as cooking, social etiquette and the motor car.

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Power to the people from ActewAGL

David Ellery Quite a buzz at $30 million substation opening.

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Retro right fit for a happy camper

David Ellery A sole vintage caravan was tucked up the back of Kings Park at Wheels on Sunday. It was a particularly rare example of the vintage breed.

All-abilities Boundless playground on track for June opening

David Ellery Stage one of Canberra's Boundless National Children's Playground is on track to open in June, thanks to strong community, public service and government support, its organisers have said.

Canberra boundless playground for Kings Park

Boundless project director Franco Frino, front, tries out play equipment

David Ellery Stage one of Canberra’s Boundless National Children’s Playground is on track to open in June thanks to strong community, public service and government support organisers have said.

Airport master plan proposes security precinct

David Ellery The draft master plan for Canberra Airport proposes the establishment of a security industry enclave similar to California's Silicon Valley.

Air Force hero Edward Mobsby honoured with US medal

David Ellery Flying Officer Edward Mobsby has finally been awarded the US Silver Star - 72 years later.

The world's most romantic Rolls Royce to be unveiled in Canberra

News.  Ian Irwin from Flynn in his 1910 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost, he has spent 32 years restoring the car and it is still a work in progress.  6 March 2014. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan

David Ellery It is quite possibly the most romantic Rolls Royce ever made and it is about to be unveiled in Canberra.

RAAF's Mobsby gets his US Air Force Silver Star 72 years late

Mobsby's plane taking off from Seven Mile Air Base on July 2, 1942- 22 days before the plane was shot down in flames.

David Ellery An Australian RAAF officer, recommended for the American Silver Star in August 1942, is to be honoured in Canberra on Friday, 72 years after he and the US air crew members with whom he fought died.

Professor Chris Parish named 2014 Canberra citizen of the year

Canberra Citizen of the Year, Professor Chris Parish (right) with Chief Minister Katy Gallagher.

David Ellery The head of the Australian National University's Cancer and Vascular Biology Group Chris Parish is Canberra's 2014 citizen of the year.

Centenary Column unfinished business for ACT

David Ellery Canberrans ticked off some unfinished business dating back 100 years on Tuesday morning when Chief Minister Katy Gallagher launched the Canberra Centenary Column on the slopes of City Hill.

Centenary column ticks off some unfinished business for Canberra

Official sealing of the Canberra Centenary Time Capsule on City Hill Park.

David Ellery Canberrans ticked off some unfinished business dating back 100 years on Tuesday morning when Chief Minister, Katy Gallagher, dedicated the Canberra Centenary Column on the slopes of City Hill.

Apia lifts cut-off for CTP rebate

An APIA Insurance Ad.

David Ellery Apia has lifted the cut-off age for eligibility for its $75 good driver rebate in the ACT from 69 to 79.

Patrick McCartney launches online petition to retain access to AIS sauna

David Ellery A Canberra PhD student has launched a social media campaign to keep the sauna at the AIS open to the public.

Digger remembered at HQJOC

David Ellery Bungendore grazier Bruce Hyles is not a man who takes his existence for granted.

Women's award nominee and doctor makes her mark with wounds and scars that delight young ones

Dr Kate Eisenberg has been nominated for ACT Woman of the Year.

David Ellery The only thing that will stop Kate Eisenberg from attending the ACT Women's Awards presentations is the arrival of her first baby.

Fuel discounts cost Canberrans in the long run

David Ellery Canberra is the ''canary in the coalmine'' of supermarket petrol duopolies an independent retailers spokesman has claimed.

A weekend in your suburb: 36 hours in Murrumbateman

Murrumbateman

David Ellery I first discovered Murrumbateman by happy accident shortly after being offered employment here in late 2010.

Hopgood hospital performance a lifesaver

David Ellery A close encounter with mortality in the form of prostate cancer led veteran Australian actor and writer Alan Hopgood to use his craft to raise awareness of health problems.

Ukrainian diplomats update government

David Ellery Ukrainian diplomats in Canberra are updating their Australian counterparts on developments in the troubled country on a daily basis.