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David Ellery

David Ellery is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

New buses for Canberra

David Ellery ACTION is to spend $41.1 million on 77 new buses to be delivered between May 2014 and mid-2017.

Anzac voices: private worlds of stoic Diggers laid bare

ANZAC Voices co-curator Craig Tibbitts at the Australian War Memorial.

David Ellery The Memorial's newest exhibition will transport visitors into the private worlds of those who served in World War I.

904,000 people will live in Canberra by 2061 says academic

The foreshores of Lake Ginninderra will need to be redeveloped for Canberra to hold over 900,000 people.

David Ellery Fitting 904,000 people into the ACT by 2061 is not a scary prospect as long as it done properly, an academic says.


Countdown on for Futuro House refurbishment for University of Canberra

The Futuro was a fixture at the Canberra Space Dome and Observatory for well over a decade.

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David Ellery Hall's Tardis is not the only spaceship currently in residence in the ACT.

The day definitely belonged to the Doctors in Canberra

Dr Who fans attend a special screening at Dendy of the 50th Anniversary, The Day of the Doctor.

David Ellery Dalek supporters were in the minority when Dr Who fans converged on Civic for Dendy's 3D screening of The Day of the Doctor on Sunday.

American Car Nationals: Hoff's prize wheels steal the show from a bevy of beauties

Rebecca Shields and Glen Blazejak with their 1984 Pontiac Trans Am.

David Ellery Not all 'Kitt'' cars are cheap and nasty. Just ask the petrol heads and muscle car fans who were lining up to get a closer look at Glen Blazejak's 1982 Pontiac TransAm at the American Car Nationals...

Southcare helicopter's women to the rescue

Women medical staff at the Snowyhydro Southcare helicopter base at Hume.

David Ellery Those first on the scene in a crisis need no longer be men, writes David Ellery.


Take a drive to the wild side

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David Ellery Lovers of the big, the bold and the beautiful need look no further than Queanbeyan this weekend.


Photos far exceed words' ability

David Ellery Where were you the day the president died? My recollection is a little foggy.


Time lord and Tardis in residence in ACT

Roland and Beverly Inman celebrate at the Tardis.

David Ellery The Doctor is in; in Hall to be exact. And he's not going anywhere.


Who's who of Whos in Parliament House

Dr Who tragics and MPs  Graham Perrett, Dr Andrew Leigh, George Christensen and Alex Hawke with a blow up darlek.

David Ellery I never cease to be amazed by the range (and quality) of the inflatable toys some of our leading politicians keep concealed in their closets.

Rugby great Gregan helps the children play

Marcus Harris 16 months, and sister Breana Harris, 8 put the new Canberra Hospital playground to the test.

David Ellery Sick children and their siblings now have ''a happy space'' all their own at the Canberra Hospital.

Rugged weather holds no fears for hardy choristers

Rugby Choir at the Remembrance Day ceremony at the Australian War Memorial.

David Ellery Veteran singers from Canberra's Australian Rugby Choir say the weather for the Remembrance Day ceremony at the Australian War Memorial was the worst they could remember in almost a decade.

How DIY antibodies changed my life

Julie Cornwell- Kelly with her life saving transfusion device Nikit-34.

David Ellery First Australian to treat immune deficiency by self-administering antibodies gives the process thumbs up.

The champion of just causes

Lawyer Deborah Rolfe has been nominated for a local hero award at the Australia Day Awards.

David Ellery Despite her achievements, this local hero nominee is very humble.

Canberra paediatrician's great toil on behalf of tiny lives

David Ellery Zsuzsoka Kecskes is confronted with constant reminders of battles fought and obstacles overcome every time she sits down at her desk.

Mutual endorsements are liberally applied

Heather Henderson daughter of former Australian Prime Minister Sir Robert Menzies meets with Prime Minster Tony Abbott in his office at Parliament House.

David Ellery Prime Minister Tony Abbott has a prodigious appetite for work and will almost certainly surprise his critics as his term unfolds, the daughter of Australia's longest-serving prime minister has said.

Resident prepared to face fire's return

Ric Hingee at his fire resistant home in Duffy.

David Ellery When Ric Hingee lost his Duffy home in 2003, the financial adviser and former engineer vowed he would never let that happen again.

Metro to crunch light rail numbers

David Ellery Capital Metro has sought independent advice on how many Canberrans are likely to use its embryonic light rail network.

Celebrating Canberra's love affair with the car

Maree Randall stands with her 1958 Beetle in front of Old Parliament house after driving in the Centenary Vintage Car Rally.

David Ellery About 400 rare cars with a combined value of more than $5 million converged on Old Parliament House on Sunday.