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David Ellery

David Ellery is a reporter for The Canberra Times.


Take a drive to the wild side

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.

Vintage performer takes the fast lane

Steen Pedersen arrives at Centenary Vintage Car Rally in Bungendore in his 1927 Salmson French racing car.

David Ellery Steen Pedersen is the quiet extrovert of this weekend's National Trust Centenary of Canberra Rally.

Rally stirs memories of mobile time machine

Mick Gentleman and his Holden.

David Ellery Canberra car tragic, MLA and government whip, Mick Gentleman, will combine business with pleasure on Saturday when he flags off the Centenary of Canberra Rally from Nowra.

Little Bras defying all obstacles in fight to survive

One month old, Bras Kapu Key Eka, from East Timor, who recently recieved a life saving operation.

David Ellery Bras Kapu Key Eka has beaten the odds to enter his second month of life with a lot of help from his friends.

Body armour supplier hits world target

David Ellery A Canberra-based defence ''minnow'' has been awarded a US government contract to help prove its unique body armour technology is the best in the world.

Refugee policies slammed by forum

David Ellery ''Stop the boats'' refugee policies put in place by the Gillard, Rudd and Abbott governments place human lives at risk, demean Australian values and threaten the survival of global accords on the...

Gunning wind farm visitors propelled to witness 'modern wonders' of the plains

David Ellery People expected to tour the Gunning Wind Farm are in for an ''awesome'' experience, site electrician Graham Young says.

Easy rider forks out 41c to work and back

David Ellery If electricity pioneer Nikola Tesla were to be reincarnated as a Hell's Angel, he would almost certainly steal Tony Castley's bike.