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David Ellery

David Ellery is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

St John'sCare Christmas lunch provided food for the heart and soul

David Ellery Many of the 300 people who attended Friday's Christmas lunch at St John's in Canberra were as much in need of fellowship and compassion as they were of a meal organisers have said.

Biblical Christmas figures in faces of today's refugees

David Ellery At a time when war and fear are dominating the news, Canberra's Christian leaders remind us the Christ of the manger is also the Christ of the cross who can change the world.

Gang Gang: Mercedes mystery solved by old cutting

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David Ellery Rare Mercedes "Binz" station wagon came to Canberra by an act of God

Vivian Bullwinkel medals presented to Australian War Memorial

The medal group of Australia's most distinguished nurse, the late Lieutenant Colonel Vivian Statham (nee Bullwinkel) AO MBE ARRC ED FNM, has been donated to the Australian War Memorial.

David Ellery Courageous WWII nurse, Vivian Bullwinkel's family has presented her medals to the Australian War Memorial.

Gang Gang - Max Day turns 100

Dr Max Day circa 2012. He had discovered 11 new species of scribbly gum months.

David Ellery Dr Max Day turns 100 today. Our oldest ever entomologist?

Gang Gang - Bushmaster at AWM

David Ellery Australian War Memorial moves with the times: Bushmaster joins tanks, guns and ships in outdoor display.

Canberrans predicted to spend $49 million on Boxing Day

Bing Lee, Fyshwick assistant manager, Dean Boerkamp.

David Ellery Canberrans are expected to shop 'til they drop on Boxing Day with record sales forecast for the post-Christmas period.

Aquatic centre and enclosed oval top Stromlo Forest Park master plan

The Stromlo Forest Park Master Plan was released on Tuesday.

David Ellery Aquatic centre and enclosed oval head 'to do' list for latest Stromlo Forest Park master plan.

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Hume's private rubbish tip under fire from neighbours

Andy Stodulka, centre, with his sons Alex, left, and Nick at Eco Villa in Hume are concerned about the waste appearing on the site next to their family-owned business.

David Ellery ACT government has allowed a "pop-up rubbish dump" to operate in the heart of the precinct.

Duntroon's top cadet already a veteran

 Sword of Honour recipient Ernest Hocking, left, and Queen's Medal recipient Tyler Bosch, members of the 2015 graduating class at the Royal Military College, Duntroon.

David Ellery Duntroon's Sword of Honour winner has already earned his spurs.

Plumbers union admits complaining about school contractor -

Jason Hooper gives evidence at the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance.

David Ellery Plumbers union takes the credit for trying to have Coombs school contractor sacked.

CFMEU accused of calling in political favours to damage contractor

David Ellery The owner of a Canberra plumbing firm has accused the CFMEU of using an ACT Government official to "do its dirty work"

Summernats 2016: $20 million, 110,000 spectators and 2000 cars

Summernats site manager Dave Chappell, checks out a HQ Holden Monaro GTS.

David Ellery The 29th Summernats, to be held from January 7 to 10 next year is expected to set new records in all areas.

Wilkins the unseen Anzac who shot the Red Baron's fall to earth

Author Jeffrey Maynard gave a presentation on the lost records of World War I photographer George Hubert Wilkins.

David Ellery Ground breaking research on one of Australia's greatest 20th century adventurers is helping the Australian War Memorial correctly identify which war photographers took what pictures where during WWI

ACT contractors want help from Senate building insolvency probe

David Ellery Canberra builders left millions of dollars out of pocket by construction industry insolvencies look to the Senate for aid

Johnny Lomax acted improperly on Adelaide building site: Federal Court

David Ellery Lomax breached Fair Work Act during visit to Adelaide building site.

Muslim naval officer Mona Shindy says hijab makes her a target

Captain Mona Shindy: Telstra's NSW Businesswoman of the year and an adviser to the chief of navy on Islamic cultural affairs.

David Ellery Hate speech all in a day's work for hijab wearing naval officer

Tens of thousands of Canberrans will never own a home on its own block of land

Flashback to August, 2009: Jon Stanhope turns the first sod on a block in Forde as part of the launch of stage two of the affordable housing action plan.

David Ellery More than a third of Canberra families have been priced out of the detached housing market and the situation will only get worse, former chief minister Jon Stanhope says.

Interfaith push to explore unity and peace between Muslims and Christians

David Ellery Canberra Muslims and Christians have joined together to bring Islamic studies expert John L. Esposito to the ACT to explore pathways to peace and unity on December 3.

White Ribbon Accreditation addresses misogyny issues of ADFA's troubled past

ADFA cadets and midshipmen discuss their experiences at the academy and its accreditation as a women friendly work space.
From left, MIDN (RAN - midshipman) Kate Millward, OFFCDT (Officer Cadet) John Hensman, and OCDT (Officer cadet) Victoria Roadnight.

David Ellery White Ribbon accreditation shows just how far ADFA has come in addressing issues.