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Emma Macdonald is a senior reporter for The Canberra Times.
Emma Macdonald WorkSafe ACT has given a Canberra company 24 hours to properly dispose of a bag of asbestos which has been lying on work site in Civic since last week.
Emma Macdonald Canberra's Emma Carey, 21, has a date tattooed on her forearm - June 9, 2013. This was the day she fell from the sky and crashed to earth in a freak sky-diving accident.
Emma Macdonald ACT teachers will receive their first common Code of Practice - bringing them into line with other professions.
Emma Macdonald The head of Australia's federal Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency, Peter Tighe, said he would not allow his family to live in a home affected by Mr Fluffy asbestos insulation and that Canberra's...
Emma Macdonald Six years ago, John Jorritsma watched his brother die of mesothelioma, never thinking for a moment he would follow in his footsteps.
Emma Macdonald At least 30 Canberra homes subject to checks in recent weeks have been confirmed to contain residual Mr Fluffy asbestos.
Emma Macdonald Before you post that cute shot of your child wearing a multicoloured wig and funny glasses on Facebook, ask how the youngster feels about it.
Emma Macdonald A Pearce home owner is seeking legal advice after buying a home formally cleared by the ACT government of having Mr Fluffy asbestos, only to find out that was an administrative mistake and there is...
Emma Macdonald The Australian National University is experiencing something of a brain drain as esteemed academics cross Belconnen Way for the University of Canberra.
Emma Macdonald Pressure to have ACT properties which have Mr Fluffy loose asbestos adhere strict safety measures.
Emma Macdonald Canberra builder Andrew Laird told Mr Fluffy asbestos list unavailable "due to privacy reasons".
Emma Macdonald Whether it is shows like Project Runway, the current crafting craze or the buzz of Fashfest, Canberra's ranks of would-be fashion designers are bursting at the seams.
Emma Macdonald An internal review of the University of Canberra Students' Association has recommended a financial and governance overhaul as it risks going broke.
Emma Macdonald Don't assume the men's clothes on the Fashfest runway are all about cropped pants, exposed ankles and avant garde fabrics.
Emma Macdonald The ACT will spearhead new research into how parents should best engage with their children's learning.
Emma Macdonald Macquarie Primary School principal Wendy Cave has a simple suggestion on how schools can better engage with parents: ''Turn on the lights, open the door and invite parents inside.''
Emma Macdonald The introduction of pay parking at the University of Canberra last week has been described as rushed and poorly designed according to staff and students who are now required to pay upwards of $3 to...
Emma Macdonald Spelling and numeracy at high school level continue to be the ACT's greatest educational weak points.
Emma Macdonald Another round of NAPLAN testing has come and gone - and the sky has not fallen in.
Emma Macdonald The Canberra Times' league tables of ACT schools' literacy and numeracy scores continue to show that independent schools dominate their Catholic and government counterparts.