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Emma Macdonald is a senior reporter for The Canberra Times.
Emma Macdonald In 1890, on a grazing plain which spreads across what is now the Gold Creek Golf Course and the growing sprawl of Nicholls, the beautiful homestead "Deasland" was built by Canberra pioneer...
Emma Macdonald An estimated 30,000 Canberra are expected to find out that they may have been exposed to Mr Fluffy asbestos as either former owners or renters of the 1021 homes confirmed to contain the toxic...
Emma Macdonald Jodie Higgins, 35, who died suddenly last week, was a popular and long-standing member of the Mary MacKillop College staff.
Emma Macdonald ACT politicians across the political divide have denounced any move to means-test public education as the government punts the issue to the states and territories
Emma Macdonald Australian National University is mourning the death of former registrar and assistant vice-chancellor Colin Plowman.
Emma Macdonald Nineteen of Canberra's heritage homes have been caught up in the Mr Fluffy insulation crisis and will be demolished, with authorities promising strict rules to prevent McMansions springing up in...
Emma Macdonald The circumstances surrounding how a 10-year-old boy with autism came to be contained within a cage in his primary school classroom may never be fully revealed to the public.
Emma Macdonald ACT Education Minister Joy Burch expects the autism cage inquiry will be completed within three weeks and defended the level of communication with the affected school.
Emma Macdonald ACT Education Minister Joy Burch has quietly abolished two independent and long-standing education advisory councils, and will delegate new advisors despite overwhelming opposition from across...
Emma Macdonald NSW Government Minister and Member for Goulburn Pru Goward says the lack of a school at Murrumbateman is risking the educational futures of children and the NSW Education Department needs to review...
Emma Macdonald Joy Burch hits back at claims that the inquiry into a student with autism being contained in a cage has been 'shambolic'.
Emma Macdonald On an avenue which is being redeveloped at breakneck speed, veteran Canberra restaurateur Socrates Kochinos has pinned his heart on keeping some nostalgia on Lonsdale Street Braddon.
Emma Macdonald Donations to a Canberra charity have helped turn Papua New Guinea's shocking maternal death rate around.
Emma Macdonald and Noel Towell The Australian National University has joined public service departments in having to foot massive new Comcare bills due to a rise in premiums by the federal workplace insurer.
Emma Macdonald A new independent poll has shown a high degree of community support for ACT teachers – with the majority of Canberrans believing the profession is now "tougher than ever".
Emma Macdonald and Meredith Clisby Andrew Barr is styling himself as the "Mayor of Canberra" unveiling an infrastructure spend firmly focused on public housing and urban renewal in the suburbs.
Emma Macdonald Canberra's northern town centre will get a new primary school, and plans are underway for a new high school, too.
Emma Macdonald ACT Education Minister Joy Burch will announce on Monday a $17.6 million facelift for 40-year-old Belconnen High School.
Emma Macdonald Canberra families affected by Mr Fluffy asbestos could take several years to recover psychologically and needed the community's patience and understanding when they were suffering acute stress and...
Emma Macdonald Five homes are poised for demolition from next week because of the Mr Fluffy scandal.