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Emma Macdonald is a senior reporter for The Canberra Times.
Emma Macdonald Peter Finegan is not surprised that Australia is failing to reduce indigenous or socio-economic disadvantage at school.
Emma Macdonald Australia's latest report card on educational achievement is ''depressing reading''.
Emma Macdonald As Canberrans wore pink ribbons and ate pink cupcakes to signify National Breast Cancer Awareness Day, Michelle Williams stayed in her home and fought a private and very ugly battle with the disease.
Emma Macdonald One of the most commonly cited reasons women detest and defer regular mammograms is that it is painful.
Emma Macdonald Fear of finding a cancer is what prevents many Canberra women from having a mammogram.
Emma Macdonald ACT still lags behind in breast cancer screening rates and continues to have the highest rate of breast cancer.
Emma Macdonald Lyn Cleaver's teaching career has been vastly different to that of her grandfather-in-law Fred Cleaver - and for that she is grateful.
Emma Macdonald Marilyn Brookes is, in many ways, the face of breast cancer in the ACT.
Emma Macdonald Most days, 19-year-old Jessica Schembri is in jeans and a T-shirt while she dodges paint, play dough and the odd vegemite sandwich as a childcare worker.
Emma Macdonald A scaffolder has lost his licence for a year in a first for ACT Work Safety inspectors who are cracking down on fall risks.
Emma Macdonald The Australian National University Council has adopted what it calls a "gold standard" social responsibility investment policy with the first compliance report to be filed next July.
Emma Macdonald Just who is the average Canberra woman? And is she so different to her sisters across Australia? As it turns out, she is.
Emma Macdonald Canberra women are doing it tough - subject to some of the most extreme work pressures and work/life juggles of any Australian women.
Emma Macdonald The ACT Work Safety inspectorate more than doubled its prohibition, infringement and improvement notices across the construction industry this year and increased site visits and blitzes by almost 15...
Emma Macdonald Gemma Bonnici is convinced she need never study maths again.
Emma Macdonald ACT college students may be forced to study English in order to receive their Year 12 Certificate with the Board of Senior Secondary Studies to consider mandatory subjects for the college years.
Emma Macdonald Australian National University staff have stepped back from the brink of strike action after negotiations over a pay rise resumed late on Friday afternoon.
Emma Macdonald The ancient craft of Egyptian tent-making maybe revered in the West for its intricate applique, but in Egypt, its considered simple, common, and often no better than graffiti.
Emma Macdonald Both the University of Canberra and Australian National University have remained sanguine in the face of an incoming Coalition Government's higher education reform agenda.
Emma Macdonald The Coalition is returning Australia to a culture of government secrecy, according to Member for Fraser Andrew Leigh.