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Emma Macdonald is a senior reporter for The Canberra Times.
Emma Macdonald When he was 21, Jeff Olsson's life changed in an instant during an otherwise ordinary day at work at the Rocla concrete pipe manufacturer in Fyshwick.
Emma Macdonald While first-year university students quickly become immersed in required reading, it's not often than an award-winning novel finds its way into the pile of academic texts.
Emma Macdonald The ACT government has deferred until next year measures designed to beef up safety across the ACT construction industry with the builder's union accusing ''bean-counters and bureaucrats'' for the...
Emma Macdonald The idea that teenagers are lost to their families once they log on to computers and social media is challenged by research showing that the old-fashioned concepts of family time, homework and...
Emma Macdonald Teenagers are not completely dominated by technology - despite stereotypes that they are glued to their smartphones.
Emma Macdonald Not many people have the compassion and commitment to adopt a child with special needs - much less four.
Emma Macdonald Australian National University staff and students are willing to pay more for parking, cut complimentary coffee and tea.
Emma Macdonald It might not be a done deal nationally, but the initial budget projections coming out of the Gonski school funding overhaul are giving Canberra's Catholic primary schools plenty to smile about.
Emma Macdonald Non-government schools have received a windfall in the ACT budget while the number of education bureaucrats will be cut to help pay for new spending.
Emma Macdonald The government has made the ACT's biggest single investment in workplace safety across Canberra with a $5.7 million budget injection to increase the safety regulator’s reach.
Emma Macdonald Part of a two-storey dirt embankment has collapsed over the weekend on a Belconnen apartment block building which last month was subject to a union protest over safety concerns.
Emma Macdonald ACT public education groups have called for an inquiry into how non-government schools are approved.
Emma Macdonald A program run though UC to mentor indigenous high school students into university has received a $400,000 funding boost.
Emma Macdonald Businessman Terry Snow will give $8 million to his former school to build a striking new Asian century centre.
Emma Macdonald Insurance premiums for local construction workers are likely to jump in July.
Emma Macdonald If job safety is your primary concern in life, you should consider a career in computer sales or insurance broking.
Emma Macdonald The Australian National University has frozen all new recruitment for non-academic administrative staff.
Emma Macdonald Where do Canberra schools' old whiteboards go to die? Some end up as far away as Nepal.
Emma Macdonald Katy Gallagher says it's ''problematic'' that people still questioned the benefits of childhood vaccinations.
Emma Macdonald The Canberra community has rallied around Otilija and Orlando Shugg - the children of prominent Canberra authors and bloggers Kathreen Ricketson and Rob Shugg who died tragically last week in an...