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Emma Macdonald is a senior reporter for The Canberra Times.
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...
Emma Macdonald Nearly 1200 pre-eminent social researchers, academics and feminists and concerned citizens have signed a petition calling on the Australian Bureau of Statistics to reinstate its survey of how women,...
Peter Jean and Emma Macdonald Artist Patricia Piccinini designed Skywhale for a reduced fee of $8800 and hopes the giant hot air balloon will travel the world.
Emma Macdonald The Australian National University is one of few institutions celebrating very slim Budget pickings for the ACT.
Emma Macdonald and Tom McIlroy Canberra workers and visitors to national institutions will be forced to cough up almost $74 million in new parking fees in the Parliamentary Triangle and at Acton over the next three years.
Emma Macdonald, Tom McIlroy Canberra workers and visitors to national institutions will be forced to cough up almost $74 million in new parking fees in the Parliamentary Triangle and at Acton over the next three years.
Emma Macdonald On the eve of the federal budget, Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has stressed the need for the ACT to put national Gonski education reforms ahead of a state and territory cash-grab.
Emma Macdonald The ACT Government may consider legislative changes to the way in which new private schools are approved in the future following community unrest about the latest batch of approvals.