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Emma Macdonald is a senior reporter for The Canberra Times.
Emma Macdonald A petition calling for the ACT government to allow Mr Fluffy owners to knock down and rebuild their homes on their existing blocks of land has received nearly 1000 signatures.
Emma Macdonald There were eight critical incidents involving danger or harm to ACT government school students last year, according to information released under Freedom of Information legislation.
Emma Macdonald Nothing could have prepared career public servant Andrew Kefford for dealing with the crisis.
Emma Macdonald The NSW government will on Friday announce financial crisis assistance for families affected by Mr Fluffy asbestos insulation and unveil a taskforce to look at a government buy-back, demolition, and...
Kirsten Lawson and Emma Macdonald A NSW inquiry has called for an ACT-style mass buyback and demolition of Mr Fluffy asbestos-contaminated homes in NSW, declaring them "ultimately uninhabitable".
Emma Macdonald The NSW Inquiry into Mr Fluffy has called for a demolition and buy-back scheme across the state, following the ACT's lead.
Emma Macdonald The number of ACT college students receiving a Year 12 Certificate has risen this year, while the percentage of students awarded a tertiary package remains steady at 63 per cent.
Emma Macdonald The ACT's joint top year 12 students share a love of maths, chemistry and physics, and this year both achieved the highest possible ATAR score.
Emma Macdonald Canberra couple Eddie Casey and Dale Freestone were well aware of Mr Fluffy asbestos when they bought a home in August, but even a full check did not prevent them from falling victim.
Emma Macdonald INXS songwriter Andrew Farriss is spending 2015 in Canberra as a fellow at the Australian National University School of Music.
Emma Macdonald The high-profile accident of young ACT construction worker Jayson Bush, who fell down a shaft in the Nishi building in 2012, is in court and could set a record in work health and safety penalties.
Emma Macdonald The ACT Asbestos Response Taskforce will hold two public forums for Mr Fluffy owners.
Emma Macdonald The ACT has continued its national dominance of literacy and numeracy testing according to the latest results. But it is battling an increasing trend of parents withdrawing their children from NAPLAN.
Emma Macdonald Mr Fluffy families have demanded an urgent town hall meeting with the incoming Chief Minister Andrew Barr.
Emma Macdonald Fiona Matz bought a small and sunny weatherboard cottage last year as a fresh start to a relationship breakup and a haven in which to bring up her two young sons.
Henry Belot and Emma Macdonald A man has been hospitalised after a ceiling collapsed on him at Canberra House.
Emma Macdonald The Commonwealth Bank will provide nearly 250 customers affected by the Mr Fluffy crisis a $10,000 special assistance payment.
Emma Macdonald University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor Stephen Parker has been inundated with messages of support from academics around the country for his hard line against the Federal Government’s higher...
Emma Macdonald Canberra is the most “university town” in all of Australia, with the University of Canberra and the Australian National University producing the statistics to confirm it.
Emma Macdonald Tears flowed in Federal Parliament on Thursday as owners of Mr Fluffy homes throughout the ACT witnessed their stories of personal tragedy being committed to Australia's political and historic record.