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Henry Belot is a reporter at The Canberra Times.

Drug trial praised for saving more than 50 Canberrans from overdoses

Henry Belot An Australian trial that has equipped users with take-home naloxone kits has saved more than 50 Canberrans from heroin and opioid overdoses.

ACT government calls for a no-fly zone to stop drones delivering drugs to prison

Henry Belot One bid to smuggle contraband to prisons using a drone occurred in Victoria with more attempts expected.

Blockbuster says Netflix no threat as Kingston store closes

Henry Belot Providing new releases will keep Blockbuster competitive with the likes of Netflix or Stan, director says.

Factional infighting derails ANU elections with claims of intimidation and bullying

Australian National University

Henry Belot Student elections at the Australian National University have been marred by allegations of intimidation and bullying with fighting between Labor factions spilling into the public domain.

Abetz criticises CFMEU over raid comments

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Henry Belot and Michael Inman Senator Eric Abetz has called on opposition leader Bill Shorten to condemn the CFMEU after its leadership questioned the motivation for a raid on its Canberra office earlier this week.

Calvary and Medibank continue negotiations with Monday deadline looming

Calvary and Medibank continue negotiations with a Monday contract deadline looming.

Henry Belot Medibank and Calvary Heath Care have resumed negotiations after weeks of trading blows over hospital contract renewals and hospital safety.

ACT government seeking advice as human papillomavirus immunisation rate drops

New guidelines are being drafted in response to a shift in community sentiment regarding IVF.

Henry Belot ACT Health is seeking advice on why only 70 per cent of 15-year-old girls were immunised against the human papillomavirus during 2013.

Polls show hefty support for government intervention to tackle obesity in schools

Henry Belot Two surveys found strong community support for government intervention to cut the number of overweight and obese Canberrans.

Negotiations between ACT Health and Visiting Medical Officers Association cancelled again

Henry Belot Contract negotiations between ACT Health and the Visiting Medical Officers Association have been cancelled once again with the government accused of making "unprecedented and unreasonable" demands.

Whooping cough cases top 270 with new reports at Hawker Primary School

More than 270 Canberrans have been diagnosed with whooping cough this year with three cases reported at the Hawker Primary School this month.

Henry Belot More than 270 Canberrans have been diagnosed with whooping cough this year with three cases reported at the Hawker Primary School this month.

One tonne of seized marijuana little use for those seeking relief from chronic pain

One tonne of marijuana worth up to $17 million was seized by police in 2014-15.

Henry Belot The seizure of huge amounts of illegal marijuana in the territory will not help the chronically ill.

Icon Water's lengthy sewerage battle ends in court

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Henry Belot A court order for Icon Water to reimburse the owners of an unit complex in Tuggeranong after they were forced to clean a blocked sewerage pipe has been overruled on appeal.

Rob's Spit Shack near Braidwood calls it quits amid claims of intimidation

Henry Belot A popular kebab store isolated on the side of Kings Highway has closed after argument with council.

Healthy living and weight-loss initiatives boosted by new grants

Thirteen grants worth $130,000 already distributed this year.

Henry Belot Several groups have received funding from the ACT government to introduce new health programs.

Alcohol promoter defrauded employer of $147,000 to give children a better upbringing

Jacqueline McGowan, 40, faked work with nightclubs to disguise fraudulent purchases on her work credit card

Henry Belot Woman who fraudulently spent $129,000 on her company credit card tells court she wanted her children to have a better upbringing than hers.

Miodrag Gajic murder trial delayed by psychiatric report

Danny Klobucar outside ACT Magistrates Court

Henry Belot Danny Klobucar stands accused of murdering Miodrag Gajic, with police alleging he thought the grandfather was a paedophile who had a DVD of him.

Some ACT police still without mental health training

Henry Belot ACT police may not have completed mental health training despite a pledge to train all officers within a year.

Prime Minister's prize winner calls for quota to address gender imbalance in medicine

Henry Belot The winner of the Prime Minister's prize for science Professor Ingrid Scheffer believes quotas are necessary in the medical profession to address a gender imbalance at the top levels.

IKEA celebrates catalogue launch with crayfish and schnapps

IKEA fans are treated to a traditional lobster party ahead of the store's official opening later this year. Virginia Yabsley (left) and Chedal Baesjou, both of Harrison, tuck in.

Henry Belot Almost 200,000 IKEA catalogues will fall into Canberra mailboxes in the coming weeks.

Calvary and Medibank Private trade blows over hospital safety


Henry Belot Medibank Private and Calvary Health Care have continued to trade blows as the August 31 deadline for a contract renewal edges closer.