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Fair Work Commission told of alleged bullying by former RSPCA chief Michael Linke

Matthew Raggatt Canberra's RSPCA released confidential documents on the concreting of rabbit warrens "as a circuit breaker", a hearing has been told.

The Lodge wall-crash driver had medical issue

A Hyundai hatchback crashed into the rear wall of the Prime Ministerial Lodge.

Matthew Raggatt A medical problem was behind the car crash that into the The Lodge's perimeter wall in April.

ACT Court told man threatened to burn his neighbours

120713 News Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidy Generic photograph of the ACT Magistrates Court. 


Matthew Raggatt A Narrabundah man has been granted bail after an alleged threat to burn his neighbours.

Smokers defy bans at Canberra Hospital

Matthew Raggatt CANBERRA HOSPITAL'S smoking bans are being widely flouted, with nearly 600 people on campus cautioned for lighting up in forbidden areas last month.

Break-up sparks assault, Magistrates Court told

Matthew Raggatt Canberra man refused bail after he allegedly assaulted and detained his former girlfriend.

A cheapskate's guide to ACT parking

A cheapskate's guide to parking.

Julieanne Strachan, Matthew Raggatt If you really don't want to part with $11 a day to park in the parliamentary triangle, here's how to get a better deal.

And they're racing ... in the Australian Running Festival

Australian Running Festival.

Matthew Raggatt More than 4000 people to test their fitness in marathon events around Canberra on Sunday.

Barriers no hurdle for Canberra drivers avoiding parking fees

Some Canberrans go to great lengths to find a park or avoid a fee.

Matthew Raggatt It seems some Canberra drivers will go to great lengths to find a parking spot or avoid a fee.

Captain Paul McKay in ANZAC honour

A town in the United States will mark Anzac Day for the first time to honour Canberra man Captain Paul McKay.

Matthew Raggatt A US town that became the scene of a frantic winter search for missing Australian soldier Paul McKay is set to mark Anzac Day for the first time.

Australian Running Festival fun run results in big turn out in Canberra

Australian Running Festival.

Matthew Raggatt A cloudless sky and cool winds greeted more than 2300 competitors at the Australian Running Festival in Canberra.

A weekend in your suburb: 36 hours in Bruce

Pit-stop: Caf? Momo is part of the morning routine for many federal public servants in Bruce.

Matthew Raggatt Stanley Bruce loved his sport and education, so it is fitting then that study and sport are the two leading drawcards of the suburb which bears his name.

Canberra high school graduate in running for Miss Universe Australia crown

Canberra native Ruby Schofield.

Matthew Raggatt A Canberra high school graduate has beaten more than 1000 women to make a preliminary cut for the Miss Universe Australia crown.

Film lifts lid on Cold War-era spying activities in Australia

Matthew Raggatt An extra layer of Canberra's Cold War-era spy history is set to be peeled back by a new documentary.

No ifs, no butts, Canberra Hospital to be totally smoke-free

Matthew Raggatt SMOKING will be banned entirely on Canberra Hospital grounds from September, as the ACT government continues moves to wipe out cigarette use.

Old Parliament House facelift reveals its past

A guided tour around the scaffolding during the re-rendering of Old Parliament House, revealing conservation secrets and the history of the House of Representatives courtyard.

Matthew Raggatt It was the home of Australian democracy for 61 years and renovation work will reveal its secrets firsthand.

Old and new aircraft on show at Canberra Airport open day

F-35 Lightning II full scale mock-up

Matthew Raggatt Classic aircraft, the latest fighter planes and those with a mix of old and new will be open for viewing at Canberra airport on Sunday.

Canberra's most unpopular job?

A parking ticket on a car in the Parliamentary Triangle.

Matthew Raggatt Why, in a town suffering severe job cuts, doesn't anyone want this cushy public service job?

Driving charge due to 'skin issue'

120713 News Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidy Generic photograph of the ACT Magistrates Court. 


Matthew Raggatt A Chifley man said medication taken for a rare skin condition was to blame for his decision to drive with alcohol in his system while disqualified.

House price growth to be 'subdued'

Matthew Raggatt Canberra homeowners can expect subdued growth this year, but experts say there will be no repeat of a flat market.

Tim Fischer hits the track to gauge popularity of model train expo

Matthew Raggatt Tim Fischer is not one to miss an opportunity to see some trains in action, even if it means hours in a car.