Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty

Hackett author has $11,400 stolen on his credit card by US thieves

Megan Doherty Credit card skimming and phone scams – Hackett author Graeme Barrow and his wife Nora have found themselves on the wrong end of both dodgy practices.

ACT Australian of the Year and former chief of army Lieutenant-General David Morrison on life in Canberra

ACT Australian of the Year Lieutenant-General David Morrison at home in South Canberra. He has no plans to leave the national capital since retiring from the army last year.

Megan Doherty Sitting in the kitchen of his south Canberra home, David Morrison laughs as he is presented with some blasts from his past - photographs of him on stage performing in Gilbert and Sullivan...

Former Australian army chief David Morrison says "there's no military answer" to terrorism

Megan Doherty Former chief of the Australian Army, Lieutenant General David Morrison, says bringing peace to the Middle East will take much more than only "dropping bombs''.

Canberra man Brad Carron-Arthur finishes third in World's Toughest Mudder in Las Vegas

Canberra's Brad Carron-Arthur has just returned home after finishing third in World's Toughest Mudder in Las Vegas last weekend.

Megan Doherty Where to start? So many torturous obstacles. So much physical and mental endurance. Just safe to say Canberra's Brad Carron-Arthur is one tough mudder. With brains as well as brawn.

Gungahlin College student Mickey Sulit to perform with The Voice's Amber Nichols and Australian Idol's Hayley Jensen at The Abbey in Gold Creek

Up and coming singer Mickey Sulit will be performing with Amber Nichols and Hayley Jensen at The Abbey at Gold Creek on November 28.

Megan Doherty Amber Nichols is continuing her effort to shine a light on the talent of young, up-and-coming performers by inviting a Gungahlin College Year 12 student to perform with her at a big gig next week.

The SIDS and Kids ACT Christmas Lights in the City set to happen in Canberra in one week

 SIDS and Kids ACT Christmas Lights in the City project  manager Louise Bilston helps decorate the tree in City Walk with lights and balls.

Megan Doherty It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas - and another world record for Canberra.

Nearly 80 per cent of ACT parents want companies to stop advertising "unhealthy'' foods to children, new Heart Foundation survey finds

The Harvey family, from left, Ngaire, Chris, Imogen, 3, and Aisha, 5, at home in Kambah. They encourage their children to eat vegetables.

Megan Doherty  Almost 80 per cent of parents in the ACT agree that companies should stop advertising unhealthy food to children, according to a new Heart Foundation survey.

Maddie and Will Gay's six-mountain suicide prevention climb ends on Mount Kosciuszko on Saturday

Will and Maddie Gay, based at Milton on the south coast, are about to finish their sixth mountain in five countries to raise awareness about suicide prevention after the suicide of their father, Tony.

Megan Doherty On Saturday, Maddie and Will Gay plan to stand at the summit of Mount Kosciuszko - the sixth and final mountain they have climbed in three months - and will remember the father they lost to...

Ashley Frigo's Miss Muddy dash for breast cancer

Megan Doherty Eight weeks ago she had just finished chemotherapy. Now Ashley Frigo is taking on a fitness obstacle course.

Canberra named most dog-friendly city in Australia in the 2015 Pet Positives Score

10-month-old Tuffie McPuggles enjoys Dogs Day Out at Floriade last month.

Megan Doherty Canberra has been named the most dog-friendly place in Australia. But the news isn't as good for cats.

Royal couple Prince Charles and Camilla to be kept busy in Canberra

Prince Charles and Camilla are headed to Australia for their second joint visit.

Megan Doherty The Remembrance Day ceremony at the Australian War Memorial on Wednesday morning is the best place to catch a glimpse of Charles and Camilla.

Wanniassa celebrates opening of new medical centre

Dr Sandor Ertz, one of the GPs at the new Wanniassa medical clinic.

Megan Doherty Wanniassa is celebrating the opening of a new medical centre, seven years after the previous one was closed abruptly, sparking community outrage.

The Men from Snowy River March – 100 years on – the tale of the Baragry boys who were determined to fight for King and country

Willie, left, and Eddie Baragry walked from Delegate to Goulburn to be trained before deployment to fight in World War I. Their sisters Florence, left, and Annie had to wear these black and white dresses for a year after each brother's death.

Megan Doherty Marlene Martin's two uncles walked from Delegate to Goulburn to enlist in World War One - one died in Goulburn from pneumonia and the other was killed by a shell in France.

Dumped FM 104.7 presenter Scott Masters says he was sacked not made redundant and it was 'a complete surprise'

Radio announcer Scotty Masters who is taking legal action against FM 104.7 after his dismissal.

Megan Doherty  Dumped FM 104.7 presenter Scott 'Scotty' Masters breaks his silence. And he's not happy.

Belconnen cafe Heather's House of Cake closes after "disrespectful'' parents and kids trash playroom

Owner of Heather's House of Cake Cafe, Heather Martin has basically closed the cafe due to kids and bad parents causing problems in the play room.

Megan Doherty Belconnen cafe battles parents leaving behind dirty nappies, broken glass and "squished sandwiches in the carpet''.

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It's fir real: Canberra's Christmas tree lights world record attempt is all go

SIDS and Kids chief executive Lisa Ridgley, Chief Minister Andrew
Barr and the man behind Canberra's world record Christmas lights, David Richards, with some of the additional 1.5 kilometres of fir that will be added to Canberra's traditional Christmas tree.

Megan Doherty Monday will see parts of City Walk become a construction zone as Canberra begins its quest to set another Christmas lights world record.

The Bachelorette Australia 2015: Sasha Mielczarek's rugby playing past in Canberra

Sasha Mielczarek, who won the heart of The Bachelorette Sam Frost, goes in for a killer tackle playing for Uni-Norths rugby team in Canberra in 2012

Megan Doherty Canberra's Sasha Mielczarek showed some quick moves in winning the heart of The Bachelorette's Sam Frost -  and he also had them on the rugby field

Ginninderra Labor MLA Mary Porter, 73, is retiring from the ACT Assembly after more than a decade in office

Labor Member for Ginninderra Mary Porter has announced she is retiring

Megan Doherty Ginninderra MLA Mary Porter is retiring from the Assembly after more that a decade of grassroots politics.

Canberra SpringOUT Pride Festival patron Cate McGregor praises LGBTIQ-friendly ACT


Inaugural patron of Canberra SpringOUT Pride Festival Cate McGregor.

Megan Doherty Inaugural patron of Canberra SpringOUT Pride Festival Cate McGregor fears for "more fragile" members of the community as she expects debate on marriage equality to get nastier.