Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty

Fancy fillies make Cup a marquee event

Megan Doherty There will be an oasis of elegance and opulence this year in what can sometimes be a throng of tandoori tans, too-short skirts and wacky suits on Melbourne Cup day at Thoroughbred Park in Canberra.

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Sporting duo go glam

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Megan Doherty Wallabies star Matt Toomua and soccer and cricket international Ellyse Perry have been photographed together on the red carpet for the first time.

Dogs left with third-degree burns after visits to groomer

Jaid and Jenny Dawson of Banks with their dog Miley recovering after being burnt at a dog salon.

Megan Doherty A Canberra dog groomer says he is deeply sorry at least three dogs were burned by a dryer in his salons and has promised to repay thousands of dollars in vet fees to the owners.

Family's battle with bureaucracy over travel for autistic son finally over

Nick and Janet Smith of Queanbeyan.

Megan Doherty A Queanbeyan mother is grateful her autistic son has been allowed bus travel to school after a four-year battle with the NSW Education Department but infuriated it took going to the media to get a...

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F/A-18 Hornets fly over Canberra

An F/A-18 Hornet from RAAF Williamtown

Megan Doherty That thunderous roar you may have heard over Fyshwick and other parts of Canberra on Thursday afternoon is understood to have been three F/A-18 Hornets.

Want to see what a $20 million food court looks like?

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Megan Doherty Want to see what a more than $20 million food court looks like?

Come into my Parlour ... because we're back

Parlour Bar team of Chefs.

Megan Doherty The bar has moved to the centre of the room but there is still the familiar opulence of the decor.

No legal claim against NGA over caterer

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Megan Doherty Liquidator for failed catering business of Fiona Wright and Jeremy Paul close to finalising his investigations.

Wright feels 'like a spectacular failure'

News- Fiona Wright talks to the Canberra Times about  the latest developments with her collapsed businesses. 21st June 2013. Photo by Karleen Minney, Canberra Times.

Megan Doherty Fiona Wright feels her last chance to clear her name and restore her reputation has been dashed.

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Jorian Gardner sells up at Smith's Alternative

Megan Doherty Just six months after unveiling the transformed venue Smith's Alternative, co-owners Jorian Gardner and Domenic Mico have gone their separate ways.

Same-sex couples look to get in on the ACT

Publicity shot of same-sex wedding designs by Sydney designer Sarah Joseph Couture.

Megan Doherty, Peter Jean Same-sex couples from interstate have already contacted celebrants in the ACT about marrying in the national capital.

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Grand designs for the future

Ian Kilzean, Chief Architect with the Scottsh Government, at Regatta Point.

Megan Doherty Australian architects wish they have the same prominence in public debate as Scotland's Ian Gilzean.

Something arty in garden of delights

Centenary director, Robyn Archer and head of Australia's Open Gardens Scheme, Tamie Fraser, amongst the gardens and sculptures at Lambrigg, just outside Canberra near Tharwa.

Megan Doherty Historic Tharwa property Lambrigg will be given over to artistic endeavours for a special fund-raising event.

National Archives' hours cut as online traffic rises

The RG Neale Reading Room at the National Archives.

Megan Doherty The National Archives of Australia is closing its reading rooms on Saturdays throughout the country, saying the move is a ''realignment of resources'' rather than cost cutting.

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Library's marble facade safe but due an upgrade

The front of the National Library of Australia.

Megan Doherty The National Library of Australia expects to have to replace or upgrade marble panels on its facade within a couple of years but says they present no danger to the public.

Work is near end at Weston Park

Megan Doherty Construction fences blocking off parts of Weston Park could start to come down this later this month.

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Self-confidence the secret to rising star

Megan Doherty The star of Canberra-raised Timomatic continues to rise and rise.

Residential support for cancer patients a step closer

October 10, 2013. Photo by Elesa Kurtz. Lifecycle committee member Mark Blake will be fund raising for the Leukaemia Foundation with a ride around the lake. Leukaemia Foundation fundraiser Susan Fisher

Megan Doherty When Lifecycle began last year, the organisers expected it would take a decade to reach their goal. Now, they are aiming for 2 years.

Belco gets Pride of place in New York

One of Canberra photographer's ?Lee Grant's Belco Pride images displayed against the New York skyline at the recent Photoville festival in Brooklyn.

Megan Doherty How amazing is this photograph? Belco Pride set against the New York skyline. Priceless.

Heritage Council decries state of Gorton building

The John Gorton Building.

Megan Doherty Australian Heritage Council chairman and former Labor politician Professor Carmen Lawrence says the council will be asking questions about whether someone took their ''eye off the ball'' in the...