Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty

ACT RSPCA reports surge in sick Australian King Parrots

Megan Doherty Fewer feral cats and more sick parrots - that was the story for the RSPCA in the ACT last year.

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Fun and games rules in this Canberra kitchen

Megan Doherty Canberra graphic designer Andrew Hinge is taking sudden fame in his stride with the promos for the new season of My Kitchen Rules portraying him as this year’s wacky contestant.

Call for review of ActewAGL power cut planning during heatwaves

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Megan Doherty ACT Opposition says ActewAGL needs to review of its decision-making around cutting power to homes on days of extreme heat.

Australia Day festivities to stay in Canberra

Megan Doherty The new head of the National Australia Day Council says there are no moves to shift Australia Day festivities out of Canberra.

ActewAGL postpones two-thirds of power outages for Canberra


Megan Doherty, Stephanie Anderson and Ben Westcott Canberra's expected extreme weather has forced the hand of ActewAGL which has decided to postpone two-thirds of its planned program of power outages for Friday.

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Australia's Biggest Loser's Commando coming to Canberra

Steve Willis, aka The Commando, from The Biggest Loser is coming to Canberra.

Megan Doherty Time to suck in the Christmas excess Canberra - The Commando is on his way.

Canberra's first contestants on My Kitchen Rules out to prove the capital's not boring

Megan Doherty The ACT's first ever couple on My Kitchen Rules want to show that Canberra people are "not boring" with their appearance on the top-rating cooking show.

Washington to perform in Australia Day concert

Megan Washington is performing at Australia Day Live in Canberra.

Megan Doherty Award-winning singer Megan Washington is thrilled to be back in Australia and ready to help the nation celebrate Australia Day.

New survey to show who's really listening

New Mix 106.3 breakfast show 'Kristen and Rod for Breakfast'.

Megan Doherty Canberra radio embarks on a new era this year with fresh lineups and a different way of measuring how many people are tuning in.

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Distraught Melba family left dreaming of Genie

The Meadows family, Father Ken, mother Sarah and children Callum, 6, and Claire, 3 and their dog Dr Who.

Megan Doherty A Canberra pet groomer who admitted that one of his employees inadvertently burnt dogs with a dryer has now had his business accused of losing a treasured pet owned by a family for 11 years.

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Russell Crowe helps rapper Omar Musa celebrate 30th birthday in A-list style

Russell Crowe and Queanbeyan's Omar Musa.

Megan Doherty Queanbeyan slam poet and rapper Omar Musa is living the high life - Russell Crowe threw him a birthday party.

Modern Family star weighs in on ACT's marriage equality laws


Megan Doherty Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson has expressed his disappointment that the ACT's same-sex marriage laws were struck down by the High Court as momentum builds to bring the hit comedy to the...

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George Gregan to grow wine and coffee empire in Canberra

George Gregan's company has become involved in the operation of the new AIS cafe, GG Espresso.
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Photo: Rohan Thomson. The Canberra TImes.

Megan Doherty Retired rugby legend George Gregan and his wife Erica are expanding their coffee and wine bar empire - with one, and perhaps two, new venues planned for his hometown of Canberra.

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Jane Thompson saddles up for a challenge with Pegasus Riding for Disabled

New Pegasus director, Jane Thompson, with Luka.
Filed: Wednesday, 18 December 2013 2:08:30 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times


Megan Doherty Jane Thompson is perfectly qualified for her new role at Pegasus.

ACT families pay nation's costliest childcare

Canberrans pay more money for childcare than any where else in Australia.

Megan Doherty Canberra families are paying a greater proportion of their income on childcare fees than those anywhere else in Australia.

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AIS childcare centre rated among the top in national rankings

AIS Childcare Centre Le Jardin Room toddlers from left, Alexis Bonny, Annabelle Millgate and Harrison Bindon-Howell playing with centre manager Lisa Syrette, 2nd right.

Megan Doherty One of the nation's top-ranking childcare centres says paying staff higher wages is one of the secrets to its success.

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Angelina arrival perhaps a bridge too far?

Megan Doherty First Mia and Jesse, now Angelina?

Canberra bargain hunters head to Boxing Day sales

Boxing Day Sales at the Canberra Centre.

Megan Doherty Retailers were optimistic of good - and even unprecedented - Boxing Day sales in Canberra despite the spectre of an impending downturn forced by public service cuts.

Canberra's Christmas baby worth the time and effort

As yet unnamed daughter of Jitin and Komal Oberai.

Megan Doherty She was a week late and came after two days of labour and then a caesarean for her mother.

Canberra party animals know how to deal with a scorcher

News: Hot weather photo pool christmas party. The Zoo advertising group have their roof top pool christmas party. Sophia Kochinos (right) enjoys a refreshing pool splash during a hot Canberra day with a top temperature of 36C. 20th of December 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Megan Doherty Many Canberra workplaces finished up on Friday for the Christmas holidays, sweltering in the heat - unless you were with the beautiful people at Zoo advertising's rooftop pool party.