Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty

Belco gets Pride of place in New York

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...

MP backs access to bus for autistic student

John Barilaro.

Megan Doherty Member for Monaro John Barilaro is confident of achieving a positive result for a Queanbeyan couple battling the NSW government for transport to school in Canberra for at least one of their two...

Russell Crowe in Canberra for National Library map exhibition

Actor Russell Crowe.

Megan Doherty Hollywood actor Russell Crowe will open a summer blockbuster map exhibition at the National Library of Australia in November.

Autism battle drives loving family to despair

Nick and Janet Smith of Queanbeyan.

Megan Doherty A member of the O'Farrell government has criticised the NSW Education Department for failing to help a Queanbeyan couple who have waged a four-year battle to get transport to school in Canberra for...

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Private operator mooted for new crematorium in Tuggeranong

CEO of Canberra Cemeteries, Hamish Horne.

Megan Doherty The ACT government is considering having a new cemetery and crematorium proposed for Tuggeranong financed by private interests.

Frank Madrid moves on - Canberra to Sydney with an office in Melbourne

Arts personality Frank Madrid is leaving the Canberra scene.

Megan Doherty Arts promoter Frank Madrid is leaving Canberra after a decade, believing his skills were not fully used for the city's centenary.

How one deadly TV world downed another

Screen writer Felicity Packard of Ainslie.

Megan Doherty City Reporter It was a battle between an early 20th century Melbourne gangster and an elusive career criminal from suburban modern Sydney.

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Lorna Jane on the move in Canberra

Lorna Jane Clarkson.

Megan Doherty One of Australia's wealthiest women, Lorna Jane Clarkson, will be in Canberra on Saturday.

Carousel contract ends despite successful trial

Tony di Crescenzo of Evatt has been at the  Merry-go-round for the past two years.

Megan Doherty A contract to run the iconic Civic merry-go-round is expected to go to tender later this month, with ''social enterprises'' encouraged to apply.

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Son of Canberra brings youthful hope to priesthood

Newly ordained Roman Catholic priest, Paul Nulley, centre, with Nulley family members, L to R Johanna, Jonathan, Gabrielle, Lou and Dan.

Megan Doherty A former Marist College student has become what is believed to be Australia's youngest Catholic priest.

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The strongest way to wrestle with the truth

Hollywood film producer Jason Connell.

Megan Doherty Hollywood producer Jason Connell says ''access is everything'' when making a documentary - getting to the subject and convincing them to talk.

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Paying the piper with a park

Megan Doherty A swish new park at the Kingston Foreshore has a name – and it's a nod to Canberra's musical heritage.

Small brewers' festival gets big new home at EPIC

A group of craft breweries are organising a beer festival in Canberra.

Megan Doherty A group of small brewers is hoping a bigger boutique beer festival will help them take the fight to the big breweries.

What's behind Paul McDermott's 'wolf man' transformation?

Megan Doherty Ok people. Yes, it's Paul McDermott. Yes, he has a beard.

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Booking app sparks taxi turf war

goCatch Canberra screenshot

Megan Doherty A taxi turf war appears to be erupting in Canberra with an established network accused of warning drivers not to use an emerging smartphone app which lets customers directly book and pay for cabs.

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TV star returns to his roots to dabble in dark arts

Megan Doherty Paul McDermott's darkened art exhibition spotlights his work as if it were creatures scurrying in the undergrowth.

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Loss of bus depot space no surprise for antiques dealer

The Old Bus Depot may be demolished.

Megan Doherty One of the antique dealers who will lose their space in the old bus depot building in Kingston says he was made well aware of the plan at least a year ago and was prepared for the changes ahead.

Canberra's old bus depot to get $2m facelift, roof replaced

Old Bus Depot Markets.

Megan Doherty The ACT Government is moving to lock in the former bus depot in Kingston as a key part of the area's arts precinct by spending more than $2 million replacing the asbestos-containing roof of the upper...

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'Open your eyes to capital's underclass'

Sue Jordan of St John's Care in one of their grocery storage rooms.

Megan Doherty St John's Care director Sue Jordan has scoffed at the idea Canberra is largely a comfortable and middle-class city as her organisation prepares to team up with youth homeless service YouthCARE...