Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty

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...

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.