Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty

Christmas couture for the family pet

News. Pets being prepared for Christmas at Canberra Pet Stylists, Gowrie shops. Tilly, the standard poodle, gets the painted nail treatment. December 12th. 2013 Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidys

Megan Doherty If you think Christmas has gone to the dogs with all its stress and consumerism, then these festive pooches - and one slightly grinchy cat - may put a smile back on your dial.

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Land agency says it told Campbell residents of asbestos removal

Megan Doherty The LDA maintains it did alert Campbell residents that it was about to start removing asbestos from a building site.

Canberrans share the stories of their lives for city's centenary

Centenary Stories book launch for the ancestors of pioneering families of the ACT region held at CMAG, Canberra. Elizabeth Cusack, David Cusack, Joan Waldren (Sister of David Cusack) and Dorothy Barklay (Daughter of Joan Waldren).

Megan Doherty The big stories of Canberra's history have been important in this centenary year but perhaps the ones that will resonate the loudest will be the so-called little ones, the personal tales of its...

Skywhale leaves the haters behind on a world tour

Sunday Times  Centenary of Canberra creative director Robyn Archer taking a look at former Canberra artist Patricia Piccinini's work Skywhale at the National Gallery of Australia.  11 May 2013 Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Megan Doherty Canberra's iconic Skywhale is set to be taken overseas for appearances in China and Europe as one of its chief supporters says it only gets bad press in the national capital.

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Born-again Canberra gets a brand

NEWS: EMBARGOED until Thursday: Brand Canberra will be launched this Thursday. L-R Pic shows Michelle Melbourne Chair of the Canberra Business Council and Terry Shaw Managing director Englobo group next to the official logo.    25th November 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Megan Doherty So Canberra, are you feeling a little bit CBR? Confident? Bold? Ready?

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Narrabundah College students as much on show as their work

Megan Doherty Students used their final-year artworks at Narrabundah College to let their imagination run free.

Richards family in Forrest strings 500,000 Christmas lights for charity

Wedding of Patrick Cormac and Luana Marriot under 500000 LED lights of Luana Uncle David Richards in Forrest.

Megan Doherty Prepare to be dazzled again, Canberra - the Christmas lights of Forrest are about to be turned on. And they have had a preview at a spectacular wedding.

Philip Clark looks forward to his Canberra 666 breakfast radio adventure

Well-known Sydney media personality Philip Clark is the new replacement for Ross Solly on 666 breakfast.

Megan Doherty Philip Clark says moving to Canberra to replace ABC 666 breakfast presenter Ross Solly ''just made a lot of sense".

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Julie McKay: Inspiring the next generation

Megan Doherty Canberra’s Julie McKay, who was this year’s ACT Young Australian of the Year, has featured in the latest issue of glossy magazine Harper’s BAZAAR.

Man on a mission

Photos taken by former Canberran Jem Natividad in the typhoon devastated areas of the Philippines.

Megan Doherty The family was in the worst-hit area but, as Megan Doherty reports, Canberra man Jem Natividad had only vague directions with which to find them and bring them food.

Record in the making as man rides unicycle 15,000km

Actor come Transcontinental Unicyclist Samuel Johnson at Daly Waters 600 km south of Darwin on his round Australia Unicycle Ride inspired by his sisters battle with breast cancer.

Megan Doherty Canberra mother Connie Johnson has terminal breast cancer and treasures the little moments with her boys.

Canberra businessmen line up to support Snowy Hydro helicopter fund-raising

Stephen Rockmann, Peter Taylor, Nick Nonas and Owen Finegan who are staging a two-day event by the lake to raise money for the Snowy-Hydro Helicopter.

Megan Doherty The Snowy Hydro Southcare rescue helicopter will benefit from a lakeside gala ball and Sunday brunch in December

Paul Hogan national tour begins Tuesday in Canberra

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Megan Doherty The Paul Hogan of more recent years has been all about feuds with the Tax Office and Swiss bank accounts.

Autolyse bakery owner under scrutiny

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Canberra's best coffees. Autolyse
Filed: Friday, 25 October 2013 5:41:41 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times


Megan Doherty A liquidator is seeking more information about the financial affairs of a former company run by Mickey Gubas.

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From little things, flowers grow


Megan Doherty It’s the little things that count.

David Jones' city revamp complete, but Woden Myer delayed

Store Manager of David Jones in the Canberra Centre Nick Barns in the revamped store.

Megan Doherty David Jones has spent estimated millions updating the three levels of its Canberra Centre store and Myer maintains it is committed to opening a store at Westfield Woden - just two years later than it...

Senator Glenn Lazarus will be good for Federal Parliament, says his mum

Glenn Lazarus and his mum

Megan Doherty Queanbeyan's Judy Lazarus hopes her son will restore some trust in politicians.

Canberra's school formal season arrives... in a stretch Hummer

Formals for NEWS   Whitebridge High Year 10 students arrive at City Hall for their end of year formal in a stretch Hummer.  November 26th 2008  NCH NEWS, PIC KITTY HILL SPECIAL 000000

Megan Doherty Dress? Check. Spray tan? Check? Stretch Hummer? Check. Canberra’s school formal season is about to be in full swing.

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Boden runs into her dream wedding

Megan Doherty Canberra athlete Lauren Boden, who is getting married on Saturday, found her dream dress the day she flew into Sydney from the London Olympics.

Canberra couple stage second This is Art market in Yarralumla

Canberra couple, Mel Christie and Matt McDonald, have organised an art market this weekend at the Yarralumla Woolshed.

Megan Doherty There are few things more stressful than organising a wedding. Throw in a big art market to stage three weeks later and the blood pressure may be reaching boiling point.