Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty

How do you solve a problem like Franklin the Gungahlin Maremma Sheepdog? And do you need to?

Megan Doherty He's been on the loose for at least three years but is cared for by the community and even has his own Facebook page.

New 104.7 breakfast team due to start on January 18 and promises news and lots of LOLs

New 104.7 breakfast presenters Ryan Jon and Tanya Hennessy say they are blown away by how cool Canberra is.

Megan Doherty Meet the young duo set to take over the critical breakfast slot on FM 104.7 from Monday.

Charity shops stop accepting donations as Canberrans use summer to declutter

The Green Shed at Mitchell on Thursday. It gives away free clothes at its Mitchell and Mugga Lane outlets because it receives so many items.

Megan Doherty Some charity shops in the ACT have temporarily stopped accepting donations as Canberrans use the summer to declutter and inundate the services with used goods and clothing.

Paralysed Kambah pensioner John Peers due home soon after almost two years in hospital

Megan Doherty A freak accident left John Peers paralysed from the chest down and spending almost two years in hospitals in London, Sydney and Canberra.

Christmas celebrations spread cheer in Canberra as SIDS, Kids ACT and charities benefit

Megan Doherty Canberra's Christmas celebrations in the CBD will undergo some tweaking for the future but have been judged a success with both charities and traders reaping the benefits and the national capital...

Jimmy Barnes set to rock Parliament House

Australian of the Year 2015 Rosie Batty.

Megan Doherty Organisers of the Australian of the Year awards in Canberra hope 2016 will see its television audience more than double.

Businesses and government called on to pull together to revitalise a 'forgotten' part of Canberra's CBD

Rose Pearl working in the Temporada restaurant, on Moore Street in Civic.

Megan Doherty Nationally-renowned Canberra chef Ben Willis took a punt opening his second restaurant, Temporada, amongst the office blocks of Moore Street in the city.

Valerie Browning - the angel of the African desert comes home to the excess of a Christmas in Australia

Australian nurse Valerie Browning in Sydney this week with her two-year-old adopted son Nabil. Looking on are her brothers David and George Browning.

Megan Doherty For 26 years, Valerie has lived with the nomadic Afar people of Ethiopia. Home for Christmas, what she has seen here has shocked her.

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Adoption of indigenous children in the ACT 'difficult but not unheard of''


Megan Doherty Adoption of indigenous children by non-indigenous families is not illegal but also not common in the ACT

Airservices Australia in Canberra 'working to keep our skies safe'

Airservices Australia executive general manager air traffic control Greg Hood in the national operations centre in Canberra

Megan Doherty There is a classic line from the movie Die Harder when an air traffic controller tells his colleagues to "stack 'em, pack 'em and rack 'em"

What we read and watched from Libraries ACT in 2015

Megan Doherty We wanted to be thrilled, we wanted to declutter, we wanted to read about the "real" Julia.

Nine adoptions in the ACT in 2014-15: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report

Nicole Lawder said she had spoken to families who had waited months and even years to adopt a child in the ACT.

Megan Doherty There were just nine adoptions in the ACT in 2014-15 but none of those were "local adoptions", according to a new report.

After graduating from The Shepherd Centre, Nate steps up to big school and shows everyone what he can do

Nate Korbl, five, with his proud big brother Ryan, eight, and sister Asha, 11. Nate, who has a hearing loss, with join his siblings at big school next year after graduating next week from The Shepherd Centre in Rivett.

Megan Doherty  Two years ago, Nate was a frustrated little boy who really didn't like to do things in groups.

The Big Issue puts out its 500th edition as Peter finds self-esteem on the streets as a vendor

Peter sells The Big Issue magazine in Civic.

Megan Doherty Peter, a vendor for The Big Issue in Canberra, still shudders as he remembers being homeless in Sydney.

Burlesque legend Dusty Summers - the first nude magician in Las Vegas - visits Canberra

Las Vegas nude magician Dusty Summers in her heyday.

Megan Doherty At the age of 68, burlesque legend Dusty Summers can still bump, strut and give "the look".

Tuggeranong residents add voices to concerns about plans to relocate public housing tenants

Northbourne Flats public housing.

Megan Doherty The ACT Government continues to meet opposition to its plan to relocate thousands of public housing residents in Canberra.

New fine regime for Libraries ACT results in fall in overdue times and fine revenue

Megan Doherty  Canberra library users have returned about 150,000 more items on time this year under a still-new fine regime.

Hooters and Buffalo Wings – hungry US credit card fraudsters live it up on Canberra retiree's account

Megan Doherty Fraudsters go on an eating spree across two US states really had a taste for franchised Italian food - and Hooters.

Former Canberra dog groomer Lance Baker fined $6000 and given suspended jail sentence for animal neglect

Jenny Dawson, of Banks, at home this week with Miley, one of nine dogs injured or burnt at salons owned by former Canberra dog groomer Lance Baker. Miley is still not 100 per cent and cannot go for long walks.

Megan Doherty Former Canberra dog groomer Lance Baker, who owned salons where dogs were severely burnt, has been sentenced.

All your Christmases are coming at once in Canberra

Megan Doherty Christmas truly has arrived in Canberra.