Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty

The Bachelorette Australia 2015: Sasha Mielczarek's rugby playing past in Canberra

Megan Doherty Canberra's Sasha Mielczarek showed some quick moves in winning the heart of The Bachelorette's Sam Frost -  and he also had them on the rugby field

Ginninderra Labor MLA Mary Porter, 73, is retiring from the ACT Assembly after more than a decade in office

Labor Member for Ginninderra Mary Porter has announced she is retiring

Megan Doherty Ginninderra MLA Mary Porter is retiring from the Assembly after more that a decade of grassroots politics.

Canberra SpringOUT Pride Festival patron Cate McGregor praises LGBTIQ-friendly ACT


Inaugural patron of Canberra SpringOUT Pride Festival Cate McGregor.

Megan Doherty Inaugural patron of Canberra SpringOUT Pride Festival Cate McGregor fears for "more fragile" members of the community as she expects debate on marriage equality to get nastier.

Developer Renato Cervo applies to build Molonglo Valley's first shopping centre at Coombs

Artist's impression of the proposed Coombs shopping centre.

Megan Doherty With apartments and houses rising up across the Molonglo Valley, Canberra's new region is ripe for community and commercial facilities.

Scotty and Nige: Canberra 104.7 says 'nothing fishy going on' after delay to new breakfast team

Scotty and Nige are no more, with Scott Masters (left) leaving 104.7. His on-air partner Nigel Johnson is staying put.

Megan Doherty Start of new breakfast show on FM 104.7 delayed as station reminds its Facebook users not to engage in bullying.

Celebrations begin for 80th anniversary of St Patrick's Church in Braddon

St Patrick's Church, Braddon, historian Elizabeth Baxter and parishioner Vin Kane are looking forward to celebrations for the 80th anniversary of the church in October.

Megan Doherty It was the first Catholic church built on the northside of Canberra – and now St Patrick's in Braddon is celebrating its 80th birthday.

Scotty and Nige: Listener's online petition asks Canberra 104.7 to bring Scott Masters back

Scotty and Nige are no more, with Scott Masters (left) leaving 104.7. His on-air partner Nigel Johnson is staying put.

Megan Doherty An online petition has attracted hundreds of signatures and it's understood dumped presenter is pursuing legal action.

Tackling life after the loss of a beloved wife and mother to breast cancer

Trevor Hickman at his home in Curtin with his two children Audrey, 8, and Elijah, 6. He is holding a photograph of his wife, Amy, who died of breast cancer last year.

Megan Doherty Trevor Hickman reveals his very personal story about the loss of his beloved wife, Amy, to breast cancer last year.

Private Capital: Duffy's Ntasha Gerebtzoff a woman of steel

 Duffy mum Ntasha Gerebtzoff at the parade of nations in Hawaii this week where she will compete in world ironman triathlon championships this weekend.

Megan Doherty Duffy mum Ntasha Gerebtzoff will be running through the lava fields of Hawaii this weekend in one of the world's toughest events.

Festival reveals Gundaroo's heart and soul as it honours late founder Scott Windsor

Sue Windsor with her daughters Emma, left, and Jess and their puppy Bruce at their home in Gundaroo.

Megan Doherty The Gundaroo Music Festival is on Saturday, featuring a stellar line-up including Mental as Anything and Angry Anderson with the James Southwell band, lots of activities for the kids and, to cap it...

Gundaroo Music Festival raises money for Motor Neurone Disease, honours late founder

Scott Windsor with his daughter Jess at the first Gundaroo Music Festival in 2013. Mr Windsor died this year of motor neurone disease and the festival raises money for research into the disorder.

Megan Doherty Saturday's Gundaroo Music Festival will feature Mental as Anything and Angry Anderson, kids activities and a fireworks display. And all in support of a cause close to the community's heart.

Canberra's QEII Family Centre at full capacity with opening of six new beds by Health Minister Simon Corbell

Deanne Kuhn, of Bonner, (far left) and her seven month son Ethan, with Health Minister Simon Corbell and midwives Vanessa Bakker (centre) and Marguarita van Oosten, holding Reya, eight months, at the QEII Family Centre in Curtin on Friday.

Megan Doherty New beds at the Queen Elizabeth II Family Centre mean it will be able to take up to an extra 500 admissions a year.

The Voice's Amber Nichols and Australian Idol's Hayley Jensen best friends and now due to perform together

Friends and singers Amber Nichols and Hayley Jensen at the Kingston Foreshore.

Megan Doherty Two of Canberra's reality TV stars share a special friendship.

Inner South Canberra Community Council welcomes police probe on Brumbies' land deal

Megan Doherty The Inner South Canberra Community Council welcomes a police review of the Brumbies' controversial land sale at Griffith, its chair saying the whole project has been "a real running sore for the...

Brumbies' controversial land sale at Griffith and move to the University of Canberra referred to ACT Policing


Megan Doherty The rugby world - and the Canberra community - will be rocked by police being called into investigate past dealings by the Brumbies.

Canberra disabled pensioner wins reprieve over in-home service via Consumer Directed Care

Megan Doherty Margot Harker has a win over funding arrangements for her at-home care but fears she only received the attention because she was a "squeaky wheel".

The Bold and the Beautiful's Katherine Kelly Lang - aka Brooke Forrester - comes to Floriade in Canberra

Katherine Kelly Lang from 
The Bold and Beautiful with her new fashion line of kaftans, at Floriade.

Megan Doherty The Bold and the Beautiful's Brooke Forrester causes a stir at Floriade in Canberra.

All creatures great and small at Blessing of the Animals this weekend at the Kippax Uniting Church in Holt

Chickens and their owners at a past Blessing of the Animals at the Kippax Uniting Church in Holt

Megan Doherty Fish in the baptismal font? Chooks in the pews? Yep, it's blessing of the animals time in Canberra

Aquis Entertainment reveals $330 million rebuild of Canberra Casino including two new boutique hotels and hundreds of jobs

Artist's impression of the Aquis development (view of the rebuilt Casino Canberra standing with back to Glebe Park).

Megan Doherty The new owner of the Canberra Casino are planning to spend $330 million to rebuld the facility and create a new entertainment, dining and retail precinct for the city - but it also wants poker...