Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty

Private Capital

Mum's on board for tour of duty

Megan Doherty Not all mums will be enjoying breakfast in bed with their kids on Mother’s Day on Sunday morning.

Gold Lego man worth $1100 found in Tuggeranong

The elusive Mr Gold Lego figure - one of which was found at Tuggeranong this week. For Private Capital. Story by Megan Doherty?

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Megan Doherty It was a Lego enthusiast's lucky day in Canberra this week.

Sultan of Brunei visits The Lodge

The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah and the Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard.

Megan Doherty With the fire on and the flag of Brunei flying out the front, The Lodge played host to the Sultan of Brunei.

$5m solar farm plan for data hub site

Solar Farm.

Megan Doherty ACTPLA has received A development application for a $5m solar farm in Tuggeranong.

Start your engines... tough competition for top plates

The C 100 number plates

Megan Doherty Bidding is already spirited for the first Centenary of Canberra number plate released this week - the distinctive C 100.

Runaway lamb found three days after truck crash

News:  Injured sheep next to a truck that rolled over on Fairburn Avenue in Campbell.   26 April 2013 Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Megan Doherty That truck crash in Campbell last week in which scores of sheep were killed or escaped has had an amazing - and quite sad - postscript.

A humble Holden and split bill for VIP visit

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The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah with the Governor General, Quentin Bryce, at Government House this morning.
2 May 2013.
Photo: Rohan Thomson. The Canberra Times.

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Megan Doherty Taxpayers will be picking up at least some of the tab of the billionaire Sultan of Brunei's visit to Canberra.

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Sultan visits Government House, sans golden roller

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The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah with the Governor General, Quentin Bryce, at Government House this morning.
2 May 2013.
Photo: Rohan Thomson. The Canberra Times.

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Megan Doherty Arriving at Government House on Thursday morning in a humble Holden Caprice rather than his usual gold-plated Rolls-Royce, the Sultan of Brunei was warmly welcomed by Governor-General Quentin Bryce...

Bigger fonts for phonebooks

Anna Wellings Booth OAM, an O?Connor breast cancer survivor who created a popular rowing group to help women recovering from breast cancer, has been selected to appear on the cover of this year?s Canberra White Pages? and Yellow Pages? book.?

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Megan Doherty Canberra's telephone book will revert to the old, bigger size and a larger font after complaints from readers.

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Sultan touches down in Canberra

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Th Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, arrives to lunch at the Hyatt.
1 May 2013.
Photo: Rohan Thomson. The Canberra Times.

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Megan Doherty One of the world’s richest men, the Sultan of Brunei, has arrived in Canberra on Wednesday morning as part of a three day visit to Australia.

Tears as memorial to workers opens

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Megan Doherty One after another they came to lay sprigs of rosemary at the new National Workers Memorial.

Asbestos victim remembered

Megan Doherty ELIZABETH THURBON, whose builder husband Peter died as a result of exposure to asbestos, visited the National Workers Memorial for the first time only a week ago - and was immediately moved.

Nation builders duly honoured

Design and Project architect of the National Workers Memorial in Kings Park, Brendan Murray, left, with NCA project manager, Peter Nelson, at the memorial site.

Megan Doherty A new memorial to remember those killed at work goes beyond the hard facts, reports Megan Doherty.

Family supports monument as symbol of workplace safety

Megan Doherty SKYE VICKERY turned 17 on Tuesday, without her father by her side. Five days later, she will attend Sunday's opening of the National Workers Memorial to honour people like her father Wayne who lost...

Determined Jason on long road to recovery

Megan Doherty THE IMAGE of Jayson Bush immobile in a back brace was a powerful reminder of the devastation that can be wrought by a workplace injury.

Paintball game for children draws flak

A child dressed up to play MiniBall with a modified gun. Pic: Delta Force Paintball. Story for news by Megan Doherty

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Megan Doherty City Reporter Canberra children as young as 10 will be the first in Australia to play a modified form of paintball that uses guns imported from the United States that look like mini pump-action shotguns but are...

Circus makes presence felt

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A Moscow circus clown at Jayco on Yass Rd, Queanbyean.
26 April 2013.
Photo: Rohan Thomson. The Canberra Times.

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Megan Doherty Here’s one way around anti-billboard laws – put a ruddy great inflatable clown in someone’s backyard.

Pigeons get push from their perches

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Megan Doherty First the peacocks, now the pigeons? The ACT government reckons, not quite.

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Unions fear long road to work safety

New safety posters for new campaign being launched today urging workers to speak up about safety at work.

Megan Doherty A new campaign encouraging workers to talk freely and naturally about safety while on the job will probably take a generation to bear fruit, the building union fears.

Dogged Amy right on the money to her goal

Amy Weissel from Harrison with dogs Cinnamon and Tashi take a break.

Megan Doherty At the tender age of 10, Harrison schoolgirl Amy Weissel is already a budding entrepreneur.