Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty

Charity shop celebrates

Megan Doherty City Reporter Audrey Jones feels a special connection to the community when she volunteers in the St Vincent de Paul Society store at Narrabundah, which this week celebrated a special anniversary.

Like a bolt from the blue

Megan Doherty - Private Capital

Megan Doherty Bob Downe in a blue tie? Maybe blue tie-dye.

Bob Downe to make his Midwinter Ball return

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Bob Downe's Celebrity Roast Downe

Megan Doherty Bob Downe in a blue tie? Maybe blue tie-dye.

Mr Canberra, Mr Fix It? Or just Mr Mackay?

ACTEW chairman John Mackay is leaving the company.

Megan Doherty John Mackay is like one of those inflatable knock-down clowns that keeps bouncing back no matter how many times you push it over.

Canberra company licensed for flying drones

Canadian-made DraganFlyX4P - unmanned aerial vehicle - which will be used by a Canberra company for commercial uses.

Megan Doherty A Canberra company is the first local operation to get approval to fly unmanned aerial vehicles or "drones" commercially.

Capital's solar buyback slashed

ActewAGL has been accused of not paying customers a reasonable price for solar power.

Megan Doherty ActewAGL has been accused of not paying customers a reasonable price for solar power under a new scheme.

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Centenary honour for a golden fleece

Jayne and Peter Lette from Berridale with their grand champion Canberra show winning fleece.

Megan Doherty Canberra started in a sheep paddock and the influence of the industry is still being felt during the national capital's centenary year.

Organisers hold torch for peak-hour parade

An emergency services parade will be held in Manuka for Canberra's centenary celebrations.

Megan Doherty Canberrans are being asked to turn out to support a centenary-year parade of emergency services personnel in Manuka.

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Ciaccia clan head online with cutting edge series

Axis Hairdressing in the city are making their own reality show to promote their salon. Here they shoot a scene with  Adam (hairdresser) and Gianna Ciacca with Kylie Lewis getting her hair done.
30 May 2013.
Photo: Rohan Thomson.
The Canberra Times.


Megan Doherty They are a family exposing their - professional - lives before the cameras but don't dare call them the Kardashians.

Capital tourism figures best in a decade

Andrew Barr.

Megan Doherty Canberra has enjoyed its best result in more than 10 years for international visitors with the tourists also spending millions more while they were in the national capital.

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Note to Giants: hands off Buddy

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Megan Doherty Treasurer Andrew Barr has been keeping a stiff upper lip in the face of bad news this week.

Introducing, Canberra's centenary babes

Private Capital: Centenary Babies, Chief Minister presents babies born on March 12 with centenary medallions and T-Shirts. 7th of June 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Megan Doherty With an affectionate tone and a twinkle in his eye, Centenary of Canberra patron Sir William Deane sympathised with the mothers who made all the effort to give birth on the national capital's 100th...

Arboretum escapes budget cuts


Megan Doherty Spending cuts in the ACT budget have not extended to the National Arboretum Canberra which has been allocated almost $5 million for water security and carpark works.

Brickworks site clean-up sparks hope of housing

Yarralumla Brickworks.

Megan Doherty Construction of housing on the historic Yarralumla brickworks site may be a step closer with the ACT budget allocating almost $3 million towards removing contaminated soil from the site.

Lucky could live on

Richard Briggs pic....31jan03....  Wilhemina Ashley Lucky, the only surviving koala from the Tidbinbilla Nature  Reserve, is fed a special formula at the National Zoo and Aquarium ....Story-EMacdonald

Megan Doherty Will Lucky the koala be immortalised in the name of a Canberra park?

Star Power: bishop hits right note at arts centre


Megan Doherty City Reporter Canberra MP Gai Brodtmann reckons Bishop Pat Power has ''rock star status'', so loved and admired is the retired Catholic bishop for his social justice advocacy.

$900,000 push to lift tourism


Megan Doherty Australian Capital Tourism is spending close to $1 million on a new campaign to get tourists to Canberra this winter.

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Laurie flags retirement

NEWS:  TAMS supervisor Flags and Memorials , Laurie Corey, 61 will be retiring at the end of the year. 30th May 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Megan Doherty After 24 years as Canberra’s flag man, Laurie Corey is retiring at the end of the year.

Crisis call centre in plea for a lifeline

NEWS - Lifeline has experienced a 20per cent increase in calls in 2012. Alisha is a Lifeline volunteer . 9th January 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Megan Doherty Lifeline Canberra could be broke within 18 months without a pick up in its fortunes, its chief executive Mike Zissler has conceded.

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The Rathbone brothers blur the lines of hilarity

NEWS:  L-R Brumbies player Clyde Rathbone with his Comedian brother Dayne who will be performing in Canberra .  29th May 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Megan Doherty They roughhouse, banter, take the mickey out of each other. The brothers Rathbone are like most boisterous siblings except one is a rugby legend and the other is a comedy star on the rise.

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