Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty

Sydney gets a waft of Floriade as ferry sprouts blooms

The Sydney ferry Scarborough decorated with flowers , decals and potted plants to promote Canberra's Floriade festival.

Megan Doherty Commuters on Sydney Harbour were greeted with signs of Canberra's spring Wednesday morning.

Old homes for blowflies are now just pests, declares CSIRO

One of the CSIRO insectaries in 1933.

Megan Doherty The CSIRO wants to demolish two heritage-listed buildings once used to study the dreaded Australian blowfly, saying they are derelict and a risk to public safety.

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Crace residents keen to muck in at shared garden

Keith Colls from the Canberra organic growers society with Crace community gardener Greg Parish and former Masterchef contestant Michelle Darlington plant some seedlings in the new Crace Community Garden.

Megan Doherty Residents of the emerging suburb of Crace have already snapped up all the plots in its community garden, staying connected to the soil as the new development grows.

Work to start on testing brickworks for housing

The Yarralumla Brickworks.

Megan Doherty The Land Development Agency is proceeding with preliminary work to determine a future use of the historic Yarralumla brickworks.

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Art’s take on a natural show

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Megan Doherty Nature photographer Steve Parish will open the Waterhouse Natural Sciences Art Prize at the National Archives.

Former High Commission for Malta the set of new political thriller

News.   James Willson with his partner Nicola Powell in front of their Red Hill home that used house the Maltese High Commission, it will be one of the Canberra locations where the ABC mini series Code will be filmed.  29 August 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Megan Doherty When a location scout from ScreenACT knocked on the Red Hill door of James Willson and Nicola Powell, he probably had no idea just how fortuitous the call had been.

Walking for playground with a difference

Megan Doherty Public servants will be doing the bridge-to-bridge walk around Lake Burley Griffin on Friday morning in aid of Boundless, Canberra's first all-abilities playground.

School has something to crow about with new flock

After roosters were stolen last week from the Turner Primary School, the community has donated three new grown roosters and 20 little baby chick roosters. Rachel Huxley age 7 is happy to have new roosters to care for.

Megan Doherty The sound of crowing roosters has returned to Turner Primary School.

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BYO rug for a whale of a time with G-G

Governor General Quentin Bryce with students from Indooroopilly State School and Giralang Primary School.

Megan Doherty Up to 20,000 people - and possibly Skywhale - will gather at Government House next month.

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Stars come out for political thriller

David Wenham

Megan Doherty Lucy Lawless of Xena: Warrior Princess fame, Dan Spielman from Offspring and Adam Garcia from Coyote Ugly are some of the big names starring in a political thriller to be filmed in Canberra.

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Grape expectations at Clonakilla winery

Rocker turned physicist Brian Cox
Photo: Vincent Connare (c) 2005 
Sourced by Louise Schwartzkoff

Megan Doherty Clonakilla winery at Murrumbateman continues to attract some high-profile fans.

Thieves resist chicken Salt

News/Gallery. Own Grown Market Day, Chicken of the Century Competition and Launch of 2010 Vision at Glebe Park. Chicken of the Century winner,

Megan Doherty Canberra’s Chicken of the Century has been spared in an audacious - and heart-breaking heist - at Turner Primary School.

Con the Fruiterer to give Crace in Canberra

Con the Fruiterer aka Mark Mitchell.

Megan Doherty With Australia deep in a federal election campaign, one of the country's favourite adopted sons - Con the Fruiterer - has some pressing concerns of his own.

New home for bonzer bonsai with prodigious past

A bonsai Japanese Black Pine ?being put into place at the National Arboretum Canberra.

Megan Doherty It's not often a bonsai needs a forklift to be put in place.

Opposing asylum-seeker 'fibs' part of being a model citizen

Megan Doherty Former Canberra actress and model Imogen Bailey says she is now consumed ''24/7'' with asylum-seeker issues after her life-changing involvement in the SBS television documentary series Go Back to...

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Rob’s lure of the deep

Megan Doherty Canberra angler Rob Paxevanos shares some remarkable images from his latest escapade.

Double dose of elation for Rochelle and Sofia

Rochelle Mayberry, 26 is the winner of a $170,000 Mercedes Benz.

Megan Doherty Are these the two luckiest people in Canberra?

Regulators defend placement of new speed cameras

Point to point cameras on Athllon Drive.

Megan Doherty Regulators are confident the point-to-point cameras on Athllon Drive in Canberra's south will modify driver's behaviour saying the crash rate on the stretch of road was too high.

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Brave Daniel's legacy to warn others about danger of melanoma

News.    Daniel Paton and Ashlea Hanson were married at Calvary Hospital where Daniel is receiving treatment.  s.

Larissa Nicholson, Megan Doherty One of melanoma patient Daniel Paton's dying wishes was to raise awareness about the cancer, his doctor has said.

Daniel passes away after dying wish of wedding fulfilled

Megan Doherty Melanoma patient Daniel Paton – who married his girlfriend Ashlea Hanson as his dying wish last week – has passed away.

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