Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty

Jury out on Tuggeranong Town Park's $1 million makeover

Megan Doherty A senior official concedes residents may be underwhelmed by a soon-to-be-revealed million-dollar makeover of Tuggeranong Town Park.

One birthday and 35 random acts of kindness

Megan Doherty Elizabeth Kikkert is celebrating her 35th birthday on July 3 with 35 random acts of kindness.

North Canberra Community Council guardedly optimistic about Nik Bulum's plans for Canberra City Bowling Club site

Megan Doherty Residents' groups and members of the public react to the sale of the Canberra City Bowling Club and a devleloper's plans for the site.

Canberra firefighters get behind Red Nose Day in support of one of their own

Firefighters of Ainslie Fire Station, Joe Howland, Lloyd O'Keeffe, Garry Curran and 
Station Officer Ben Sweetapple showing their support for SIDS Foundation.

Megan Doherty Canberra firefighter Lloyd O'Keeffe regards his workmates as his second family - and they were there for him at his darkest moment.

Braddon developer Nik Bulum buys Canberra City Bowling Club site to create a 'vibrant community hub'

Nik Bulum at the  club,

Megan Doherty Developer Nik Bulum has confirmed he has bought the Canberra City Bowling Club site in Braddon, promising he won't be building high-rise apartments on the site but will instead create a village green...

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SIDS and Kids' Red Nose Day supports the families of all children tragically lost

Isobel Carroll with a framed photo of her brother Samuel, who died before she was born.

Megan Doherty Having lost their first-born, Samuel, at one day old, the Carrolls were overjoyed to welcome their daughter Isobel into the world a year later.

The Canberra Hospital says family can stay with dying patients


Megan Doherty The Canberra Hospital says it has a clear policy on how to inform and treat the family of dying and deceased patients

Family watches woman 'die twice' at Canberra Hospital

Tom Griffiths of Lyons with a photograph of his deceased wife, Carol.

Megan Doherty A Canberra man who had to watch his wife die twice at the Canberra Hospital says he hopes no other family has to go through the same trauma.

Scientist Dr Marion Leiba and musician Courtney Leiba - a couple living in harmony

Courtney and Marion Leiba.
Courtney (right) is a drummer from the West Indies, Marion is an earthquake scientist originally from Hobart

Megan Doherty  She is known as The Earthquake Lady; he could be called the Steel Band Man – together in Canberra they have formed a harmonious partnership.

Private Capital: Dorte Ekelund's royal look

Elsa and Dorte

Megan Doherty Dorte Ekelund holds one of the ACT's most important positions, but there's one thing about her we just can't shake.

Love Your Sister's Connie Johnson determined to keep making a difference as she faces death

Samuel Johnson with his sister, Connie.

Megan Doherty Connie Johnson is not giving up her dream for a cancer-free world, with the Love Your Sister founder's next project to raise $1 million in one day for cancer research.

Birdsnest flies south for the winter to open an outlet in Thredbo for the ski season

Jane Cay, the founder of online fashion store Birdsnest, in her factory and store in Cooma. She is opening an outlet in Thredbo for the ski season.

Megan Doherty Birdsnest is flying south for the winter, with the wildly successful Cooma-based fashion business opening an outlet in Thredbo for the ski season.

$50 million Powerball winner from Canberra a first home buyer with the lot

A Canberra woman won the $50 million Powerball lottery.

Megan Doherty The Canberra woman who won $50 million in the Powerball lottery is on the look-out for her first home. And she may still get the First Home Owner Grant.

Canberra couples welcome march to gay marriage vote but won't celebrate until "it's real''

Megan Doherty Hackett couple Veronica Wensing and Krishna Sadhana are excited but wary as same-sex marriage laws appear to be a step closer.

96-year-old Canberra veteran Jack Olsson to return to Borneo battlefields

Jack Olsson is the oldest veteran to travel to Borneo next week for the 70th anniversary of the WWII OBOE campaigns.

Megan Doherty At the age of 96, Canberra veteran Jack Olsson is preparing for a journey of respect.

Erin Molan's mum Anne speaks out about daugher Sarah Sutton's cancer diagnosis

Erin Molan described her sister as an 'inspiration'.

Megan Doherty It was difficult not to be moved by Erin Molan's recent interview on The Footy Show with her sister, bowel cancer survivor Sarah Sutton – so imagine being their parents.

Mr Fluffy homeowners tell their stories in film

Residents of Mr Fluffy houses who took part in the film all share a sense of loss.

Megan Doherty Older Mr Fluffy house owners feel abandoned by the buyback scheme as they commit their stories to film

More than 20,000 people sign petition to keep disabled Canberra pensioner in her home

Stroke victim Margot Harker fears that funding changes may force her from her home.

Megan Doherty More than 20,000 people have signed a petition started by a Canberra disabled pensioner calling for the Federal Government to halt funding changes that could force her from her home.

Clear Complexions founder Suzie Hoitink looks to take her Canberra skin care clinics national

SECRET INGREDIENTS: Learning a bit of beauty jargon can make it easier to work out what skincare products you really need.

Megan Doherty You know her from the Clear Complexions TV ads but the story behind Suzie Hoitink's rise to success is one of hard work, risk, belief – and a little gold dust

$10 million Bowen Place underpass to open late but still "within budget''

A view through the Bowen Place underpass.

Megan Doherty  It's been a long time coming, but the Bowen Place underpass near Lake Burley Griffin should be open by early September, with literally some light at the end of the tunnel.