Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty

More than 20,000 people sign change.org 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.

Thousands to attend Collector Pumpkin Festival for soup and their fill of the country

Megan Doherty Only about 150 people live in Collector but thousands will descend on the little village north of Canberra on Sunday for its annual pumpkin festival.

Humans of Braddon: talking about an evolution in the heart of Canberra

News. The changing face of Braddon. A farewell sign in Lonsdale Street.
April 29th 2015
The Canberra Times
Photograph by Graham Tidy.

Megan Doherty A new web series about Braddon will have everyone talking about Canberra's epicentre of cool.

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Brodtmann and Uhlmann: A very Canberra couple

Gai Brodtmann, Member for Canberra and
broadcaster husband, Chris Uhlmann, at their Yarralumla home, 
Photograph by Graham Tidy.

Megan Doherty Politician Gai Brodtmann and journalist Chris Uhlmann have always been one of the Australian capital's most intriguing partnerships.

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The Voice brings Hayley Jensen back to the small screen

Canberra's Hayley Jensen with Silver Cities bandmates Sam Young, left, and Peter Wright.

Megan Doherty Our Hayley is back.

Wannabe contenders learn to love Big Brother

Jayson Bush with other Big Brother contenders at Realm Hotel audition.

Megan Doherty After surviving a near fatal accident on a worksite in Canberra, Jayson Bush reckons ''life is too short'' not to try new things such as auditioning for Big Brother.

Mystery over why rescue chopper pilot's tweets vanished

One of Bryce England's photos of the rescue helicopter.

Megan Doherty The tweeting pilot used by the Snowy Hydro SouthCare rescue helicopter has mysteriously had his online wings clipped.

ABC's Philip Clark crowned Canberra's new radio king

666 ABC Canberra broadcaster Philip Clark.

Megan Doherty There's a new radio king in town with Philip Clark wresting back the coveted breakfast crown for 666 ABC Canberra just three months after taking over from Ross Solly.

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Couple's special reason to return to the National Arboretum

Alan and Alicia Martin

Megan Doherty A Canberra couple married at the National Arboretum hours after the visit by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

A solemn day, a fond farewell

Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, holds her son Prince George with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott behind them, as they prepare to board a plane with her husband Prince William to depart Canberra April 25, 2014. The Prince and his wife Kate are undertaking a 19-day official visit to New Zealand and Australia with their son Prince George.   REUTERS/Phil Noble  (AUSTRALIA - Tags: ROYALS ENTERTAINMENT POLITICS)

Megan Doherty Friday’s leaden skies compared to Thursday’s abundant sunshine seemed to reflect the sombre, respectful mood of the royals on Anzac Day at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.

Royals bask in capital of goodwill

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge watches two children help her with a tree planting.

Megan Doherty, Emma Macdonald and Jil Hogan It was declared by Prime Minister Tony Abbott as one of the best ever royal tours and Canberra played its part in a day full of goodwill and high spirits as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge charmed...

Prince William praises Canberra twins at tree planting

Royal encounter: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, greets twin brothers Oliver and Sebastian Lye, at the National Arboretum in Canberra.

Megan Doherty Those cute little twin boys who helped water in the oak planted by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Canberra on Thursday morning came from a local family with a power of strength and love behind...

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge charm the crowd at the National Arboretum

POOL PHOTO: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, tour the Pod Playground at the National Arboretum in Canberra, during the Royal Tour of Australia, on Thursday 24 April 2014. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen (FAIRFAX MEDIA / NEWS CORP POOL ONLY)

Megan Doherty It’s a while before they take the throne back home but Kate and William can officially be called the King and Queen of the Playground after their joyful visit to the National Arboretum Canberra for a...

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Trees a lasting legacy to decades of royal visits

Queen Elizabeth II of Britain is watched by gardener Norm Dunn (left) and her husband Prince Philip (right) as she plants a 'Black Sally' gum tree in the grounds of Government House in Canberra, 2006.

Megan Doherty Once the soil has been turned, the photographs taken, the hands shaken and the media circus moved on, all those trees planted by royals and other dignitaries are almost forgotten.

Lead actors collared at Legally Blonde canine casting call

Mikayla Williams, who will play Elle in the Legally Blonde stage show, with Violet, who will play Bruiser, and her friends Jazz, Wilson and Jedda.

Megan Doherty At least half the showbiz adage of ''never work with children or animals'' is being ignored for a new Legally Blonde musical.

Royal tour 2014: Where to see the royals in Canberra

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 23:  Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge gestures to Prince William, Duke of Cambridge to play on DJ decks at the Northern Sound System on April 23, 2014 in Adelaide, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk - Pool/Getty Images)

Megan Doherty Six-year-old Canberra twin brothers Oliver and Sebastian Lye are about to have the experience of a lifetime as they help the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge fulfill one of their many engagements in...

Actor John Howard finds country life no brake on his movie career

Actor John Howard in his studio/shed located on his property in the Wheeo district, NSW.

Megan Doherty Actor John Howard is probably best known for his role in SeaChange but now he is enjoying his own tree change north-west of Goulburn.

Royal rest day may be just the time to meet the 'locals'

Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik (C) and his wife Princess Mary.

Megan Doherty An encounter with the kangaroos on the lawns of Government House in Canberra seems par for the course for any visiting royal.