Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty

Enlighten festival: Come paint the town red and blue and ...

Megan Doherty Fresh - well, just a little exhausted - from his role as director of projection at the opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympic Games, Peter Milne is now turning his attention to the ever-popular...

Tragic death helped improve quality of life for many

Kyall Green who died in a car accident in Canberra in January 2013.

Megan Doherty Amid the maelstrom of emotion that followed the death of young Higgins man Kyall Green in a car accident last year was a searing moment of clarity.

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Myer ambassador Kris Smith joins Black Opal Fashions on the Field judging panel

Megan Doherty In a coup for Thoroughbred Park, Myer Ambassador Kris Smith will be joining the judging panel for this year’s fashions on the field at the Black Opal Stakes on March 9.

Valentine's Day brings out romance in Canberra

Cathy and Ben Crowley

Megan Doherty So this is love - from extravagant, rose-tinged gestures to a simple holding of hands.

Comedian Greg Fleet gets serious with zombie film

Megan Doherty Greg Fleet may be starring in a Canberra film about flesh-eating zombies but he's also enjoyed dining in some of the national capital's restaurants.

Work begins on $10m Bowen Place underpass

An artist's impression of Bowen Place.

Megan Doherty Work has finally started on a new $10 million underpass for Bowen Place in Parkes near Lake Burley Griffin to give safer passage to pedestrians and cyclists.

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Lake Burley Griffin levels drop

Lake Burley Griffin low water levels.

Megan Doherty Government House, the Australian National Botanic Gardens and Yarralumla Nursery have all been asked to reduce the amount of water they extract from Lake Burley Griffin for irrigation as the lake...

Milliner's skills top-notch as glory days revisited

Irmgard Grady of Tracey Lord Hats (right) with the winner of the best hat at the first fashions on the field in 1968 Patricia Murphy.

Megan Doherty Patricia Murphy, an elegant 73-year-old mother of eight, took out her lace-edged handkerchief and wiped her eyes.

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Locals hunt for silver and gold

Megan Doherty Voting has opened for this year’s Logie awards and plenty of talent with links to Canberra is in contention.

Canberra's My Kitchen Rules contestants still out to prove they can cook

Megan Doherty Canberra couple Andrew Hinge and Emelia Vimalasiri have already moved on from their elimination from My Kitchen Rules on Tuesday night, launching a food blog and planning a public event to prove they...

ABC ahead in news race after time shift a turn-off for WIN

Megan Doherty ABC is regularly winning the head-to-head battle with WIN in the Canberra television news stakes, with speculation viewers do not want to watch 90 minutes of news.

Volunteers to help control willow numbers along Murrumbidgee

The NSW Government is providing an additional $10,400 to a project called the Upper Murrumbidgee Demonstration Reach, which controls willow trees along 45 kilometres of the Upper Murrumbidgee. Trimming the willow trees from her canoe, Anthea Brademann, facilitator of the upper Murrumbidgee demonstration reach.

Megan Doherty A team of volunteers will be taking to the water by kayak near Canberra to tackle the scourge of Australian waterways - the willow.

Pensioners soon to pay fines for overdue library books

Megan Doherty Pensioners will now be subject to library fines in the ACT but a hefty $175 administration fee for items not returned or replaced after three months has been dumped.

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Opportunity knocks for volunteers

Megan Doherty Spare a thought for the volunteers braving the heat and pounding the pavement for the annual Vinnies Doorknock Appeal.

Canberra libraries to fine pensioners for over-due books

Student Holding Books - Isolated

Megan Doherty Pensioners will now be subject to library fines in the ACT but a hefty $175 administration fee for items not returned or replaced after three months has been dumped.

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Have a drink on us - Canberra's green shout

At left is leading hand, Boen Furler and at right is project
supervisor, Justin Hurley Ley.

Megan Doherty Thousands of litres of water a week are keeping alive Canberra's birthday gift to Queanbeyan as trees planted bake in the summer sun.

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My Kitchen Rules: Canberra's Emilia and Andrew on their shrimp in a barrel

Megan Doherty Andrew Hinge jokes he has taken to wearing dark sunglasses around Canberra.

Queanbeyan's Benedict House - a landmark with Labor links - up for grabs

Megan Doherty One of Queanbeyan's landmark buildings - Benedict House - will go on the market this weekend.

About face: ActewAGL postpone scheduled power cuts in heat

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Megan Doherty ActewAGL appears to be taking a different attitude to extreme heat in Canberra, with planned power interruptions in two suburbs postponed on Wednesday due to the expected high temperatures.

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Australia Day Honours

Jon Stanhope's honour for human rights

Jon Stanhope

Megan Doherty Former ACT chief minister Jon Stanhope, who has been recognised for his distinguished service to the community in this year's Australia Day honours, says the nastiness and lack of empathy for asylum...