Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty

The Block twins Alisa and Lysandra visit Canberra following Alisa's news she is pregnant

Megan Doherty The Block twins Alisa and Lysandra met with fans in Canberra on Thursday night with Alisa glowing in her second pregnancy.

Two parties wrestle to buy WIN Television HQ in Kingston in a drawn-out auction by Colliers International

Didn't reach reserve: The WIN TV building in Wentworth Avenue, Kingston.

Megan Doherty The WIN Television headquarters in Kingston was passed in at auction this week.

SIDS and Kids ACT set sights on setting Christmas tree lights world record

Canberra's Christmas lights guru, David Richards in Civic near the Canberra Times fountain. This year's Christmas tree will be erected adjacent to the fountain, outside the Canberra Centre, with a record number of lights.

Megan Doherty Canberra's much-loved Christmas Tree is coming out of retirement to be turned into a potential world-beater.

In defence of Tuggeranong - it has a soul and we see it every day

The view  from the top of Urambi Hills Nature reserve looking down on Oxley / Wanniassa   Canberra.

Megan Doherty It pretty much hurt my heart when I read comments this week about Tuggeranong being in decline and a place losing its soul.

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Canberra's coldest winter in 15 years and wettest in 10 years finally ending

Matilda Hodder, 4, with her parents Emma and Jarrod Hodder getting ready for spring.

Megan Doherty After enduring the coldest winter in 15 years and wettest winter in 10 years, Canberrans are looking forward to the arrival of spring - finally - on Tuesday.

Former federal politician Jackie Kelly on the 2007 election's Lindsay pamphlet scandal eight years on

Megan Doherty In a new book, author Jayne Anderson interviewed working mothers including former politician Jackie Kelly who in the final days of her political career faced a crisis on the home and political fronts

Working It Out author Jayne Anderson says mothers need help at home to be successful in careers

Megan Doherty After eight years researching motherhood and paid work, author Jayne Anderson came to some interesting conclusions.

New Catholic preschool to open at St Anthony's Primary School in Wanniassa in early 2017

At the site for the new centre are, from left, Erin Kemp 6, Tyler Mullan 5, St Anthony's principal Greg Walker, Tim Smith from the Catholic Education Office, Ike Goddard, 11 and Abi McIntyre, 11.

Megan Doherty Two new private preschools are being built in Tuggeranong.

Etsy shopkeeper Brian McNamara from Bungendore in line for award for his Rarebeast musical instruments

Brian McNamara with his  out-there electronic instruments that have become a finalist in Etsy awards. 
The Canberra Times
Date: 14 August 2015
Photo Jay Cronan

Megan Doherty Bungendore inventor Brian McNamara has the best of both worlds – being at home to look after the kids and making musical instruments sought after by people around the globe.

Who are they? The Canberra Times' letters to the editor writers show us the faces behind the names

Prominent Letter to the Editor writers, from left, R.S. Gilbert of Braddon, Evelyn Bean of Ainslie, Bill Deane of Chapman and Gary J. Wilson of Macgregor.

Megan Doherty Who are the people who write letters to the editor?

Demolishing 800 Mr Fluffy homes in three years 'ambitious' but possible

Megan Doherty Asbestos Response Taskforce says contractors started considering tendering for the demolition work.

Kambah pensioner John Peers paralysed in freak accident – and now Canberra Hospital wants to bill him

Mr Peers and his partner Vicki Lilley were told this week he would have to pay $56.90 a day or $398.30 a week for his care in the Canberra Hospital until he could be discharged to go home.

Megan Doherty Kambah man John Peers has been in hospitals on one side of the world to the other since he was paralysed in a freak accident in a London hotel more than a year ago.

Former ACT treasurer Ted Quinlan turns cartoonist in life after politics

Former ACT treasurer Ted Quinlan at his Deakin home, working on his computer assisted cartooning skills.

Megan Doherty Ted Quinlan was the subject of many a cartoon when he was ACT treasurer - now he's the cartoonist.

Canberra mum Amber Nichols hopes home-town votes can keep her on The Voice

Canberra's Amber Nichols performs on The Voice while heavily pregnant.

Megan Doherty Amber Nichols hopes the national capital will help keep her on The Voice.

National Capital Private Hospital performs ACT-first surgery with new generation defibrillator

Megan Doherty At just 19, Josh Potts has literally been given a heartstarter - a defibrillator - within his own skin.

80 per cent increase in thefts from motor vehicles Canberra, with Belconnen, Braddon and Calwell all hotspots, say ACT Policing

Police are pleading with the community to be vigilant and responsible after an increase in thefts from motor vehicles.

Megan Doherty There has been an 80 per cent increase in thefts from motor vehicles in Canberra, with almost 850 thefts occurring in three months.

Canberra woman Anne-Sophie Hermann spreads love of reading in PNG through the Buk Bilong Pikinini foundation

Chair of the Buk bilong Pikinini foundation Anne-Sophie Hermann.

Megan Doherty Canberra woman Anne-Sophie Hermann will be speaking at the National Library of Australia on Friday at 12.

Brazen thieves target basement carparks in Canberra

Megan Doherty Car break-ins have reached a frightening level in Canberra with thieves sneaking into basement carparks to smash their way into vehicles and steal everything from loose change to computers.

Chasing the Hollywood dream - one headline at a time

Megan Doherty Hollywood is the dream factory and 22-year-old Krystle McGill is chasing her place in it hard 

Canberra mum says 'I'm willing to give birth on The Voice'

Canberra mum Amber Nichols will be competing on The Voice while 34 weeks pregnant

Megan Doherty Amber Nichols will be 36 weeks' pregnant in the next round. She says she's prepared to go all the way.