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Meredith Clisby is the Canberra Domain editor.

Land Development Agency's Dan Stewart moves to private sector

Meredith Clisby Land Development Agency deputy chief executive has left the public service to go to a consultancy firm.

Yarralumla Brickworks plans slashed as ACT government backs down on height and density

Meredith Clisby The ACT government has slashed plans for the redevelopment of the Yarralumla Brickworks.

CFMEU urges probe into sham contracts, phoenixing and tax dodging on ACT sites

Michael Inman and Meredith Clisby The construction union has asked three government bodies to investigate sham contracting, tax dodging, and phoenixing in the ACT formwork industry.

Canberra's Mr Fluffy houses: list of asbestos-affected homes

The list of Mr Fluffy houses will be released on Wednesday.

Kirsten Lawson, Meredith Clisby Mr Fluffy asbestos reaches into Canberra's most prestigious streets, devastating some areas of the city.

Release of Mr Fluffy list creates anxiety for the territory's tradies

The list of Mr Fluffy houses will be released on Wednesday.

Meredith Clisby Canberra's tradies will be one of the biggest groups affected by the release of the Mr Fluffy list.

Just how much renovation blow out at The Lodge is worth

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Tom McIlroy and Meredith Clisby Many homeowners start renovation projects with big ideas and ambitious goals, only to find that reality quickly catches up to their budget. Just ask Kevin McCloud or any contestant on The Block, ever.

Canberra housing becoming less affordable as number of investors with more than five homes rises sharply


Meredith Clisby, Primrose Riordan and David Ellery Canberra may have so far avoided the housing bubble that Sydney and Melbourne face, but the number of investors with more than five properties has risen sharply, and Canberra's most affordable...

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ACT budget 2015: Andrew Barr focused on urban renewal

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr will hand down his latest budget on Tuesday

Emma Macdonald and Meredith Clisby Andrew Barr is styling himself as the "Mayor of Canberra" unveiling an infrastructure spend firmly focused on public housing and urban renewal in the suburbs.

ACT budget 2015: First home owner's grant cut

The ACT government will scrap the increased first home owners grant.

Meredith Clisby The ACT government will scrap the increased first home owners grant, which cost $7m more than forecast last year.

Plans lodged for Dickson car park redevelopment

The $56 million Doma Group/Coles  development, Lotus, will include 155 apartments.

Meredith Clisby Coles and Doma Group have submitted plans for the new Dickson Group Centre.

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Christmas gift guide for Canberra: Books

Meredith Clisby Editorial staff at The Canberra Times share their ideas for buying presents for Relax magazine readers.

Start of summer celebrated with record house price

Coburn Place, Isaacs.

Meredith Clisby Buyers were out in force for the first auction day of the summer as homes went under the hammer throughout the territory.

Males still outnumber female tradies

Clare Colley and Meredith Clisby Spray painter Alex Roy is one of an increasing number of women who has chosen to pursue a trade career, but nationwide the ratio of female to male tradespeople remains low.

Lyneham oval redevelopment plans pulled for further consultation

Plan: The National Sports Club redevelopment at Lyneham.

Meredith Clisby The development application for a new sports facility on Lyneham Oval has been pulled with further consultation on the proposal to take place.

Canberra house prices record a slight increase in September quarter

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Meredith Clisby Canberra's median house price increased in the September quarter but was still among the lowest rate of growth in the country.

Plans lodged for Campbell Section 5 development

Meredith Clisby The redevelopment of a large block of land in Campbell to a mixed use precinct is beginning.

New sports facilities for private college set for Lyneham oval

Play on: A new  sports pavilion will be built on Lyneham Neighbourhood Oval.

Meredith Clisby The ACT government will build a sports stadium for a private college on the Lyneham Neighbourhood Oval.

Mr Fluffy home owners chose to move on

Moving on: Mr Fluffy homeowner Forrest Koch with his three children (from left) Martin 4, Peggy 16 months, and Hanna 5.  Mr Koch bought a new home on Saturday at auction.

Meredith Clisby The ACT Real Estate Institute is warning of a possible artificial price boom as Mr Fluffy owners seek new homes following the ACT government's decision of a buy-back and demolition scheme.

Kambah houses made from bonded asbestos could have a solution soon

Asbestos homes: ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher says there should be a decision soon.

Meredith Clisby The chief minister has hinted that there may be help at hand for the homeowners.

Mr Fluffy sites should not be forcibly acquired from owners, housing association says

Asbestos removal is a complex problem.

Meredith Clisby Mr Fluffy home owners need choices and support to replace their contaminated properties, the ACT Asbestos Response Taskforce has been advised.