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Noel Towell is a reporter for The Canberra Times.
Noel Towell The ACT Labor-Greens government used the first day of debate in the new Assembly to ''nobble'' a key committee and give politicians longer lunch breaks, according to the opposition.
Noel Towell A $25 million funding boost for Canberra's community sector is "not remotely" possible, according the ACT Government.
Noel Towell Canberra Liberals Leader Zed Seselja has unveiled his shadow cabinet on the eve of the first debates of the ACT’s eighth Legislative Assembly.
Noel Towell The ACT government's justice department is to intervene in the bitter battle for control of the Belconnen Community Council.
Noel Towell The Australian Republican movement is being held captive by outdated nationalist rhetoric, the audience at the movement's annual keynote address on Saturday in Canberra will be told.
Noel Towell, Chris Dutton Canberra is mourning the death of one of its most famous citizens, internationally famous author Bryce Courtenay who succumbed to stomach cancer late on Thursday, aged 79 years.
Noel Towell, Tom Arup Canberra's water supplies for the next 30 years have been secured by the Murray-Darling Basin management plan signed into law on Thursday by the Commonwealth, the ACT government says.
Noel Towell Police investigating one of Canberra's recent workplace deaths have raided a NSW company as part of their inquiries.
Noel Towell The Canberra Liberals will not announce the shadow cabinet until Monday, just one day before the Assembly returns.
Noel Towell The battle for control of the Belconnen Community Council has taken a bizarre turn with two council members now claiming the title of president.
Noel Towell Police have declined to prosecute the Canberra Liberals over breaches of the Electoral Act in the lead-up to last month's territory election.
Noel Towell Control of the Belconnen Community Council has changed hands again after September's controversial election was declared invalid at a council meeting last night.
Noel Towell Balance-of-power Greens politician Shane Rattenbury has been given more money to run his Assembly office than the Deputy Chief Minister and the Opposition Leader.
Noel Towell The mother of a young builder killed on a Canberra worksite this year is taking her plea for work safety reform to the nation's politicians.
Noel Towell Talks aimed at resolving Canberra's buried asbestos crisis have collapsed with the territory government accusing the Commonwealth of double standards.
Noel Towell An underperforming Canberra public servant was "bullied" by having her work problems addressed in private meetings with her superior, a Commonwealth tribunal has found.
Noel Towell The ACT government collected less than a quarter of the money it expected from its controversial ''change of use charge'' in the September quarter.
Noel Towell Government-run institutions are still failing in their duties to protect the youngsters in their care from abuse and neglect, according to the Public Advocate.
Noel Towell Labor Party officials warned the ACT Greens they were in danger in the last days before their near electoral wipe-out last month and urged them to try harder.
Noel Towell The Royal Commission into institutional sex abuse should be broadened to examine other forms of neglect and abuse of children in care, according to ACT Public Advocate Anita Phillips.