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Noel Towell is a reporter for The Canberra Times.
Noel Towell The federal government will be asked to consider a very fast train line that travels into the heart of Canberra via a tunnel through Mount Ainslie.
Noel Towell Canberra's home owners are being ''gouged'' by mortgage insurance companies who reaped more than $14 million in premiums last year but paid out just $146,000 in claims.
Noel Towell Canberra's gamblers lost a record $181 million on poker machines in the past financial year, according to the Gambling and Racing Commission.
Noel Towell There are 220 Canberrans who have been waiting more than 12 months for elective surgery in the city's hospitals, according to the ACT Auditor-General.
Noel Towell Another casualty in Canberra’s front yard hedge war has emerged - a magnificent 60 metre specimen in Ainslie’s heritage-listed Corroboree Park.
Noel Towell The Canberra Liberals have stepped up their attack on a university economist who cast doubt on the party's ''triple your rates'' election slogan during October's territory election.
Noel Towell Convicted paedophiles could be operating under cover of witness protection programs, the ACT Ombudsman says.
Noel Towell Controversial Canberra radio announcer Jorian Gardner was sacked on Wednesday by local AM station 2CC in disputed circumstances.
Noel Towell Seven Canberra children have died in the past three years despite being the subject of official Child Protection Reports in the last years of their lives.
John-Paul Moloney, Noel Towell Four and half years since the last Canberra hedge war, the scars for residents of Stokes Street in Griffith are still healing.
Noel Towell This could be the hedge that reignites Canberra's front yard shrubbery war.
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 The ACT's new shadow women's minister has used her maiden Assembly speech to outline her conservative vision for home, family and a white picket fence.
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 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 The ACT government's justice department is to intervene in the bitter battle for control of the Belconnen Community Council.
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 Police investigating one of Canberra's recent workplace deaths have raided a NSW company as part of their inquiries.
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.