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Ross Peake is a senior reporter for The Canberra Times
Ross Peake The ACT government is finally taking steps to build an indigenous bush retreat for drug and alcohol rehabilitation near Tharwa.
Ross Peake The first job of the newly-elected members of the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body is making their group better known.
Ross Peake A small organisation that has been helping Canberra people with a disability for 35 years is facing an uncertain future.
Ross Peake Some small groups in the ACT that help people living with a disability are in turmoil with the long-overdue shift to an insurance.
Ross Peake Dickson residents say a ''temporary'' car park to be built on a busy corner at the shopping centre will create dangerous traffic conditions, vandalise a tree-lined park and be too far from most shops.
Ross Peake A social phenomenon that meets a need for older men is taking a firm hold in Canberra and across Australia.
Ross Peake All current major construction projects in the ACT will be completed by next year “leaving a stark pipeline beyond the next two years”, according to a report published on Thursday.
Ross Peake Lifeline Canberra will expand its training programs dealing with stress and redundancies, in a bid to make the telephone counselling service economically sustainable.
Ross Peake Lifeline Canberra’s new boss was astounded when she entered the cavernous warehouse used to sort books for the organisation’s bookfairs.
Ross Peake The head of the University of Canberra has launched a scathing critique of the federal government's plan to deregulate student fees, in a move which exposes a sharp divide between the ACT's two top...
Ross Peake Canberra faces more tough years ahead as the “bitter pill” of delayed cuts to the public service take effect, an economic study to be published on Monday predicts.
Ross Peake The views of at least 1300 Canberra people who want urgent changes to asylum seeker policy will be put to federal MPs at Parliament House on Thursday
Ross Peake Neglected and abused children in Canberra can now go to a friendly, cosy place to see health professionals.
Ross Peake The push to build bridges across the Murrumbidgee to expand Tuggeranong westwards is gaining momentum with the idea now being examined by the National Capital Authority.
Ross Peake and Primrose Riordan Federal MP Gai Brodtmann has come out in support of a large-scale housing development in her suburb involving the former Canberra brickworks, although local opposition to the proposal is growing.
Canberra refugee protesters accuse federal government of piracy for sending back Tamil asylum seekers to Sri Lanka
Ross Peake The federal government may be guilty of piracy, according to the organisers of a protest on Canberra’s main thoroughfare against refugees being sent back to Sri Lanka.
Ross Peake Tens of thousands more federal public service jobs could be lost to outsourcing and privatisation, unions warn.
Ross Peake Business entrepreneur Karen Porter says an energy efficient house is like throwing a doona on the bed.
Ross Peake The challenge for greater competition has been accepted as supermarket chains increase their focus in the suburbs, writes ROSS PEAKE.
Ross Peake As the grocery war intensifies, Canberra already has the nation’s the highest floor space for supermarkets per capita.