Ross Peake

Ross Peake

'Known Unto God' to remain at Tomb of Unknown Soldier at War Memorial

Ross Peake Criticism has forced the Australian War Memorial to keep the inscription ''Known unto God'' on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Australian War Memorial to keep its donations

Mathias Cormann.

Ross Peake The Abbott Government is re-assuring the Australian War Memorial its donations are safe.

Memorial fights to keep cash

News. The Australian War memorial unveil three new bronze honour panels, commemorating an additional 48 Australian servicemen and women who lost their lives in non-warlike operations. AWM Director, Brendan Nelson. August 30th. 2013 Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidy.

Ross Peake Australian War Memorial fends off federal government grab for its private donations.

End called on lake's reduced water level

Ross Peake Lake Burley Griffin could be full by Christmas - a welcome present for rowers who have been scraping their boats on rocks.

Heavy interest in parking meter bids

Pay parking

Ross Peake The ACT government has begun examining bids from companies wanting to install pay parking machines in the parliamentary triangle.

Hotel to be built at Canberra Airport


Ross Peake A four-star hotel will be built at Canberra Airport, becoming a key factor in attracting international flights.

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Mike Kelly moves in on Bob Carr's Senate vacancy


Ross Peake Former Eden-Monaro MP Mike Kelly will nominate for the vacancy created by Senator Carr’s resignation.

Bowen Place bike link gets final go ahead

Artist impression ?of Bowen Place. ?

Ross Peake The final section of a continuous bike and walking path around Lake Burley Griffin has just been given the green light.

Workplace race humour damned for its damage

Tim Soutphommasane.

Ross Peake That joke in the lunch room about a colleague's racial background is an insidious form of racism that will cause damage.

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Former senator shifts to lobbyist

Gary Humphries.

Ross Peake Former ACT Liberal senator Gary Humphries will become a lobbyist to show company directors how to work with the Coalition government.

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Territory's MPs come relatively cheap compared to others


Ross Peake The ACT's MPs are relatively cheap for taxpayers compared with some of their colleagues.

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Marriage bill may be doomed within days

Atoorney-General Simon Corbell introduces the Marriage Equality Bill in the ACT Legislative of Assembly.

Ross Peake and Lisa Cox The fate of the ACT's same-sex marriage bill could become clear as early as Thursday.

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New senator Zed Seselja may be on the move

Zed Seselja.

Ross Peake Newly elected Liberal senator Zed Seselja is determined to break tradition by moving his electorate office out of Civic.

ANU may point to pay parking solution

Buses parked in the main underground public car park at Parliament House.

Ross Peake The Australian National University may be a model for the introduction of pay parking at Parliament House.

Pay parking for Parliament House

Parliament House.

Ross Peake Visitors to Parliament House – and possibly staff – will have to pay for parking from July.

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Robertson to question grey areas in ethics

Ross Peake Geoffrey Robertson will run a ''hypothetical'' in Canberra next month on principles and ethics.

Seselja gains Senate seat, talks PS job losses

Ross Peake Senator Zed Seselja has begun talks to use only natural attrition to reduce the public service by 12,000.

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Zed Seselja's Senate win confirmed by AEC

Zed Seselja.

Ross Peake Liberal Zed Seselja's win in the ACT Senate race has been confirmed on Tuesday by the Australian Electoral Commission.

Historic King's Hall bearing witness to rivals' Senate election victories

Ross Peake Historic King's Hall at Old Parliament House will be used for the first time for the formal declaration of the ACT Senate race.

Liberal poised to win second Senate seat

Ross Peake Liberal Zed Seselja is expected to be named winner of the ACT's second Senate seat on Tuesday.

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