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Ross Peake is a senior reporter for The Canberra Times
Ross Peake Katy Gallagher is bracing for Canberra to receive a "big hit" in Tuesday's federal budget but is predicting the impact will not be as bad as the federal cuts in 1996.
Ross Peake Is there any possible way we can rid ourselves of the ''problem'' of possums in Canberra? Or are they just too cute to be a pest?
Ross Peake and Peter Hannam Treasurer Joe Hockey has attacked windfarms as “utterly offensive and “a blight on the landscape” in the latest sign that the Abbott government has support for the renewable energy...
Ross Peake Anthony Toms, the partner of ACT Treasurer Andrew Barr, has begun a campaign to have the law changed to stop possums – ‘‘evil fur balls’’ - eating his veggie garden.
Ross Peake The ACT’s economy has slipped dramatically in the national ratings as cuts in the public service bite into business confidence.
Ross Peake Tuggeranong should be extended to the west side of the Murrumbidgee River to bring more people to the region, Liberal senator Zed Seselja said.
Ross Peake Nappy Valley is turning grey - and that's bad news for the Tuggeranong Town Centre
Ross Peake The Australian War Memorial will stop work on its Anzac Day preparations on Thursday evening to allow a peace vigil to use the parade ground.
Ross Peake Haunting images of the faces of the 40 Australians killed in Afghanistan will be projected on the wall of the Australian War Memorial just before this year's Anzac Day dawn service.
Ross Peake The visiting royals will plant on Friday at the Australian War Memorial a sapling grown from the historic Lone Pine that was planted there by the Duke of Gloucester in 1934.
Ross Peake On Boxing Day each year, Stephen Byron faces up to the perils and challenges of being wet and tired on a yacht racing from Sydney to Hobart
Ross Peake Canberra Airport is predicting a slide in revenue from federal public servants having their wings clipped.
Ross Peake The ACT business community believes Canberra Airport will be established as a hub for international flights many years before a new airport is able to open at Badgery's Creek.
Ross Peake Thousands turn up for pro-refugee rally in Civic as protests sweep nation.
Ross Peake Australia's first suicide-safe house will be set up in the ACT if a nationwide appeal to be launched on Monday is successful.
Ross Peake The ACT government is about to embark on an ''investment roadshow'' to drum up support for infrastructure projects.
Ross Peake Canberra has big dreams for the kind of city it wants to become but the projects being pushed will need deep pockets or considerable patience.
Ross Peake Organisers expect a big crowd to show their objection to the ''harsh, selfish and xenophobic'' policies of the major parties.
Ross Peake Not everyone in Canberra is on the big bucks, and for many doing it rough on the streets there’s little light in the tunnel, reports Ross Peake.
Ross Peake New arrivals put extra strain on resources.