Supporters of cannabis for medicinal use are pushing forward with plans to establish a dispensary in the ACT.
Scott Hannaford is a reporter for The Canberra Times.
With its huge stone fireplace and reputation for lively gatherings, the Cotter Pub was a cherished landmark for a generation of Canberrans before it was destroyed by fire in 2003. Now a community group is working on a plan to bring the area back to life.
The union representing cleaners at ACT public schools has called on Education Minister Joy Burch to terminate the contracts of two companies it claims have underpaid staff, exposed them to unsafe working conditions and pressured them into signing contracts they did not understand.
An estimated 40 per cent of homeless Canberrans are younger than 25. For many, family breakdown forces them out of their homes and into a life of couch surfing, drugs and destitution.
The chief executive of the Australian Federal Police Association has called for a complete review of the union's operations after a botched election process saw some members sent incorrect ballot papers.
One in three arriving at hospital after attempting suicide is receiving no mental health follow-up care.
Advocates say ACT is missing an opportunity to improve the lives of many seriously ill Australians.
Concerns about a potential serious breakdown in the system designed to protect victims of violence in the ACT.
A victim of domestic violence feels dehumanised after having trouble convincing the police of breaches of a restraining order by her former partner.
ACT police are regularly requesting access to red light and speed camera footage for purposes other than monitoring traffic infringements.