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Stephanie Anderson is a reporter at The Canberra Times.

Allow more time for public servants to claim lost super: lawyer

Stephanie Anderson The federal government is under pressure to suspend time limits for litigation relating to public servant superannuation.

ActewAGL postpones two-thirds of power outages for Canberra

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Megan Doherty, Stephanie Anderson and Ben Westcott Canberra's expected extreme weather has forced the hand of ActewAGL which has decided to postpone two-thirds of its planned program of power outages for Friday.

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Eight treated for heat-related illnesses

Stephanie Anderson Eight people have been treated for heat-related illnesses as extreme temperatures continue across the capital.

Fire fears remain as crews swoop on scorched earth

ACT and NSW rural fire service work together to bring a bush fire under control in Burbong Road in Weetalabah.

Stephanie Anderson Total fire bans remain in place across Canberra and surrounding regions as the capital braves a record-breaking heatwave.

Eight treated for heat related illness

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Stephanie Anderson Eight people have been treated for heat related illnesses as extreme temperatures continue across the capital.

ActewAGL power cuts 'necessary' says Andrew Barr

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Stephanie Anderson More Canberrans will be left without electricity as a potentially record breaking heatwave continues across the capital on Friday.

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False alarms as fire crews brace for trouble

Stephanie Anderson Fire crews have been recalled after an out-of-control fire near Bungendore was discovered to be a false alarm.

ActewAGL work will leave seven Canberra suburbs sweltering

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Stephanie Anderson ACT Opposition Leader Jeremy Hanson has called on ActewAGL to show some commonsense and delay works until after the heatwave

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Unis quiet on sexual assault, harassment statistics

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Stephanie Anderson Canberra universities have refused to release information regarding sexual assault and harassment on campus.

Bushfire complacency puts locals at risk

Hills on fire near Jugiong in 2013.

Stephanie Anderson Firefighters have spoken out about the lack of preparation for dangerous fire conditions, just 12 months after multiple blazes blackened properties across south east NSW.

Compo may balloon after staff misled over super

Independent Senator Nick Xenophon.

Stephanie Anderson The Commonwealth could be forced to pay increasing amounts of compensation to former government employees as concerns for ex-Canberra Hospital workers come to light.

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Man arrested for murder in Queanbeyan

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Stephanie Anderson A Queanbeyan man has been charged with murder after a man house-sitting for a friend was found dead in a home at the weekend.

Southside Housing Aboriginal Corporation placed into administration

Stephanie Anderson A Canberra-based indigenous housing organisation has been put into administration amid chaotic accounting and spiralling debt.

Refugees add to numbers seeking help at Christmas

Zahra Kakavand from Iran and her daughter Victoria Kakavand 2.

Stephanie Anderson A small bag of tinned vegetables and candy canes is as festive as the season will get for Zahra Kakavand.

Unlucky cabbie: Taxi stolen, burnt out by vandals months after vicious assault

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Stephanie Anderson A Canberra taxi driver cannot believe his misfortune after his $70,000 cab was stolen and destroyed less than a year after his teeth were knocked out in a vicious attack.

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Stranger bore gem of a gift to repay past good deed

Mandalay Bus owners George Kyaw-Thaung and son Stewart Kyaw-Thaung with a pair of opals that were presented to them by a former homeless man who was helped out by George in his younger years but is now a miner.

Stephanie Anderson He came with no name and left after leaving a handful of opals and a story from the past.

Former public servant wins $840k in super compensation

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Stephanie Anderson The Commonwealth could be forced to pay millions of dollars to public servants

Serial burglar jailed for piggy bank theft

Stephanie Anderson A serial burglar has been jailed after robbing an inner south resident of her piggy bank before pretending to look for his missing dog.

New Centenary Hospital a family-friendly space

Stephanie Anderson Hospital is becoming an increasingly familiar place for Adelina Pfeiffer.

High Court verdict a turning point in same-sex marriage debate

Same-sex newlyweds will be able to keep their wedding certificates, even if the High Court finds their legal union invalid.

Lisa Cox and Stephanie Anderson The debate over same-sex marriage in Australia will reach a critical juncture on Thursday when the High Court hands down its findings in the Commonwealth's case against the ACT government.