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Stephanie Anderson

Stephanie Anderson is a reporter at The Canberra Times.

Super claims likely to run into millions

Stephanie Anderson and Christopher Knaus The federal government could be forced to fork out millions of dollars in compensation as a new case broadens the scope of the potential superannuation claims of former public servants.

'Severe brain damage' suffered after hospital treatment

Contributed photo of Sukanya (Suki) Thurairajah.

Stephanie Anderson A Canberra doctor said a woman had suffered irreversible damage to “every major part of the brain” following her treatment by emergency medical staff.

Public servant's super compo claim could take weeks

Court, justice, courts, judge.

Christopher Knaus, Stephanie Anderson ACTEW's predecessor has faced about 20 civil cases alleging they were negligent in advising employees of their eligibility for the generous Commonwealth superannuation scheme, a court has heard.

New forensics lab will help police take the fight to cyber criminals

An artists impression of the AFP forensic facility in Majura ACT.

Stephanie Anderson Cyber criminals will be in the cross-hairs as part of operations at the Australian Federal Police's new multimillion-dollar forensics centre.

Minimal emergency training for Canberra doctor

Sukanya (Suki) Thurairajah.

Stephanie Anderson A Canberra doctor has told a coronial inquiry he was given minimal emergency training before working with medical staff treating a woman who died less than a fortnight later.

Chaotic scenes in emergency room, inquest hears

Stephanie Anderson A Canberra doctor has told a coronial inquiry of the chaotic communication between emergency medical staff treating a woman who died less than a fortnight later.

Artwork brings Uriarra into centenary Loop

Artist Dan Stewart-Moore has assembled

Stephanie Anderson Months of research, weeks of construction and $10,000 - that's what it took to capture the essence of Uriarra.

Boat people: Canberra protesters to target 'inhumane' treatment by major parties

Asylum seekers

Stephanie Anderson Protesters will rally against the treatment of asylum seekers by the Liberal and Labor parties at Parliament House on Monday.

Let memorial be destroyed: family

Janny Poate, mother of killed soldier Private Robert Poate, points to the name of her son on the memorial wall at Tarin Kowt.

Stephanie Anderson The mother of a Canberra soldier killed by a rogue Afghan soldier has thrown her support behind moves to destroy a memorial.

Shaking it up for a house of charity

The nearly finished VB can house at the Beer Day Out at Thoroughbred Park.

Stephanie Anderson A group of drinkers' can-do attitude has produced record results.

Public housing damages bill soars

115 reports of damage to public housing were filed last year.

Stephanie Anderson Urine-soaked carpet and drains stuffed with children's toys were among the hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of damage inflicted upon public housing properties by tenants in the past year.

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Police preparing murder charges over Corey Power's death

Corey Power and sister Phia.

Stephanie Anderson Police investigating the murder of former Canberra man Corey Power are preparing to lay murder charges.

Shining a light on the invisible homeless

Kathleen Chalmers struggled with payments for her health after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

Stephanie Anderson Kathleen Chalmers never imagined she would be homeless when she arrived in Canberra two years ago.

Sharp fall in human rights complaints

Illustration:  Andrew Dyson

Stephanie Anderson Human rights complaints lodged by Canberrans fell by almost 20 per cent, says the Australian Human Rights Commission.

Foster care service to hand over cases, staff

Stephanie Anderson Dozens of staff contemplate redundancy following moves by Communities@Work to offload its foster care services.

Job cuts in Canberra following Southern Cross Ten restrucuture

Southern cross ten

Stephanie Anderson More than a dozen people will be out of a job following moves to almost halve one department at Southern Cross Ten.

ANU head weighs entrance overhaul

ANU Vice Chancellor Professor Ian Young.

Stephanie Anderson The vice-chancellor of the ANU, Ian Young, is considering options to create an increasingly elite facility.

Hungry forced to walk to access food relief

ACTION bus

Stephanie Anderson Limited public transport options are forcing the hungry and disadvantaged to walk for hours to access emergency food relief.

Domestic abuse rates in ACT soar

Stephanie Anderson Reports of domestic violence has surged in the ACT by almost 50 per cent over the past five years.

RFS volunteers at record levels for season start

L-R   Charlee Hopkins, Meg Henry , Ian McHenry and Ben Bryant from the Jerrabomberra volunteer rural fire brigade.

Stephanie Anderson Volunteer firefighters are at record numbers in Canberra, but up to 20% of the force has less than a year's experience locally.