ACT News

Canberra mornings: February 8, 2016

Today's top stories

The federal government's top public servants have been given big pay rises with some department bosses' salaries increasing by more than $60,000 a year.

Road closures

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What's on today 

Ben and Jerry's Openair Cinema is making its way to Canberra's central lakeside venue on Patrick White Lawns. Until 21 Feb.

See the year's best cartoons in Behind the Lines 2015 at the Museum of Australian Democracy.

Today's Pat Campbell

Canberra Times editorial cartoon

Touch or click through for more Pat Campbell.

Weather

Today: Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon. Max 32.

Tomorrow: Becoming sunny. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Min 14, max 30.