The ACT government is continuing its progressive agenda.
Legislative reform of the Comcare scheme still long overdue.
The Turnbull government's move to cut gas exports at times of low supply is a band-aid solution.
Canberra's alarming rate of Aboriginal imprisonment demands bold new thinking, or the city risks letting the problem settle into an unacceptable drift.
The rise of nationalism on the right and left of international politics poses diplomatic challenges for Australia that haven't been seen since the end of World War II.
It's timely to reflect on the sacrifice others have made to protect our way of life.
Despite being better known nowadays for public housing and the ongoing battle being waged by residents to obtain basic services such as an ACTION bus, European occupation of the Oaks predates the founding of Canberra by almost a century.
Carwoola bushfire victims are still recovering from the blaze two months ago.
Editorial: Little of what Turnbull and other Coalition politicians have said about immigration and decentralisation would sound strange in the mouth of Pauline Hanson.
Australia can withstand another political stunt but cannot afford Barnaby Joyce's decentralisation push.
The Nationals' ploy to win more bush votes through decentralisation will backfire on the government and significantly damage Canberra.
By constantly belittling his own leader and second guessing cabinet decisions that are now above his pay grade Australia's best known back bencher is giving Bill Shorten a very easy ride to the lodge.
Australia should be supporting China's efforts to broker a peace with North Korea.
When it comes to the housing affordability problem, the government should heed the old adage that those trying to please everyone end up pleasing no one at all.
It is time to give the issue the action, not just the attention, it deserves.
While many people enjoy the long-weekend holiday and Easter eggs, it's appropriate to pause and reflect on the universal messages of sacrifice and hope.
As Chief Minister Andrew Barr and his cabinet set about reshaping the city in fundamental ways, their agenda is becoming confused by imperatives that pull in conflicting directions.
The Australian National Audit Office does a good job of scrutinising Commonwealth expenditure.
The farce that has become Barnaby Joyce's forced move of a government agency out of Canberra to his own electorate entered new territory on Monday, with revelations that the eye-watering initial estimated cost of the move could be just the start of the pain for taxpayers.
Chief Minister Andrew Barr hasn't learned from the community's emphatic rejection of the unsolicited bid to redevelop Manuka Oval.
The NCA's proposal to maintain green space on blocks will be welcomed by some.
It would be very inconsistent to condemn President Obama for not acting on the one hand and then to criticise President Trump for doing the exact opposite.
When an organisation, either public or private, fails to perform a core function to community expectations it usually raises the question of whether or not the management and staff are up to the job.
While it is true that former criminals should be given every encouragement to re-engage with the workforce common sense dictates some jobs should be off limits. Working in a restricted area at an airport is one of these.
Given its location, ease of access and wild beauty it should be possible to lift Haig Park out of its current doldrums where it is mostly used on weekends or by pedestrians cutting through it on their way to and from work and make it a popular and versatile recreational space.
While the government is giving every indication of wanting to dismiss its critics as self-interested and elitist "NIMBY's" this may prove to be a dangerous error.
Developers are about to face a significant new cost in Icon Water's capital charge, which the water and sewerage utility plans to impose from July 1.
Any move in the direction of greater density should be looked at sustainably and in line with whole-of-community expectations.
The appropriate role of government in this instance is to ensure individuals have the information they need to make informed choices; not to invoke the nanny state by telling people how they must invest their money.
The big challenge is to come up with an ongoing funding model that is palatable to both SHOUT and the bureaucracy that doesn't involve destroying the organisation in the name of saving it.