Bill Shorten is clearly key to Labor's parliamentary law-making solution.
Re: "All aboard as airport bus arrives". This is a catch-up to the 1950s.
There seems to be general confusion over two related but different issues with Snowy 2.0.
It seems that family fun events in Canberra are increasingly associated with the roar of fighter jets.
I am shocked. Shocked, I tell you, at the latest outrage to befall Canberra.
What a great and practical idea it is to use the old AFP's complex in Weston as a permanent space for a growing gymnastics club, thus saving $2.1million for demolition.
What a shame it is that I have to form strategies daily to avoid this area, an area that should be a highlight of Canberra.
Forget nuclear. Malcolm Turnbull's Snowy Hydro reboot plan has the goods on the atomic and fossil fueled competition when it comes to safe and affordable energy security options.
It was very distressing for Qantas crew and passengers to hear a crew member injure her leg when we hit an air pocket on approach to Canberra this week.
Julie Bishop is again preaching about democratic institutions and regional norms.
It is high time that the laws banning parking on public spaces like nature and median strips were enforced.
There have been a number of letters decrying how poorly maintained many of the footpaths, parks and public areas are in Canberra.
Dr Mike Freelander seems to have missed the point (Letters, March 10).
Never let it be said that the ACT government does not have a sense of humour.
David Wroe's article ("The RAAF revolution: Drones") is interesting for what it doesn't say.
Let's hope those Taliban Tiger Moths don't attack us in stormy weather.
There should be no development of Manuka Circle until the landscaping along Canberra Avenue is remediated.
Drug driving is an increasing menace on our roads.
I can understand why restaurateurs are fed up with potential customers who decide not to turn up.
In his article "Restaurants in Canberra tired of being stood up" (Canberra Times, March 6, p.4) Finbar O'Mallon exposes a great discourtesy.
Simon Cowan from the Centre for Independent Studies suggests that ordinary citizens who upset ministers with embarrassing questions when appearing on the news or TV should not realistically expect privacy ("Hyper-partisan politics overly personal", Forum, March 4, p.11).
The Grattan Institute says relatively straightforward administrative reforms to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme could save the Federal Government millions of dollars and cut costs to consumers. Given about eight per cent of Australians have gone without prescription medicines in the last 12 months because they couldn't afford them we hope Canberra is listening. Expensive drugs cost lives and add to the national healthcare bill in other ways.
I awaken each morning to the sound of chainsaws in leafy Reid as our tree-hating government removes mature trees for the redevelopment of the ABC flats.
I was not surprised to read Ian Warden's article praising plans for West Basin,
Regrettably, no actual evidence accompanied the story, such as whether there was an increased incidence of health problems for regular shop patrons.
Because of the level of secrecy, the Australian people don't know what's being done by the Immigration Department in their name and by what means.
Kim Fischer is right that the NCA needs strengthening but her reasoning is quite wrong.
Perhaps the government is content to keep most of its infrastructure spending in the one (light rail) basket.
Although the rapid business case for a new national convention centre forecast a positive cost benefit analysis, the ACT government is unwilling to proceed without substantial federal government funding.
The Catholic bishops might be falling over each other to promise not to cover up future sexual abuse by celibates.