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Abbott knows he is the issue

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The Canberra Times The political season has formally begun, with trust in our leaders set to be the biggest issue.

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Life-changing acts can help the young and old

The Canberra Times SOMETIMES in this world, an act so simple for us can be life changing for others.

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The heart and soul of Canberra

The Canberra Times Our community is transient compared with most Australian cities. Tens of thousands of Canberra residents see the ACT as a temporary home only; a place they have come to study or to advance their...

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Beware the social media soundbite

The Canberra Times If the volume of commentary is a useful guide, more Australians are interested in a tweet that federal Liberal MP Andrew Laming published on Monday night than what it was about.

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Media should heed Leveson

The Canberra Times Lord Justice Leveson has suggested that the media in Britain be prepared to submit to governance by, and accountability to, the people, in effecting saying that the alternative is governance by, and...

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Call for action on workplace safety

The Canberra Times The government took the first steps on Monday to turn around Canberra's deplorable workplace safety record by boosting the number of inspectors, increasing the number of offences attracting...

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A chance for the healing to begin

The Canberra Times Its terms of reference have yet to be officially decided, but the royal commission into sexual abuse in institutions run by governments, churches and community has already been given a potentially...

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Being safe from our refugees

The Canberra Times Friday's High Court decision raises questions about whether the government can continue to detain genuine refugees.

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Too much focus on givers, takers

The Canberra Times Mitt Romney, Republican candidate for the American presidency, got into considerable trouble last week.

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Bad timing for scare campaign

The Canberra Times Julia Gillard seemed yesterday to be attempting to shape the federal election campaign a year away around industrial relations.

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Gillard plagued by poor judgment

The Canberra Times One of the curses of being an unpopular prime minister, leading an unpopular government, is that almost every event comes to be seen through the prism of leadership and to impact on the party's...