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Floriade: Flower power blooms in Canberra

Julieanne Strachan Gray skies have cleared to reveal a beautiful Canberra day for the start of Floriade.

Who is Andrew Colvin?

In the hot seat: Acting Australian Federal Police Commissioner, Andrew Colvin.

Michael Koziol Just a fortnight into the job, acting AFP commissioner Andrew Colvin is now the face of Australia's domestic fight against terror.

Canberra's Scottish await independence referendum

Emma Kelly Canberra's Scottish community is closely awaiting a referendum that will determine Scotland's future independence – and opinions might just be as mixed as the close polling emanating from...

CBR 100 Challenge invites all comers to get fit and see Canberra

Sarah Connor Canberrans of all fitness levels are being encouraged to explore the Centenary Trail in the new CBR 100 event.

Gates to Canberra's best gardens to stay open despite closure of Open Gardens Australia

Vanessa Lam Canberra’s spring open gardens program will go ahead despite the closure of Open Gardens Australia next year.

Takeaway in Canberra: Quality on the rise

Jil Hogan The world is rapidly becoming your oyster, when it comes to local takeaway options, writes Jill Hogan.

Chris Uhlmann and Gai Brodtmann a very Canberra couple

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Megan Doherty Gai Brodtmann and Chris Uhlmann have always been one of Canberra's most intriguing couples

Royals farewelled in Canberra

Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, holds her son Prince George

Natasha Boddy The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and a wailing baby Prince George have farewelled Australia after a hugely popular tour.

Canberra Mother's Day Classic

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The Mother's Day Classic 5km and 10km walk and run around Lake Burley Griffin.
Greer Alblas with her daughters, Freya (9) and Liliane  (7).
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Canberra's Mother's Day Classic 5km and 10km walk and run around Lake Burley Griffin.

Canberra needs to stop complaining about the Budget

Scott Hannaford CHIEF Minister Katy Gallagher paints a bleak picture in her opinion piece published today of a city about to be slammed with unfair and lopsided job losses.

Indonesian ambassador quietly returns to Canberra

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Michael Bachelard The Indonesian ambassador to Australia has quietly returned to Canberra in a signal that relations between the two countries are defrosting after last year's spying revelations.

Canberra reaps $360m from inactive bank accounts

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Esther Han and Inga Ting The federal government has bagged an unprecedented $360 million from household bank accounts since a controversial change to unclaimed money laws, Australian Securities and Investments Commission...

Canberra looks to get back $40m from Qatar bid

Adrian Proszenko, Heath Aston The Abbott government will consider legal action to recoup more than $40 million wasted on Australia's futile bid to host the 2022 football World Cup, won by oil-rich Qatar on the back of alleged...

Thundering approval for Quentin Bryce as Dame Dee Dee departs Canberra

Governor General Quentin Bryce embraces her daughter Chloe Shorten during a departure ceremony at RAAF Fairburn.

Tony Wright After 5½ years as Australia's first female governor-general, Dame Quentin mounted the steps of the jet, her husband at her side, and waved goodbye.

New US ambassador John Berry touches down in Canberra

Governor-General Quentin Bryce, new US ambassador John Berry and his spouse Curtis Yee.

Emma Macdonald Australia's new United States ambassador John Berry has presented his credentials in a private ceremony at Government House on Wednesday.

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Program clash confuses Canberra

Markus Mannheim Federal bureaucrats are so keen to demonstrate their willingness to serve the Abbott government they are changing the way they spell.

Fifth SoundOut festival to bring something different to Canberra's music scene

Philip O'Brien Beyond the edges of jazz, electronic and new music is a world of sound that defies easy classification.

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Canberra man Nathan Hansford missing in Thailand

Missing ... Nathan Hansford.

Henry Belot A 36-year-old Canberra man living in Bangkok has been declared missing by his Australian family.

ASIO still waiting to move into new headquarters in Canberra

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Australia's top spy agency ASIO still cannot be certain when it will move into its imposing new headquarters.