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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.

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...

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

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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.

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.

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).
Filed: Sunday, 11 May 2014 12:09:50 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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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.

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.

What's new on The Canberra Times mobile site

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We have redesigned the site to make your experience of The Canberra Times very engaging on your smartphone.

ASIO still waiting to move into new headquarters in Canberra

ASIO's new building.

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

Lights on but no one home as Tony Abbott lets waste pile up in rented Canberra digs

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Sketch, Tony Wright, Peter Martin ''Stop the waste,'' Tony Abbott cried endlessly during the federal election, and then made a great show of moving into a little room in Canberra's Australian Police College for $110 a night rather...

Qantas unveils 717 aircraft with business class on Canberra routes

A Qantas 717 approaches Melbourne airport.

Qantas has unveiled the first of five upgraded aircraft for the busy Canberra route.

Remembrance Day at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra.

Coporal Ben Roberts-Smith VC MG acknowlwedged the two Australian servicemen added to the Afghanistan Roll of Honour during the Remembrance Day commemoration at the Australian War Memorial on Monday 11 November 2013. Photo: Andrew Meares

Remembrance Day 2013 at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra.

Waiting in Canberra, brother calls Govt to help Alexandra

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Stephanie Gardiner Stranded in Tripoli, scared and wrongly embroiled in a political scandal because of a piece of ''scurrilous'' gossip, Australian aid worker Alexandra Bean desperately needs the federal government's...

Gangnam Style, Canberra style

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With Joe Hockey in a tutu, Tony Abbott boogeying, Julia Gillard shaking it, Kevin Rudd walking like an Egyptian and Wayne Swan jamming, it turns out federal politicians are the perfect candidates for...