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www.canberratimes.com.au - News Index for 30/04/2016


Path clears for pill testing at summer music festivals - outside NSW

'Low-paying' deal for Coles supermarket staff faces landmark challenge

Bird baths a vital resource: new study finds

Big business increasingly courting Facebook mums groups

Head transplant explainer: How to get a better body by sleeping for a day

NSW Police manhunt for Walid Ahmad's Bankstown killer moves interstate

'Perilous': Bureau of Meteorology boss Rob Vertessy exits with climate warning

Half the men who kill partners have history of domestic violence

Lunch with lawyer and asylum seeker advocate Shen Narayanasamy

Therapeutic Goods Administration warned military doctors before using experimental drug on soldiers

Public service overhaul will hurt female workers more: CPSU

DPPs reject proposal for more oversight at royal commission discussion

Public service faces biggest workplace shake-up in decades under Coalition plan

Peter Dutton rules out sending Manus Island detainees to Christmas Island

'Project Mastermind': Colgate colluded with rivals and Woolworths to rip you off

Threat to Bali nine's Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran's legacy upsets families

Rich aid sweeteners at risk after Manus Island shut-down

Port Arthur anniversary: Malcolm Turnbull tells memorial service he will defend gun laws

Australia ignored its own medical experts' pleas to bring Nauru rape victim here

Why it's perfectly natural to dislike other people's children

Public service sackings should be 'respectful, blame free': workforce review

Senior citizens working full time in their 80s and 90s are not the retiring type

Defence Department bosses misled workers ahead of key workplace agreement vote

Asylum seekers issued with repellent after Zika virus confirmed on Nauru

Carbon copy: Are we in for another scare campaign over climate change?

Tabcorp accused of 61 new money laundering reporting breaches

Port Arthur anniversary: How shooting was an end and a beginning for Nesan Kistan

Women driving three-quarters of all retail purchases, going crazy on clothing

Gun control 'eroded' since Port Arthur

Border Force officers to fight on for the right to strike


Australian teenager killed in Bali scooter accident

West Wing actress gives White House press briefing before Correspondent's Dinner

US strike on Afghanistan hospital in 2015 not a war crime, report concludes

Six-storey building collapses in Nairobi after days of heavy rain and flooding

Gary Tyler freed after 41 years of unconstitutional life sentence

Indian maids pivot on a slave job of yore

China denies US aircraft carrier entry to Hong Kong amid tensions over territorial claims

Weasel shuts down Large Hadron Collider

Are Google smart lenses on the way?

Protests turn violent at Donald Trump rallies in California

Tributes after Aleppo lost its 'most qualified' pediatrician in latest hospital bombing

French tycoon opens the door to billion dollar art collection

What does Brazil's political crisis mean for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games?

Photos of the week

Helicopter crashes off Norway with 13 on board

Are 'democracy' and 'human rights' Western colonial exports? No. Here's why.

Brazilian Vice-President Michel Temer moves to secure support

Greenland ice sheet melting has started early

General gets 52 years for ordering torture

Chinese monk is mummified and covered in gold leaf

British tourist family knocked out cold in Thailand attack: video goes viral

Sydney father Joseph Abourizk sentenced to 14 years jail in Fiji after cocaine bust

LGBTI fight in the US shifts to a new front – the toilet

Vanuatu earthquake of magnitude 7.3 recorded by US Geological Survey

Belgians to be issued anti-radiation tablets amid 'dirty bomb' threat

Man in panda suit shot in Baltimore after threatening TV station

A whale of a clean-up but no dynamite used

Scientists say reptiles may dream like us - but what do they dream of?

Ted Cruz described as 'Lucifer in the flesh' by fellow Republican John Boehner

W-18: The new street drug that is 10,000 times more toxic than morphine


Come in, spinner. Taxpayers to fork out for $300,000 a year spin doctor

Big business increasingly courting Facebook mums groups

Oil drops as OPEC's monthly output reaches highest since 1989

Australians are cutting down on sugar but love of honey worries health experts

North Shore off-the-plan buyers warned to be wary, despite sunset clause laws

Extra money for super tribunal will not solve issues in sector

Murray Goulburn board 'vigilant' at all times, says chairman

Lawyers, travel bans and money in action over fertilizer group sale

Ambition before fall as law firm Slater & Gordon faces possible class action

Problem gambling tale guides Alan Tudge's crackdown

Writers and publishers voice opposition to new copyright proposals

LNG plant start-up boosts sales at Origin Energy

Scott Morrison knocks back Chinese bid for massive S. Kidman & Co farm portfolio

Broadspectrum's Diane Smith-Gander has no regrets capitulating to Ferrovial

Reliance Worldwide Corporation soars in first minutes of ASX debut

BT Investment Management outlines new executive structure

Google CEO Sundar Pichai sees the end of computers as physical devices

Class action cloud hangs over Uber

Nurofen maker Reckitt Benckiser fined $1.7m for misleading conduct

Ferrovial to take over Broadspectrum detention centres as board recommends bid


ACT Brumbies drama: Chief executive Michael Jones has injunction maintained by court

Romelda Aiken leads from the front as Queensland Firebirds down NSW Swifts

Ainslie beat Queanbeyan to remain undefeated in AFL Canberra

Canberra Olympic beat FFA youngsters in Canberra premier league

Geelong adds another woman to expanded board

Matthew Dale's Fell Swoop wins Victory Stakes at Doomben

Godolphin treble cements Craig Williams' ties and puts him ahead in title race

Clark plots winning course on Spill The Beans to win the Hawkesbury Guineas

Hutchings shows what he is made of to pilot Amovatio to victory in the Hawkesbury Gold Cup

NBA Playoffs: Miami Heat, Indiana Pacers and Portland Trail Blazers all victorious

Nancy delivers the Godolphin Crown for faithful owner from the west

Melbourne Racing Club members irate over special meeting

Brumbies player Michael Wells seals deal for Queanbeyan against Tuggeranong

Warriors bounce back with clinical win over Woden

Sebastian Vettel to pip Nico Rosberg, says motor racing great Stirling Moss

Tommy Berry declares Chautauqua the best he has ridden

A-League grand final 2016: Adelaide United confident roller-coaster season will end on a dream high

Golden State Warriors Assistant Luke Walton agrees to be new Lakers NBA coach

Steve Smith scores maiden Twenty20 ton

A-League grand final 2016: Tony Popovic's Western Sydney Wanderers ready for final rumble

Geelong v Gold Coast: Joel Selwood and Paddy Dangerfield do it again for Cats

Little chance Brisbane Lions will break their long hoodoo against Sydney Swans

Greater Western Sydney v Hawthorn: Hawks turn into Giant bunnies

Adelaide vs Fremantle: Down six, but Ross Lyon not out

Collingwood jumper like you've never seen it before

Melbourne v St Kilda: Alan Richardson salutes young Saints

Kangaroos alliance pays off for Werribee

It's been a big week in art... with Jim Pavlidis

Collingwood spearhead Travis Cloke shows form in VFL

Melbourne coach Paul Roos says Dees didn't get ahead of themselves despite loss to St Kilda

NRL poised to make call on fresh Parramatta Eels/Anthony Watmough TPA drama

Manly Sea Eagles' Jamie Lyon mocked by North Queensland Cowboys coach after loss

Now it's Mitchell Pearce in good mate Kieran Foran's corner

Here's my answer to a 2017 Rugby League World Cup plan lost in time

Blake Austin looks set to miss City Origin with injury

Champagne for Croker put on ice as Panthers pip the Raiders

Origin hopeful Mitchell Pearce makes triumphant return as Sydney Roosters rout Newcastle Knights

Greg Bird ready to redeem himself when Gold Coast Titans take on Melbourne Storm

NRL 2016:Brisbane Broncos a big test of Cronulla Sharks' standing

The real cost of the NRL bunker revealed, but don't say too much

ACT Brumbies drama: Chief executive Michael Jones has injunction maintained by court

Samu Kerevi injured as Queensland Reds ease past Cheetahs

Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham seeks answers as CEO Michael Jones takes payout

ACT Brumbies drama ends as board and chief executive Michael Jones part ways

Melbourne Rebels' missed tackles cost them win over Blues in Auckland

Brumbies fight to save Super Rugby season after loss to Highlanders in Invercargill

The lessons Australian rugby can learn from North America

Ben Daley: Taking adversity by the horns

Bulls dish out thrashing to Western Force in Super Rugby

Bulls put foot down to thrash Western Force in Super Rugby


Engineers Australia pin oak forest competition to 'draw out creativity': Annabelle Pegrum

Boston Marathon a journey from trauma to recovery

Marathon running - it's a love-hate thing


Fortress Canberra needs reinforcement

The budget facts that Canberra isn't telling you

Migrating flak away from the minister


Masterchef Australia and The Voice return on Sunday night

Gardening: the wily ways of the pitcher plant

Savvy Shopper: Purr-fectly chic with Les Nereides

Fashion photographer Henry Talbot: the man who shot Melbourne's swinging '60s

Sad and zombified, we're doing something stupid with our smart devices

Are you sitting comfortably? MTC's Straight White Men will put a stop to that

Horoscope: your stars with Lilith

National Trust scores big in NSW; talks focus on the Western District

Billy Crystal doesn't want to get too comfortable on Australian tour

Game of Thrones goes sci-fi: How the Expanse is entering a new frontier

You can have it all: Visiting authors explore the lure of luxury

Game of Thrones: Pinocchio stabbings, Jon Snow's health and a very old lady goes to bed

Today hosts Lisa Wilkinson and Sylvia Jeffreys caught up in whispering campaign

Golden Halfway Record: Australian songs with a Nashville touch

Berghain bouncer Sven Marquardt brings his photography exhibition to Australia

Joseph Tawadros, master of the oud, transfixes audiences from East Timor to England

Our pick, movie: Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

Celebration of print and design returns to NGV

A giant leap for ballet

Waleed Aly slams Port Arthur massacre filmmaker Paul Moder for stoking conspiracy theories


Editorial: Mr Rudd's lurching, all right

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