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The ACT's business, property and architecture groups have banded together in opposition to revised plans to reshape Nortbourne Avenue and Federal Highway

Industry groups unite to combat 'low-density' plan for Northbourne Ave

The ACT's business, property and architecture groups have banded together in opposition to revised plans to reshape Nortbourne Avenue and Federal Highway

The ACT's peak business, property, planning and architecture groups have united amid concerns about revised plans to reshape the major road.

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy
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NSW Votes

The Liberal Party's smartest move in the NSW election

Former PM John Howard and Scott Morrison await the result of the NSW election in Sydney.

Scott Morrison cannot copy the recipe that kept Gladys Berejiklian in power but he will surely want to borrow one of the ingredients.

  • by David Crowe

Trump silent as Washington holds its breath over Mueller report

US President Donald Trump spent the weekend at his Florida retreat playing golf and maintaining an unusual Twitter silence.

US lawmakers drew battle lines on Sunday over how to handle a long-awaited Meuller report.

  • by Andy Sullivan

Robo-debts scheme takes hard line: 'We charge compound interest daily'

Gavin Silbert

Centrelink has threatened to charge daily compounding interest, garnish wages or seize funds of former welfare recipients who fail to pay 'robo debts' issued by the government's automated recovery scheme.

  • by Cameron Houston and Chris Vedelago

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Turf war brewing as plan paves way for major Kippax expansion

Turf war brewing as plan paves way for major Kippax expansion

Kippax Fair is set to expand over an adjacent sporting field after the ACT government signed off on a final masterplan for the Belconnen district.

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy
ABC chair Ita Buttrose at a press conference with Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

ABC chair's history calling out 'problems' with multiculturalism

The media's handling of racism and immigration is a familiar territory for the ABC's new chairman Ita Buttrose.

  • by Jennifer Duke
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern waves as she leaves Friday prayers at Hagley Park in Christchurch.

Christchurch terrorist attack sparks free speech debate in New Zealand

The ban means anybody caught with the document on their computer could face up to 10 years in prison.

Scott Morrison was visibly incensed he had been accused of fostering Islamophobia.

There's a reason PM lacked credibility against Aly

If he faces a credibility gap on this issue, perhaps he only has himself - and his party - to blame.

  • by Michael Koziol
Dr Julie Townsend, headmistress of St Catherine's School, Waverley.

Generation at risk from 'concierge parents'

Schools are trying to stop so-called concierge parents rushing to rescue their children from minor failures and everyday disappointments

  • by Jordan Baker
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Opinion & Perspectives

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Politics

Former Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce says the party must "take its medicine" and listen to rural voters.

Backlash in the bush unsettles Coalition before federal election

A surge of support in NSW for the Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party has revealed deep-seated anger towards the Nationals in regional seats.

  • by Nicole Hasham

World

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Home to fewer than 4000, why do people feel lucky to live here?

Home to fewer than 4000, why do people feel lucky to live here?

Despite the cute name, there's more to this town than just birdlife. A recent makeover has spurred on an influx of visitors, and some of them just won't leave.

  • by Nicole Frost
Rooftop deck and lap pool draw cards for new-build in Coombs

Rooftop deck and lap pool draw cards for new-build in Coombs

This house has been designed for the kind of family who likes to entertain, and you are about to find out why.

  • by Rosalie Iannelli

Business

Former Asia-Pacific Manager of Wavetrain Mark Foster on LinkedIn.

Wavetrain senior manager's own lawyers uncover his alleged perjury

A former executive could be charged after his own solicitors worked with opposing counsel to investigate and uncover false evidence he gave to a court.

  • by David Estcourt

Small business

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Entertainment

Brie Larson as Captain Marvel

The gifted Australians behind some of Captain Marvel's biggest moments

Australian firms have forged a great reputation for world-class visual effects. But despite the quality of the work, the industry remains on fragile ground.

  • by Karl Quinn
G Flip aka Georgia Flipo.

New music 2019: The 10 Australian acts you should be listening to right now

From G Flip to Kwame, with a stop at Amyl and the Sniffers, Haiku Hands and Hatchie, these 10 acts will be high on your playlist this year.

  • by Craig Mathieson

Lifestyle

Smarter living

5 things parents need to know about kids and glasses

Five things parents need to know about kids and glasses

Since my son got his first pair of glasses when he was two years old, we've had some interesting, and at times harrowing, adventures.

  • by Lindsey M Roberts
Lardini name is synonymous with quality.

Fine threads: Where to get a suit made by the world's best tailors

Luxury menswear boutique Harrolds is hosting some of the best crafstmen in the game.

  • by Joshua Bozin

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Sport

Brumbies winger Henry Speight running into heavy traffic.

Queensland Reds thrash ACT Brumbies in searing heat

It was 34 degrees at kick-off but Queensland was red-hot throughout in the 36-14 thumping.

  • by Eamonn Tiernan
The Ginninderra Tigers have their hands on the Cricket ACT Douglas Cup for the first time in 26 years.

Michael Ninneman inspires Ginninderra triumph with a torn quad

John Rogers and Rhys Healy were right about those twists and turns.

  • by Caden Helmers

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