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"I was shocked": Sheikh Shady Alsuleiman was refused entry into New Zealand.

Australian Muslim leader Sheikh Shady refused entry to New Zealand following mosque massacre

"I was shocked": Sheikh Shady Alsuleiman was refused entry into New Zealand.

New Zealand lifted the ban within 24 hours after Sheikh Shady Alsuleiman raised concerns with the Australian government.

  • by Michael Koziol and Mark Solomons

No jail for homeless man witnessed having sex in Civic skate park

The ACT courts.

The man was seen having sexual intercourse in the Civic skate park during peak hour on a Friday evening.

  • by Elliot Williams
Light rail

Start date revealed for Canberra's light rail system

Former Canberra maths teacher Anthony Reid has made a career change and is now a  trainee light rail driver.

There will be free travel on Canberra's public transport system on the weekend of the light rail launch, ACT Transport Minister Meegan Fitzharris announced.

  • by Katie Burgess

House prices tumble even faster than during the GFC, as RBA's concerns grow over jobs market

House price falls are growing according to figures from the ABS

House prices across the country are falling even faster than they did during the global financial crisis with figures showing the decline is widening out from key property markets.

  • by Shane Wright

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Roses left on a collection of prayer mats at Tuesday night's vigil for the victims of the mass shooting in Christchurch on Friday.

'If you see hate, call it out': Canberrans gather for Christchurch

A memorial vigil and an anti-racism protest have been held across Canberra after Friday's shooting in Christchurch.

  • by Steve Evans, Finbar O'Mallon and Daniel Burdon
Angela Lea Smith, 33, was charged with a range of driving offences including culpable driving negligently causing death, failure to provide assistance at a crash and speeding. Jozef Stefaniak died in the crash on Yarra Glen, Hughes.

Angela Smith jailed for five years over fatal crash

Angela Lea Smith, the drug driver who was speeding when she lost control of her car and caused a passenger to die in a crash, has been jailed for five years.

  • by Alexandra Back
Nils Lantzke, pictured, feeds three-month-old Paprika, centre, and Hercules, left.

Baby alpaca gift for the man who lost therapy animal to dog attack

Nils Lantzke was overwhelmed by support after a dog attacked his therapy alpacas.

  • by Jasper Lindell
Brother John 'Kostka' Chute (left) leaving court in 2017 is receiving a special, judge-alone trial due to his declining health.

'I feel broken': Court hears of alleged abuse by ex-Marist brother

One victim said he reported the alleged abuse to police as a child and was told he was making it up.

  • by Elliot Williams
Chanaka Bandarage in 2003 while representing an Australian citizen convicted of spying for the Australian government in China.

'I am not the crook' claims Canberra lawyer struck from roll

A Canberra lawyer has been named and struck from the roll of legal practitioners after multiple complaints.

  • by Alexandra Back


Opinion & Perspectives



A report that predicted severe economic harm under Labor's climate policies was peer reviewed by an defence expert for the Trump administration.

Trump witness backed controversial report used to criticise Labor's climate policy

The report, touted by the Morrison government, was peer reviewed by an expert helping defend the Trump administration in an historic climate trial brought by children.

  • by Nicole Hasham


Property byallhomes

Why buying this essential household item is not as easy as you may think

Why buying this essential household item is not as easy as you may think

With so many patterns, materials and sizes to choose from, it can be difficult to parse through all the options to find something that will last.

  • by Helen Carefoot
Take that, Baby Boomers: Millennials are just like you. Here's how

Take that, Baby Boomers: Millennials are just like you. Here's how

A new poll of Australians aged under 36 has shown what they strive for in life is remarkably similar to older generations ... but with some key differences.

  • by Tawar Razaghi


After the sale, Kerr Neilson will still have voting control over 42.97 per cent of  the company.

Billionaire Neilson sells down stake in fund manager he co-founded

Billionaires Kerr Neilson and Judith Neilson are selling about 10 per cent of the listed fund manager he co-founded 25 years ago, freeing up about $300 million for interests including arts and philanthropy and to diversify their personal investments. 

  • by Melanie Beeby
Australian coal exports to China are facing longer unloading and customs clearance times.

Coal exporters forced to divert ships as China port delays intensify

  • by Darren Gray and Cole Latimer
The Australian sharemarket rose marginally on Monday by 0.3 per cent, to 6190.5.

ASX falls after choppy session

  • by William McInnes

Small business



Wahlberg with F45 owner Rob Deutsch.

Marky Mark to get hands-on with the F45 bunch

The actor and self-described "fitness enthusiast" reached out to F45 CEO Rob Deutsch to get involved.

  • by Amy Croffey
Bradley Cooper, left, and Lady Gaga in a scene from A Star is Born.
Mental health

Government urged to revisit consumer advice for suicide scenes

"Consideration of our most vulnerable should always be our highest priority."

  • by Broede Carmody


Smarter living

Hill running should be a regular  part of your training.

The running challenge you need to master to get to the top

Don't make the rookie error of taking on too much too soon.

  • by Laura Hill
10 mistakes people make when cleaning their house

Ten mistakes people make when cleaning their house

You'll want to avoid these cleaning boo-boos if you want a clean and healthy home.

  • by Daniel Bortz

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Cars bydrive


Raiders recruit John Bateman is unburdened by the Storm's dominance over Canberra.

Raiders' Storm record no beast of burden for Bateman

It's the team the Canberra Raiders struggle with the most, but John Bateman is unburdened by the weight of their history against the Melbourne Storm.

  • by David Polkinghorne
Raiders winger Jordan Rapana is back from a shoulder reconstruction - nine weeks ahead of schedule.

Jordan Rapana's return bolsters Canberra Raiders ahead of the Storm

He's back baby! Jordan Rapana's famed healing powers have come to the fore yet again.

  • by David Polkinghorne

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