Canberra Times - Local Canberra News, World News & Breaking News in ACT, Australia

Canberra Times

Independent. Always.
Advertisement

Top Stories

City
Canberra
Condition
Frost then sunny
Frost then sunny
Current temperature
11.5°
Minimum temperature
-2°
Maximum temperature
20°
Our outdated and embarrassing national anthem is a joke
Opinion
Opinion

Our outdated and embarrassing national anthem is a joke

Most Australians don’t even know the words of Advance Australia Fair. But we can all hum Waltzing Matilda, or sing it if we choose.

  • by Julian Cribb

More top stories

Shocking video surfaces of man running down emus
Graphic content
Animal rights

Shocking video surfaces of man running down emus

The RSPCA is appealing for public information for the source of the abhorrent video posted to social media. 

  • by Jenny Noyes
Child approached at Wanniassa school

Child approached at Wanniassa school

ACT Policing have also released face fits of three men believed to be involved in two child approach incidents last week.

Trump told Spain to build a wall across the Sahara

Trump told Spain to build a wall across the Sahara

The US President had a suggestion for how Spain could deal with Europe's migration crisis. A simple idea, really.

  • by Adam Taylor
Tower of lies comes tumbling down around Australian of the Year finalist

Tower of lies comes tumbling down around Australian of the Year finalist

The former Australian of the Year finalist faces 10 years in jail if fraud charges are pursued.

  • by Michael Evans
PM announces $4.4 billion school funding fix
Breaking
Education

PM announces $4.4 billion school funding fix

The government will inject another $4.4 billion into private schools in a bid to end the education funding wars.

  • by Michael Koziol
Notebook 'saved my life' in baseball bat attack, tutor says

Notebook 'saved my life' in baseball bat attack, tutor says

She was writing on the whiteboard when she turned to see Alex Ophel coming at her with a baseball bat.

  • by Alexandra Back
Advertisement

Featured

Advertisement

Opinion & Perspectives

We still care what Germaine Greer says (even if it's infuriating)

It’s a cycle: Germaine Greer says something disagreeable, then the rest of us are outraged that she’s said something disagreeable.

Erin Stewart

Labor's super reforms won't go far enough

There are more fundamental issues with the superannuation system.

Linda White

    Scott Morrison makes 'brmm, brmm' in a big rig, just like Donald Trump

    Australia's new Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, emulates Donald Trump by climbing aboard a big truck and making weird faces.

    Tony Wright
      Tony Wright
      Advertisement

      Property byallhomes

      Super Saturday: Canberra's biggest auction weekend of year set to go off

      Super Saturday: Canberra's biggest auction weekend of year set to go off

      Homeowners in Canberra are capitalising on the spring selling season with more than 100 properties set to go under the hammer on the weekend.

      • by Lucy Bladen
      The Block 2018: Five must-haves for a luxury kitchen reno

      The Block 2018: Five must-haves for a luxury kitchen reno

      It takes more than just high-end appliances to create an outstanding modern kitchen. These are the most effective ways to add wow-factor in your reno.

      • by Natasha Dickins

      Business

      'Worrying': Companies' reporting of climate risks goes 'backwards'

      'Worrying': Companies' reporting of climate risks goes 'backwards'

      The number of companies providing information about climate change and its risks in their annual reports has fallen dramatically since 2011.

      • by Ruth Williams
      Australian shares closed lower on Thursday as the major banks and supermarkets weighed.

      ASX falls as supermarkets, banks wipe mining gains

      • by William McInnes
      Sol Lew shows up Myer and powers up Smiggle
      Analysis
      Retail

      Sol Lew shows up Myer and powers up Smiggle

      • by Stephen Bartholomeusz

      Small business

      Advertisement

      Entertainment

      Britain's drug testing charity is ready to roll out in Australia

      Britain's drug testing charity is ready to roll out in Australia

      A UK organisation has been training Australian medical professionals to run pill testing at local music festivals.

      • by Latika Bourke
      After Emmys proposal, couple continue to share their love story on TV

      After Emmys proposal, couple continue to share their love story on TV

      Glenn Weiss, who popped the question to Jan Svendsen at the Emmys, has opened up about the viral moment.

      • by Nardine Saad

      Lifestyle

      Advertisement

      Smarter living

      The car you buy when all your friends have Ferraris

      The car you buy when all your friends have Ferraris

      The Monza SP1 and Monza SP2 are all about sleek open-top styling and exclusivity.

      • by Toby Hagon
      PlayStation Classic: Sony announces a retro micro-console of its own

      PlayStation Classic: Sony announces a retro micro-console of its own

      Tiny replica will include 20 games pre-installed, although Sony has so far only disclosed five of them.

      • by Tim Biggs

      Food bygoodfood

      Travel bytraveller

      Cars bydrive

      Sport

      Shark alarm: Gallen unlikely to play in preliminary final

      Shark alarm: Gallen unlikely to play in preliminary final

      The inspirational Cronulla captain is running out of time to be fit for Friday's grand final qualifier against Melbourne.

      • by Christian Nicolussi
      Why dropping Joe Powell from the Wallabies was the right move

      Why dropping Joe Powell from the Wallabies was the right move

      Powell has been left out of the Wallabies' touring squad, but the Vikings believe he can use the NRC as a launching pad for Test game time.

      • by Chris Dutton

      Most Viewed today

      Loading