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House prices could drop 30 per cent in 'deep recession' scenario

House prices could drop 30 per cent in 'deep recession' scenario

The outlook for the banks has not been as challenged since at least 2008 and risks for a credit crunch are rising, UBS analyst Jonathan Mott says.

  • by Michael Heath

Two inmates squeezed into 9sq m cells at Canberra prison

Two inmates squeezed into 9sq m cells at Canberra prison

ACT correctional service inspector Neil McAllister revealed 28 prisoners were being held in 14 single-person cells.

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy

My Health Record opt-out deadline extended after system crash

My Health Record opt-out deadline extended after system crash

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has agreed to extend the My Health Record opt-out deadline to January 31, after the system crashed again on Wednesday.

  • by Dana McCauley

Canberra's emergency water pipeline makes short debut

Canberra's emergency water pipeline makes short debut

The $141 million pipeline built to protect Canberrans from water shortages had to be turned off due to a shortage of water.

  • by Katie Burgess

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Footage of Raiders' Jack Wighton's drunken rampage tendered in court
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Footage of Raiders' Jack Wighton's drunken rampage tendered in court

CCTV footage shows the Canberra Raiders fullback attack five men and urinate in the street during 20 minutes of drunken violence.

  • by Michael Inman & David Polkinghorne
Access denied: New unit wasn't what couple expected

Access denied: New unit wasn't what couple expected

Canberra couple Peter and Pam bought an apartment off the plan at Greenway - but they were soon to be disappointed.

  • by Han Nguyen
Melania Trump publicly calls for White House aide's firing

Melania Trump publicly calls for White House aide's firing

In an extraordinary move, US first lady Melania Trump has called publicly for an adviser to be dismissed.

  • by Darlene Superville
Small businesses pay $15,500 for a TV in alleged scam

Small businesses pay $15,500 for a TV in alleged scam

Hundreds of small businesses have been trapped in an alleged scam where they pay over $400 a month for a television.

  • by Cara Waters
Australian man sentenced to death over $300m drug bust

Australian man sentenced to death over $300m drug bust

The 34-year-old and his wife were charged with attempting to smuggle half a tonne of crystal methamphetamine.

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My Health Record opt-out deadline extended after system crash

My Health Record opt-out deadline extended after system crash

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has agreed to extend the My Health Record opt-out deadline to January 31, after the system crashed again on Wednesday.

  • by Dana McCauley

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Aveo shares plunge 10 per cent on lack of guidance

Aveo shares plunge 10 per cent on lack of guidance

The "poo jogger" and a media expose into the company's business model has not helped, but a downturn in the property market has really spooked investors.

  • by Sarah Danckert

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Actress Paz de la Huerta suing Harvey Weinstein for $83 million

Actress Paz de la Huerta suing Harvey Weinstein for $83 million

She alleges the director raped her in 2010 and was instrumental in her firing from Boardwalk Empire.

Hugh Jackman surprises Andy Lee on Stephen Colbert's Late Show

Hugh Jackman surprises Andy Lee on Stephen Colbert's Late Show

"This moment right now is huge in Australia," the US talk show host quipped.

  • by Robert Moran

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A new scheme lets you earn superannuation while you shop

A new scheme lets you earn superannuation while you shop

At least 5 per cent of each dollar spent on everyday items goes directly into the members' super fund.

  • by John Collett
Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee review: catch 'em one-handed

Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee review: catch 'em one-handed

The first core Pokemon games for Switch crib from both 1998's Game Boy game and the Pokemon GO app.

  • by Tim Biggs

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Footage of Raiders Jack Wighton's drunken rampage tendered in court
Updated
Courts

Footage of Raiders Jack Wighton's drunken rampage tendered in court

CCTV footage shows the Canberra Raiders fullback attack five men and urinate in the street during 20 minutes of drunken violence.

  • by Michael Inman & David Polkinghorne
Aussie women beat NZ to reach T20 finals

Aussie women beat NZ to reach T20 finals

Australia are through to the women's World Twenty20 semi-finals as Alyssa Healy helped them to a 33-run victory over New Zealand in Guyana.

  • by Scott Bailey

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