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Five secrets hidden beneath Canberra, but how many are true?

Five secrets hidden beneath Canberra, but how many are true?

The rumours of a labyrinth of secret tunnels running from Old Parliament House might be well known, but did you know Civic has buried public art?

  • by Tim the Yowie Man

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Cosmetics chain Lush admits to underpaying staff

Cosmetics chain Lush admits to underpaying staff

The cosmetics giant has launched a national back-pay scheme valued at $2 million.

  • by Nick Toscano
'You've got to get me out of here': Prisoner's whispered plea for help

'You've got to get me out of here': Prisoner's whispered plea for help

A Canberra prisoner allegedly choked his cellmate with handcuffs before breaking the neck of a guard trying to stop the attack.

  • by Alexandra Back
Domino’s Pizza boss in the dough with $36.8m payday

Domino’s Pizza boss in the dough with $36.8m payday

Don Meij was the highest-paid top 100 CEO with a pay packet more than 400 times the full-time average wage.

  • by Nassim Khadem
'Treasonous': Trump-Putin summit leaves US leaders aghast

'Treasonous': Trump-Putin summit leaves US leaders aghast

Former CIA director John Brennan led a barrage of criticism of Trump's performance, saying the President betrayed his country.

  • by Matthew Knott
Passive savers hit as banks slice rates on deposits

Passive savers hit as banks slice rates on deposits

Over the past two weeks, CBA and Westpac cut 0.3 percentage points off what they'll pay customers for their savings to a miserable 0.5 per cent.

  • by Clancy Yeates
Musk is his own worst enemy and Tesla pays the price again

Musk is his own worst enemy and Tesla pays the price again

Elon Musk can't follow his own advice - and his latest Twitter faux pas has cost him and Tesla.

  • by Esha Dey
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Opinion & Perspectives

Bike share scheme needs a cautious approach

Given the patchy record of public bicycle sharing schemes in other cities, Canberra needs to exercise a high degree of caution in going down this path. 

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    The middle ground: One for mum, one for dad and one for a decent society

    Middle children have skills we need, but big families are out of fashion and middle children are becoming rarer.

    Jenna Price

      Why I'm opting out of the digital health record

      The government record will benefit some, sure. But the privacy risks far outweigh the benefits for most.

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        Politics

        'Cowboy culture': Department of Agriculture's costly live export legal bungle

        'Cowboy culture': Department of Agriculture's costly live export legal bungle

        A new revelation poses serious questions about the department's ability to regulate the controversial trade.

        • by Latika Bourke

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        Business

        RBA 'monitoring' household debt as trade tensions escalate

        RBA 'monitoring' household debt as trade tensions escalate

        Australia's property obsession has driven our household debt to among the highest in the developed world.

        • by Eryk Bagshaw

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        Entertainment

        The Crown offers first glimpse of Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II

        The Crown offers first glimpse of Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II

        Season three will usher in a fresh cast, with Colman replacing Claire Foy, the star of seasons one and two.

        • by Broede Carmody
        Axed newsreader to work alongside his replacement

        Axed newsreader to work alongside his replacement

        Stephen Quartermain was bumped for Jennifer Keyte - but remains part of Ten's evening bulletin.

        • by Michael Lallo

        Lifestyle

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        Smarter living

        Tax trap if it takes too long to sort out an estate

        Tax trap if it takes too long to sort out an estate

        Personal finance expert George Cochrane answers your questions.

        • by George Cochrane
        3D-printed fins to transform surfing

        3D-printed fins to transform surfing

        The 'Crinkle Cut' fin came out on top in tests of 3D-printed surfboard fins developed by University of Wollongong researchers.

        • by Maddison Leach

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        Sport

        Raiders captain Jarrod Croker ruled out for rest of NRL season

        Raiders captain Jarrod Croker ruled out for rest of NRL season

        Canberra Raiders captain Jarrod Croker will need surgery on his knee, ruling him out for the rest of the NRL season.

        • by David Polkinghorne
        Siliva Havili has no clue where he'd be without the Raiders

        Siliva Havili has no clue where he'd be without the Raiders

        A sliding doors moment saw the Tongan international shelve his podiatry degree.

        • by Caden Helmers