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Wight resident Ryan Hemsley, pictured above right with John and Alison Hutchison, has praised the decision to reject two apartment complexes planned for Coombs.

'A major slap down': Government rejects plans for 335 units in Coombs

Wight resident Ryan Hemsley, pictured above right with John and Alison Hutchison, has praised the decision to reject two apartment complexes planned for Coombs.

The ACT Planning and Land Authority said the proposals were each at odds with more than a dozen planning rules.

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy

War Memorial plans to build car park at base of Mount Ainslie

Artist impressions of the planned redevelopment of the Australian War Memorial.

The memorial would use land beyond Treloar Crescent for construction workers during its expansion, and later, 118 new car park spaces.

  • by Doug Dingwall
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'Hold my Snapple': Seinfeld comes to the federal economic debate

Jerry Seinfeld's Bizarro World would understand the economic debate of federal parliament this week

Jerry Seinfeld's Bizarro World has moved - from the Upper West Side to Parliament House.

  • by Shane Wright

Taxpayer legal bill for AWU raids hits $800,000

Taxpayer legal bill for AWU raids hits $800,000

Taxpayer-funded legal bills for the Australian Worker Union raids dispute have been tallied at more than $800,000, with more expenses to be incurred as the case continues.

  • by Dana McCauley

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Nick Parkinson hopes to open a rooftop bar at 50 Bunda Street by the time next summer rolls around.

'An under-utilised space': The plan to bring a rooftop bar to the centre of Civic

Family plans new venues to bring life to Canberra's underused city centre.

  • by Monty Jacka
Fold

Samsung unveils five phones, including a folding model

Galaxy Fold and Galaxy S10 5G will be launching a few months after the rest of the S10 crew.

  • by Tim Biggs
Westpac branch on King William St in Adelaide, Monday, February 18, 2019. (AAP Image/Kelly Barnes) NO ARCHIVING

Westpac faces class action in wake of royal commission

Westpac is facing the first class action against a major bank in the wake of the Hayne royal commission.

  • by Clancy Yeates
Breaking
Jobs

Year starts with a surge in full-time jobs across country

But the jobless rate has remained steady at 5 per cent, despite the big lift in full time employment.

  • by Shane Wright
Two-year-old boy allegedly left in Yass bus for six hours

Two-year-old boy allegedly left in Yass bus for six hours

Police are conducting inquiries after a two-year-old child was found in a bus.

  • by Jasper Lindell and Emily Barton
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Australia’s ‘secondary’ cities are likely to see prices stagnate in 2019

Australia’s ‘secondary’ cities are likely to see prices stagnate in 2019

After seeing solid price growth in recent years, many of Australia’s ‘secondary’ cities are likely to see prices stagnate

  • by Trent Wiltshire
Gone solar? What you need to do to get your money's worth

Gone solar? What you need to do to get your money's worth

It's a long-term investment with a long-term pay-off - both for your hip pocket, and the environment. But how long will your panels last?

  • by Nicole Frost

Business

Plenty of life left in China.

The world's most innovative company is a Chinese super app

 It's not the news Donald Trump's China-hawks would want to hear in the bruising trade wars negotiation.

  • by Kirsty Needham

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Entertainment

Deb Knight and Georgie Gardner on the "new-look Today".

'False, reckless, defamatory': Nine slams Georgie Gardner 'ice maiden' report

Nine's director of news and current affairs vehemently denied claims made about Gardner in Thursday's Daily Telegraph.

  • by Amy Croffey
Gwyneth Paltrow has hit back after being sued in a 2016 ski crash.

Skier sued me to exploit my fame and wealth, says Gwyneth Paltrow

The actress has filed a counter claim, seeking "symbolic damages" of $1 from a man who sued her over a ski crash in 2016.

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Ailsa Bay.

Is this the most delicious peated whisky you can buy?

Scottish distiller William Grant & Sons brings a true representation of wood smoke to their dram.

  • by James Atkinson
Crackdown 3

Crackdown 3 review: brawn 'n' yawn

Bringing decade-old design sensibilities and not much else to the table, Crackdown 3 feels like a missed opportunity.

  • by Tim Biggs

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Sport

Chance Peni will get his shot at Super Rugby again.

Second chance: Peni gets Super Rugby recall for Brumbies v Chiefs

The Brumbies have three new faces for the clash at Canberra Stadium, with Chance Peni getting an opportunity to relaunch his career.

  • by Chris Dutton
Hit Tuross Lake next month for the inaugural Tuross Challenge Fishing Tournament.

Gone fishing: Googong Dam stocked with fish for summer run

Googong Dam used to be out in the sticks, but the suburb's growth hasn't affected the fishing.

  • by Ben Caddaye

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