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Blake Foden is a reporter at The Canberra Times. He has worked as a journalist in Australia, New Zealand and the UK, and joined the Times in March 2018.

NSW government halts proposed wild dog changes after farmers' outrage

NSW government halts proposed wild dog changes after farmers' outrage

Farmers south of Canberra say the plan would have made them collateral damage and threatened the viability of small animal production.

  • by Blake Foden

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ACT government investigating potential for water trading

ACT government investigating potential for water trading

The government is spending $120,000 to see if it can contribute 15 gigalitres to the Murray-Darling Basin water recovery program.

  • by Blake Foden
The unexpected benefits of Canberra's extremely dry, cold weather

The unexpected benefits of Canberra's extremely dry, cold weather

The National Arboretum boss' take on the acres of dead or dying grass at the popular tourist attraction is somewhat surprising.

  • by Blake Foden
'We desperately need rain': Farmers' fears as ACT battles the big dry

'We desperately need rain': Farmers' fears as ACT battles the big dry

Rainfall over the last four months is at a 14-year low, and farmers say unless it improves drastically, "everyone's in the poo".

  • by Blake Foden
Police launch appeal after brawl between suspected bikies

Police launch appeal after brawl between suspected bikies

Police believe a fight involving six men in Tuggeranong is the result of ongoing tensions between criminal gangs.

  • by Blake Foden
Canberra Hospital shooting accused denies attempted murder charges
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Canberra Hospital shooting accused denies attempted murder charges

James William Shearer was under police guard when he allegedly stole an officer's gun and fired it inside Canberra Hospital.

  • by Alexandra Back & Blake Foden
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Three dead after fiery crash south of Canberra

Three dead after fiery crash south of Canberra

Police say it is "absolutely astounding" a young boy survived a fiery crash south of Canberra that left three people dead.

  • by Rachel Clun & Blake Foden
Man taken to hospital after four-car crash in Fyshwick

Man taken to hospital after four-car crash in Fyshwick

The man, in his 50s, was taken to hospital in a stable condition after a crash that left four cars damaged.

  • by Blake Foden
Police believe they know who is responsible for bikie-linked shootings

Police believe they know who is responsible for bikie-linked shootings

The ACT's chief police officer says investigators are confident they know who's behind shootings in Ngunnawal and Calwell.

  • by Blake Foden
Foreign plants, animals can 'surf' to Antarctica: ANU scientists

Foreign plants, animals can 'surf' to Antarctica: ANU scientists

Canberra scientists have found worrying evidence that Antarctica is not as isolated from the rest of the world as previously believed

  • by Blake Foden
Socks, social media and a family trade that goes back 10 generations

Socks, social media and a family trade that goes back 10 generations

A Crookwell woman traced her family's sock-making heritage back to as early as 1730.

  • by Blake Foden