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Emily Baker is a reporter for The Canberra Times

SHOUT's future secured for another four years
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SHOUT's future secured for another four years

After almost closing last year, Self Help Organisations United Together has been handed more certainty than it's had in "many, many years".

  • by Emily Baker

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Chabad ACT applies to run Canberra's first Jewish school

Chabad ACT applies to run Canberra's first Jewish school

More than 640 Canberrans identified as Jewish in the most recent Census. Now, there could be a Jewish school.

  • by Emily Baker
Women's health experts call for consistent abortion laws

Women's health experts call for consistent abortion laws

A women's health report released on Mother's Day has called for urgent action.

  • by Emily Baker
Ex-prisoners with disability struggling to access essential services

Ex-prisoners with disability struggling to access essential services

A mental health service provider has called on the community sector to open its mind to supporting former prisoners.

  • by Emily Baker
Education, Catholic systems yet to sign off on education reforms

Education, Catholic systems yet to sign off on education reforms

About three years after an expert panel called for urgent changes to Canberra's education system, two systems are yet to implement recommended changes.

  • by Emily Baker
ACCC raps the knuckles of 700 businesses charging too much for eftpos

ACCC raps the knuckles of 700 businesses charging too much for eftpos

All businesses have been banned from charging excess payment fees since August last year. But are they following the rules?

  • by Emily Baker
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Sweeping changes proposed for 'restrictive' sex work laws
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Sweeping changes proposed for 'restrictive' sex work laws

Reforms to the ACT's decades-old sex work laws could allow sex workers with sexually transmitted infections to provide commercial sex services.

  • by Emily Baker & Michael Inman
Motorists put on notice as new devices measure distance from cyclists

Motorists put on notice as new devices measure distance from cyclists

A four-week trial will measure drivers' adherence to the "metre matters" rule.

  • by Emily Baker
NDIS applications delayed for prisoners with disability: HRC

NDIS applications delayed for prisoners with disability: HRC

Canberra advocacy groups and the ACT Human Rights Commission says prisoners with disability are facing delays in the processing of their NDIS applications.

  • by Emily Baker
Many Canberrans don't understand kilojoules and calories

Many Canberrans don't understand kilojoules and calories

A review found that while most businesses comply with laws requiring them to display the kilojoule content of menu items, customers don't know what it means.

  • by Emily Baker
Housing and job market boost ACT in State of the States report

Housing and job market boost ACT in State of the States report

The ACT has remained in third place in the latest CommSec State of the States report.

  • by Emily Baker