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Emily Baker is a reporter for the Sunday Canberra Times. She previously reported on education for The Canberra Times.

How this 1.8 tonne bell divided a town

How this 1.8 tonne bell divided a town

Nimmitabel is pinning its hopes on a 1.8 tonne bronze bell, shipped direct from New York.

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Ivy tries ice skating for the first time at Wintervention festival

Ivy tries ice skating for the first time at Wintervention festival

The City Renewal Authority's Wintervention festival kicked off in earnest Friday night.

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DFAT rules officials' employees must have Australian bank accounts
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DFAT rules officials' employees must have Australian bank accounts

The foreign affairs department has tightened the rules for foreign diplomats living in Australia after revelations of exploitation in some residences.

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Almost 220 dog attacks in horror five months for ACT

Almost 220 dog attacks in horror five months for ACT

New figures show 80 dogs were seized by Domestic Animal Services between January and May 23.

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Serial offender: Canberra's most notorious parkers revealed

Serial offender: Canberra's most notorious parkers revealed

One driver has racked up more than $15,000 in parking fines in a single year.

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'Let us have one relief': TGA moves to restrict sale of poppers

'Let us have one relief': TGA moves to restrict sale of poppers

The Therapeutic Goods Administration is considering changing the scheduling of alkyl nitrites, commonly known as poppers, in a move opposed by gay activists.

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'It doesn’t take much to be kind': Charnwood mum praises stranger's generosity

'It doesn’t take much to be kind': Charnwood mum praises stranger's generosity

Fiona Crispin's card declined at Woolworths on Tuesday. She was panicking - until Hamish Flanagan stepped in.

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Special needs school transport for autistic boy refused

Special needs school transport for autistic boy refused

Some families were knocked back because their child's school was in their priority enrollment area, and others because it was too far away.

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Report details abuse of forced marriage victims living in Australia

Report details abuse of forced marriage victims living in Australia

Victims detailed shocking instances of abuse. One girl was forced to marry a man when she was 14 having fallen pregnant to him after he raped her.

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Teachers' views of gender under microscope in gender equity quest

Teachers' views of gender under microscope in gender equity quest

The ACT government has commissioned a suite of research as it works to make Canberra the nation's most equitable jurisdiction.

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Textas, scissors and Clag: Canberrans DIY their own parking tickets

Textas, scissors and Clag: Canberrans DIY their own parking tickets

Some Canberra drivers have demonstrated their artistic flair (or lack thereof) by crafting their own parking tickets.

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