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Katie Burgess is a reporter for the Canberra Times, covering ACT politics.

There's one group of residents keen for a recycling plant at Fyshwick

There's one group of residents keen for a recycling plant at Fyshwick

People living in Macarthur have complained about the smell from the Mugga Lane tip for years.

  • by Katie Burgess

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Report me or apologise: Greg Ellis' ultimatum to the Auditor-General

Report me or apologise: Greg Ellis' ultimatum to the Auditor-General

Plus Andrew Barr (via a spokesman) explains why the government wanted to sell the Tradies car park quickly.

  • by Katie Burgess
How Floriade managed to blow its budget by $1.2 million last year
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How Floriade managed to blow its budget by $1.2 million last year

It's also not the first time Canberra's flagship event has run over its budget.

  • by Katie Burgess
Dickson land swap negotiator breaks his silence
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Dickson land swap negotiator breaks his silence

Greg Ellis speaks out to protect his reputation, saying he negotiated the best deal he could.

  • by Kirsten Lawson, Katie Burgess & Daniel Burdon
How the Dickson land swap nearly didn’t happen
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How the Dickson land swap nearly didn’t happen

Conditions placed on the block meant the sale was hamstrung from the get-go, insider claims.

  • by Daniel Burdon & Katie Burgess
Clubs could lose control over community contributions

Clubs could lose control over community contributions

The government has proposed an overhaul of the scheme, which could see all community contributions rolled into one pool and distributed via grants.

  • by Katie Burgess
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Forcing priests to report abuse not a breach of human rights: Watchirs

Forcing priests to report abuse not a breach of human rights: Watchirs

Under the territory's expanded reportable conduct scheme, priests in Canberra will be required to report child abuse to the ACT Ombudsman.

  • by Katie Burgess
New public transport network 'discourages' current users

New public transport network 'discourages' current users

The new network is designed to make people want to catch public transport. Instead, it's making these seasoned commuters reconsider it.

  • by Katie Burgess
The program giving Indigenous families more power

The program giving Indigenous families more power

It's the idea that could give Indigenous families in Canberra more say over their future.

  • by Katie Burgess
Palliative care resources 'distressingly low' in Canberra

Palliative care resources 'distressingly low' in Canberra

Staff at Clare Holland House are also under pressure to push dying patients in and out as quickly as possible.

  • by Katie Burgess
ACT wouldn't rush through euthanasia laws, if Andrews Bill scrapped

ACT wouldn't rush through euthanasia laws, if Andrews Bill scrapped

Attorney-General Gordon Ramsay has hit out at claims the ACT would rush to legalise assisted dying, if restrictions were eased.

  • by Katie Burgess