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

Canberra casino sent back to drawing board over expansion
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Canberra casino sent back to drawing board over expansion

The ACT government says the multi-million dollar expansion cannot proceed in its "current form".

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy, Kirsten Lawson & Katie Burgess

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Greens concerned about building on community land in infill push

Greens concerned about building on community land in infill push

Upcoming review of concessionally-leased land across Canberra should not focus on turning community spaces into more housing, Greens warn.

  • by Katie Burgess
How much will it cost to catch light rail in Canberra?

How much will it cost to catch light rail in Canberra?

The 2019 public transport fares have been released and for the first time light rail ticket prices are included.

  • by Katie Burgess
Canberra Liberal quits party after allegedly making Nazi signal

Canberra Liberal quits party after allegedly making Nazi signal

The former ACT Legislative Assembly staffer quit before a preliminary investigation into his conduct was finalised.

  • by Katie Burgess
There will be no household limit on number of legal cannabis plants

There will be no household limit on number of legal cannabis plants

While individuals will be able to legally cultivate four plants when Michael Pettersson's cannabis bill passes, there is no limit on the total number of plants per household.

  • by Katie Burgess
The Green Herring Restaurant to close in Gungahlin over lease issues

The Green Herring Restaurant to close in Gungahlin over lease issues

The future of one of Canberra's most iconic restaurants is unclear.

  • by Katie Burgess & Han Nguyen
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Why you can no longer enter into a civil union in Canberra

Why you can no longer enter into a civil union in Canberra

The ACT's civil union laws have been superseded by the Commonwealth parliament's legalisation of same-sex marriage.

  • by Katie Burgess
ACT government reviewing concessional leases as part of infill push

ACT government reviewing concessional leases as part of infill push

The review is part of a new planning strategy as the ACT's population climbs to a predicted 589,000 by 2041.

  • by Katie Burgess
Barton and State Circle options to be referred to Environment Minister

Barton and State Circle options to be referred to Environment Minister

The ACT government will keep both light rail routes to Woden alive while waiting for a response from the Commonwealth on how to get the project approved.

  • by Katie Burgess
Light rail 'crash' part of safety testing
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Light rail 'crash' part of safety testing

Canberra Metro is conducting a series of staged accidents involving the light rail on Thursday.

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy & Katie Burgess
Having a granny flat made you eligible for this ACT planning loophole

Having a granny flat made you eligible for this ACT planning loophole

But the anomaly - which allowed houses with granny flats to be redeveloped into townhouses with fewer restrictions - will soon be closed.

  • by Katie Burgess