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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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Canberra's top 20 restaurants for 2018

Canberra's top 20 restaurants for 2018

To round out the year, the Canberra Good Food team has put together our top 20 restaurants of 2018. We’ve been game enough to put them in order this year. Waiting for the angry emails now. Where did we get it wrong?

  • by Karen Hardy, Kirsten Lawson, Jill Hogan & Natasha Shan
Riverview says bureaucracy getting in way of parkland and street trees

Riverview says bureaucracy getting in way of parkland and street trees

Developers of the new Ginninderry housing area urge mature street streets and more green space. They also want to charge a $100-a year environmental fee.

  • by Kirsten Lawson
The block was sold for no more than 44 units. Now the DA is for 212

The block was sold for no more than 44 units. Now the DA is for 212

Residents concerned the Molonglo Valley will go the way of high-rise Gungahlin.

  • by Han Nguyen & Kirsten Lawson
Canberra property owners sitting pretty on stage two light rail route

Canberra property owners sitting pretty on stage two light rail route

Building owners have much to gain from a favourable alignment of light rail, with an immediate boost in property prices.

  • by Kirsten Lawson
Restaurant review: Pialligo Estate Garden Pavilions

Restaurant review: Pialligo Estate Garden Pavilions

Every time I come here I'm struck by the sheer ambition of the place, the grandness, the money it must have cost.

  • by Kirsten Lawson
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Only 2.4 per cent of houses in Canberra are under $400,000: report

Only 2.4 per cent of houses in Canberra are under $400,000: report

The number has slumped over the past five years, leaving first home buyers like Amouri Strydom struggling to buy a house.

  • by Han Nguyen & Kirsten Lawson
Clubs to get cash, discounts for each pokies licence they surrender

Clubs to get cash, discounts for each pokies licence they surrender

It's part of a new plan to reduce the number of gaming machines in the city to 4000.

  • by Katie Burgess & Kirsten Lawson
Restaurant review: Enjoy the food and bustling energy at Agostini's

Restaurant review: Enjoy the food and bustling energy at Agostini's

Agostini's makes a big effort to be upbeat and make you feel you're out for a fun evening.

  • by Kirsten Lawson
Parliament House architect says tram should be wire-free to Adelaide Ave

Parliament House architect says tram should be wire-free to Adelaide Ave

The National Capital Authority says it is still waiting for detailed plans on stage 2 of the project.

  • by Kirsten Lawson
Cotter farm goes under the hammer after Fluffy asbestos demolition

Cotter farm goes under the hammer after Fluffy asbestos demolition

Farmers recall sand in the petrol tank, snakes in the water.

  • by Kirsten Lawson