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Scott Hannaford is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Fatal attack: What made a loyal dog turn on its owner?

Fatal attack: What made a loyal dog turn on its owner?

A perfect storm of seemingly random events and a phenomenon known as trigger stacking may have pushed a loyal dog to turn on its owner.

  • by Scott Hannaford

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Cyclists call for separation of walkers and bikes on busy paths

Cyclists call for separation of walkers and bikes on busy paths

Pedal Power has identified several locations where it says pedestrians and cyclists just don't mix. It's also looking for some changes to on-road cycleways.

  • by Scott Hannaford
Most Canberrans live too far from tram or rapid bus stops

Most Canberrans live too far from tram or rapid bus stops

An independent analysis of Canberra's proposed new rapid bus and light rail network casts doubt on the number of residents who will be within walking distance of a stop.

  • by Scott Hannaford
Reardon sets sights on a new goal - saving lives

Reardon sets sights on a new goal - saving lives

Paralympic champion Scott Reardon says losing two friends to suicide has been a bigger challenge to overcome than losing a leg.

  • by Scott Hannaford
Airport chaos looms as CPSU threatens strike action by Immigration and Border Protection staff

Airport chaos looms as CPSU threatens strike action by Immigration and Border Protection staff

The action is in protest over the continuing enterprise bargaining deadlock which has dragged on for nearly three years.

  • by Scott Hannaford
Government reconsiders lowering Parkes Way, looks for new site for city pool

Government reconsiders lowering Parkes Way, looks for new site for city pool

Government reconsiders lowering Parkes Way, looks for new site for city pool.

  • by Kirsten Lawson and Scott Hannaford
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Group pushes for Canberra cannabis dispensary

Group pushes for Canberra cannabis dispensary

Supporters of cannabis for medicinal use are pushing forward with plans to establish a dispensary in the ACT.

  • by Scott Hannaford
Cotter Hub project to help Cotter pub to rise from the ashes

Cotter Hub project to help Cotter pub to rise from the ashes

With its huge stone fireplace and reputation for lively gatherings, the Cotter Pub was a cherished landmark for a generation of Canberrans before it was destroyed by fire in 2003. Now a community group is working on a plan to bring the area back to life.

  • by Scott Hannaford
There's a culture problem on our roads, and both sides are to blame

There's a culture problem on our roads, and both sides are to blame

THWACK! My front wheel was veering towards the verge, the right side of my face was pounding like I had just been hit with a baseball bat, and for some strange reason there was now what appeared to be orange juice mixing with the blood coming out of my split lip.

  • by Scott Hannaford
Union claims ACT school cleaners underpaid and placed at risk

Union claims ACT school cleaners underpaid and placed at risk

The union representing cleaners at ACT public schools has called on Education Minister Joy Burch to terminate the contracts of two companies it claims have underpaid staff, exposed them to unsafe working conditions and pressured them into signing contracts they did not understand.

  • by Scott Hannaford
Violence, lack of housing and family breakdown leaving young Canberrans homeless

Violence, lack of housing and family breakdown leaving young Canberrans homeless

An estimated 40 per cent of homeless Canberrans are younger than 25. For many, family breakdown forces them out of their homes and into a life of couch surfing, drugs and destitution.

  • by Scott Hannaford