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Canberra university students once snuck an elephant onto campus

Canberra university students once snuck an elephant onto campus

Forty-five years after he graduated, Mike Salloom is about to do it all over again.

  • by Sherryn Groch

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Jail inmate suffered punctured lung in jailhouse attack, court hears
Courts

Jail inmate suffered punctured lung in jailhouse attack, court hears

A Canberra jail inmate was hospitalised with 36 individual injuries, including a collapsed lung and fractured ribs and facial bones, after a savage prison bashing last year.

  • by Michael Inman
Informant denies naming Colin Winchester in mafia dealings
David Eastman

Informant denies naming Colin Winchester in mafia dealings

A former police informant says he never mentioned the name Colin Winchester to cannabis growers who believed they were acting under some kind of protection, the David Eastman trial heard Monday.

  • by Alexandra Back
Fashfest is back in 2018 but things are very, very different
Style

Fashfest is back in 2018 but things are very, very different

The festival has downsized from one big conference centre to three "venues of cultural and historic significance".

  • by Bree Winchester
Baseball bat attacker seemed 'really out of it' when hitting students
Crime

Baseball bat attacker seemed 'really out of it' when hitting students

A court has been played triple-0 call recordings of mayhem as ANU baseball bat attacker Alex Ophel assaulted students

  • by Sally Pryor
Endurance cyclist Mike Hall 'difficult to see' before fatal collision
Inquest

Endurance cyclist Mike Hall 'difficult to see' before fatal collision

An inquest into the death of British cyclist Mike Hall outside Canberra has heard he was wearing dark clothing and was hard to see.

  • by Sally Pryor
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There's elegant, eye-catching work in this year's Hindmarsh Prize
Opinion
Art reviews

There's elegant, eye-catching work in this year's Hindmarsh Prize

There are more works on panels and fewer three-dimensional objects this year.

  • by Kerry-Anne Cousin
Two charged after jewellery, credit cards, keys recovered
Crime

Two charged after jewellery, credit cards, keys recovered

A man and woman have been charged following an alleged Bonython break-in and Mawson burglary.

Canberra Now: Golden Grille's $5m makeover & Tuggeranong pond concerns
Canberra

Canberra Now: Golden Grille's $5m makeover & Tuggeranong pond concerns

Plus all the colour from The Canberra Times Fun Run.

  • by Han Nguyen
Putting health claims into perspective
Opinion
Letters

Putting health claims into perspective

Somewhere between facts and scare campaigns lies the truth. But the irony about Mr Barr's claims is twofold.

Are you bushfire ready?
Bushfire

Are you bushfire ready?

20,000 ACT homes are in the bushfire-prone area.

  • by Han Nguyen