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Leigh’s emotive language masks irrational tax policies
Opinion
Letters

Leigh’s emotive language masks irrational tax policies

Can Andrew Leigh explain how money taxed at a low rate became tax-free a few sentences later?

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NCA to develop policy for Canberra's treescapes
Canberra

NCA to develop policy for Canberra's treescapes

Canberra's historic trees will reach the end of their lives soon, and the National Capital Authority wants help to develop a policy to manage them.

  • by Sally Pryor
How an accountant named John made all the difference to Pavana's life
Canberra life

How an accountant named John made all the difference to Pavana's life

The greatest gift of all is that she is now at a place where she feels no different to any other young person looking ahead to their future.

  • by Megan Doherty
New Fyshwick centre to help treat Canberra's injured wildlife
Wildlife

New Fyshwick centre to help treat Canberra's injured wildlife

Volunteers have blamed the rise in the number of wombats brought to ACT Wildlife on the hotter climate and Canberra's building boom.

  • by Finbar O'Mallon
Suzanne swapped her scrubs for a Glock in bid to solve problems early
Crime

Suzanne swapped her scrubs for a Glock in bid to solve problems early

As the latest police recruiting drive nears an end, two officers tell their stories about why they joined up.

  • by Peter Brewer
Two exhibitions - one looking back, the other forward
Art reviews

Two exhibitions - one looking back, the other forward

Julie Ryder's The Hidden Sex examines the exclusion of women from science in the 19th century while Emerging Contemporaries has varied and assured work.

  • by Kerry-Anne Cousins
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Trucks and fill set neighbours at odds in NSW sleepy hollows
Planning and development

Trucks and fill set neighbours at odds in NSW sleepy hollows

Canberra fill heading across the border into NSW has heightened tensions, with Wallaroo Road the latest flashpoint in neighbourhood disputes.

  • by Peter Brewer
'Understaffed' ACT govt can't police building quality: housing group
Planning and development

'Understaffed' ACT govt can't police building quality: housing group

The Housing Industry Association has called for a "serious investment" in the government's building regulatory branch.

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy
The Canberra woman changing the world, garment by garment
Fashion retail

The Canberra woman changing the world, garment by garment

Pure Pod has also been selected to feature at Melbourne Fashion Week, in a show called 'Identity'.

  • by Bree Element
Former Navy trio sentenced over defence force fraud
Courts

Former Navy trio sentenced over defence force fraud

Three former members of the Royal Australian Navy have avoided jail time after defrauding the defence force of more than $120,000.

  • by Alexandra Back
Person rescued at Ginninderra Falls
Fire & Rescue

Person rescued at Ginninderra Falls

Specialist vertical rescue firefighters were called to Ginninderra Falls on Sunday night after a person fell and was injured.