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Canberra Now: Our $1b dodgy building bill; and new cemeteries dead space

Canberra Now: Our $1b dodgy building bill; and new cemeteries dead space

Plus, Canberra is the city most at risk of an earthquake.

  • by Han Nguyen

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Plans for future Woden community centre
Canberra

Plans for future Woden community centre

The centre will hopefully cater to the need for more space for community activities.

  • by Han Nguyen
A toad of a problem
Opinion
Letters

A toad of a problem

We should all be alarmed at the news that cane toads have been caught in Campbell.

Canberra is the capital city most at risk of an earthquake
Earthquake

Canberra is the capital city most at risk of an earthquake

Canberra is the capital city most at risk of an earthquake, due to its proximity to one of the country's busiest faults at Lake George.

  • by Sally Pryor
Ian Kiernan was a great Australian, we need a lot more like him
Opinion
Editorial

Ian Kiernan was a great Australian, we need a lot more like him

NSW Transport Minister Andrew Constance will be explaining why he named a new Sydney ferry "Ferry McFerryface" rather than after Ian Kiernan forever.

  • by The Canberra Times
Vikings Group launches new dedicated support room
Real life

Vikings Group launches new dedicated support room

Lifeline Canberra CEO Carrie Leeson: “This room will provide a quiet and anonymous space for individuals to seek help when struggling".

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Handmade Canberra Market celebrates 10th birthday this weekend
Canberra life

Handmade Canberra Market celebrates 10th birthday this weekend

The first Handmade Canberra Market was held in the Albert Hall on November 22, 2008.

  • by Megan Doherty
'Mum, I can't reach!': Canberra invention could save parents' sanity
Innovation

'Mum, I can't reach!': Canberra invention could save parents' sanity

Consider this: we train our children to use the toilet on their own, only to have to turn the bathroom light on for them.

  • by Bree Winchester
$1 billion: The high price of dodgy building work in the ACT
Construction

$1 billion: The high price of dodgy building work in the ACT

A key lobby group says ACT government inaction on building regulation has caused "significant" financial and emotional stress for the community.

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy
A riesling resurgence up to the challenge

A riesling resurgence up to the challenge

The Canberra International Riesling Challenge has received a record number of entries, with 567 wines up for tasting.

  • by Karen Hardy
Ombudsman reveals failings in ACT's response to reportable conduct
Education

Ombudsman reveals failings in ACT's response to reportable conduct

A teacher accused of inappropriate behaviour towards a student sparked the first investigation by the ombudsman into the territory's reportable conduct scheme.

  • by Sherryn Groch