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National Capital Authority quashes Spilt Milk pill testing

National Capital Authority quashes Spilt Milk pill testing

The National Capital Authority has said it will not allow pill testing to go ahead at the upcoming Spilt Milk music festival.

  • by Katie Burgess

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Health Minister dismisses calls for board of inquiry
Health

Health Minister dismisses calls for board of inquiry

Ms Fitzharris said the AMA's call for a board of inquiry was "sudden" and, in the absence of criminal allegations or harm to people, unwarranted.

  • by Daniella White
ACT praised for not restricting dog breeds
Animals

ACT praised for not restricting dog breeds

Unlike other jurisdictions, the ACT does not impose restrictions on dogs based on their breed.

  • by Daniella White
Labor ministers consider supporting push to legalise cannabis
Drugs

Labor ministers consider supporting push to legalise cannabis

Labor ministers are considering a push from their backbench to legalise cannabis for personal use in Canberra.

  • by Katie Burgess
When neighbours go to war over extensions
Planning and development

When neighbours go to war over extensions

Ruth Cully is not an architect or draftsman but has spent thousands of dollars fighting an extension to her neighbour's property.

  • by Katie Burgess
Corkhill Brothers set to make $139 million on Ginninderry project
ACT government

Corkhill Brothers set to make $139 million on Ginninderry project

The Corkhill Brothers group stands to make at least $139 million on its crossborder land venture with the ACT government.

  • by Katie Burgess
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More doctors call for public grilling of health bosses
Healthcare

More doctors call for public grilling of health bosses

Three doctors' groups agree nothing short of the territory's equivalent of a royal commission will address the deep-seated problems in the ACT health system. 

  • by Katie Burgess
New Labor bill would make using and growing cannabis legal in Canberra
Drugs

New Labor bill would make using and growing cannabis legal in Canberra

The private members bill would remove cannabis possession of less than than 50g by an adult as an offence and therefore legalise it.

  • by Katie Burgess
With friends like these Scott Morrison doesn't need enemies
Opinion
Editorial

With friends like these Scott Morrison doesn't need enemies

With friends like Malcolm Turnbull, Julie Bishop and John Howard, Scott Morrison certainly doesn't need any enemies. 

  • by The Canberra Times
Should illegal developments be approved retrospectively?
Planning and development

Should illegal developments be approved retrospectively?

Community councils say if they are, it should come at a price.

  • by Katie Burgess
ACT, NT speakers petition senate for equal rights amid talk of statehood
Euthanasia

ACT, NT speakers petition senate for equal rights amid talk of statehood

"Why is it that those numpties in the Senate think it’s okay?" asked NT speaker Kezia Purick on the question of Commonwealth interference on euthanasia.

  • by Katie Burgess