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ClubsACT, Trades Hall Building Limited and United Firefighters Union fined for overspending in ACT election

ClubsACT, Trades Hall Building Limited and United Firefighters Union fined for overspending in ACT election

The ACT electoral commission has fined three third-party campaigners for exceeding the electoral expenditure cap in the 2016 territory election.

  • by Georgina Connery

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India trade progress difficult despite goodwill for Narendra Modi's visit

India trade progress difficult despite goodwill for Narendra Modi's visit

An Indian trade official has warned Australia not to get too optimistic about signing new deals with the sub-continental giant.

  • by Mark Kenny, National Affairs Editor
We'll drink to that! Celebrations aplenty including a "shoey'' as ACT beats NSW in the best tasting water stakes
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We'll drink to that! Celebrations aplenty including a "shoey'' as ACT beats NSW in the best tasting water stakes

What else are you going to do when the ACT proves it has better tasting water than NSW? Do a "shoey''!

  • by Megan Doherty
Westside container village should be reused rather than dumped, structural engineer Ken Murtagh pleads

Westside container village should be reused rather than dumped, structural engineer Ken Murtagh pleads

Village compromised from the start by speed and money, says structural engineer.

  • by Kirsten Lawson
ACT Greens members complain about party's culture of secrecy and concentration of power

ACT Greens members complain about party's culture of secrecy and concentration of power

Three 'critical and serious incidents' mar Greens election campaign and erode party trust and morale.

  • by Kirsten Lawson
Meet the new ACT Legislative Assembly Members who won seats in 2016 election

Meet the new ACT Legislative Assembly Members who won seats in 2016 election

The Legislative Assembly expanded from 17 to 25 members at last year's election. That means there are a lot of new faces to get to know. Katie Burgess has profiled all 12 new faces (including the Greens' Caroline Le Couteur, who is a returning face after missing out at the previous election).

  • by Katie Burgess
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Former Brumbies star Adam Ashley-Cooper found inspiration for tea line in Canberra

Former Brumbies star Adam Ashley-Cooper found inspiration for tea line in Canberra

Canberra was the inspiration by a new line of tea from one of the city's rugby stars.

  • by Megan Doherty
New Reserve Bank research says election wins make us spend up on cars

New Reserve Bank research says election wins make us spend up on cars

Coalition voters spent up big on cars after Tony Abbott's 2013 win.

  • by Peter Martin
ACT political parties received their biggest ever payout of public funding after October election

ACT political parties received their biggest ever payout of public funding after October election

ACT political parties received their biggest ever payout of public funding after October election, more than four times the $400,000 paid out after 2012 election

  • by Kirsten Lawson
Richard Roxburgh helps celebrate 20th anniversary of the Canberra International Film Festival
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Richard Roxburgh helps celebrate 20th anniversary of the Canberra International Film Festival

Richard Roxburgh, actor and one-time economics student at the ANU, helps the Canberra international Film Festival celebrate its 20th birthday and reminisces about his uni days in the national capital.

  • by Megan Doherty
Thursday marks departure of the 100th international Singapore Airlines flight from Canberra to Singapore

Thursday marks departure of the 100th international Singapore Airlines flight from Canberra to Singapore

A new milestone for Canberra is expected to reached on Thursday, with the departure of the 100th international Singapore Airlines flight to Singapore.