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WorkSafe ACT shuts down Hume recycling centre over fire hazards
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Canberra

WorkSafe ACT shuts down Hume recycling centre over fire hazards

WorkSafe will not allow the plant to reopen until it's safe for the workers to return, work safety commissioner Greg Jones said.

  • by Katie Burgess

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Canberra Now: Verdict in for Home Affairs; brickworks project close
Canberra life

Canberra Now: Verdict in for Home Affairs; brickworks project close

Plus our guide to eating your way through the city this Good Food Month.

  • by Sherryn Groch
Cables under bridge spark new Canberra light rail construction fears
Public transport

Cables under bridge spark new Canberra light rail construction fears

Cables have been installed under a bridge, reducing the capacity for floodwaters to pass through and potentially pushing them onto the tracks.

  • by Blake Foden
Rise in commercial rates revenue fuelled by more than just new premises
ACT government

Rise in commercial rates revenue fuelled by more than just new premises

More than 300 Canberra businesses were hit with huge rate rises last year.

  • by Katie Burgess
Canberra Now: ACT land sales warning; and insulation subsidies proposed
Energy

Canberra Now: ACT land sales warning; and insulation subsidies proposed

Plus a new Raider's winning ways; and indoor plant sales like you never knew them.

  • by Doug Dingwall
Insulation subsidies proposed under expanded energy scheme
ACT government

Insulation subsidies proposed under expanded energy scheme

But the widened program could be accompanied by bigger gas bills for ACT customers.

  • by Katie Burgess
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Concerns over plans for public online sex offender register
ACT government

Concerns over plans for public online sex offender register

Victims advocates say the register risks exposing the identities of survivors of child sex abuse, while the police union fears it may lead to vigilante attacks.

  • by Katie Burgess
ACT cabinet files: Govt urged to subdivide, sell new cemetery site
ACT government

ACT cabinet files: Govt urged to subdivide, sell new cemetery site

The documents also show there was anecdotal concern about how Canberra's private crematorium was being run, a decade before an investigation was launched.

  • by Katie Burgess
Who gets to sit on the new union access code advisory council?
ACT government

Who gets to sit on the new union access code advisory council?

The seven members of the Secure Local Jobs Council were appointed shortly before Christmas.

  • by Katie Burgess
Consortium asked to test pills by festival promoters Australia-wide
ACT government

Consortium asked to test pills by festival promoters Australia-wide

But the group says they won't test at festivals outside the ACT until more governments get on board, as it looks towards a second pilot in Canberra.

  • by Katie Burgess
Govt encourages drivers to use independent sites for petrol price info
Canberra

Govt encourages drivers to use independent sites for petrol price info

ACT government points motorists towards independent websites as it continues to resist calls to introduce measures like real-time price monitoring.

  • by Blake Foden