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Ombudsman reveals failings in ACT's response to reportable conduct

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

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Former bikie associate jailed over 'gratuitously cruel' crime
Canberra

Former bikie associate jailed over 'gratuitously cruel' crime

A judge jailed a former bikie associate on Wednesday after he was charged as part of a gang who kidnapped a man and water-boarded him over missing drugs.

  • by Alexandra Back
Ray Johnson announced as Canberra's new chief police officer
Canberra

Ray Johnson announced as Canberra's new chief police officer

A homegrown community police officer has been appointed as Canberra's new top cop.

  • by Alexandra Back
Vandals target Canberra school on last night of holidays
Education

Vandals target Canberra school on last night of holidays

Windows were smashed and walls were defaced with graffiti in the attack.

Elderly man's car stolen at gunpoint after assault
Crime

Elderly man's car stolen at gunpoint after assault

The 75-year-old was struck in the face and also had his wallet stolen in the driveway of a Bonython house.

Man crashes motorbike into bins after failing to pull over: police
Accident

Man crashes motorbike into bins after failing to pull over: police

The man will face court on driving, drug and weapons charges.

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Heroin death spike hits the ACT
Drugs

Heroin death spike hits the ACT

Three Canberrans died from suspected heroin overdoes this week, with police calling for public assistance to crack down on the drug trade.

  • by Michael Inman
Alleged arsonist owed more than $10,000 in rent, court hears
Canberra

Alleged arsonist owed more than $10,000 in rent, court hears

Investigations into the June 7 blaze revealed the fire had been intentionally lit using petrol.

  • by Michael Inman
Taskforce Tydeus: Man charged for indecent act at Lake Tuggeranong
Breaking

Taskforce Tydeus: Man charged for indecent act at Lake Tuggeranong

The man is the third person to front the ACT Magistrates Court as a result of Taskforce Tydeus.

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy
Raiders star Wighton fails in bid to suppress CCTV footage of brawl
Crime

Raiders star Wighton fails in bid to suppress CCTV footage of brawl

The footage of Canberra Raiders fullback Jack Wighton’s drunken rampage and assault of five men will be made public after his bid to have it suppressed failed.

  • by Michael Inman
Canberra Hospital shooting repairs cost $22,000
Canberra

Canberra Hospital shooting repairs cost $22,000

The shooting at Canberra Hospital that sparked a review of weapons protocols also caused tens of thousands of dollars worth of damage.

  • by Katie Burgess