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Can a growing city cut carbon emissions to zero?
Opinion
Opinion

Can a growing city cut carbon emissions to zero?

Canberra's main challenges are to switch to electricity-powered transport and heating.

  • by Penny Sackett, Frank Jotzo & Will Steffen

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Who says we are advanced or that we understand climate?
Opinion
Planning and development

Who says we are advanced or that we understand climate?

James Allen attempts to explain the lack of detection of radio signals from other advanced civilisations in the galactic neighbourhood.

  • by Letters to the editor
Anzac Square work to finish this month after missing Remembrance Day
Planning and development

Anzac Square work to finish this month after missing Remembrance Day

The joint state and council project to restore Anzac Square is nearing completion after several months' delay.

  • by Lucy Stone
Day, night testing along light rail track starts next week
ACT government

Day, night testing along light rail track starts next week

Testing of the light rail vehicles at both day and night along the route from Gungahlin to the city will start from next Tuesday.

  • by Daniel Burdon
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
Old Canberra brickworks redevelopment delayed after LDA split
Canberra

Old Canberra brickworks redevelopment delayed after LDA split

One of Canberra's most distinctive heritage sites could soon be transformed, with the contract to redevelop the old Yarralumla brickworks to be finalised.

  • by Katie Burgess
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Developers using Yass farms to dump material, avoiding Canberra fees
Canberra

Developers using Yass farms to dump material, avoiding Canberra fees

Developers are using Yass properties to dump excavated material from Canberra developments, avoiding millions in ACT levies.

  • by Finbar O'Mallon
ACT Opposition hits out over warnings on land supply monopoly
Planning and development

ACT Opposition hits out over warnings on land supply monopoly

ACT Opposition Leader Alistair Coe has accused the Labor government of knowingly driving up the cost of residential land in Canberra.

  • by Daniel Burdon
Government warned of 'unsustainable' land sales almost 20 years ago
Canberra

Government warned of 'unsustainable' land sales almost 20 years ago

The ACT government was warned its 'unsustainable' monopoly on land sales was driving up the cost of land as early as 2001.

  • by Katie Burgess & Daniel Burdon
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
$145 million development for Pavilion Hotel site on Northbourne Avenue

$145 million development for Pavilion Hotel site on Northbourne Avenue

The hotel would continue to operate while the first stage of the development was completed, which would eventually see nearly 400 apartments built on the site.

  • by Jasper Lindell