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Fire region rezoning needs urgent rethink
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Fire region rezoning needs urgent rethink

The Pierces' and Paddy's River Creek fires should be a wake-up call for the ACT government.

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Spitfires and young pilots inspiring combination
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Spitfires and young pilots inspiring combination

As the lights dimmed Spitfire: Inspiration of a Nation – a special presentation of the Veterans Film Festival – began.

Public servants better placed to advise on public interest matters
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Public servants better placed to advise on public interest matters

Your report suggests Home Affairs Secretary Mike Pezzullo thinks it's up to politicians, not public servants, to determine what's in the public interest.

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Solutions to help students are outdated
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Solutions to help students are outdated

Sadly, I was not surprised by the headline on the front page of last week's Sunday's Canberra Times.

Size does matter: AWM now a dog and pony show museum
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Size does matter: AWM now a dog and pony show museum

There would be many who have reservations about the rationale to extend the Australian War Memorial expressed in The Canberra Times' editorial.

Names linked to darker aspects of our past should be revisited
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Names linked to darker aspects of our past should be revisited

One of the earliest streets named in Canberra commemorates Alexander Jardine, who, with his brother, Francis, "shot their way through north Queensland".

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The catastrophe of today’s APS
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The catastrophe of today’s APS

A lot has changed since The Beatles were in their prime.

Australian cricket put to the Test
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Australian cricket put to the Test

.... and comes up dispiritingly short.

World-class care received when giving birth at Centenary Hospital
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World-class care received when giving birth at Centenary Hospital

Lately, too many negative stories about Canberra's public health system have been brought to light in the media.

We are asking too much of the Murray Darling basin system
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We are asking too much of the Murray Darling basin system

Politicians are notoriously shortsighted, their vision limited by the closeness of the next election.

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Put our potential politicians to the test
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Put our potential politicians to the test

Ian Warden asks: "Do we want the idiots weeded out from the garden..by a test?" I think so.