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ACT election thoughts: Joel Dignam (Better Renting)

Joel Dignam, Executive Director of Better Renting, offers insights on the ACT Government's housing policies ahead of the upcoming election

A-League Men Canberra expansion plans put on hold

Plans to expand the A-League Men by adding a team from Canberra have been shelved, the Australian Professional Leagues have announced.

Reality TV more compelling than Survivor films in Canberra

A film crew descended on Canberra today, Thursday 13 June, to film a reality TV show – not with paid B-grade actors seeking 15...

‘If they hurt they care’: Raiders seek home comforts

A refreshed Raiders are determined to reward their fans for braving the Canberra cold with a first win on home turf in nine weeks when they welcome the Cowboys.

Dutton to ban kids from the “scourge of social media”

The federal opposition has taken a hardline approach to the "scourge of social media' by guaranteeing it will ban access for children under the age of 16.

New health centre for Gungahlin

The ACT Government will build a new health centre, an ACTAS Ambulance and Fire Station, and an indoor sports facility in Gungahlin.

Canberra twins trade in birthday presents for groceries

For the third year in a row, Canberra Twins Asher and Ellie Barclay have chosen not to receive presents for themselves on their birthday.

Returning Slipper boosts Brumbies scrum for Blues test

The ACT Brumbies have not won at Eden Park in 11 years but they are buoyed by the return of James Slipper ahead of a do-or-die semi-final against the Blues.

Landlord claims Bruce Lehrmann caused $13k in property damage

Bruce Lehrmann is facing claims for almost $20,000 to cover damage and rental loss from the owner of a luxury property in Sydney.

ACT Labor commits to reduce pokies if re-elected

ACT Labor, if re-elected, would further reduce the number of electronic gaming machines (EGMs) in Canberra.

Ex-NRL star Jarryd Hayne’s rape convictions quashed on appeal

Former NRL star Jarryd Hayne has successfully appealed sexual assault convictions, leaving it for prosecutors to decide whether he will face a fourth trial.

ACT launches Australia’s first local food plan

The ACT will become the first Australian state or territory to launch a plan to support and grow its local food system.

Young prop Trey Mooney re-signs with the Raiders

The Canberra Raiders have confirmed the re-signing of young prop Trey Mooney on a three-year deal that will see him remain in the nation's capital until at least the end of 2027.

Noah Lolesio extends with Brumbies for 2025

ACT Brumbies fly-half Noah Lolesio has re-signed to remain with the club and Rugby Australia until the end of 2025.

Activists stick Wallace and Gromit face on King Charles portrait

A well-known cartoon character has been pasted on a King Charles portrait by animal activists in the latest incident of art vandalism by campaigners.

Canberra’s 76-year-old kung fu master

At 76, David Crook could probably hold his own in a street fight because he is a master (sifu) in kung fu and runs...

Plans to reopen Telstra Tower as major Canberra tourist attraction

A new deal struck between the ACT government and Telstra will see Canberra's iconic Black Mountain tower reopen as a premier tourist attraction in the region.

Three-vehicle crash on Melrose Drive and Hodgson Crescent in Pearce

Traffic delays are in place at a three vehicle incident on the intersection of Melrose Drive and Hodgson Crescent in Pearce.

Fireworks festival returns to Gunning

We’ve just had a quiet King’s birthday long weekend (due to the absence of fireworks that once exploded in the ACT before the 2009...