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Latest news: Canberra

Take 5 with Mark Wilson of Jet

Beloved band Jet bring the 20th Anniversary of Get Born Extended Edition tour to Canberra and we spoke to Mark Wilson ahead of the show.

National Palliative Care Week honours ‘people at the heart’

“All palliative care teams and volunteers play a crucial role in the ACT’s health care system,” health minister Rachel-Stephen Smith said.

ACT Government’s 2024-25 Planning Priorities

ACT planning minister Chris Steel has released his Planning Priorities for the next financial year, focusing on more housing.

One-off boost for ACT health NGOs

Non-government health sector organisations will receive $1.65 million in additional funding from the ACT Government.

Place Design Brief published for Lawson Mixed Use site

The ACT Government has published a Place Design Brief to guide the development and design of the Lawson Mixed Use site.

We want visionaries, not short-sighted politicians

In what comes as no surprise, voters want politicians to think more long-term - at least beyond the next federal election.

ACT roundtable on reforms for child sex offender sentencing

The ACT Attorney-General will hold a roundtable about options to child sex offenders presenting character references to reduce sentences.

Azima: A new Middle Eastern culinary experience to open in Canberra

Azima, a lively new Middle Eastern restaurant, will open its doors to the public next Friday, in the space that was formerly home to Brunello on City Walk.

ACT Climate Choices Business Award recipients for 2024

The ACT Government’s annual Climate Choices Business Awards have recognised Canberra businesses for their sustainability achievements.

Rattenbury clarifies ACT Government’s role in Haire’s court case

Attorney-General Shane Rattenbury explains why minister Yvette Berry didn't know, and why the government is paying Katy Haire's court fees.

Police news: Two assaults in Canberra

Yesterday, one man allegedly assaulted a bus driver, and another allegedly breached a family violence order and assaulted police.

ACT Government projects to protect threatened species and habitat

The ACT Government has announced three new projects to protect and preserve threatened species and their habitat in parks and reserves across the Canberra region.   The three ecologically significant sites chosen for...

Local charity running towards suicide-free Canberra

Could Canberra be a suicide-free city by 2033? That is the mission of the group of passionate and community-minded individuals spearheading Running for Resilience (R4R). Launching in 2019, the weekly running initiative...

Canberra’s Goodwin celebrates 70 years of compassionate care

For seven decades, Goodwin Aged Care Services has been a beacon of compassion and support for senior citizens across the Canberra region.

Canberra ranked second best city in the world for quality of life

Canberra is the second best city in the world for quality of life according to the latest report by the Oxford Economics Global Cities.

Reconciliation Day community event in Canberra

Canberrans are invited to come to a fun and family-friendly community event in Commonwealth Park for Reconciliation Day on Monday.