Canberra

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Australian government loses bid to cancel lease for new Russian embassy site
Canberra’s National Capital Authority terminated lease on block of land in Yarralumla but federal court rules the move was ‘invalid and of no effect’

Christopher Knaus

01, Jun, 2023 @12:14 AM

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Moroccan officials accused of intimidation after fracas at African unity event in Canberra
Kamal Fadel, a representative of the Sahrawi people of Western Sahara, was initially blocked from entering venue by Moroccan embassy staff

Ben Doherty

31, May, 2023 @3:53 AM

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Calvary public hospital takeover by ACT government a ‘pre-dawn raid’, Catholic healthcare CEO says
Calvary Health Care threatens legal action as government expected to pass legislation giving it power to compulsorily acquire facility

Natasha May

31, May, 2023 @1:24 AM

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Bruce Lehrmann drops defamation case and settles with News Corp over Brittany Higgins reports
The two parties reportedly settled with News Corp saying it had not paid any damages and the articles in dispute would remain online

Christopher Knaus

30, May, 2023 @4:40 AM

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Which Australian city has the weather that suits you best? Find out with our interactive
Does Melbourne really have four seasons in one day? Are Sydney storms a good or a bad thing? Use this interactive to find which city matches your weather preferences

Josh Nicholas

23, May, 2023 @12:30 AM

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Russian diplomats in Australia refuse to pay $90,000 in traffic fines dating back 15 years
Exclusive: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is chasing hundreds of overdue fines amid repeated requests to respect the law

Henry Belot

12, May, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Eastern Australia wakes up to cold weather, snow, wild surf and flight cancellations
Freezing weather conditions saw 10-20cm of snow fall in Australian alpine regions as damaging winds caused hazardous surf conditions for much of the NSW coast

Natasha May

08, May, 2023 @2:15 AM

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‘First proper day of winter’: snow and hail blanket parts of NSW and ACT as cold front settles across south-east
Widespread areas of frost and temperatures of near or below zero expected for ranges and further west with BoM forecasting ‘cooler days’

Rafqa Touma

07, May, 2023 @6:16 AM

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Nick Kyrgios’s Tesla allegedly stolen from mother at gunpoint – tennis star uses app to track car for police
Officers chase bright green vehicle after gunman raided the sportsman’s family home in Canberra, Australia, court documents say

Christopher Knaus

02, May, 2023 @7:12 AM

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How Canberra became a progressive paradise – and a housing hell
Part of what makes the ACT so ahead of the legislative curve is also partly why the government is stuck in development paralysis

Amy Remeikis

29, Apr, 2023 @8:00 PM

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‘Aukus Jobs’ recruitment firm promises efficiency for defence industry, but department denies affiliation
Web domain was secured two days after nuclear submarine plan announced but CEO says it ‘never pretended to be’ a government entity

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

09, Apr, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Four killed in Canberra crash as Easter break gets off to deadly start
One person in hospital after two cars collided on Barton Highway, with severe weather warnings across eastern Australia

Caitlin Cassidy

07, Apr, 2023 @2:47 AM

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