Canberra

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Will Steffen, ‘courageous’ climate scientist, dies in Canberra aged 75
Steffen remembered as a ‘truly leading thinker’ and someone who influenced scientific agenda and governments worldwide

Graham Readfearn

31, Jan, 2023 @2:19 AM

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National Library of Australia’s free digital archives may be forced to close without funding
With only six months worth of funding left, library’s director general faces ‘very big decisions’ on the future of Trove

Kelly Burke

05, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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New Year’s Eve 2022 survival guide: how and where to ring in 2023 across Australia
Heading out to watch the new year fireworks? Plan ahead, pack light and check the drinking regulations

Cait Kelly

31, Dec, 2022 @6:07 AM

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Thousands of tonnes of recycling to be transported interstate after fire at ACT processing facility
Materials Recovery Facility near Canberra had processed 60,000 tonnes of waste a year which will be moved to other capital cities

Lisa Cox

29, Dec, 2022 @2:26 AM

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Prosecutor alleges police ‘aligned with defence’ in Bruce Lehrmann case and claims ‘inappropriate interference’
Exclusive: Letter from Shane Drumgold to ACT police chief, obtained under FOI, calls for inquiry into ‘political and police conduct’ during investigation of Brittany Higgins claimss

Christopher Knaus

08, Dec, 2022 @4:15 AM

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Executive at Australia’s pesticides authority allegedly urinated on staff at function, Senate hears
Agriculture minister Murray Watt says he is seeking an ‘urgent briefing’ over the alleged 2021 incident

Anne Davies

08, Nov, 2022 @7:13 AM

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ACT police search for young boy after bodies of woman and child found in pond
Police received a call on Saturday morning from a member of the public who had seen a person in the pond

Lisa Cox

05, Nov, 2022 @6:25 AM

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David Pocock backs caps on political donations and electoral spending in boost to Labor plan
ACT senator says caps are the only way to stop ‘wealthy entities from exerting undue influence’ on elections

Paul Karp

03, Nov, 2022 @2:22 AM

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Juror who caused Bruce Lehrmann trial to be aborted brought in two other research papers, judge reveals
The man who has denied he raped Brittany Higgins is facing the prospect of another trial after a juror brought academic papers on sexual assault into the jury room

Christopher Knaus

27, Oct, 2022 @11:15 PM

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Treasurer says Taylor’s fingerprints ‘all over’ energy policy chaos – as it happened
This blog is now closed

Caitlin Cassidy and Amy Remeikis

26, Oct, 2022 @8:03 AM

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Bruce Lehrmann’s lawyers argued Scott Morrison’s apology to Brittany Higgins was ‘particularly egregious’
Newly released judgment on Lehrmann’s failed attempt in April to halt sexual assault case shows defence argued then PM’s comments could prejudice fair trial

Christopher Knaus

26, Oct, 2022 @7:46 AM

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Bruce Lehrmann trial: jury sent home overnight and will continue deliberating
Lehrmann pleaded not guilty to raping Brittany Higgins in trial at ACT supreme court in Canberra

Christopher Knaus

26, Oct, 2022 @5:14 AM

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