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The Sydney Morning HeraldPrime Minister's XI: Curating Canberra to captaining at Manuka for Nathan LyonThe Sydney Morning HeraldIn-form spinner Nathan Lyon has been named to captain the Prime Minister's XI in a Twenty20 match against England on February 2. Lyon terrorised the English batsman during the recent Ashes series, taking 21 wickets at an average of 29.23. SHARE; Share ...and more [...]
Sat, Jan 20, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Canberra reporters speak out on harassmentSBSFormer staff at two Canberra radio stations have gone public with longstanding bullying and harassment complaints, accusing senior managers of failing to properly respond. Allegations have surfaced of one presenter inappropriately hugging and kissing a ...and more [...]
Sat, Jan 20, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Canberra reporters speak out on harassment9news.com.auFormer staff at two Canberra radio stations have gone public with longstanding bullying and harassment complaints, accusing senior managers of failing to properly respond. Allegations have surfaced of one presenter inappropriately hugging and kissing a ...and more [...]
Sat, Jan 20, 2018, Continue reading at the source
The Canberra TimesCanberra property market warms up as the first auctions are scheduledThe Canberra TimesThe Canberra property market ended 2017 on a high, with dwelling values up one per cent over the final quarter of the year. Houses in the capital are rising at more than double the rate of unit values, with house prices up 5.8 per cent over the year ...and more [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018, Continue reading at the source
The Canberra TimesBraidwood bushfire puts several properties at threatThe Canberra TimesFirefighters are battling to keep a bushfire near Braidwood under control, with several properties at risk from the blaze on Friday night. Helicopters and a DC-10 were called in to fight the bushfire on Friday, which is burning north of Braidwood ...and more [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Brisbane TimesCheyenne Woods to play Canberra ClassicBrisbane TimesWoods will play the Bahamas LPGA Classic next week before coming Down Under for the Victorian Open and then the Canberra Classic. At this stage, she's not entered in the Australian Open, which will be held in Adelaide the week after the Royal Canberra ...and more [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018, Continue reading at the source
The Canberra TimesFormer Canberra Raider Dave Taylor released for breaking Toronto Wolfpack team protocolsThe Canberra TimesFormer Canberra Raider Dave Taylor was released for an off-field incident at the Toronto Wolfpack's pre-season training camp. Photo: karleen minney. The former Queensland State of Origin forward was the Wolfpack's star signing, as they look to gain ...and more [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018, Continue reading at the source
The Sydney Morning HeraldBBL boss Kim McConnie downplays Canberra team but extra games on the cardsThe Sydney Morning HeraldMcConnie wanted to shore up the existing eight teams, but part of that was allowing the Thunder to put down roots in the ACT. Not only does she want to see the Thunder return to Manuka next summer, but that could be for more than this season's one game ...and more [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018, Continue reading at the source
The Canberra TimesJournalists say Canberra radio stations failed on harassment complaintsThe Canberra TimesFormer staff of two Canberra radio stations have gone public with longstanding bullying and harassment complaints, including allegations one presenter inappropriately hugged and kissed a junior female journalist, mocked other staff and had a colleague ...and more [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018, Continue reading at the source
The Canberra TimesCanberra removalist 'fascinated' by guns, court hearsThe Canberra TimesA Canberra removalist who allegedly kept a cache of firearms, many homemade and stashed around his home, told police he was fascinated by guns, a court heard on Friday. Police suspect Jack Bernard Peter, 23, was involved in at least one armed robbery ...and more [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018, Continue reading at the source
The Canberra TimesWe tried... skippering a GoBoat Canberra on Lake Burley GriffinThe Canberra TimesYou can explore almost the entire lake using GoBoat Canberra, depending on your hire time. Photo: Sitthixay Ditthavong. The boats are docked at Trevillian Quay at Kingston Foreshore - there are eight in the total fleet - and the biggest coup is you don ...and more [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018, Continue reading at the source
The Canberra TimesCanberra company Gravity Consulting helping public servants ...The Canberra TimesWhat if the next government strategy you read didn't actually involve reading but was more a creative discovery of storyboards, sketches and an animated video? Canberra's Gravity Consulting is in the business of "visualising" strategy, and employs a ...and more [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018, Continue reading at the source
The InterpreterCanberra looks for new bridges over troubled watersThe InterpreterBut the US-China dynamic increasingly insinuates itself in Australia's surrounding region, and overshadows much of what Canberra does and thinks about. Australia's foreign policy and security environment is coming under combined challenge from an ...and more [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018, Continue reading at the source
The Canberra Times'Best day of my life': Why a New York cop made a special visit to this Canberra nursing homeThe Canberra TimesEvery day, when 85-year-old Berenice Benson steps into the lift at her Canberra nursing home, she is transported to New York city. Photos of the famous skyline cover the elevator walls. For Ms Benson, who spent much of her life travelling Europe, the ...and more [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018, Continue reading at the source
ABC LocalCanberra braces for heatwave as temperatures expected to soar above 35C for five consecutive daysABC LocalThe weather bureau is expecting temperatures to peak at 38C in the ACT today, tomorrow and on Monday. Sunday is only slightly milder with a top of 37C and it is expected Canberra's top temperature will drop to 35C on Tuesday. Forecaster Stephen ... [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018, Continue reading at the source
The Canberra TimesCanberra Now: News in 90 seconds for January 19, 2018The Canberra TimesThe number of available seats on flights from Canberra to Sydney has dropped by more than 5 per cent, according to a new government comparison of monthly airline activity. Released by the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development, the ...and more [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018, Continue reading at the source
ABC OnlineCanberra speed cameras nabbing 90 drivers a day on average, with $52m in fines over six yearsABC OnlineCanberra drivers have forked out more than $52 million in fines from fixed speed and red-light cameras over the past six years, but light rail construction and ongoing roadworks last year contributed to a $3 million dip in Government revenue. Drivers ... [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018, Continue reading at the source
The Canberra TimesPopular pot plant Yucca causes string of serious ear injuriesThe Canberra TimesThis is a warning about a dangerous pot plant that has been implicated in a string of traumatic ear injuries in Australia. Yes, you read that correctly. SHARE; Share on Facebook SHARE; Share on Twitter TWEET; Link. Eye and Ear Hospital doctors and ...and more [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018, Continue reading at the source
The Canberra TimesAvailable seats on Canberra to Sydney flights drop by 5 per centThe Canberra TimesCanberra Airport's managing director Stephen Byron. Photo: Kirsty Umback. The government's domestic aviation activity report compared airport activity in October 2016 with activity a year later in October 2017. The number of available seats on Canberra ...and more [...]
Thu, Jan 18, 2018, Continue reading at the source
The Canberra TimesThe difficulties of entering Canberra's expensive and competitive rental marketThe Canberra TimesNurse Hannah Page and her son Hamish are one of hundreds of people flocking to Canberra looking for a place to live. Photo: Sitthixay Ditthavong. But the competitive and expensive nature of Canberra's rental market has made it difficult. This week data ...and more [...]
Thu, Jan 18, 2018, Continue reading at the source