Nov 21 2018

City Bus Station to move underground?

City Bus Station to move underground?

The ACT government is considering putting the city bus interchange underground, while the land above it could be transformed into a vibrant public space.The City Renewal Authority is exploring the potential benefits of replacing the current street-level bus interchange with an integrated underground one, and has issued a tender for a feasibility...

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Nov 21 2018

Taxi drivers charge $150 to get home

Taxi drivers charge $150 to get home

The taxi industry association has called for the suspension of licences after news that some taxi drivers attempted to charge people a flat upfront fee on Saturday night.There was a high demand for public transport, Ubers and taxis for revellers from Spilt Milk held at Commonwealth Park, YesFest on Lonsdale Street in Braddon and Anthems at the...

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Nov 21 2018

Protected tree to be removed to make way for hotel

Protected tree to be removed to make way for hotel

The ACT's Chief Planner, Ben Ponton, has given a prominent Canberra developer the green light to remove a protected tree in Manuka to make way for a new hotel, in a move residents say pits the big end of town against the community.The decision to allow the removal of the protected London Plane tree on Franklin Street in Manuka brings developer...

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Nov 21 2018

Hospital cleaners sacked after sleeping on break

Hospital cleaners sacked after sleeping on break

Two Canberra Hospital cleaners have been sacked for falling asleep during an unpaid break at 4am.The workers are both from Bhutan and supporting their husbands and children.

They fell asleep while all theatres were closed during their designated unpaid break, which was labelled a "serious breach" of the company's code of conduct.

The workers are...

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