Jul 10 2018

Free City Loop bus service to be scrapped

Free City Loop bus service to be scrapped
The Free City Loop bus service is set to be scrapped as part of the restructure of Canberra's transport network. The City Loop bus service was launched ahead of the last election as part of the 2016 budget.
 
The distinctive pink and purple buses will cease operating in January....
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Jul 09 2018

NAIDOC week officially launches

NAIDOC week officially launches

The Australian, ACT, Aboriginal and Indigenous Australian flags are flying high in Canberra today.

A flag raising ceremony has been held to recognise the start of NAIDOC Week and the importance of recognising Indigenous culture and traditions.

This years theme, 'because of her, we can', celebrates the achievements of Indigenous women.

ACT Minister...

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Jul 09 2018

Child approached in Spence

Child approached in Spence

ACT Police are seeking witnesses after a man dragged a nine year old girl into bushes in Spence - while she was playing in a park near her grandparents' house.

Police say the girl had been with the man for a "very short time" - before he released her unharmed.

The man was wearing black clothing and a black beanie at the time of the incident -- which...

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Jul 09 2018

Still seeking new ACT Health Director General

The Barr Government is reportedly scrambling to organise the split of ACT Health with applications for the new Director General role closing on July 24. The new role of chief executive officer of Canberra Hospital and Health Services is also yet to be filled.
 
It's claimed the ACT government spent $60,000 on a report to determine the best...
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