Sep 08 2020

Man remanded in custody over alleged abduction attempt

Man remanded in custody over alleged abduction attempt

A businessman accused of being involved in a brazen abduction attempt outside Latham shops has been refused bail.

Jamie Stewart Graham has appeared in the ACT Magistrates Court via phone after being charged with several offences, including inflicting grievous bodily harm and attempting to forcibly confine someone.

The court heard the 49 year old and...

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Sep 08 2020

Man dies following crash in Deakin

Man dies following crash in Deakin

A Canberra man has died following a single-vehicle crash in Deakin last night.

Emergency services responded to reports of a low speed accident on Grose Street at around 6:45pm, where they found an 82 year old man unconscious.

He was unable to be revived and died at the scene.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash and a...

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Sep 07 2020

More safety breaches identified at construction sites

More safety breaches identified at construction sites

WorkSafe ACT has ordered one company to stop work after effectively shutting down 13 of its residential construction sites across Canberra.

The company, which hasn't been named, has been issued with a prohibition notice following a routine compliance inspection in Watson last week, as part of Operation Safe Prospect.

WorkSafe ACT has issued a range...

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Sep 04 2020

Another ACT school dealing with lead contamination

Another ACT school dealing with lead contamination

Lead contamination more than 100 times the acceptable level has been discovered in five rooms at North Ainslie Primary School.

The affected rooms, which include storerooms, toilets and a staff office, will remain closed until testing by a licensed assessor confirms they are safe to occupy.

It's the second public school in the ACT to be affected by...

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