Feb 22 2021

Terrace Houses the Key to Canberra Future

Terrace houses might be the answer to Canberra’s future planning according to one architect.

The ACT government has committed to a policy of urban infill, with 70 per cent of the territory’s new development happening in existing suburbs.

Architect Philip Leeson sites the COVID lockdown as driving people to seek bigger living spaces with...

Feb 21 2021

Unemployment rises in the ACT

Latest figures from the ABS have revealed an increase to unemployment in the ACT from .7 per cent to 4.4 per cent.

It bucks a national trend, but the unemployment rate in the Territory still remains below the national average of 6.4 per cent.

A number of Australians remain concerned about their long term work prospects, with the Job Keeper payments...

Feb 21 2021

Man dies in disturbance at Paige

Forensic police have spent the night at a crime scene in Paige where one man was killed, three other people seriously injured.

When officers first turned up, they had to taser a man who rushed at them.

Two other men and a woman were injured.

It’s not yet clear what sparked the disturbance.

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Feb 19 2021

Police investigate possible shooting of cat

Police are investigating a possible cat shooting in Canberra after a woman found her pet badly injured on Saturday morning.

Maddi Holz has told the Canberra Times she woke to find her hallway floor and walls covered in blood – before discovering her three-year-old cat seriously injured at the side of the house.

The cat’s leg had to be...

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