Sep 01 2020

Worksafe ACT corrects recent reports regarding foster carers

Worksafe ACT corrects recent reports regarding foster carers

Worksafe ACT says it will not be reclassifying foster carers as workers under existing legislation.

The ACT work safety watchdog has moved to clarify it does not have a role in making legislative change.

A spokesperson for Worksafe ACT says there are some situations where a volunteer foster carer may be considered a worker, but that would be...

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Aug 28 2020

Drug ring dismantled

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ACT and NSW Police have dismantled a drug supply ring operating between Queanbeyan and the Snowy Mountains.

10 people were arrested while the raids were conducted yesterday.

Six men and four women now face charges for more than 60 offences.

Police say it will significantly disrupt the supply of drugs to the NSW snowfields.

Investigations are...

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Aug 28 2020

Construction starts on Canberra solar farm

Construction starts on Canberra solar farm

Today marks the first day of construction for a new community-owned solar farm in the ACT, which will be the largest of its kind in Australia.

The farm in Majura Valley will be co-owned by around 500 locals and will provide enough power to support about 250 homes in Canberra.

Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability Shane Rattenbury says...

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Aug 28 2020

Mercedes seized as woman faces drug charges

Mercedes seized as woman faces drug charges

A woman is facing drugs and weapons charges after police searched a home in Belconnen.

Officers executed a search warrant at the residence in Scullin yesterday where they allegedly found more than 16 thousand dollars in cash and a safe containing the drug GBL.

Police say two electrical devices similar to a taser were also discovered at the property,...

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