Dec 12 2019

ACT Fire and Rescue extinguish house fire

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ACT Fire and Rescue have extinguished a house fire on Appel Crescent at Fadden.

Firefighters were able to contain damage to the kitchen area.

Two occupants were able to escape and alert authorities by dialling triple 0.

Firefighters believe the fire started in an oven.

No one was injured.

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Dec 11 2019

Air quality rated unhealthy

Air quality rated unhealthy

There are signs that the worst has passed for two large bushfires burning in Palerang and north of Batemans Bay.

Both blazes are now listed at an ADVICE level, after a late southerly change yesterday afternoon created a few flare-ups.

However, with the southerly wind change came the smoke, which once again filled the air over Canberra.

The air...

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Dec 11 2019

The performance of Canberra's hospitals is tumbling

The performance of Canberra's hospitals is tumbling

The performance of Canberra's emergency departments is now amongst the worst in the country, according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare's latest stats.

 

The Institute has found the ACT's median emergency department wait time is 50 minutes -- almost double that of any other state or territory.

While interstate wait-times have...

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Dec 10 2019

Man faces court over cocaine bust in Chisholm

Man faces court over cocaine bust in Chisholm

A Canberra man will face the ACT Magistrate’s Court today after being charged with drug trafficking.

Police executed a search warrant at a home in Chisholm yesterday morning, where they allegedly seized 477 grams of cocain with an estimated street value of more than $175 000.

A 27 year old's been charged with trafficking a controlled drug other than...

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