Aug 24 2017

Small Fire Extinguished In Gungahlin

 
ACT Fire crews have extinguished a small fire at a store in Gungahlin.
 
 
Crews were called out to Ernest Cavanagh street this morning and put out the fire which was in a circuit board attached to solar panels. 
 
No injuries were reported. ...
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Aug 24 2017

Canberrans To Have A Say In Where Territory's Money Is Spent

 
Canberrans will soon be having a say in where the Territory's money is being spent.
 
 
The Barr Government has agreed to trial a Participatory Budget - set to be introduced within the next year. 
 
Greens Cross-bencher Caroline Le Couter put forward the bill. 
 
The Chief Minister amended the bill and the amount of...
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Aug 24 2017

Drink Spiking Laws To Be Introduced

 
Drink spiking laws will be introduced to the Assembly today.
 
 
The ACT Government will seek to cover a gap in the law, which doesn't cover people who tried drug or intoxicate others. 
 
Currently, people can only be charged over drink spiking based on the kind of drug used and the circumstances surrounding it. 
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Aug 24 2017

Backlash Surrounding Waste-To-Power Plant In Fyshwick

 
 
There's been significant back-lash to a planned waste-to power plant in Fyshwick.
 
 
More than 100 attended a meeting last night, voicing their concerns about the multi-million dollar joint venture between ACTEWAGL and Capital Recycling solutions. 
 
Inner-south residents are concerned about the health implications of...
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