Jun 17 2019

New agency to oversee ACT projects

New agency to oversee ACT projects

A new agency has been set up to oversee the ACT government's pipeline of long-awaited major projects.

Major Projects Canberra will start work on July 1 -- focusing on the Canberra Hospital SPIRE project and stage two of the light rail.

Chief Minister ANDREW BARR says the new agency will harness expertise from various government directorates to...

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Jun 17 2019

High levels of cocaine in ACT wastewater

High levels of cocaine in ACT wastewater

The seventh report of the National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program shows high levels of cocaine, oxycodone and fentanyl consumption in the ACT.

Based on wastewater findings for December 2018, Canberra had the second highest average capital city consumption for all three drugs.

Results also show there's been an increase in the use of nicotine,...

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Jun 14 2019

New Facility to Help Queanbeyan Parents with Perinatal Depression

A new service will open in Queanbeyan today, for expectant and new parents dealing with perinatal depression and anxiety. Tim Shaw spoke to NSW Minister for Mental Health, Region Youth and Women, Bronnie Taylor.

 

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Jun 14 2019

Longer waits at Canberra's emergency departments

Longer waits at Canberra's emergency departments

The majority of urgent patients in Canberra's emergency departments are failing to receive treatment on time.

The latest report from the ACT Health Directorate shows just 30 per cent of urgent patients were seen on time between January and March this year.

AMA ACT President Antonio Di Dio says the figures prove health funding is not keeping up with...

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