Jun 06 2019

Food levy for Canberra businesses

Food levy for Canberra businesses

Canberra's hospitality industry will be slapped with a new levy on food waste.

The levy, which is expected to raise almost 20 million dollars, would be charged on commercial waste companies dumping food waste in the territory's landfills.

Funds raised from the levy would be used to upgrade the Hume recycling centre, but the AHA says the levy amounts...

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Jun 06 2019

Public housing used for drug labs

Public housing used for drug labs

There are claims Canberra drug dealers are muscling in on public housing tenants to run drug labs.

Australian Federal Police raided a number of units on Ainslie Avenue yesterday over suspicions of drug dealing.

Residents say the Jerilderie complex has become dangerous and riddled with squatters in the past 18 months.

Tenants say they have received no...

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Jun 05 2019

Yass drug bust

Yass drug bust

Police are in the process of dismantling a large-scale drug lab in Yass after seizing 9 million dollars worth of cocaine.

Four men, including a Spanish national, have been charged after being arrested outside a Yass hotel early yesterday morning.

30 kilograms of cocaine, chemicals used to make drugs, money and mobile phones have been seized....

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Jun 04 2019

ANU data breach

ANU data breach

There's been a massive data breach at the Australian National University.

Personal details of staff, students and visitors to the university over the past 19 years have been exposed.

Data including names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, tax-file numbers, payroll information, bank account details, passports and student academic records...

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