Mar 26 2021

Man to face court after allegedly dousing his partner in methylated spirits

A 39 year old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court after allegedly dousing his partner in methylated spirits and threatening to set her alight.

With a warrant out for his arrest, the man was apprehended in Bonner yesterday, it’s alleged the man verbally threatened police before running at an officer.

Police dogs and non lethal weapons were...

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Mar 26 2021

Australia Making Slow Progress

It could take 26 years to close the gender pay gap in Australia.

That’s according to a new report based on the country’s current progress.

The report also noted companies which stopped auditing their pay gap saw the disparity in pay widen.

The post Australia Making Slow Progress appeared first on 2CC Talking Canberra....

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Mar 26 2021

UC Route Considered for the Light Rail

The ACT government has confirmed it will consider extending the light rail network to Belconnen via the University of Canberra as part of stage three of the rollout.

It follows the release of the university’s 20-year master plan which included a light rail line through the centre of the campus.

Transport Minister Chris Steel praised the master...

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Mar 26 2021

Belconnen Big Battery Plan

A proposal for a big battery storage facility to be built in West Belconnen will have go through further federal environmental approvals in order to proceed.

The plan to build a 300 megawatt battery next to Stockdill Drive near Ginninderry was referred to the federal environment department due to the project being likely to impact on endangered...

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