Apr 10 2019

Crack down on dodgy building sites

Crack down on dodgy building sites

32 construction sites around the ACT have been shut down, as the government cracks down on dodgy building work.

Access Canberra's building regulators have inspected 180 sites so far this year, after being accused of failing to respond to problems plaguing the territory's construction sector.

An Assembly Inquiry into building quality in the ACT will...

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Apr 10 2019

Light rail tracks ripped up ahead of official launch

Light rail tracks ripped up ahead of official launch

Canberra Metro has been forced to rip up 15 metres of light rail track after it didn't meet "quality expectations".

The news comes just over a week out from the official launch -- with light rail set to be up and running next Saturday.

A Transport Canberra spokesman says tracks near Nullabor Avenue had to be re-done to improve drainage and...

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Apr 09 2019

Another man caught flying drone illegally

Another man caught flying drone illegally

A 28-year-old man has been caught flying a drone illegally in restricted airspace above Mount Ainslie.

The visitor from NSW is the fourth person to be charged with illegal drone activity in the ACT, which carries a penalty fine of up to one thousand and fifty dollars.

CASA says it's a timely reminder there are many areas in Canberra where drones...

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Apr 09 2019

Teenage boy pleads not guilty to murder

Teenage boy pleads not guilty to murder

A teenage boy accused of murdering an 82 year old Palmerston man has pleaded not guilty.

Richard Cater died after allegedly being attacked outside his home in Tamborine Close last month.

Online tributes are remembering the victim as a giant of the water skiing community and a committed family man.

The teenager has been remanded in custody and will...

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