Nov 29 2018

Child approach in Queanbeyan

Queanbeyan police is investigating a child approach in Bungendore that occurred around 4pm on Wednesday, Novemver 28th.

A 10-year-old girl was approached by an unknown man on Ellenden Road after getting off a school bus, but he drove off when the girl told him to go away.

He was believed to be driving a black 8-seater SUV with black and white number...

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Nov 29 2018

ACT Seniors want better access to health and transport

ACT seniors are calling on the government to make more funding promises for seniors in the next ACT budget.

National Seniors Australia has released their 2019-2020 budget submission, including calls to cut the cost of specialist fees that are eating into seniors' pensions, reduce waiting times for elective surgeries and to boost transport...

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Nov 27 2018

Australians paying more for health insurance

Australians paying more for health insurance

Australians paid $834 million more for health insurance in 2017-18 compared to the year before, despite hundreds of thousands either dropping their cover or shifting to cheaper policies.The ACCC annual report on the private health insurance industry found policyholders paid $23.9 billion in premiums in the past financial year – an increase of 3.6 p...

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Nov 27 2018

Road tolls for Canberra?

Road tolls for Canberra?

The ACT government has rejected a call for tolls on future major Canberra roads, but stayed mum on potentially further boosting public transport funding.The Public Transport Association called for road tolls to be considered -- one of several measures it believed would boost public transport use in the city.

But the association's chairman said the...

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