Apr 05 2019

Nurse stabbed in Canberra Hospital carpark

Nurse stabbed in Canberra Hospital carpark

A nurse is recovering after being stabbed near Canberra Hospital.

Reports suggest the man was near one of the hospital's car parks about two weeks ago when he was reportedly attacked -- before a security alarm was pressed.

The nurses union says it's aware of the incident and that safety coming to and from car parks had been a concern for hospital...

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Apr 05 2019

Mandalay food truck pioneer dies age 95

Mandalay food truck pioneer dies age 95

A Burmese migrant who pioneered food trucks in Canberra has died at the age of 95.

George Thaung serviced the city with his Mandalay food truck in the 1970s, helping feed to homeless people at Haig Park.

The revamped big yellow Mandalay Bus reopened for business in 2014, serving high-quality street food.

A celebration of his life will be held at the...

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Apr 05 2019

National History Museum on the cards for Canberra

National History Museum on the cards for Canberra

Its been recommended that a national history museum be built in Canberra.

A parliamentary inquiry also called for the Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies to be moved to the parliamentary triangle.

A committee received multiple suggestions, but opted for the museum to have a place for visitors to learn about Australia’s unique...

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Apr 04 2019

Influx of renters means delays in bond returns

Influx of renters means delays in bond returns

An influx of renters into the capital means some tenants have been left waiting up to two months to get their bonds back before moving house.

The rental bond office said it aimed to return bonds to tenants within 10 business days, but during peak rental season that wait could blow out to about a month.

ACT Tenants Union say real estate agents or...

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