May 24 2017

Australian Christian Lobby Concerned Over Treatment Of Carbombing Incident

 
The Australian Christian Lobby remains concerned about the way an incident at its Canberra headquarters last year, is being treated by police. 
 
 
A 36-year-old Deakin man faces court on June 7, charged with one count of arson and one count of property damage after a van carrying gas cylinders exploded at Eternity House in...
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May 24 2017

National Art Gallery Won't Commit To More Staff

 
Despite an increase in federal funding, the National Art Gallery of Australia won't commit to bringing on board more staff.
 
 
Last financial year, the gallery suffered a cut of nearly $4 million and had to dismiss 20 of its 237 employees in a restructure.
 
This month's federal budget restored $2 million in funding, but a...
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May 24 2017

Safari Extension Officially Opens At National Zoo

 
The National Zoo has officially opened a safari extension. 
 Cheetahs, giraffes and white rhinos are among the animals now home to the open-range area. 
 
Chief Minister Andrew Barr says the extension will help boost Canberra's tourism industry. ...
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May 24 2017

$24 Million Allocated To Gungahlin Schools

 
$24 million will be allocated to schools in Gungahlin in the upcoming ACT budget. 
 The ACT Government wants more schools to be built across the capital and existing ones have their capacity expanded. 
 
Education Minister Yvette Berry says the funding boost is needed to keep up with Gungahlin's growing population. ...
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