Nov 27 2018

High school maths not taught properly most of the time

High school maths not taught properly most of the time

A report has found three-quarters of students will be taught maths by an "out of field" teacher at some stage in their first four years of high school.It shows eight-percent of students will reach year 11, without having lessons from a teacher who studied maths an university....

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Nov 27 2018

New CBC Chairman calls for business revamp

New CBC Chairman calls for business revamp

The new head of Canberra's business lobby has called for a revamp of business in the city.Archie Tsirimokos who has been elected chairman of the Canberra Business Chamber said he knew of businesses which had seen their rates rise five-fold in a year.

Mr Tsirimokos says he and new CEO Dr Michael Schaper know how Canberra does business....

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Nov 27 2018

COTA: Light rail stage 2 should include Canberra Hospital

COTA: Light rail stage 2 should include Canberra Hospital

The territory's peak ageing organisation says stage 2 of the light rail network should include a stop at Canberra Hospital.Council on the Ageing ACT has put forward a submission ahead of the next ACT budget.

COTA CEO Jenny Mobbs says if they're going to Woden they should stop at the Hospital....

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Nov 26 2018

ACT Gov putting lives at risk over pool safety

ACT Gov putting lives at risk over pool safety

Royal Life Saving ACT says the government is putting lives at risk by not heeding advice to create more consistent backyard swimming pool legislation.Two years after a coronial inquest into the drowning death of a toddler in Canberra recommended the measure of a territory-wide database, it hasn't been enacted and the government is urged to create...

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