Feb 12 2019

Total fire ban for ACT

Total fire ban for ACT

Canberrans are being urged to have their bushfire action plans in place, with hot and windy conditions forecast for the capital.

A total fire ban has been declared for the ACT and NSW toay, with the fire danger rating set at severe.

The Rural Fire Service says it would be a good idea to move vehicles under cover or away from trees and to secure...

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Feb 12 2019

Queanbeyan social worker sues NSW Health

Queanbeyan social worker sues NSW Health

A Queanbeyan social worker has won her case against NSW Health for unpaid long-service leave.

Gwen Bartlett had been working at Queanbeyan Hospital for ten years when she took long-service leave, but was paid less than her award.

Her case alleged NSW Health was ignoring the award terms and paying the leave according to policy.

Thousands of workers...

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Feb 12 2019

Rapist avoids jail time

Rapist avoids jail time

A 40 year old man has escaped with a suspended jail sentence -- despite raping a Canberra prostitute.

Aaron John Miller pleaded guilty to a single count of sexual intercourse without consent.

He's been sentenced to two years jail, suspended on him entering a good behaviour order....

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Feb 12 2019

Yass High School upgrades underway

Yass High School upgrades underway

Major upgrades to Yass High School are underway.

The works will provide six new innovative science classrooms, a staff study space, seminar rooms and an outdoor learning space.

It's in addition to the NSW Government’s 6 billion dollar school building program -- to deliver more than 170 new and upgraded schools, which also includes a new primary s...

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