Sep 19 2017

Centenary of Two Brutal Battles of Word War One.


This year Australia will help mark the centenary of two brutal battles of Word War One.The first was fought in Passchendaele in rural Belgium in October 1917, the second key offensive was in Beersheba in the Middle East later in the month.

Australian War Memorial Director Brendan Nelson will be speaking about them at the National Press Club this...

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Sep 18 2017

ACT Health Plan

A new advisory board has been announced to help plan for a healthy Canberra.ACT Health minister Megan Fitzharris announced the new group which will guide framework for territory wide health services.

Expressions of interest have been invited for the advisory group, which Ms Fitzharris claims will help guide the department towards a world-class...

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Sep 18 2017

Kingston Locals Frustrated

Kingston locals continue to be frustrated about a lack of consultation over new developments and changes to the area.The latest is the approval of a six-storey apartment block at the Foreshore, with a technicality meaning some developments don't require community input.

Kingston and Barton Residents' Association is worried a lack of consultation...

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Sep 18 2017

More Ice Users Seeking Help

The number of Canberrans seeking help for ICE use is on the rise.

The Salvation Army has released startling figures, which reveal the charity is struggling to keep up with demand for their rehabilitation services.

Here in the ACT there's been a 40% rise in people seeking help for drug addiction, which is almost double 2012 figures. 

The...

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