Nov 25 2018

David Eastman retire a waste of time

David Eastman retire a waste of time

The ACT Barr Association has labelled the retrial of David Eastman over the murder of AFP Commissioner Colin Winchester a "waste of time and money".

The legal body says an inquiry's findings that a retrial would not be feasible and not be fair, should have been upheld.

The association says there was not enough justification to try Eastman for a...

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Nov 23 2018

Legal cannabis in the ACT?

Legal cannabis in the ACT?

ACT Labor backbencher Michael Pettersson will try to push through laws to legalise cannabis for personal use next sitting week, claiming overwhelming support for his bill.But there are question marks over the legal barriers to enacting the bill, with concerns it could be overridden by Commonwealth laws.

It would mean adults possessing up to 50g of...

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Nov 23 2018

ACT population set to boom

ACT population set to boom

Canberrans have fewer babies than other Australians but the city is growing faster than the rest of the country.The latest projections suggest the national capital will be home to half a million people 10 years from now.

A relatively large number of interstate arrivals, rather than overseas migrants, are feeding Canberra's boom, with the ACT...

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Nov 23 2018

Black Friday sales warning

Black Friday sales warning

As Canberrans prepare to pour hundreds of millions of dollars into the Black Friday sale weekend, we're being warned to do our homework -- to ensure we're getting a real deal.The Black Friday sale runs this weekend and retailers around the world are using as an opportunity to kickstart Christmas spending.

Consumer psychologist Adam Ferrier says we...

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