Jul 19 2017

Former Canberra Liberal politician Val Jeffery Dies

 
Tributes are pouring in for long-time Canberra resident - and short-time local politician Val Jeffery, who passed away, aged 82.
 
 
Mr Jeffrey had a lifelong association with Tharwa and ran the general store there since 1948.
 
He was called on to fill the brief vacancy created with the resignation of Liberal Brendan Smyth prior...
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Jul 19 2017

Deal Struck For Owners Of Inner-South Fluffy Asbestos House

 
A special deal has been struck for owners of an inner-south Fluffy asbestos house.
 
 
The asbestos taskforce has given them the first right to buy back their dual occupancy property after a deal was struck in early 2015. 
 
Because of the unusual case the then Minister Simon Corbell had to approve the case. 
 
The...
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Jul 19 2017

Second Man Jailed Over Arson Attack

 
A second man has been jailed for his role in an arson attack on a cafe in Weston.
 
 
47-year-old Leo Eliadis will serve four years in prison for the 2014 incident which financially and emotionally crippled the new owners. 
 
He was also charged for being in a criminal group that defrauded Australian banks of over half a...
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Jul 18 2017

AGL Staffer Released On Bail

A Canberra woman who allegedly stole $13,000 from ACTEW-AGL customer accounts earlier this year has been released on bail.

29-year-old Jessica Anderson, and her colleague, 20-year-old Taylor Geoghegan faced court charged with 15 fraud offences.

Court documents allege the women, who were employed as contractors in the company's call centre, devised...

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