Dec 05 2018

Most Canberrans would catch fast train to Sydney

Most Canberrans would catch fast train to Sydney

New research from the ACT government suggests most Canberrans would consider catching the train to Sydney if the trip was under three hours.The NSW government has promised to spend $4.6 million investigating four potential high-speed routes between Sydney and regional centres, including between Sydney and Canberra via the future Badgerys Creek...

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Dec 05 2018

Gender reveal burnout proves costly

Gender reveal burnout proves costly

A Canberra uncle has received more than $1500 in fines for a gender reveal burnout in May.The twenty-four year old man from Gordon pleaded guilty to aggravated dangerous driving and causing an environmental nuisance.

The burnout in Ampt Place in Theodore was part of a gender reveal party for his pregnant half-sister.

Burnouts have become a growing...

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Dec 04 2018

Canberra-Sydney fast rail service on the cards

Canberra-Sydney fast rail service on the cards

A Canberra-Sydney fast rail service is on the cards as the NSW government likely to identify the best route for faster rail services to connect regional areas to Sydney.The NSW government is set to announce that it will consider the feasibility of as many as four routes for high speed, or faster rail services.

However, Deputy Prime Minister Michael...

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Dec 03 2018

Canberra kids not reaching swim safety benchmark

Canberra kids not reaching swim safety benchmark

Only 7 per cent of ACT primary school students reached the national standard in water safety skills this year.Concerns have arisen about pool safety standards in the ACT, with no central pool registry for the government to monitor.

Data from Royal Life Saving ACT shows only 7 percent of primary school students reached the national standards,...

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