Apr 24 2017

Sexual Assault Appeal Quashed

A Canberra man has lost an appeal against his conviction for child sexual assault on his dance partner.

Last year he was found guilty on 6 of the 13 charges on the young girl and was sentenced to more than 4 years jail.

The ACT Court of Appeal has today rejected the arguement that the jury's verdicts were inconsistent and therefore not...

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Apr 24 2017

Two New Speed Vans Now On ACT Roads

We're being told to slow down or pay the penalty as two new mobile speed vans hit Canberra roads today.

The ACT government will spend 2.2 million dollars over four years on the new mobile cameras.

While Road Safety Minister Shane Rattenbury admits the revenue from mobile speed van fines is "not insignificant", he says the focus is harm minimisation...

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Apr 24 2017

Burst water main causes confusion at Woden Bus Station

A burst water main at the Woden Bus Station is causing a temporary shake-up to services.

Icon Water repair crews are onsite dealing with the issue, and platforms 11 to 19 are currently unavailable.

Passengers can keep up to date by calling the Transport Canberra Information line on 13 17 10....

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Apr 24 2017

Garema's Place sued for underpaying workers

The company responsible for the popular Canberra cafe, Garema's Place, is facing nearly $80,000 in fines for underpaying workers.

The Fair Work Ombudsman is suing Yang Brothers for failing to keep records on the start dates, pay rates, super and even the names of people hired.

In the two weeks which were recorded, employees were underpaid upwards of...

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