Jun 21 2018

Toys R Us Belconnen and Majura Park to close

Toys R Us stores across Australia will cease trade in the coming weeks. This will see their Belconnen and Majura Park outlets close.
 
The company’s online ordering system will shut this Friday with gift cards and laybys honoured until July 5, provided customers use them up or complete them....
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Jun 21 2018

Bus faster than light rail Civic to Woden.

Light rail passengers in Canberra may be better off catching the bus according to details released about the Civic to Woden Line. The ACT Government expects the entire journey on light rail to take between 25 and 30 minutes, while the current express bus service takes just 16 minutes in peak hour.
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Jun 21 2018

ACT residents pay more tax, get less benefits

The ACT has bucked the national trend according to new Australian Bureau of Statistics data. The figures show that households in Canberra pay more taxes but receive less benefits each week that all other jurisdictions.
 
The finding are attributed to the ACT's generally higher wages and younger population. 
 
The national trend...
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Jun 21 2018

Junior Dreamworld ride operator pressured not to talk to police

A junior ride operator at Dreamworld has told an inquest she felt pressured by management not to talk to police after the ride tragedy - which killed four people, including three Canberrans. Courtney Williams was one of two staff operating the Thunder River Rapids ride on October 25 when the ride malfunctioned.
 
Ms Williams has told the...
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