Feb 05 2018

Crackdown On Foreign Investors

The ACT Government is targeting foreign investors, in favour of rebalancing the housing market in favour of locals.From July one, foreign investors will pay an additional annual land tax surcharge of 0.75% on the average unimproved value of their resdential property. 

The surcharge is expected to raise around four million dollars over the next...

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Feb 02 2018

More Canberra Parents Choosing Public Schools

The number of Canberra parents sending their children to public schools has soared over the past five years.

Data out today from the ABS shows enrolments at government schools have risen by more than 17 per cent in the ACT.

Enrolments at Catholic schools have risen by less than 2 per cent over the same period, while independent schools have seen a...

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Jan 31 2018

Canberra Man Jailed for Revenge Porn

A Canberra man has been jailed for blackmailing his former partner with revenge porn.

The 47-year-old former federal public servant threatened to release a pornographic video of his ex, unless she paid him $20,000.

He's been sentenced to nine months jail after pleading guilty to blackmail and stalking.

He'll be eligible for parole in May.

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Jan 29 2018

Canberra Teacher Fighting For Life

A Canberra teacher will be undergoing a third round of surgery this afternoon, after suffering a brain hemorrhage in Japan last week.

Jacob Burridge was due to fly home with his family last week, when he complained of a headache and vomited.

Within 5 minutes he was unconcsious

The Doctors performed a CT scan and discovered massive brain...

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