Sep 27 2019

Prison visitor charged with drug trafficking

Prison visitor charged with drug trafficking

A 48-year-old woman has been charged with drug trafficking after allegedly trying to smuggle balloons filled with methamphetamine into the Alexander Maconochie Centre.

Police executed a search warrant on the woman yesterday when she arrived at the prison for a scheduled visit and allegedly fiound a small balloon taped to the inside of her jumper,...

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Sep 26 2019

Another earthquake strikes near Canberra

Another earthquake strikes near Canberra

The Snowy Mountains have been shaken by a 3.1 magnitude earthquake, which has been felt as far away as Tuggeranong.

More than 300 people have logged-on to Geoscience Australia to report feeling the tremor, including mostly residents from Cooma.

Last night's earthquake comes after parts of Canberra were hit by a 2.0 magnitude quake earlier this...

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Sep 25 2019

Green light given to redevelop Canberra Brickworks

Green light given to redevelop Canberra Brickworks

The ACT Government will allow Doma Group to redevelop the iconic Canberra Brickworks.

Doma won the right to build on the Brickwork's precinct nearly two and a half years ago, but the Government was reluctant to sign contracts until it was sure of the Group's plans.

As one of the regions's oldest heritage sites, a number of areas will have to be...

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Sep 25 2019

Canberra Liberals question safety of female prisoners in with men

Canberra Liberals question safety of female prisoners in with men

Female detainees in Canberra's high-security prison are reportedly being harassed and left traumatised after being forced to stay inside the male section of the prison.

Women in the Alexander Maconochie Centre have been placed in cells in the heart of the men's area, due to a lack of other appropriate accommodation.

Shadow Minister for Corrections,...

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