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Cats banned from Gungahlin suburb of Throsby

Cats won’t be allowed to roam the new Gungahlin suburb of Throsby.

Minister for Territory and Municipal Services Shane Rattenbury has announced the yet-to-be-built suburb will be a cat containment area. 546 more words

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Perceptions of cost drive Canberra light rail opposition

The 2016 ACT election campaign is underway and it started in earnest this week.

The Capital Metro light rail project will be the defining issue of the campaign. 527 more words

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Surging prison population forces second full-time ACT jail

A sharp rise in the number of prison inmates has forced the ACT Government to create Canberra’s second full-time jail.

The Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC) is reaching capacity so Minister for Justice… 396 more words

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New ACT electorates announced

Elections ACT has announced possible new electorates for the ACT – including a new Gungahlin-based zone called Yerrabi and a Woden-Weston Creek area called Murrumbidgee. 685 more words

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Proposed electoral redistribution to be published tomorrow

Elections ACT will publish the proposed redistribution of ACT electoral boundaries tomorrow (Tuesday 31 March).

The five electorates have been drawn up after a public consultation process that started… 325 more words

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ACT Government offers free outdoor fitness sessions

Free outdoor fitness sessions? Sure, that’s the wonderful city of Canberra for you.

In an attempt to get Canberrans out of their cars and warm houses as the temperature drops, the ACT Government has launched a new website to allow people to find outdoor fitness opportunities near them. 583 more words

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Future looks bleak for Canberra Olympic Pool

The 60-year-old Canberra Olympic Pool is suffering from “substantial leaks”.

Work will occur over winter to stop the leaks, which have been happening for nearly two years. 675 more words

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