Publication: Canberra Times

First reported 33 mins ago - Updated 33 mins ago - 1 reports

Being cruel to be kind

Dianne Thompson (''Kosciuszko wild horses should be culled, says activist,'' July 26) says The Man from Snowy River ''was penned when people accepted cruelty to horses''.People obviously still do, with the culling methods advocated by Thompson and Peter ... [Published Canberra Times - 33 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 42 mins ago - 1 reports

Work for the dole schemes do not work: economist

A respected workplace economists says there is no evidence ''work for the dole'' schemes work, accusing the federal government of expanding the program for political rather than economic reasons.The government will force job seekers to look for 40 jobs ... [Published Canberra Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

No beef or alcohol in our juice, says Golden Circle

It boasts of being made under the sun, but some of the products used in the production of Golden Circle juice are far from fruity.Heinz Australia, which owns Golden Circle, told Fairfax Media last week . It was a revelation that caused outrage in sectors ... [Published Canberra Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Red Hill happy to see public housing go but worried about high-rise apartments

ACT Shelter was not happy on Monday to hear of plans to include only about 10 per cent public housing in the redevelopment of major public housing blocks across the city.The government plans to re-zone the Stuart Flats in Griffith, Gowrie Court in Narrabundah, ... [Published Canberra Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Paedophile 'Dolly' Dunn dobbed in Kostka Chute to protect himself, lawyer claims

Australia's most infamous paedophile, Robert ''Dolly'' Dunn, dobbed in Brother Kostka (John) Chute for child abuse while both men were teaching at a Marist Brothers school in Sydney in 1972, a sex abuse victim has claimed.Porters Lawyers' Jason Parkinson, ... [Published Canberra Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

No Lights No Lycra comes to Canberra's southside

It's time to start dancing in the dark at the Griffith neighbourhood hall.The popular No Lights No Lycra movement is coming to Canberra's southside.No Lights No Lycra is all about dancing for the fun of it, getting into a community hall, putting on a ... [Published Canberra Times - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Lycra, Canberra, Acquisition
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Assessors failed to detect blue asbestos in family's home

Call it Mr Fluffy paranoia or a mother's intuition, but Lisa Ziolkowski sought four different asbestos assessments before receiving confirmation that it was present in every room in her home, bar the kitchen.And, in her young family's case, the story ... [Published Canberra Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

War hero inspires students to ask 'What would Ben do?'

It's a simple question and one that shows what Corporal Ben Roberts-Smith's status as a Victoria Cross winner and war hero means to some young Australians: ‘What would Ben do?’It was the question that one of Telopea Park School's student leaders was asking ... [Published Canberra Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Melbourne cinema fears Titanic will be buried in film archive 'red tape'

In the dramatic finale of James Cameron's 1997 film Titanic, Rose - played by Kate Winslet - comes to on a makeshift life raft beneath the stars and realises her love, Jack - played by Leonardo DiCaprio - is dead. A says moving a rare 70mm print of the ... [Published Canberra Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Asylum seekers arrive on Australian soil for interviews with Indian officials

Sydney: After weeks at sea, a group of 18 asylum seekers have arrived at Curtin Immigration Detention Centre, south of Derby, Western Australia.The group, who were part of 157 asylum seekers detained at sea for weeks on the Customs ship Ocean Protector, ... [Published Canberra Times - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Christmas in July Markets at the Q

Lauren, 6, and Janene Tanzey from Queanbeyan. Photo: Rohan Thomson ... [Published Canberra Times - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 2 reports

AFP officers at MH17 crash site

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says it should take no longer than two to three weeks for unarmed Australian Federal Police officers to do their work at the MH17 crash site in Ukraine.Mr Abbott says sending in Australian police has "absolutely nothing" to ... [Published Canberra Times - Jul 27 2014]

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Graham Macafee (Letters, July 25) speculates that in a double dissolution, Tony Abbott (like John Howard) would lose his seat. Tell "im he's dreaming. But it's a dream I share. What a lovely healthy sign to see comics in Indonesia sending up their new president! Satire: the lifeblood of democracy. Legal dope - another ratbag idea courtesy of the Greens. Put it on the Slight Rail. Shunt it away. Referring to The Canberra Times, July 26, I believe your description of Anna Meares" physical appearance was sexist and rude and poor
"It evaporates from the juice during the pasteurisation process when heat is applied and if any remains in juices afterwards, it is so small that it is below detectable levels."
"We are concerned about the practicality of asking people to apply for 40 jobs each month in the current softening labour market" Business Council of Australia Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott said
But she said No Lights No Lycra was a perfect fit. "I don't care if nobody comes I just want to have a place to dance and if anyone else wants to join in that's even better" she said

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