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Car maker Holden to close Australian...
Struggling automaker GM Holden on Wednesday said it will shut down its manufacturing plants in Australia by 2017 with the loss of 2,900 jobs, dealing a major blow to the nation's car industry.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Canberra City News
It's our town and the living is easya
CANBERRA makes living easy and full of fun, and I can't help but smile at the exciting changes we are seeing now and into the future.
Wondrous window on our war widows
Readers, use your imaginations! Try to think of the most utterly appropriate, most utterly Australian fund-raising event there could be to help fund a memorial window project of the War Widows Guild .
Australia-Based One Vision Acquires Soundcraft Si Compact Digital Console
Canberra, Australia-based audio/visual company One Vision recently added a Soundcraft Si Compact console to its inventory, purchased through Jands, Soundcraft's Australian distributor.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Who's monitoring the spy agencies?
Not since the infamous Sheraton Hotel incident in Melbourne 30 years ago, when weapons-brandishing spies bungled a mock hostage rescue exercise, has the Australian Secret Intelligence Service wound up with so much egg on its face.
Abbott ministers want Holden to go: Labor
"But they're not brave enough to put their names to it," she told Sky News on Tuesday amid reports that Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane is the only cabinet minister backing more government assistance for the car maker.
UN worries aid has not reached Philippine victimsUN worries aid has...
A man collects salvageable materials among the debris of destroyed houses in Tacloban, Leyte province on December 9, 2013.
Same-sex marriage: Canberrans rush to tie knot before Thursday's High Court ruling
No sooner had marriage celebrant Judy Aulich finished her 11th same-sex ceremony in three days, she was driving to the marriage registry office to lodge the paperwork.
ACT, NSW police will launch a cross-border campaign to reduce the...
A January, 2010 fatal car accident on the Kings Highway west of Braidwood opposite the Braidwood showground.
High-rise building approvals - concern about oversupply
Building approvals grew at a faster rate in the ACT than anywhere else in Australia in the October quarter, with high-rise apartments the dominate factor.
Deakin park named to honour poet Rosemary Dobson
Although left a little under-reported because of the weekend's revolutionary and newsworthy same-sex weddings , there was another revolutionary ACT achievement celebrated on Saturday afternoon.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Impossible to guarantee no school will be worse off under Coalition
In the last of a spectacular series of backflips, on December 2 Prime Minister Tony Abbott agreed to honour agreements Labor had made with four states and the ACT to introduce school funding reforms recommended by the Gonski review over the next four years.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
The China Post
Australia's first gay marriages held ahead of High Court ruling
Australia's first gay marriages were celebrated Saturday in the national capital Canberra, despite the prospect of a High Court decision ruling against the unions later this week.
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First Australian gay weddings held in capital city
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is opening the door for the U.S. to sell missile defense and other weapons systems to a group of U.S.-friendly Gulf nations.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Aussie trade barriers remain
Plenty of trans-Tasman bonhomie was in the air. Friendly noises about Australia's priorities as it moved into the G20 chair were followed a couple of days later by the invitation for New Zealand to take part in 2014.
The York Daily Record
First Australian same-sex weddings start early
Western Australian politician Stephen Dawson, right, gives his husband Dennis Liddelow a kiss after they married in front of Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.
Aussies jump gun on gay weddings
A state lawmaker and his partner dressed in matching suits and ties embraced and kissed in front of Australia's Parliament House early Saturday in one of the nation's first same-sex marriages.
A season of surprises
QUEANBEYAN Performing Arts Centre program manager Stephen Pike has a few surprises in store for audiences in the upcoming 2014 season.
Federal Government orders investigation into undetected asylum seeker boat
ASHLEY HALL: The Federal Government has ordered an investigation into how an asylum seeker boat was able to arrive at Christmas Island and remain undetected for several days.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Gay wed milestone looms
Two ceremonies are due to take place from 12.01am tomorrow in Canberra to take advantage of a new ACT law.