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The Australian National University and its Mount Stromlo Observatory will play a lead role in cleaning up space junk under a new $20 million Cooperative Research Centre , announced by the Australian Government's Industry Department.
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CANBERRANS who replace their wood-fire heaters with ducted gas systems will be rewarded with $800 rebates while those who choose flued gas heaters to replace their wood heaters are eligible for $600 rebates.
In this March 3, 2014 file photo, Australian missionary John Short, left, walks out from the airport terminal as he arrives at Beijing International Airport in Beijing, China.
Canberra may not be known as the fashion hub of Australia, but the design scene in the nation's capital is rapidly evolving.
PETER LLOYD: The former Federal Police Chief Mick Keelty says he's glad there have been high level resignations at the Australian Electoral Commission in the wake of last year's bungled WA state senate election.
'TIS the season for musical entertainment in Canberra, and it all starts with a laugh with Free Rain Theatre's satirical revue, "Forbidden Broadway", at The Q until March 22. Bookings to 6285 6290 or theq.net.au ANOTHER impending extravaganza is "The Empire Strips Back - a Star Wars Burlesque Parody", which takes the characters from "Star Wars" and ... (more)
Canberra's commercial radio stations have stopped streaming on the internet in protest at paying extra music royalties.
TAREE'S Leilanie Andrews has been named in the 12 strong national indigenous squad to play at the National Women's Rugby Sevens Championship next weekend in Canberra.
MARK COLVIN: The Federal Government says it has no need for a back-up plan to help out Qantas.
Wheat production in Australia will probably drop from the third-biggest on record because of lower yield, while shipments may increase amid higher stockpiles.
Veteran artist Geoff Todd has taken his concerns about the current tension between Australia and Indonesia direct to Bali with the opening of an exhibition themed 'Friendship', that explores and analyses the state of the relationship between Jakarta and Canberra.
A spectator poses to project her shadow on the walls of the Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, March 1, 2014.
CANBERRA has been named the nation's most liveable city and, for the first time, beaten Adelaide to the title.