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Canberra dad's crazy prediction before $60 million Powerball win

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A Canberra dad is $60 million richer after claiming the entire Powerball division one jackpot. The winning numbers in Powerball draw 1363 on Thursday were 22, 6, 1, 16, 17, 29 and 11, and the Powerball was 2.Divisions two to nine paid out about $32 million combined.See the Story
Canberra · Canberra

Iconic ACT police car reaches its final stop

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The iconic make has been used by police officers in Canberra for more than four decades. The car will now go on display at the Museum of Australian Policing in Acton when it opens. ACT Policing will also permanently retire the Tango-51 radio call sign allocated to the vehicle as a mark of respect.See the Story
Canberra · Canberra

80th covid death as hospitalisations hit new high

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THE ACT has recorded its 80th covid-related death since the beginning of the pandemic as hospital numbers reached a new record.ACT Health today (July 1) reports the woman who died was in her 80s.There are now 138 people in Canberra hospitals with covid, a new record and a jump from the 122 recorded in yesterday’s figures.Four people hospitalised are currently in the intensive care unit and one is on a ventilator.See the Story
Canberra · Canberra

Bungendore High will start as a 'pop-up'

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The new Bungendore High School is expected to cater for 500 students. It has been long-called for by the community, but its location and design have been shrouded in controversy. The new designs include more car parking spaces, the relocation of sporting facilities, visual maintenance of the original town street grid, reducing the scale of buildings.See the Story
Canberra · Canberra

War Memorial redevelopment quietly upped by $50 million

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Australian War Memorial Director Matt Anderson confirmed reports that the price of the revamp had jumped by $50 million. He said supply costs meant the budget needed to increase accordingly. The controversial redevelopment project was originally valued at $498 million. The former federal government provided $50million in March 2022 to manage these increases.See the Story
Canberra · Canberra

New CIT board chair appointed

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Kate Lundy, who has been in the position of deputy chair since April 2020, will replace outgoing board chair Craig Sloan. It follows the revelation of $8.87 million worth of unusual contracts awarded by the CIT to a single consultant. The most recent contract, signed in March, is valued at almost $5 million and fell only $10 short of needing to go before the government's procurement board.See the Story
Canberra · Canberra

What impact can the crossbench bonanza actually make?

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DAVID Pocock, the progressive independent who broke the Liberals’ stranglehold on one of the two ACT Senate seats, wouldn’t have expected to find himself allied with Pauline Hanson before even being sworn in.Michelle Grattan.But, as they say, politics makes strange bedfellows and the two have already discussed trying to get Anthony Albanese to compromise on his decision to slash crossbench staff numbers.See the Story
Canberra · Canberra

Petrol prices pump beyond $2

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FUEL prices remain high in Canberra with motorists paying well over $2 per litre for unleaded. According to PetrolSpy Australia, prices for regular unleaded fuel today (June 30) in Canberra ranged from 219.9c a litre at the Metro Petroleum in Mitchell, up to 241.9c at the Ampol in Nicholls.For diesel Canberrans can expect to pay up to 239.9c a litre at the bowser.See the Story

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