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Civic’s public servants volunteer to improve garden beds

Think all public servants take indulgent lunch breaks on the public dollar? Think again. City Walk Urban Volunteers has just launched in Canberra city. The volunteer-led initiative will help maintain the garden beds along City Walk, between Allara Street and Akuna Street. With the support of Transport Canberra and City …

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‘Surely a test is a test’: Shock over blood results for toxic chemical

The laboratories detected the chemical of the greatest concern, perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS), at 60 ng/ml and 70 ng/ml respectively. Loading The federal government is facing multiple class action lawsuits over its refusal to compensate people stranded on unsaleable properties as a result of Defence’s use of firefighting foams containing the …

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Too little grass means horses now dying of starvation

But must we turn our backs on the back country? Given we haven’t had drought-breaking rains in Kosciuszko National Park, what happens if we start getting fires when the weather warms up? Will the fate of surviving brumbies be cooked? Surely it’s time the professional park staff were allowed to …

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