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18 January 2018 2:18 AM Officers find 'disturbingly large' fish trap in Lake Burley Griffin

Canberrans caught using illegal fishing traps could be fined up to $5000 as part of an environmental clamp down by authorities. Narelle Sargent from the Environment Protection Authority said fishing traps were known to kill turtles, protected fish species and other animals such as the platypus. "Canberrans are reminded that under ACT law, fish traps 5

18 January 2018 2:18 AM ABS will make 150 staff redundant before June 2019 in 17 per cent staff cut

The Bureau of Statistics will make 150 staff redundant as it reduces its workforce by 17 per cent over the next two years in the latest in a series of cuts to hit the agency. As it shrinks by at least 400 public servants before June 2019, the agency has admitted it won't find all of its cuts through staff attrition alone and will have to let go of office-based 6

16 January 2018 9:16 AM KIIS FM host Will McMahon misses show after bike accident

KIIS FM's new national drive show host, Will McMahon, was hospitalised as a precautionary measure after being involved in a bicycle accident earlier today. McMahon missed his 4pm radio slot alongside co-host Woody Whitelaw on the Will & Woody show after he was hit by a car while cycling to the Melbourne radio station in Richmond. "I don't really know what happened 9 1

16 January 2018 8:06 AM Anna Flanagan expects to miss Commonwealth Games, throws support behind Kalindi Commerford

"It's definitely confusing and hard when you don't know what you need to work on or what they're looking for, I obviously want to play and at the moment I'm still training just in case." Although Flanagan is unlikely to feature at the Games, another Canberran in Kalindi Commerford is fighting for a spot during the Hockeyroos five-Test series against 9

16 January 2018 5:54 AM Anthony Mundine confident he will beat Tommy Browne

Going into his sell-out fight at The Star against Browne on Wednesday night, the 42-year-old is looking for his first win since November 2014 and said his ring craft will be the difference. "He's going to come with a lot of passion, throwing a lot of punches, but once my skills start to come into play then I'll start to work him out and put it on him," said Mundine 7

14 January 2018 11:43 PM Sydney Festival daily highlight

The Australian musician has come a long way since Somebody That I Used to Know. Here, he pays tribute to acclaimed French artist and grandfather of electronic music Jean-Jacques Perrey with a thoroughly modern ensemble comprised of synthesisers, keyboards and synth-keyboard mashups known as Ondiolines. "There's a plaintive, emotional quality to it," Gotye 5

14 January 2018 6:39 AM Buddy Reed blasts Canberra Cavalry to ABL clean sweep over Adelaide Bite

He finished with five hits from his six at bats, driving in four runs, with a strikeout in his very last at bat in the Australian Baseball League his only blemish of the day. Reed's first homer sparked a flurry of them, with the Cavalry hitting four in their first two innings to open up a 6-0 lead. Unlike Saturday night, the Bite never mounted a comeback 3

14 January 2018 2:05 AM Mexican journalist killed amid wave of violence against media

Mexico City: A journalist was killed on Saturday in the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, adding to a wave of violence in one of the world's most dangerous countries for media workers. Dominguez was an independent journalist who wrote a political column. In one of his last publications, he lamented the growing political violence that has struck Mexico 9

13 January 2018 6:48 AM Court officers separate man hugging partner at ACT Magistrates Court before jail

Court officers at the ACT Magistrates Court had to separate a man from his partner on Saturday morning after being told he would be remanded in custody. Lyons man, Jake Alexander Johnson, 20, fronted the court for allegedly threatening a police officer at Woden Police Station on Friday. Johnson was at the station attending documents relating to several 8

12 January 2018 8:30 PM North Korea praises controversial book, says it 'foretells end of Trump'

Seoul: North Korea has praised American author Michael Wolff's controversial book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, taking pleasure from it's jaw-dropping account of chaos and dysfunction under President Donald Trump. The North's main newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, says the book's sales reflect what it calls "rapidly surging anti-Trump sentiments 12