Friday, 26th August 2022.

  • The ACT Greens and Liberals have come together to pressure the government to ‘get on’ with the construction of the Light rail to Woden.
  • ACT Shadow Minister for Housing Mark Parton is concerned that the Government’s proposed rental reforms will lead to a mass exit of landlords from the market.
  • The largest recorded seizure of Illicit drugs has been made in Sydney. The police uncovered over 1,800 kilos with an estimated value of $1.6 Billion.
  • The Russian occupied nuclear plant in Ukraine has been briefly disconnected from the grid, after nearby fires damaged overhead electricity lines.
  • New research has found that 31,000 workers are off everyday due to long covid.
  • CEO of ACT Council of Social Service, Dr. Emma Campbell says that the Robodebt Royal Commission is important to giving victims answers.
  • More businesses are opening in ACT than ever before, with new ABS numbers showing 2,500 more businesses were created here in the last financial year.
  • Snickers has made their chocolates six grams smaller due to unprecedented cost pressures
  • It’s international Dog day! The most popular bread in Australia is the Cavoodle.

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