In the event the government is returned this election manifesto will need a lot of work to turn it into a workable economic plan.
Could insertable microchips be the next big thing in the national capital?
As plans to reshape Northbourne Avenue face further tweaking, the whole project risks becoming something worse than it already is - another missed opportunity.
How can the ACT government be so confident in its new bus network if it can't even guarantee enough drivers for weekend services?
If stage two of the light rail cannot be justified on financial grounds it should be shelved, regardless of whether or not federal funds are available.
A judicial inquiry into the treatment of asylum seekers would condemn the Coalition and Labor, so neither side is likely to do it.
The massive rates rises for many Canberra businesses could force some businesses out.
Every time an experienced cyclist comes to grief on the road, it becomes harder to convince less confident riders to take up the challenge.
There is much beyond the control of powers watching on. But they should exert influence where they can.
It's time to start saying no to the Australian War Memorial, especially as it starts to creep onto much-loved public bushland.
The success of Canberra's first Test match has been a win for the city, but could leave Canberrans wanting more when it comes to premier sporting events.
There is much work to do to repair confidence in the standard of construction in Canberra
Dr Sue Packer, who has been named Senior Australian of the Year, does important work that is rarely seen by many.
Can anybody explain why Canberra's petrol price is 27 cents a litre more than the NSW average?
If we acknowledge all aspects of our long and conflicted heritage it may be possible to make Australia Day a day for all Australians.
Despite signs of a slowdown, Canberra keeps chugging away with modest year on year growth in property values.
The annual migration to the water is a predictable events. Canberra should be better prepared for it.
John Howard looms as a nostalgic figure of stability for some. Cabinet papers remind us that in Canberra, he left things less settled.
For the first time, sometime early this year, Canberrans will start travelling to and from the city on the light rail.
It's hard to comprehend the thought process behind some of the decisions being made by those with the power to rule on Canberra's heritage.
Hard drugs like methamphetamines ruin lives. They are a scourge on our society.
It's not enough to love your dog; you need to take responsibility for it as well.
We'll never move past the asbestos debacle until all the houses are demolished, but spare a thought for those who find letting go unbearable.
While the ACT government deserves to be commended on its progress towards 100 per cent renewable electricity there is a limit to what the market will bear.
A bill to legalise cannabis in the ACT will have significant flow-on effects that need to be properly considered.
Cyclists aren't pests, but people who actually free up congested roads and save everyone money.
Any solution to the serious problem of eroding faith in government needs to be well-argued and carefully designed.
It's time for the police, and prosecutors, to examine and admit to the flaws in their handling of this case.
There are some things about the urban environment of Canberra that can't be measured in dollars and cents.
From the Prime Minister who brought us "fair dinkum power" comes a new kite sure to fall to the ground before it has fully taken flight.