Soofia Tariq, Canberra Times

Soofia Tariq

Canberra Times

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Past articles by Soofia:

Canberra businesses lose out at Enlighten Festival to Sydney's Street Food Live

Canberra-based street food festival The Forage was unsuccessful in its application to be part of the festival again... → Read More

Grassfire and bushfire burning in Majura

The fire is small, measuring approximately 200x200m and there is no risk of it growing at this time. → Read More

Teenage swimmer dies after falling off a cliff at Gibraltar Falls: ACT Policing

Police and emergency services responded to reports of a man falling off a cliff at Gibraltar Falls at... → Read More

Canberra records coolest year since 1996 with more rain on the way

Canberra recorded the coolest average annual temperature since 1996 and the seventh wettest year in 2022. → Read More

Opposition leader Peter Dutton to meet Voice to Parliament referendum working group

Mr Dutton will have an opportunity to hear from many members of the working group, made of Indigenous... → Read More

APS staff allowed to work on Australia Day after Morrison rule revoked

Former prime minister Scott Morrison issued a directive shortly before the election, removing the ability to allow APS... → Read More

Centrelink payments, cheaper medication and higher fines: What will change on New Year's Day 2023

From cash boosts to higher fines, here's what's changing on New Year's Day in 2023. → Read More

From Jervis Bay to Batemans Bay, here are the best South Coast beaches to visit for summer

From the Jervis Bay to Batemans Bay, here are five of the best beaches on the South Coast... → Read More

Light rail stage 2B approval to take 'many years': National Capital Authority

The National Capital Authority does not expect light rail stage 2B to be approved for "many years". → Read More

Explainer: Will Scott Morrison be censured? And what is a censure motion anyway?

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said cabinet had agreed a motion to censure Mr Morrison would be moved in... → Read More

Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe 'sorry if people listened' to interest rate advice: Inflation hits record high at 7.3%

"I'm certainly sorry if people listened to what we said and they acted on what we had said... → Read More

State of the Service Report: What the average APS worker looked like this year

From age, gender, diversity, and classification: Here is what the APS looks like → Read More

National Dictionary Centre choses 'Teal' as Word of the Year

The Centre chose "Teal" this year due to its prominence throughout the election campaign and its continuing use... → Read More

National Anti-Corruption Commission committee told 'incidental collection' of data possible

If passed, the National Anti-Corruption Commission would be a criminal law enforcement agency, giving it power to access... → Read More

House fire in Farrer closes Lambrigg Street

Soofia joined the Canberra Times in 2022 as the cadet. She previously interned and was an audio producer at The Guardian Australia. She has also worked at 2SER Radio and City Hub Sydney. Her email is → Read More

Climate change minister Chris Bowen vows crackdown on Australia's biggest emitters before COP27

Young Australians are pledging to fix climate change, but they're begging for help. → Read More

Person dead after two-car Barton Highway crash in Murrumbateman

Emergency services and the crash investigation unit are at the scene and police investigations are expected to take... → Read More

Calwell High School were offered counselling after Monaro Highway crash

A 16-year-old boy is in custody after being charged with culpable driving causing death. → Read More

Acting Inspector Travis Mills calls for witnesses to fatal crash on Monaro Highway that left two teenage girls dead

"These young girls were going to return to school today." → Read More

Teen charged over fatal crash on Monaro Highway that left two teenage girls dead

The 16-year-old, who was on bail and a good behaviour order at the time, has been charged with... → Read More