Sarah Basford Canales, Canberra Times

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times

Ngunnawal, ACT, Australia

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Recent:
  • Canberra Times
  • Lifehacker Australia
Past:
  • FarmOnline
  • Bendigo Advertiser
  • Gizmodo Australia
  • The Examiner
  • The Standard
  • The Courier
  • The Land
  • Kotaku Australia

Recent articles by Sarah:

Emotions run high inside and outside Parliament as territory debate reaches a close

Thursday's debate represented an emotional final hurdle for many. → Read More

Chris Bowen 'not satisfied' after Climate Change Authority report shows 'big shift' needed to reach net zero by 2050

Australia is falling behind on its climate change target, a new report shows. → Read More

National anti-corruption commission passes Parliament

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese joined the Attorney-General in saying it was a historic day for the country. → Read More

'We're outgunned': Defence's race to match China as regional tensions heat up

Long-term military planning has left Australia with a short-term equipment gap, experts warn. → Read More

ABC head David Anderson grilled by Coalition senators over Louise Milligan's speech, tweets

The top ABC reporter said the senator was repeating a "complete inaccuracy". → Read More

Where Do You Even Buy a Real Christmas Tree in Australia?

Looking to trade in your plastic tree for a real one this Christmas? Here's a list of places in Australia where you can buy a real tree. → Read More

Live updates and latest news from Senate estimates

All the highlight, and lowlights, from day two of Senate estimates. → Read More

ASIS head Paul Symon warns of 'very alarming' signs in region

A top spy chief has warned "very alarming signs" in Australia's backyard could see the country's intelligence agencies rise in the global pecking order as the Five Eyes alliance turns its focus to China. → Read More

Public Eye: Mike says MOGs unalike, Barton party's starting and climate change culture conundrum

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' public service editor. He writes about government and federal politics, and has an interest in integrity, industrial relations and foreign affairs. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au → Read More

Australia the Pacific's biggest donor as China eyes Solomon Islands, Kiribati: Lowy Institute report

A new pacific aid report reveals the state of play in the contested region. → Read More

Coalition's regional 'rorts' program scrapped, Labor govt promises $1b in fresh grants

The Labor government will scrap a key Coalition funding program, replacing it with two new grants programs. → Read More

Bureau of Meteorology's 'rebrand' from BOM racked up $220,000

The federal minister has not held back about the weather bureau's untimely rebranding project. → Read More

The Best Aussie Wine Regions to Keep In Mind if You Could Use a Drink

With international travel being off the cards for a while, now's a good time to become acquainted with Australia's best wine regions. → Read More

Bureau of Meteorology releases updated style guide, social media hijacks its proposed Twitter handles

Call it by its name or don't call it all, the Bureau of Meteorology says. → Read More

Bureau of Meteorology releases updated style guide, social media hijacks its proposed Twitter handles

Call it by its name or don't call it all, the Bureau of Meteorology says. → Read More

6 Underrated Netflix Shows You Might Have Missed Until Now

It's inevitable you'll miss a few great Netflix shows from time to time. Here are five titles from last year you might have missed out on. → Read More

Majority support a more public federal ICAC, Australia Institute polling shows

Most Australians want a more public federal integrity body, fresh polling shows. → Read More

APS pay rise welcomed but ASU warns bureaucrats 'deserve far more than this'

Public sector unions are pleased with the government's pay rise deal but expect more in the long run. → Read More

APS dating scene reignited, the Return of the Career Diplomat, and Davis meets up with Codd

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' public service editor. He writes about government and federal politics, and has an interest in integrity, industrial relations and foreign affairs. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au → Read More

Jobs and Skills Australia to get $1.9m for study into clean energy jobs

A renewable energy future needs a renewable energy workforce. → Read More