Megan Doherty, Canberra Times

Megan Doherty

Canberra Times

Canberra, ACT, Australia

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Recent articles by Megan:

Alan Foskett, Canberra historian and urban geographer, dies aged 93

Alan Foskett in the study of his Campbell home. Picture: Matt Bedford Prolific historian, former urban geographer and nature's gentleman Alan Foskett has died. → Read More

'Australia's biggest multicultural wedding' held at Parliament House

Reena Koak and Andrew Zarb on their wedding day at Parliament House. Picture: Supplied It's been billed as "Australia's biggest multicultural wedding" at Parliament House in Canberra. → Read More

Lake George Winery opens vintage space called Mary-Go-Round

Sarah McDougall with Rosie the dog in Mary-Go-Round. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos A new vintage store at Lake George Winery has been given the sweetest name - Mary-Go-Round. → Read More

Don't miss this magical Christmas wonderland in Kambah

Kellie Prescott and Santa aka son Damien in Mrs Claus' Bakery. Picture: Elesa Kurtz Kellie Prescott may just be Christmas' answer to Willy Wonka, creating a world of pure imagination at her home in a Kambah cul-de-sac. → Read More

New Braddon store Needs and Wishes serves up fun, funky and eclectic gifts for Christmas

You will find something unique at the new shop in the Ori Building → Read More

Canberra's holiday destination Narooma and the Justin Hemmes effect

Justin Hemmes (left) on the beach at Narooma. Picture: Narooma News Narooma is one of Canberra's favourite summer playgrounds but a newspaper headline last month suggesting billionaire Justin Hemmes thought the South Coast town could eventually "rival Noosa" struck fear into the heart of many who've enjoyed an old-school holiday there. But he's denied ever saying it. → Read More

Elf on the shelf: So. Much. Festive. Fun ... no, really

Please, for the love of God, share your Elf on the shelf ideas. → Read More

Refresh for national library and gallery cafes

Bookplate at the national library is due to reopen soon. → Read More

Monet lookalike found in Canberra

He has a floral last name, but it's not Water Lilly. → Read More

Halloween trick or treating will be allowed in Canberra in 2021

Residents of Ammon Place Kambah including Linda McNeilly have gone all out for Halloween. Picture: Keegan Carroll The ACT government is allowing trick or treating to go ahead in Canberra in just over a week's time, but advising people to stick to their suburb and not venture into well-known "treat streets" that attract big crowds. → Read More

Hammer falling again on antiques

This watch belonged to a Canberra architect. Picture: Supplied While has always operated online and was able to still do business during lockdown, the easing restrictions have created a buzz, as buyers are allowed back in the showroom. → Read More

Nationals pick Nichole Overall as candidate to replace John Barilaro in Monaro byelection

The Queanbeyan historian has been selected - uncontested - as the National Party candidate in the byelection for the seat of Monaro. → Read More

Vale Jim Service, one of Canberra's greats

Jim Service was a proud Canberran. Picture: The Canberra Times Former Canberran of the Year, civic-minded businessman and self-government critic Jim Service has died, leaving a legacy that impacted almost every facet of life in the national capital. → Read More

Don't ask a question that might risk an angry emoji

The daily media conferences are for information - but they're also for politicians to be asked the tough questions. → Read More

Canberra artist Narelle Zeller's portrait Brave New Worker a finalist in WA's The Lester Prize

We've all done it - business up the top, PJs on the bottom for that Zoom meeting. → Read More

OzHarvest and the National Convention Centre join forces to help those in need during lockdown

OzHarvest Canberra City manager Bin Barnier and driver Aaron McNeil collect cooked meals on Friday from the National Convention Centre's Halim Othman and Thi Nguyen. Picture: Keegan Carroll Food rescue charity OzHarvest in Canberra is now buying cooked meals for those in need during lockdown, spending money it doesn't have to help those in crisis. → Read More

Woden School students party at home every Thursday with an online disco in lockdown

Ali Hayes at home for this week's online Thursday disco with daughters Kara, 17, (left) and Maddie, 13. Picture: Keegan Carroll The Hayes sisters are joyfully dancing in their Gordon lounge room, Kara, out of her wheelchair and supported by their mum Ali; Maddie joining in but still not far from her beloved BMX. → Read More

Narrabundah's onion church, Saint John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church, is getting repairs

It may no longer be a silver "onion", but a gold one. → Read More

Halimah Kyrgios set to wow on The Voice this Monday night

Halimah Kyrgios in her stunning gown in Monday's performance. Picture: Supplied Halimah Kyrgios looks set to wow everyone when she returns to The Voice on Monday night, with a stunning makeover at the start of the finals. → Read More

Nick Kyrgios among Canberrans in Mick Ashley's rallying cry to Ken Behrens

Can you spot the local identities in the Canberra artist's latest work? → Read More