Kirsten Lawson, Canberra Times

Kirsten Lawson

Canberra Times


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Past articles by Kirsten:

Monster Kitchen and Bar: Not a hint of vegetarian compromise

How is the menu faring in the year of the vegetable? → Read More

Canberra Times review: OTIS at Kingston provides a polished experience

This place has segued to the high end, and happily it's not only the service, but also the food and the wine. → Read More

A real sense of drama at Armada

Canberra has needed a proper lakeside venue for ages, and now it has it. → Read More

Restaurant review: Philippine cuisine at warp speed

Lolo and Lola, at the Watson shops, is popular for a reason. → Read More

Stimulus changes to strip more than $8 billion a month from economy

Economists cautiously positive on JobKeeper changes, but call for higher JobSeeker. → Read More

Prime Minister Scott Morrison announces changes to JobSeeker, JobKeeper payments

About 2 million workers are expected to be off the JobKeeper payment from October. → Read More

No changes to business and wage support till October: Morrison

PM confirms support will continue for businesses past September but says it will be targeted and temporary. → Read More

Let's lift our heads and keep looking forward: Morrison

Morrison speaking as jobs figures show slight improvement. → Read More

Elimination 'risky and illusory' Scott Morrison

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has firmly rejected calls for an elimination strategy to deal with the coronavirus, dismissing it has risky and illusory. Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong → Read More

Australia resumes deporting New Zealanders

The deportations were paused with the pandemic hit, but flights will resume this week, New Zealand says. → Read More

Australia to limit overseas arrivals to ease pressure on quarantine

Scott Morrison says he'll take a plan to the national cabinet on Friday. → Read More

Federal Minsters will be allowed in from Victoria, Barr says

Backbenchers and staffers might be forced to stay away. → Read More

Coronavirus: Melbourne goes into lockdown, NSW-Victoria border closures spells 'dire consequences' for illegal crossings

Residents of metropolitan Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire north of the city have been put back into lockdown as NSW Police Minister David Elliott has warned of "dire consequences" for people who attempt to cross the NSW-Victorian border illegally from midnight. → Read More

Coronavirus: Health authorities warn 'we're all at risk from resurgence'

Thousands of people have refused testing in Victoria amid a resurgence of COVID-19. Picture: Karleen Minney Authorities have warned that everyone is at risk from a resurgence of COVID-19, as Victoria recorded 66 new cases in the 24 hours to Friday. → Read More

Pain on the way post-September, economists warn

The government has been urged to spend big and set out a clear plan soon to avoid economic disaster. → Read More

Australia's plan for new military might wins approval

Defence analysts say the move is urgent given China's new aggression and the US's unreliability. → Read More

Australian Tax Office website crashes as people rush to lodge tax returns, withdraw super

The new financial year has overwhelmed the Tax Office. → Read More

Canberrans allowed into Queensland from July 10, but Victorians barred without quarantine

Canberrans will have to declare no travel to Victoria in 14 days. → Read More

JobKeeper should be paid in advance: Grattan Institute

The Grattan Institute says businesses should face a new turnover test to keep getting the wage subsidy. → Read More

Workers refusing shifts because government support so high: Morrison

Treasury report on JobKeeper and support payments to be handed to PM today. → Read More