Peter Brewer, Canberra Times

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Recent articles by Peter:

The body of a woman was recovered off Captains Beach, in Jervis Bay, marking the third fatality this summer

Woman's body recovered from the waters off Jervis Bay. → Read More

A crash north of Sutton has claimed the life of a motorcycle rider

Emergency services were called to location after receiving a triple zero emergency call from a passing motorist. → Read More

ACT Policing watching outcomes from latest NSW strategy

Is online reporting the key to preventing sexual assault being one of the most hidden crime types? → Read More

Locally-engineered Porsche takes out coveted grand champion sword as Summernats attracts record crowd of 125,000

Summernats posted a new four-day attendance record of 125,000 → Read More

Andrew 'Lynchy' Lynch will swap combine harvester for a 600 horsepower Corolla at this year's Summernats

Victorian wheat farmer Andrew Lynch will be one of the stars of the burnouts at Summernats → Read More

Research shows ACT Policing needs greater numbers in force

Demand for police services has exceeded supply in the ACT, spurring the territory's Chief Police Officer to go public on the dire need for more officers as rising family violence and mental health-related cases put the squeeze on available resources. → Read More

Insurers ask whether government negligence led to the car park fire at Spilt Milk at EPIC?

The Insurance Council of Australia says insurers are entitled to seek the recovery of costs if negligence is proved against the ACT government after nine vehicles sustained damage, some burnt out completely, during the grass fire at Exhibition Park on the Spilt Milk weekend. → Read More

La Nina summer rain expected to persist, keeping grassfire threat level at 'normal'

Healthy summer rain is predicted - and needed - to keep the grassfire threat at bay. → Read More

Ambulance, police, fire and rescue and trauma treatment specialists joined voices in ACT online road safety campaign

New road safety campaign by ACT emergency services responders → Read More

Murder verdicts to be handed down in the MH17 trial in The Netherlands

The 2014 murder trial of 298 people on board Malaysian Airlines MH17 shot down over the Ukraine will... → Read More

A truck and a car have collided on the Federal Highway

A driver has been killed in a fatal crash on the Federal Highway → Read More

Chief Police Officer Neil Gaughan flags review of ACT Policing police pursuit policy

Concerns repeat offenders driving stolen cars are trying to avoid arrest. → Read More

Cooma Motorfest set to attract hundreds of entries this weekend

Hundreds of vehicles, from trucks to motorcycles, boats and classic cars, will be crammed into the Cooma showground... → Read More

ACT fire and rescue, paramedics, police and the Canberra Hospital staff implore safer road behaviour

First-responders have described the impact felt by family, friends - and their own staff - as the ACT... → Read More

Tom McLuckie took aim at the legal system, the Chief Minister and the Attorney General

Tom McLuckie gives evidence at the inquiry into dangerous driving → Read More

Latest wastewater report reveals ACT remained ranked second highest nationally for cannabis, oxycodone consumption

ACT high in cannabis and opioids from the latest wastewater report → Read More

ACT police pragmatic on Canberra drug decriminalisation moves

ACT Chief Police Officer Neil Gaughan holds concerns about drug decriminalisation. → Read More

Illicit drugs and speeding drivers are making ACT roads more dangerous: police

Police want tougher laws to impound cars and seize licences of speeding drivers. → Read More

Toyota will square off in court to defend its reputation on its diesel engine emission

Toyota prepares to fight class action over diesel engine defeat devices → Read More

Chinese electric car maker BYD to set up a flagship Experience Store in Canberra

World's biggest EV producer arrives in the ACT → Read More