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Christine Holgate is on a path to vindication and isn't afraid to take down those who stand in her way., via @SARAHbthe 

Googong home sets suburb's new record mark at Saturday auction

A former AFP agent says heroin could make a rampant return if troops are withdrawn from Afghanistan so soon, via @cassieemorgan 

Cats missing following break in at RSPCA ACT overnight

Shelf-stackers and checkout workers will wear body cameras to protect them from being assaulted and abused in a trial being rolled out at selected Woolworths stores across the country.

Today's front page news is written by @jclindell  and @tobyvue . We also have a farewell to Andrew Peacock and the latest Brumbies news. Stay up to date:

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ACT government refocuses on fuel price inquiry recommendations as prices rebound after pandemic impacts, via @tobyvue 

Illawarra Court housing resident 'frightened' to leave Belconnen unit over fears of being mugged, via @jclindell 


BREAKING: The childcare company operated for Peter Dutton's family trust received more than $5.6m in public funding

A year since Julian Assange's father last saw his son in London's maximum-security Belmarsh prison, he is bringing his fight for the WikiLeaks founder's freedom to the Parliament House forecourt. Via @cassieemorgan 

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews wants Australia locked down.

How has the Morrison Government fared in its first year? Give us your verdict:

The rain may have delayed Taylor Swift's Sydney show, but it didn't dampen spirits.

Ministers know better than public servants, says PM.

The head of the government's COVID-19 commission has blocked access to information about flights by his private jet, reports @kirstenlawsonCT .

Regional areas may not be able to access ABC and SBS on television due to funding and equipment issues.

Opinion: Scott Morrison is unfit to be prime minister. His inaction in the lead-up to the bushfire crisis and his later response to it reveals this, writes Crispin Hull.

OPINION: We are destined to go down the same road as the US unless Australian police reverse the trend towards militarisation, intimidation and a lack of accountability, writes Jack Waterford.