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Listen up, ladies, freezing your eggs for social reasons is a complete waste of time if you're in your 20s and even early 30s, a Canberra fertility expert has said.

Although fertility preservation may be a hot topic internationally, the Canberra Fertility Clinic is throwing cold water over some of the myths emerging from debate.

Specifically, the notion younger women should freeze their eggs to pursue their career.
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Manuka Occasional Childcare Centre supporters have rallied against a land swap that would see them forced off their prime parcel of inner-south land to make way for a club, saying they "deserve better".

More than 100 staff, parents, grandparents and children gathered to launch the group's "I love MOCCA" campaign to voice their opposition to the controversial plan at the Griffith centre on Sunday.
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Thousands of public servants and ADF personnel risk electrocution when they show up for work at the Defence Department's Canberra offices each day, a union alleges.

A fault with electrical wiring has been detected, with thousands of desks at Campbell Park and Russell offices having the potential to send 240 volts coursing through the work stations and the staff working there.
Thousands of public servants and Defence personnel run daily risk of electrocution, union claims.
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Almost 80,000 new mothers will lose some or all of their government parental leave payments in a move slammed by a key consultant for the paid parental leave scheme as "the mother of all insults". 

Treasurer Joe Hockey made the surprise announcement on Mother's Day, as the Abbott government revealed its new childcare package ahead of Tuesday's budget.

The move represents a stunning turnaround from the government that less than six months ago was still promising to provide six months of paid parental leave for families, under Mr Abbott's now-dumped "signature" policy.
Almost 80,000 new mums will lose some or all of their government parental leave payments in a move that has been slammed by a key consultant of the PPL scheme as "the mother of all insults".
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ACT police will seek to extradite a 27-year-old Canberra man from NSW on Friday for the alleged murder of Canberra woman Daniela D'Addario.

Police were travelling to Batemans Bay on Friday morning after a warrant was issued in the ACT for the man's arrest.

NSW Police arrested the man, from Bruce, on Thursday afternoon. He is believed to have fled a car in which officers later found a dead body.
NSW Police arrested a 27-year-old man on Thursday afternoon who is believed to have fled a car in which officers later found a dead body.
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The Tax Office is emerging as a major landlord to other public service departments as it tries to offload more than 6500 empty desk spaces it is paying for across Australia.
But the ATO admits it still has no idea what it is going to do with an office building the Abbott government is forcing the agency to build on the the NSW Central Coast.
Latest figures show the ATO has more than 26,500 "workpoints" in its buildings throughout Australia with one-quarter of them empty.
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Cloudy with a chance of industrial action?

The weathermen and women at the Bureau of Meteorology look set to take their pay dispute to the nation's airwaves, reading out protest messages during radio weather forecasts.
The weathermen and women at the Bureau of Meteorology look set to take their pay dispute to the nation’s airwaves, reading out protest messages during radio weather forecasts
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"Together we are strong": It's a phrase Michael Costigan had inked on his body in loving memory of his niece Tara.

It's also a sentiment he feels has been awakened in Canberra since her brutal death in late February.

The Tara Costigan Foundation will be officially launched on Sunday at a function at the Hyatt Hotel Canberra. 
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Hundreds of Gungahlin residents have opposed plans for a new housing development in their suburb, indicating the kind of opposition the ACT government will face as it tries to "salt and pepper" public housing throughout Canberra. 
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All eight prisoners executed in Indonesia refused to wear blindfolds, singing as they were shot dead on the island of Nusakambangan.

The condemned group, including Bali 9 duo Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, sang, praising God as the shots were fired in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
All eight prisoners executed in Indonesia refused to wear blindfolds, singing as they were shot dead on the island of Nusakambangan.
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They died with the grace of music flowing from their hearts; a powerful symbol, a strong spirit. A silver lining in a very dark cloud. 
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Tax Office public servants around the country are preparing to abandon the hard-nosed tactics used against ordinary taxpayers and small businesses.

The ATO is re-arranging some of its 20,000 strong workforce as it prepares to change the way it approaches disputes in the wake of a scathing parliamentary committee report.
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David Walker couldn't move as an intruder bashed his head on the ground repeatedly and screamed "Where's your wallet, I'll kill you, where's your wallet, I'll kill you".

The alleged door-to-door scammer attacked Mr Walker, 71, moments after he opened the door of his Ainslie home about 6am on Sunday. 

The violent bashing was the latest incident in a scam that has been perpetrated on Canberra's older residents for years. 
David Walker couldn't move as an intruder pinned him down, bashed his head on the ground repeatedly and screamed "Where's your wallet, I'll kill you, where's your wallet I'll kill you".
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