One In Three Buses Not On Time Under Rattenbury

Shadow Minister for Transport Alistair Coe has highlighted that ACTION’s performance has deteriorated under Shane Rattenbury’s first year in charge, with not one performance indicator showing improvement. “ACT Government annual reports show one in three buses aren’t running on time meaning they’re either more than a minute early or more…

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Canberra Liberals Urge Government Response On ACTTAB Report

ACT Shadow Treasurer Brendan Smyth has urged the Government to respond to questions of uncertainty following the release of an independent report into the viability of ACTTAB. “The review released today recommends that ACTTAB be sold, and therefore raises many issues that the Canberra Liberals will be watching closely,” Mr…

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Wall: Respite Closure May Not Be the Last

Shadow Minister for Disability Andrew Wall says the recent decision to close ACT Government operated respite centres such as Elouera Respite House has created significant distress for the families affected. The closure has also created even more uncertainty as to what government run services may be closed in the lead…

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Barr Must Make Rates Increase Information Available

Shadow Treasurer Brendan Smyth has today called on Treasurer Andrew Barr to abide by the decision of the Assembly last Thursday for him to table: By 31 October 2013, any other analysis of the impacts that the taxation reforms implemented to date are expected to have over time. (Hansard, 19…

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Canberra Liberals Fight On for Local Sport

Shadow Minister for Sport and Recreation Steve Doszpot and Member for Brindabella Andrew Wall will tonight host a forum for local sports clubs in Brindabella to discuss concerns about the deteriorating state of local sports grounds as well concerns from clubs about usage fees. “Tonight will be the first meeting…

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Canberra Liberals Call On Corbell To Meet Bushfire Laws

The Auditor General’s Bushfire Preparedness report has found ACT Labor to be in direct contravention of the Emergencies Act 2003 for not disclosing its resource requirements to meet the objectives of its Bushfire Management Plan. Today, Shadow Emergency Services Minister Brendan Smyth will move a motion calling on the Government…

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Gallagher Dismisses Student Housing Stress As An Issue

Katy Gallagher has today shown she doesn’t understand the stress students living in the ACT are under as she dismissed homelessness and housing stress as an issue for students. Shadow Minister for Higher Education Brendan Smyth today questioned Katy Gallagher on findings from Anglicare that 87 percent of students are…

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Corbell Called on to Table Bushfire Documents

Shadow Emergency Services Minister Brendan Smyth today successfully moved a motion calling on the Government to publicise all resources needed to meet the objectives of the Strategic Bushfire Management Plan by the last sitting day of November this year. The motion highlighted findings in the Auditor-General’s Bushfire Preparedness report, which…

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