Canberra’s Helping Hand For Typhoon Victims

Canberra’s local Filipino community will be hosting its annual Christmas celebration tomorrow in the grounds of the Philippine Embassy while there’ll also be a fundraising drive to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan, Deputy Leader of the Opposition Alistair Coe said today. “Typhoon Haiyan devastated much of the Philippines just weeks…

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Essential School Crossing Closer to Construction

The ACT Government has finally acknowledged the need for a school crossing over McBryde Crescent in Wanniassa, adjacent to Trinity Christian School, Member for Brindabella Nicole Lawder said today. The Government has released the Residential Street Improvement Program Wanniassa – Stage 2 Consultation which proposes a children’s crossing and further…

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ACT Not Ready for NDIS: Wall

The ACT isn’t as prepared as it should be for a transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme in the middle of next year, Shadow Minister for Disability Andrew Wall said today. “Seven months out from the biggest change to disability support in this country on the 1st of July…

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Scathing Report Shows ESA Woes Growing Deeper

Today Shadow Emergency Services Minister Brendan Smyth highlighted the continued government failures inside the Emergency Services Agency, including failures highlighted by the Fair Work Ombudsman. The Ombudsman’s report1 into a pay bungle within the ACT Ambulance Service released today shows that the government broke the law through ‘unsafe’ record keeping…

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Local Playgrounds Need a Rethink: Jones

Playgrounds across Canberra are in need of a spruce up and they should offer more for mums and dads while providing a learning environment to boost fitness and health, Member for Molonglo Giulia Jones said today. “Today in the Legislative Assembly I’ll be moving a motion to highlight the importance…

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Barr Must Be Called Into Line: Smyth

This morning the Canberra Liberals will call for a privileges committee to be established to investigate whether Treasurer Andrew Barr is in contempt of the Legislative Assembly over refusing to table all documents relating to ACT Labor’s tax reforms, Shadow Treasurer Brendan Smyth said today. “Earlier this year the Opposition…

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Critical School Crossing a Matter of Urgency

Today the Canberra Liberals renewed calls for a pedestrian crossing to be built at Trinity Christian School in Wanniassa after a petition was presented to the ACT Legislative Assembly. “Today the first ever e-petition was presented to the Assembly, calling for a proper pedestrian crossing to be built over McBryde…

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Fighting Hard for Safer Roads

Zed Seselja, Liberal Senator for the ACT, has been appointed Chair of the ACT Consultative Panel for the Black Spot Programme by Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, Jamie Briggs. Deputy Leader of the Canberra Liberals, and Shadow Minister for Transport Alistair Coe MLA, along with other members of…

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Zed Supports Local Small Business

Senator Zed Seselja will be helping out in Brewbar Café on Anketell Street in Tuggeranong this morning from 10:00am as part of the Shop Small campaign, which will run throughout the month of November. Shop Small aims to promote small business in our local communities, and encourages consumers to give…

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