Gallagher Must Address Leadership Speculation

Chief Minister Katy Gallagher must come clean on whether she intends to stay on in the Territory’s top job, Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Hanson said today. “Speculation has been spreading that Katy Gallagher will stand down as Chief Minister some time before the 2016 ACT Election. I’m calling on…

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Coe Questions Light Rail Tender Process

The Capital Metro light rail agency has awarded more than $600,000 to a consulting company without testing the market according to freedom of information documents, Shadow Minister for Transport Alistair Coe said today. “In addition to the poor process in awarding the contract, the company which undertook ‘governance advice’ commenced…

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Lawder Primed For New Challenge

New Shadow Minister for Family and Community Services, Housing and Environment Nicole Lawder is looking forward to the challenges ahead as she becomes part of the Canberra Liberals shadow ministry. “After learning the ropes of the Legislative Assembly since arriving in June this year I’m excited to take on three…

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Canberra Liberals Re-energised By Reshuffle

Member for Brindabella Nicole Lawder will take on three shadow portfolios to become a Canberra Liberals shadow minister. This comes as part of a wider shadow ministerial reshuffle, Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Hanson announced today. “I’m pleased to confirm several changes to the Canberra Liberals shadow ministry as we…

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Seselja to Launch Rats of Tobruk DVD

Senator Zed Seselja will today launch Giralang Primary School’s DVD featuring the Rats of Tobruk. The DVD is a result of Giralang Primary winning a Department of Veterans Affairs Schools’ Grant to establish the Rats of Tobruk Memorial Wall. The ACT Rats of Tobruk Association and Giralang Primary School have…

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Burch Must Resign Over Disgusting Retweet

Joy Burch must resign as ACT Education Minister after admitting to retweeting an offensive tweet describing her federal counterpart Christopher Pyne in a highly offensive manner, Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Hanson said today. “Joy Burch has demonstrated incredibly poor judgement to describe the federal education minister in such a…

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ACT Encouraged to Join Child Care Discussion

Senator Zed Seselja has welcomed the Productivity Commission’s release of a child care and early learning issues paper and encouraged Canberra families and operators to join the discussion. Assistant Minister for Education Sussan Ley says the issues paper is the next stage of the Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into child care. …

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Skywhale Debacle Continues: ACT Labor Slugs Community Again

The ACT Government’s poor judgement surrounding dealings with the Skywhale has been highlighted following revelations that four Canberra based organisations have had to pay for the balloon’s appearance at their events, Shadow Minister for Arts and Tourism Brendan Smyth said today. “Having paid for the Skywhale through their hard earned…

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