Lawder Braves The Razor For Relay For Life

Member for Brindabella Nicole Lawder will tomorrow have her head shaved as part of a world record attempt to raise money for the Cancer Council’s Relay for Life. “It’s great to be part of the Canberra Liberals Relay for Life team organised by my colleague Jeremy Hanson, but I’ve decided…

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Canberra Liberals Take Part In Relay For Life

This weekend Canberra Liberals MLAs and staff will take part in the Cancer Council’s Relay for Life at the AIS athletics track in Bruce. The success of this event grows every year and the team is looking forward to raising as much money as possible, Leader of the Opposition Jeremy…

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A Fair Go for Veterans – Delivered

Senator Seselja today welcomed the passage through the Senate of the indexation of military pensions – delivering on the Coalition Government’s election promise to 57,000 military superannuants and their families. Thousands of veterans living in the ACT will benefit from the Government’s legislation which delivers fair indexation. Senator Seselja today…

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$4 Million School Facilities Opened

Students and staff at Trinity Christian School in the ACT today celebrated the opening of a new student hub and school administration building that were built with the help of $600 000 in Australian Government funding. Senator Zed Seselja, opened the new facilities on behalf of the Parliamentary Secretary to…

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Senator Seselja Celebrates Harmony Day in Canberra

Senator for the ACT, Zed Seselja today encouraged people across Canberra to be part of Australia’s largest national multicultural event – Harmony Day 2014. Friday the 21st of March will mark the 14th anniversary of Harmony Day. Each year, Harmony Day provides an opportunity to celebrate the cultural diversity of…

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Senator Lundy Votes for Higher Electricity Prices

Today, Senator Kate Lundy along with her Labor colleagues voted for higher electricity prices for Canberrans. The Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 (along with other carbon tax repeal legislation) failed to pass the Senate this morning due to a lack of support from Labor and the Greens.…

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Auditor-General on Speed Cameras “Crash Data not Included” & “Budget Proposals Have Been the Basis for Expanding Speed Camera Systems”

The Auditor-General has given the ACT Government a scathing review of the ACT’s Speed Camera network, Shadow Minister for Transport Alistair Coe said today. “The opposition has long held concerns about the selection of speed camera locations and their effectiveness. It is no wonder the government recently announced a review…

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Coalition Cuts Red Tape to Help Businesses

Today Senator Zed Seselja , as a member of the Coalition Deregulation Committee, welcomed action that will lessen the burden of regulation and legislation on Australians. An omnibus bill was introduced to the House of Representatives this morning that will scrap 9,500 unnecessary or counter-productive regulations and 1,000 redundant acts…

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ACT Labor Should Permanently Deregulate Construction Sector

Today the Canberra Liberals will argue in the Legislative Assembly for permanent deregulation of the ACT’s struggling building and construction sector. It follows a half hearted attempt by ACT Labor to ‘stimulate’ the industry which is suffering under excessive red tape and charges, Shadow Minister for Planning and Infrastructure Alistair…

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