Housing Crisis Deepens

The housing crisis is getting worse as new research shows there are no affordable rental options for struggling Canberra families. The Anglicare Rental Affordability Snapshot which reviews thousands of properties in Canberra and Queanbeyan paints a dire picture, Shadow Minister for Housing Nicole Lawder said today. “The ACT Labor government…

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ACT Still Worst On Hospital Waiting Times

Yet another national health report has been released showing the ACT is last again when it comes to emergency department and elective surgery waiting times in our hospitals. The Australian Hospital Statistics 2012-13 report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare again demonstrates the failures of ACT Labor, Opposition Leader Jeremy…

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Canberra Liberals Will Oppose Light Rail

The Canberra Liberals will fight the ACT Labor government’s case for light rail in the lead up to the 2016 ACT Election because it simply doesn’t stack up for Canberra, Shadow Minister for Transport Alistair Coe said today. “The opposition will stay on the side of ACT taxpayers and scrutinise…

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Government Jail Fail

ACT Labor’s mismanagement of the Alexander Maconochie Centre is continuing to cost Canberra taxpayers millions, years after it was prematurely opened. The expansion announced by Shane Rattenbury today only highlights the government’s failures of the past, Shadow Minister for Corrections Andrew Wall said today. “The ACT Labor government ignored advice…

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Corbell Fails Again On Bullying Inside Emergency Services

Despite repeated warnings from the Canberra Liberals, Simon Corbell has again failed to remedy the toxic work culture inside the ACT Emergency Services Agency. The situation has become so bad ACTAS has failed to even investigate serious bullying complaints, Shadow Minister for Emergency Services Brendan Smyth said today. “Simon Corbell…

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ACT Slips To Sixth Worst Performing Australian Economy

The lack of economic planning from the ACT Labor government is continuing to rear its ugly head with the Territory economy slumping from third to sixth worst Australian economy. Today’s State of the States report from Commsec also warns the ACT could slip further, Shadow Treasurer Brendan Smyth said today.…

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Canberra community encouraged to remember on ANZAC Day

Senator Zed Seselja is calling on the Canberra community to take the opportunity tomorrow to remember the Australian servicemen and women that have done so much for our country, and to honour their service and sacrifice. There are a number of services happening around Canberra tomorrow including: Dawn Service Time:…

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Cutting red tape for childcare services

Senator Zed Seselja has welcomed the announcement by the Coalition Government to cut red tape for child care providers. Under the announcement, child care supervisors will be given relief from Labor red tape that saw some wait over a year for a certificate permitting them to continue doing their job.…

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Corbell Needs to Move On ESA Culture Investigation

Simon Corbell should get his act together and get the ball rolling on the ‘culture review’ that he promised last year into the ACT Ambulance Service. It’s been more than five months since the government announced it would investigate after a spate of bullying complaints, Shadow Minister for Emergency Services…

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