Lawder to Open Canberra Ornithologists Exhibition

Today, Shadow Minister for the Environment Nicole Lawder MLA will launch the Canberra Ornithologists Group’s (COG) 50th anniversary photographic exhibition at the ACT Legislative Assembly. “The exhibition will feature photographs by club members focusing on birds native to the Canberra region. The public is being asked to vote for their…

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Government Should Advise Mr Fluffy Homeowners Directly

The ACT Labor government needs to be proactive and directly advise owners of Mr Fluffy properties through registered mail that their houses are affected, Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Hanson said today. “I’m calling on the government to make another effort to contact homeowners who may not yet know that…

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Encouraging Sustainable Growth for the Capital Region

Federal representatives Senator Zed Seselja, Dr Peter Hendy MP and Angus Taylor MP will meet today with local government representatives from the region to discuss how they can all work together to grow the local economy. The meeting today has been organised in collaboration with the ACT Chief Minister Katy…

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ACT Labor’s Debt Smashing Family Budgets

It is now apparent that Canberra families will find themselves in a vicious cycle of ever more cost of living increases, engineered by the ACT Labor government to pay for its debt and borrowings, Shadow Treasurer Brendan Smyth said today. “At the half way point of the Legislative Assembly’s Estimates…

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Government Lagging on Essential Care and Protection

The ACT Labor government needs to get its act together for the sake of Canberra’s most vulnerable and deliver adequate Care and Protection Services. However the latest budget suggests the government is continuing on the same path leaving some families without the support they need, Shadow Minister for Family and…

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Funding to Strengthen Indigenous Heritage in the ACT

Indigenous heritage will be strengthened in the ACT with $58,100 in funding to restore and maintain Indigenous Heritage Sites. Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and Senator for the ACT, Zed Seselja, said the announcement was part of the Australian Government investment of $1.6 million this financial year in 18…

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Hanson Again Taking Part In CEO Sleepout

ACT Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Hanson will brave the winter conditions for another year, joining other Canberra leaders for the annual Vinnies CEO Sleepout tonight. “In my 22 years in the Army I have spent hundreds of nights outdoors sleeping rough and I have great sympathy for the hardships…

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