Lawder Pleased To Have Forced Government Transparency

Shadow Minister for the Environment Nicole Lawder was pleased to be able to force the government into being transparent about the former Koppers Logs site in Hume. “Residents and horse owners near the former Koppers Logs site in Hume had justifiable concerns about the contamination on this site,” Ms Lawder…

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Government Will Force Through Needle And Syringe Program At Jail

The ACT Labor/Green government will force through a needle syringe program (NSP) at the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC) disregarding the views of corrections officers, Shadow Minister for Corrections Andrew Wall said today. “Negotiations on the latest Enterprise Agreement between the ACT government and corrections officers seem to be at a…

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Bridge Strengthening Boosts ACT Freight Productivity

Bridge strengthening on Barry Drive over Sullivans Creek is now complete, giving heavy vehicles better access to the Australian Capital Territory road network. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the $957,000 project had been jointly funded by the Australian and ACT Governments under…

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Government Should Identify Pregnancy Discrimation

The National Sex Discrimination Commissioner has released the ‘Pregnancy and Return to Work National Review – Report 2014’. Today Shadow Minister for Women Giulia Jones is calling on the government to report on how widespread the problem of pregnancy discrimination is in Canberra. “I’m glad that the Sex Discrimination Commissioner…

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Doszpot To Raise Yarralumla Residents Concerns In Assembly

Today Member for Molonglo Steve Doszpot will highlight the ACT Labor government’s failures in proper planning for Yarralumla and will suggest remedies for the process. “I will move a motion in the Legislative Assembly this morning on behalf of the hardworking Yarralumla residents who are fighting for appropriate planning in…

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Corbell Has No Excuse For Lack Of Action On Wetlands

Today Shadow Minister for Environment and Member for Brindabella Nicole Lawder will present a petition to the Legislative Assembly calling on the ACT Labor government to get on with building the Tuggeranong Wetlands as promised in the Labor/Greens agreement. “The delay in the clean-up of Lake Tuggeranong and development of…

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Doszpot Calls For Sensible Yarralumla Planning

The ACT Labor government should go back to the drawing board and devise a sensible planning solution for Yarralumla residents concerned about proposed development in the suburb. Today Member for Molonglo Steve Doszpot will receive a petition highlighting the concerns of thousands of people. “The plans for development of land…

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St John Vianney’s Refurbishment Officially Opened

Students and staff at St John Vianney’s Primary School in Waramanga, will today celebrate the opening of the refurbished staffroom and administration area that were built with the help of $350 000 in Australian Government funding. Senator Seselja will open the new facilities on behalf of the Parliamentary Secretary to…

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