Light Rail Business Case Discredits Government

The ACT government has been arrogantly committed to light rail long before the presentation of today’s business case, Shadow Minister for Transport Alistair Coe said today. “Simon Corbell and the government have been promoting light rail for years and have made no bones about the fact that it will be…

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ACT Tourism Hangover Evident After Centenary

Days after a damning Commsec report rating the ACT as the second worst economy in the nation, new figures show the tourism industry is a major casualty in Canberra, Shadow Minister for Tourism and Arts Brendan Smyth said today. “Tourism Research Australia’s State of the Industry October 2014 Report exposes…

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Canberra Liberals Support Progress For Mr Fluffy Homeowners

The Canberra Liberals welcome the progress announced by the Commonwealth and ACT governments working towards a permanent solution for Mr Fluffy homeowners, Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Hanson said today. “One thousand plus families have been under stress waiting for progress on this issue and today they’ll be able to…

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Major construction to start on Constitution Avenue

Construction work will shortly commence on the $42 million upgrade of Constitution Avenue. The upgrade is a major Australian Government infrastructure project that will revitalise the road corridor, improve accessibility and create jobs. Funded in celebration of Canberra’s centenary, the project will give Constitution Avenue a new lease on life…

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Lawder Pushes Support For Carers In The ACT

With more than 45,000 carers in the ACT, Shadow Minister for Family and Community Services Nicole Lawder is pushing for an increased awareness of the work carers do in our community. “October 12th to 18th was Carers’ Week and it’s important to acknowledge the commitment given by the carers in…

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Burch Fails To Address Future Disability Services For Kids

The Minister for Disability Joy Burch continues to disregard the concerns of families of children with Global Developmental Delay and autism. Critical government run early intervention and therapy services will end at the conclusion of the school year, yet the government has again failed to outline a successful transition for…

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