Extra funding for roads across the ACT

Roads and streets in the ACT will receive a major boost with $17,750,000 extra being made available to the ACT for vital road upgrades through the Roads to Recovery Programme over the next two years. The extra funding will flow as a result of the passage through Federal Parliament of…

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Andrew Wall to launch Lifeline’s Southside Bookfair

Tomorrow Member for Brindabella Andrew Wall will launch Lifeline Canberra’s annual Southside Bookfair, which will be running from tomorrow until Sunday, the 28th of June at the Erindale Vikings Club. “I encourage all Tuggeranong residents to head down to the Bookfair over the next few days and check out the…

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Dodgy health data costing ACT millions

The Auditor-General has revealed data integrity in the ACT Health Directorate is inadequate meaning potential losses of up to $3 million in federal funding. This is damning given the data doctoring scandal which embroiled the government in 2012, Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Hanson said today. “Three years after data…

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Community sector hit with continued levy

Canberra’s community sector organisations are being squeezed as the Barr government continues to impose a levy which was earmarked to be abolished in this year’s budget, Shadow Minister for Family and Community Services Nicole Lawder said today.

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Union poll confirms: Don’t sign light rail contracts

The light rail poll results released by Unions ACT today clearly shows that Canberrans don’t support Andrew Barr’s plans for Capital Metro, Shadow Minister for Transport Alistair Coe said today. “According to the Union’s own research, just 38.8 percent of Canberrans support the construction of a light rail system in…

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