CONCERNS OVER ACT ADOPTIONS HIGHLIGHTED IN NATIONAL REPORT

  There were no adoptions in the ACT, in 2014-15, according to a report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) today. It again raises questions about the adoption processes locally, Shadow Minister for Family and Community Services Nicole Lawder said today. “The AIHW’s Adoptions Australia 2014–15…

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BURCH SHOULD RESIGN: BARR SHOULD CUT TIES WITH CFMEU

  The Canberra Liberals are renewing calls for Joy Burch to resign or be dumped from Cabinet and for Andrew Barr to cut ACT Labor’s financial and political ties to the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU), Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Hanson said today. “Following revelations that Joy…

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EXCITING NEW OPTIONS FOR NORTHBOURNE AVENUE TRANSPORT

Today the Opposition is releasing a paper canvassing alternative options to the Barr government’s proposed light rail on the Northbourne Avenue corridor, Shadow Minister for Transport Alistair Coe said today. “The purpose of this options paper is to show that the transport debate should not be light rail or nothing.…

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MANY CANBERRANS NOT GETTING HOMELESSNESS SUPPORT THEY NEED

New data released today from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) shows there were hundreds of cases of unmet need for homelessness services in the Canberra community last financial year. It should sound alarm bells to the government that more needs to be done to address homelessness, Shadow…

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