CANBERRA LIBERALS COMMIT TO CAT AWARDS FUNDING

The Canberra Liberals will fund the continued success of the Canberra Area Theatre (CAT) Awards to the tune of $100,000 over four years if elected later this year, Shadow Minister for Arts Brendan Smyth said today. “The CAT Awards provide invaluable recognition for non-professional performing artists in the ACT who…

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BARR GOVERNMENT’S OUT OF TOUCH AGENDA

This week we witnessed just how out of touch the Barr government has become as it continued to push extreme plans and policies. It’s typical of a government focused on itself and only listening to a favoured few, Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Hanson said today. “After this week, you…

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BOURKE CANNOT GUARANTEE DELIVERY OF DISABILITY SERVICES

The Barr government has again failed families of children with a disability with regard to the closure of Therapy ACT and the transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Today in question time, Minister Chris Bourke was asked serious questions about the future of services and he didn’t have…

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MANUKA OVAL PRECINCT PROPOSAL WELCOMED

The Canberra Liberals welcome the GWS proposal for significant and creative investment in the Manuka Oval precinct, Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Hanson said today. “We look forward to the community discussion surrounding this proposal and welcome the consideration of Manuka Oval for significant private sector investment,” Mr Hanson said.…

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GOVERNMENT NEEDS TO BE UPFRONT ABOUT FULL LIGHT RAIL COST

The Barr government is hiding the full cost of light rail and needs to be honest with Canberrans about the real burden the project will create for future generations of ACT taxpayers, Shadow Minister for Transport Alistair Coe said today. “Andrew Barr and Simon Corbell are trumpeting that light rail…

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