Constitution Avenue upgrade complete

Monday, 29 August 2016 13:16   Completion of Canberra’s Constitution Avenue revitalisation project has arrived, with the now tree-lined transport corridor officially re-opening to the public today. Minister for Local Government and Territories Fiona Nash joined Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja, ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr and ACT Minister…

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CANBERRA LIBERALS WELCOME NEW FACILITIES FOR KARINYA HOUSE

The Canberra Liberals have today welcomed the opening of the new Karinya House for Mothers and Babies to allow the charity to continue its wonderful work, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and Member for Ginninderra Vicki Dunne said today. “I’ve been a long time advocate for improved facilities for Karinya…

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LIGHT RAIL DECISION REVEALS SERIOUS INTEGRITY ISSUES IN GOVERNMENT

Today’s revelations that the Barr government received further advice against proceeding with light rail demonstrates serious governance concerns in Andrew Barr and his administration, Shadow Minister for Transport Alistair Coe said today. “It was revealed today that the government received an internal report advising against trams on Northbourne Avenue. This…

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$1.8M TO SUPPORT OUR INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY

The Canberra Liberals have today committed $1.8 million for 10 new social workers to boost frontline service delivery at Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service. By providing this funding, one of our major indigenous support organisations will be able to direct services to areas of most need, Shadow Minister for Indigenous…

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Migrants settling well in Australia, but more needs to be done

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 13:56 Australia continues to successfully re-settle new arrivals into a socially cohesive society, a new report has reaffirmed today, but there is more to be done. The Australians Today – Australia@2015 Scanlon Foundation Survey provides invaluable insights into measuring and evaluating social cohesion in Australia. The…

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CANBERRA LIBERALS ANNOUNCE MORE SUPPORT FOR CARERS

The Canberra Liberals have today made a commitment to work with Carers ACT in the development and implementation of an ACT Carers Strategy to support ACT carers sustain and continue their role, Shadow Minister for Disability Andrew Wall said today. “There are 48,500 ACT family or friend carers who are…

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