TRAM TAX LIKELY UNDER LABOR AND GREENS

Canberrans should be very worried about reports in today’s media that highlight Andrew Barr’s Government has been considering a levy or tax to pay for trams. Make no mistake, if Labor and the Greens are re-elected next week, the likelihood of a direct tax on Canberrans to pay for $14…

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10 YEAR PLAN FOR CYCLING IN CANBERRA

The Canberra Liberals have released their vision for the future of cycling in Canberra, with a focus on improved connectedness, safety and a better experience for cyclists, Shadow Minister for Transport Alistair Coe said today. “Our 10 year vision includes:  Segregated/separated cycle paths on major arterial roads.  Completion…

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DESPERATE MESSAGES DEMONSTRATE CRISIS AT CANBERRA HOSPITAL

Text messages that show the desperate state of the Canberra Hospital and the terrible conditions that staff and patients are subjected to, have been revealed, Leader of the Opposition and Shadow Minister for Health Jeremy Hanson said today. “These 16 text messages from management to staff show the constant pressure…

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GOVERNMENT NEEDS TO EXPLAIN ANY PLANS FOR TRAM TAX

Andrew Barr needs be upfront with Canberrans about his plans to charge them more so he can build a $14 billion tram network, Shadow Minister for Transport Alistair Coe said today. “Given the massive cost associated with trams and judging by funding models in other places, a tram tax, or…

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GIULIA JONES FINALIST AT WOMEN’S AGENDA LEADERSHIP AWARDS

It’s great to congratulate my Canberra Liberals colleague Giulia Jones who is a finalist at the Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards in Sydney tomorrow, Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Hanson said today. “Tomorrow’s awards are the 4th Annual Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards and Giulia is a finalist for the Emerging Leader…

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