Canberra Liberals to present Safe Schools Program petition

Shadow Minister for Education Andrew Wall will this morning present a petition to the Legislative Assembly which raises concerns about the Safe Schools Program and the impact that the inclusion of any aspect of the program could have on children in ACT schools. “The petition calls on Chief Minister Andrew…

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ACT taxpayer resources should not fund marriage campaign

The Canberra Liberals do not support the expenditure of ACT taxpayer resources for an ACT Government campaign advocating for either side of this debate, Leader of the Opposition Alistair Coe said today. “The use of taxpayers’ funds to advocate for either side of this debate is wrong and is disrespectful…

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ACT taxpayer resources should not fund marriage campaign

The Canberra Liberals do not support the expenditure of ACT taxpayer resources for an ACT Government campaign advocating for either side of this debate, Leader of the Opposition Alistair Coe said today. “The use of taxpayers’ funds to advocate for either side of this debate is wrong and is disrespectful…

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Canberra Liberals pass “revenge porn” laws

New laws to address the issue known as “revenge porn”, that were introduced by Canberra Liberals Shadow Attorney-General Jeremy Hanson were unanimously supported and passed in the Legislative Assembly today. “We know that issues of intimate image abuse are a growing problem in our community,” Mr Hanson said. “But until…

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Local gardens to showcase stormwater solutions

More than $55,000 in grants has been awarded to provide innovative stormwater solutions at 15 residential homes in the ACT and region.   Senator for the ACT, Zed Seselja, and ACT Minister for the Environment and Heritage, Mick Gentleman, today announced the successful grant recipients who will implement best practice…

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Government delivers on $117.2 million to support of frontline homelessness services

Commonwealth funding to support more than 700 critical frontline homelessness services will begin to flow to state and territory governments today. The new funding is being delivered under the $117.2 million Transitional National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness (NPAH). Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter and Assistant Minister for Social Services…

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Skilled new arrivals take steps towards resuming their careers

Newly arrived humanitarian entrants have started to access a new pilot program designed to help them use their professional or trade skills and qualifications in Australia. Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs, Senator Zed Seselja said the three-year Career Pathways Pilot is being rolled out in six locations…

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