Coe Stands Up Against Draconian New Laws

Shadow Minister for Planning and Infrastructure Alistair Coe will today try to block Draft Variation 306 which has been widely condemned by the building industry. The Government’s changes to the planning rules will result in additional costs and sub-standard building outcomes as a result of heavy-handed, ideologically driven rules that…

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Potential Blood Disease On Bus Exposes Lack Of Protections

Minister Rattenbury confirmed in Estimates that ACTION has no written procedures for handling contaminations on board buses, said Shadow Transport Minister, Alistair Coe. Yesterday, it was revealed in the media that a person with a blood borne virus alerted ACTION to the fact that he may have bled on board…

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Government Avoids Questions About Light Rail

The Government has refused to provide information about plans for light rail in Canberra, said ACT Shadow Transport Minister Alistair Coe. In the Assembly yesterday, the Government deleted all the questions Mr Coe asked in a motion about the delivery of light rail. The information on light rail the Liberals…

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ACTION’s Performance and Costs Worsen

According to the Government’s Half Yearly Performance Report, ACTION costs have soared and on-time performance has fallen to the worst in recent history, said the Shadow Minister for Transport, Alistair Coe. The cost per passenger boarding has risen to $7.05 (up 10 per cent from the expected $6.43) and the…

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Hundreds More Car Parks For Belconnen

ACT Opposition Leader Zed Seselja and ACT Shadow Urban Services Minister Alistair Coe announced today that if elected, a Canberra Liberals Government will provide hundreds more car parks in Belconnen. Mr Seselja said today’s announcement forms part of the Canberra Liberals commitment to increase car parks across the ACT. “We…

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Liberals To Support Wests Rugby

Member for Ginninderra Alistair Coe announced today that if elected, a Canberra Liberals Government will provide a $350,000 grant towards a clubhouse for Wests Rugby. Mr Coe said this is a much needed facility to support a club that has been around for 50 years. “Community sport facilities have been…

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Liberals To Duplicate William Slim Drive

ACT Opposition Leader Zed Seselja and ACT Shadow Transport Services Minister Alistair Coe announced today that if elected, a Canberra Liberals Government will duplicate William Slim Drive. Mr Seselja said William Slim is an important connection between Belconnen and Gungahlin. “A Canberra Liberals Government will duplicate William Slim Drive if…

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Liberals To Duplicate Athllon Drive

ACT Opposition Leader Zed Seselja and ACT Shadow Transport Services Minister Alistair Coe announced today that if elected, the Canberra Liberals will duplicate Athllon Drive between Sulwood Drive and Drakeford Drive. Mr Seselja said Tuggeranong has been severely neglected by the ACT Labor Government and this is one part of…

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Greens To Charge For Car Use

“The Greens are supportive of a mileage-based car user fee.” ACT Greens, ACT Taxation Review, May 2012 The Quinlan Review reveals that the ACT Greens want to create an additional charge for Canberrans to use their cars. ACT Shadow Urban Services Minister Alistair Coe said today this is an out…

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Liberals To Duplicate Horse Park Drive

ACT Opposition Leader Zed Seselja and ACT Shadow Transport Services Minister Alistair Coe announced today that if elected, the Canberra Liberals will duplicate Horse Park Drive. Mr Seselja said Gungahlin residents deserve a government which understands the needs of the growing area. “A Canberra Liberals Government will duplicate Horse Park…

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