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 LABOR POLICY DIRECTED BY UNIONS

The Canberra Liberals will never support any legislation that puts the power of veto with regards to the procurement of ACT government goods and services into the hands of the unions, or any single entity, Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations Andrew Wall said today. It was revealed at the ACT…

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UNIONS ALLOWED TO RECRUIT IN ACT PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Today Education Minister Yvette Berry refused to acknowledge that unions presenting to students and recruiting for members in ACT public schools is inappropriate, Shadow Minister for Education Andrew Wall said today. “It has been suggested to me that unions have had access to ACT public schools on a regular basis,…

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WALL CALLS FOR ACTION ON MPOWERDOME

Through a motion in the ACT Legislative Assembly, the Canberra Liberals will call on the ACT Labor government to take immediate action and work with the owners and managers to ensure that the mpowerdome can continue to operate as one of the ACT’s most important sporting venues, Member for Brindabella…

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ACT RECORDS FURTHER DECLINE IN EDUCATION RESULTS IN LATEST PISA

The ACT has recorded another decline in all educational areas assessed in the latest report from the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), says the Shadow Minister for Education and Training, Andrew Wall. The PISA report assesses the skills of 15 year-old students in maths, science and reading. “ACT students…

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