Measuring the contribution of Carers in the ACT

“Carers are a critical part of the Canberra’s social fabric providing the vast majority of informal care for those who need it. Without good data it is difficult to establish evidence-based priorities to further assist the vital contribution of Carers.” Andrew Wall MLA Shadow Minister for Disability The problem  …

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Boost for Indigenous Health Service

“Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service is a well respected and committed community organisation that strives towards a preventative approach to the social disadvantage experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families of the ACT. The Canberra Liberals will ensure that this service receives additional funds to allow for increased effort…

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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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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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WALL CALLS FOR MORE SUPPORT FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES

Shadow Minister for Business and Economic Development, Andrew Wall says the Barr Labor government has failed to provide the support that local businesses deserve. “Small businesses employ more than 66,000 people in our city; half of all employed people in Canberra. These businesses deserve support from their local government, not…

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BUSINESS CONFIDENCE IN BARR’S POLICIES ON A DOWNWARD SLOPE

The latest Sensis Business Index shows ACT small to medium businesses are not confident in the ACT Government’s policies. Shadow Minister for Business and Economic Development, Andrew Wall said the report highlights the sentiment the business community is sharing with him on a daily basis. “Andrew Barr’s Government is failing…

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CANBERRA LIBERALS RECONFIRM COMMITMENT TO SCRAP UNION MOU

Today the Canberra Liberals recommit to abolishing the agreed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the ACT government and UnionsACT if elected later this year, Shadow Minister for Small Business Andrew Wall said today. “Today in Assembly Estimates hearings, the Master Builders Association (MBA) of the ACT made a recommendation to…

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