ACT Government must commit to upgrading one of Canberra’s most dangerous intersections

The ACT Government must commit now to implementing expert-recommended safety improvements to the intersection of Ginninderra and Tillyard Drives, Liberal MLA for Ginninderra Elizabeth Kikkert has said. “I personally witnessed the aftermath of two more car crashes at this intersection just last week”, Mrs Kikkert explained. “Thankfully, it was only…

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The Canberra Liberal’s new shadow ministry announced

Opposition Leader Alistair Coe today announced the Canberra Liberals’ new shadow ministry. “The Canberra Liberals are committed to making our city a safe and prosperous community for everyone,” Mr Coe said. “Since the 2016 election the Canberra Liberals have been committed to exposing the government’s failures across a wide range…

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ACT Government should do more to track youth recidivism

The ACT Government should establish a system to record the number of children who serve a custodial sentence at an adult prison after doing time at Bimberi Youth Detention Centre, Shadow Minister for Families, Youth and Community Services Elizabeth Kikkert said today. Questioning from the Canberra Liberals revealed the ACT…

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BIMBERI ALLEGATIONS SHOULD BE REFERRED TO ACT POLICING

Rachel Stephen-Smith should refer the disturbing allegations of systemic violence, drugs and a toxic culture at Bimberi Youth Detention Centre to ACT Policing for immediate investigation, Shadow Minister for Families, Youth and Community Services Elizabeth Kikkert said today. “News of the sickening systemic behaviour inside Bimberi is in fact illegal…

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KIKKERT CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO BETTER PROTECT CHILDREN IN CARE

A silent protest to raise awareness of systemic problems in child protection services are timely reminders for the ACT government to implement better measures to protect children in child protection, Shadow Minister for Families, Youth and Community Services Elizabeth Kikkert said today. Jakob’s Voice – an organisation founded by Canberran…

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