APOLOGY WELCOMED, BUT STILL WAITING ON RESOLUTION

The Canberra Liberals welcome Health Minister Meegan Fitzharris’ apology to the indigenous community for blaming them for confusion over the Ngunnawal Bush Healing Farm. However; questions remain on how the government plans to provide the community with a viable alternative, Shadow Minister for Indigenous Affairs James Milligan said today. Mr…

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GOVERNMENT KEEPS RESIDENTS IN THE DARK OVER POWER OUTAGES

Resolving frequent power outages that have put Gungahlin residents in the dark for the past month should be a matter of urgency for the Chief Minister, member for Yerrabi James Milligan said today. Concerned residents have bombarded Mr Milligan about the ongoing frequency and severity of power outages throughout Gungahlin.…

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SPORTS MINISTER STALLS AGAIN ON INDOOR SPORTS FACILITIES

New information reveals that Sports Minister Yvette Berry failed to initiate a feasibility study into a Gungahlin indoor sports centre, despite claiming in February that the study was underway, Shadow Minister for Sport and Recreation James Milligan said today. Minister Berry wrote to Mr Milligan that the feasibility study would…

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ACT GOVERNMENT SHOULD FUND INDIGENOUS SPORTS OVAL REPAIR

Sports Minister Yvette Berry should demonstrate the ACT government’s commitment to Indigenous Canberrans and commit funding for the restoration of the Boomanulla Oval, Shadow Minister for Sports and Recreation James Milligan said today. The Boomanulla Oval, named after Indigenous advocate Mervin John “Boominulla” Williams, is a football ground for the…

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BARR GOVERNMENT MISSES THE POINT ON GUNGAHLIN TOWN PLAN

The Barr government has demonstrated it’s not interested in parking or road improvements in the Gungahlin Town Centre as it’s failed to mention this critical infrastructure its latest survey on planning for the Centre, Member for Yerrabi James Milligan said today. “Town Centre planning is a key issue for local…

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PHILLIP OVAL REDEVELOPMENT WELCOMED AS LONG OVERDUE

ACT Shadow Minister for Sport and Recreation, James Milligan MLA, has welcomed the start of work on the redevelopment of Phillip Oval, originally promised in 2008. The redevelopment will provide improved business, coaching and training opportunities, with plans for Phillip Oval to become the headquarters for AFL Canberra and Cricket…

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