Canberra Area Theatre (CAT) Awards

“The Canberra Liberals understand the importance of recognising local talent in the ACT and giving exposure to up and coming Canberra artists.” Nicole Lawder MLA Shadow Minister for Arts and Tourism The Challenge The Canberra Area Theatre (CAT) awards were founded by Coralie Wood and Kate Peters in 1994 and…

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YWCA Canberra’s Computer Clubhouse in Richardson

“The Canberra Liberals want disadvantaged children and young people in our community to have the opportunity to learn and develop information technology skills” Nicole Lawder MLA Shadow Minister for Family and Community Services   The problem YWCA Canberra operates a Computer Clubhouse in Richardson, Tuggeranong.[1] The Clubhouse Network is an international…

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Reducing red tape for short-term emergency accommodation

“The Canberra Liberals recognise the demand for short term emergency accommodation in our city”  Nicole Lawder MLA Shadow Minister for Housing The problem There are a large number of people in Canberra experiencing homelessness and who are waiting for accommodation. The First Point report for June 2016 shows that at…

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Renewable energy target

“The Canberra Liberals are committed to protecting our environment for future generations of Canberrans. We recognise the need to tackle climate change and will continue the Territory’s renewable energy target of 100 percent renewable energy by 2020.” Nicole Lawder MLA Shadow Minister for Environment The problem The Canberra Liberals recognise…

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Grassroots Plan to Enhance ACT Tourism

Canberra has huge untapped potential as a destination for ecotourism, leisure tourism and business tourism, from both interstate and international visitors. It is a potential that is going untapped. While many proposals have been put forward over the years, they share one common fault – they all come from government…

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Communities@Work Reach Home Program

“The Canberra Liberals want vulnerable families in our community to have access to transitional accommodation and outreach support” Nicole Lawder MLA Shadow Minister for Family and Community Services   The problem The Communities@Work Reach Home Program is one of a number of specialist homelessness services that receive funding under the…

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