So Called ‘Green’ Government Fails to Keep Pond Clean

The ACT Labor government has made a mockery of its self-proclaimed environmental and green credentials by failing to maintain the health of the Giralang Pond, Shadow Minister for the Environment Nicole Lawder said today. “It’s ironic that Shane Rattenbury and Simon Corbell are fighting each other in a race to…

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Spend Less, Get Less: Child Protection in Parlous State

The ACT Labor government is continuing to allow the territory’s child protection services to flounder as the latest Report on Government Services shows less is being spent in the ACT than other jurisdictions and outcomes are worse, Shadow Minister for Family and Community Services Nicole Lawder said today. “It’s a…

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Report Shows Housing Still Failing

The Report on Government Services focusing on housing and homelessness has found the ACT is still behind other jurisdictions, while more people still aren’t getting their needs met in housing, Shadow Minister for Family and Community Services Nicole Lawder said today. “According to the review the proportion of people experiencing…

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Lawder Seeks Awareness for Breast Screening

Today, Member for Brindabella Nicole Lawder will undergo a mammogram to encourage more Canberra women over the age of 40 to get their breasts checked and provide early detection of breast cancer. Ms Lawder will take advantage of the free mammograms for women over the age of 40 conducted by…

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Lawder Primed For New Challenge

New Shadow Minister for Family and Community Services, Housing and Environment Nicole Lawder is looking forward to the challenges ahead as she becomes part of the Canberra Liberals shadow ministry. “After learning the ropes of the Legislative Assembly since arriving in June this year I’m excited to take on three…

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Essential School Crossing Closer to Construction

The ACT Government has finally acknowledged the need for a school crossing over McBryde Crescent in Wanniassa, adjacent to Trinity Christian School, Member for Brindabella Nicole Lawder said today. The Government has released the Residential Street Improvement Program Wanniassa – Stage 2 Consultation which proposes a children’s crossing and further…

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Critical School Crossing a Matter of Urgency

Today the Canberra Liberals renewed calls for a pedestrian crossing to be built at Trinity Christian School in Wanniassa after a petition was presented to the ACT Legislative Assembly. “Today the first ever e-petition was presented to the Assembly, calling for a proper pedestrian crossing to be built over McBryde…

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ACT Labor Blocks Critical School Crossing

ACT Labor has denied students at Trinity Christian School in Wanniassa road safety, dismissing the Canberra Liberals calls for a school crossing over McBryde Crescent, Member for Brindabella Nicole Lawder said today. “Today in the Legislative Assembly, Labor and the Greens dashed hopes of parents, school staff and students to…

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