Detail Needed For ABC Flats Residents

The ACT Labor government should provide in much more detail its plans to demolish the Allawah, Bega and Currong flats which are currently occupied by hundreds of public housing tenants who are unsure about their futures, Shadow Minister for Housing Nicole Lawder MLA said today. “Today in the Assembly I’ll…

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Housing Crisis Deepens

The housing crisis is getting worse as new research shows there are no affordable rental options for struggling Canberra families. The Anglicare Rental Affordability Snapshot which reviews thousands of properties in Canberra and Queanbeyan paints a dire picture, Shadow Minister for Housing Nicole Lawder said today. “The ACT Labor government…

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Lawder Looking Forward To Environment Roundtable

After I successfully started the process to secure a better consultation process for the Nature Conservation Bill, today’s roundtable involving environment and nature groups will enable stakeholders to further explore the ramifications of the proposed legislation, Shadow Minister for Environment Nicole Lawder said today. “ACT based environmental stakeholders came to…

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Lawder Braves The Razor For Relay For Life

Member for Brindabella Nicole Lawder will tomorrow have her head shaved as part of a world record attempt to raise money for the Cancer Council’s Relay for Life. “It’s great to be part of the Canberra Liberals Relay for Life team organised by my colleague Jeremy Hanson, but I’ve decided…

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Labor’s Greenhouse Policy Increases Power Bills 16%

Today, the ACT Labor government has confirmed that in order to meet its greenhouse gas abatement targets, electricity prices in Canberra will increase by 16 percent, Shadow Minister for the Environment Nicole Lawder said today. “After touting the government’s progress towards achieving its goals, Simon Corbell has ignored the fact…

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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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