Seniors Policy

“Together, we have a strong package for seniors across health, transport, housing and cost of living,to create better lives for senior Canberrans.” Steve Doszpot, Shadow Minister for Ageing.   The problem The Productivity Commission research paper titled An Ageing Australia: Preparing for the Future released on 22 November 2013 noted…

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BARR CAN’T BE TRUSTED ON EDUCATION

Canberrans should be extremely wary of the Barr Government’s education promises, given its failure to deliver on previous school infrastructure commitments over the past 15 years, Shadow Minister for Education Steve Doszpot said today. “ACT Labor has a terrible record on education, closing 23 schools and leaving many with decaying…

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MORE SUPPORT FOR ALL SCHOOLS

Today we have announced our $85 million More support for all schools package that will allow for new infrastructure, capital upgrades and maintenance, support for specialised schools and support for children with disabilities in non-government schools, Shadow Minister for Education Steve Doszpot and Shadow Minister for Disability Andrew Wall said…

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CAPACITY ISSUES NEED ADDRESSING IN ACT SCHOOLS

The overcrowding in ACT public schools has reached a critical level in Canberra with class sizes getting ever larger and classrooms taking over dedicated spaces like libraries and music rooms for their homerooms, Shadow Minister for Education Steve Doszpot said today. “When I visited Garran Primary School last week the…

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