More support for all schools (maintenance)

Because we are not spending $1.6 billion on a Tram, we can afford to significantly increase funding and support for our education system, especially for children with more complex needs.                                     After Health,…

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A Better Disability Package

Because of a lack of suitable programs in the ACT, residents with an acquired injury must currently travel to Sydney to access this service. This is a long running problem that has been ignored by the Labor-Greens Government for far too long, and it is just one of the problems…

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Celebrating our multicultural community

“We strongly believe that all Canberrans are beneficiaries of multiculturalism and this diversity strengthens the fabric of the ACT community.” Giulia Jones MLA Shadow Minister for Multicultural Affairs   The Canberra Liberals are proud of our multicultural history.  Multiculturalism has played an important part in the making of modern Canberra…

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Extra parking at Mpowerdome

CANBERRA LIBERALS COMMIT TO KEY PARKING FACILITIES FOR TUGGERANONG The Canberra Liberals are committing $300,000 to upgrade parking facilities around one of Tuggeranong’s major indoor sporting facilities, the Mpowerdome. The enhanced facilities will also be useful for users of the Fadden Pines precinct. This commitment will ensure that users of the…

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Barton Highway flyover

The Canberra Liberals have announced plans to construct a flyover at the junction of Barton Highway and the roundabout with William Slim and Gundaroo Drives. This important junction connects Gungahlin to Civic and intersects with a major interstate highway. The Canberra Liberals’ project plans include two vehicle lanes in each…

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To See the Arts Thrive

The ACT Labor Greens Government has promised much for the ACT arts community, but its piecemeal approach has meant lost opportunities. This government has built only half an Arts Centre in Belconnen. It gives insufficient recognition for achievement, or encouragement for excellence in our local arts scene. And worst of…

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Ashley drive duplication

CANBERRA LIBERALS COMMIT TO FULL ASHLEY DRIVE DUPLICATION The Canberra Liberals will duplicate the full length of Ashley Drive between Erindale Drive and Johnson Drive if elected. On top of the limited funding that the ACT Government has announced, we will deliver an additional $4 million for the full duplication.…

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Better Hospital Services for Belconnen

“I am contacting you on behalf of a group of Salaried and Visiting Medical Officers to inform you that we are gravely concerned about the health and hospital services available to the North Canberra community.” Salaried and Visiting Medical Officers, in a letter to Jeremy Hanson, Leader of the Opposition.…

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Better planning

PLANNING FOR CANBERRA’S FUTURE: A COMPREHENSIVE PATH FORWARD FOR BETTER PLANNING POLICY The Canberra Liberals have released Planning for Canberra’s Future, the document that will guide the way for better planning policy under a Canberra Liberals Government. The ACT’s planning system is too complex, lacks balance, provides no certainty, is…

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Improve GP Access for Canberrans

The problem Access to timely and affordable GP services is a vital element of maintaining a healthy community as well as taking pressure off emergency departments. The ACT is significantly behind the national benchmarks in both access and availability of GP services, in particular bulk billing services. This is a…

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