Canberra is not running out of land

There is enough land in the ACT to ease Canberra’s housing affordability crisis, Shadow Minister for Planning Mark Parton said. The Labor-Greens monopoly of land supply has created Canberra’s housing affordability crisis by restricting the release of new land for standalone housing. Chief Minister Andrew Barr’s justification for locking thousands…

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Canberra households pay $450 more per year for fuel

Canberra households are being ripped off by about $450 per year for fuel, Canberra Liberals Leader Alistair Coe said. Using the most recent figures available, it is calculated that Canberra households are paying on average $453 more on fuel than motorists in New South Wales every year. Fuel in Canberra…

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Government must account for missing data on disability services

Missing data on disability services in the ACT rings alarm bells, Shadow Minister for Disability Elizabeth Lee said. The Productivity Commission report on government services includes data on people accessing disability services in each Australian jurisdiction. Every state and territory except for the ACT has recorded data for 2016-17. The…

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More uncertainty on buses for schools, parents and children

The Labor-Greens Government’s delays to the rollout of the new public transport network will leave principals, parents and children without the ability to plan ahead for the 2019 school year, said Shadow Minister for Transport Candice Burch. “The Canberra Liberals are pleased that the Minister has finally responded to our…

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