Responsible dog ownership laws to debated in the Assembly

Humane laws to reward responsible dog ownership and make dangerous dog owners more accountable will be debated in the Assembly today, Shadow Minister for Urban Services Nicole Lawder said. “Dog attacks is an ongoing problem across our City. I continue to hear reports from traumatised pet owners who have witnessed…

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Liberals call for independent inquiry into violence in schools

Violence against ACT school children needs urgent independent investigation, Shadow Education Minister Elizabeth Lee said. Following troubling reports of student on student abuse in schools, Ms Lee will call on the Chief Minister to establish an independent inquiry into violence in ACT schools. “Children have the right to be safe…

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Liberals bring in NSW style anti-bikie laws

Shadow Attorney-General Jeremy Hanson will introduce tough anti-bikie laws to the ACT Legislative Assembly today to help stop Canberra’s escalating bikie war. “Since New South Wales passed anti-consorting laws nearly ten years ago, we have seen clubhouses in NSW close down, and the bikie gangs here in the ACT grow…

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Taxi industry deserves just compensation

ACT taxi plate owners who have been conned by the Labor-Greens Government deserve compensation on just terms. Canberra Liberals Leader Alistair Coe and Shadow Transport Minister Candice Burch will meet with the ACT Taxi Plate Owners Association who have experienced a great injustice at the hands of the Labor-Greens Government.…

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Help businesses on light rail corridor before it’s too late

Lessons learned on how to manage the negative impact of construction works on business trade should be implemented now before it’s too late, Liberal Member for Yerrabi James Milligan said. “Businesses along the light rail corridor have been hung out to dry thanks to the government’s poorly planned construction works,”…

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