Scrap Union MOU

CANBERRA LIBERALS RECONFIRM COMMITMENT TO SCRAP UNION MOU The Canberra Liberals are committed to abolishing the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the ACT Government and UnionsACT if elected later this year. The Master Builders Association (MBA) of the ACT has made a recommendation to the ACT Legislative Assembly Estimates Committee…

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Oaks Estate – Prioritising our most disadvantaged community

Oaks Estate is Canberra’s most disadvantaged community. The Canberra Liberals will end the neglect and sort out some of the biggest problems that have sat unresolved for years. Heritage listings:  We appreciate that the lengthy delay to heritage assessments has made it hard for home owners to invest and grow…

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50 new buses

CANBERRA LIBERALS INVEST IN BUSES  A Canberra Liberals government will invest in public transport across Canberra. The Canberra Liberals have announced an additional 50 buses and released a comprehensive transport plan at http://canberratransportfuture.com.au/. This announcement forms the first part of the Canberra Liberals’ comprehensive transport plan for Canberra. The increase…

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Autonomous vehicles

CANBERRA LIBERALS TO ALLOW AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE TRIALS The Liberal Opposition has released draft legislation to allow the testing of autonomous vehicles in the ACT. Autonomous vehicles are an exciting and innovative development. Self-driving cars are being developed and refined across the world. Companies such as Google, Tesla, Volvo, Hyundai, General…

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Funding for Landcare ACT

CANBERRA LIBERALS WILL DELIVER LOCAL FUNDING FOR LANDCARE A Canberra Liberals Government will provide $120,000 for Landcare ACT to continue its great work safeguarding the environment across the region. We recognise the contribution Landcare makes to our community through its catchment groups that focus on environmental issues like soil degradation,…

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Innovative Public Housing Package

The problem Many people want to achieve the “great Australian dream” of home ownership, but struggle to save a deposit to buy a home. This is particularly so for those suffering housing stress.  One of the most rewarding pathways is to assist those out of government supported housing onto the…

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Supporting our Public Servants

  “Many of our essential services have been left behind while all attention goes towards a multi-billion dollar Tram. I will make front line services, and the people who deliver those services, a key priority. Jeremy Hanson, Leader of the Opposition.   During the last four years, the Canberra Liberals…

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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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