Statement on work safety breaches on light rail construction sites

More than $14,000 in fines issued by WorkSafe ACT in response to safety breaches on the light rail construction site is demonstrated evidence that the Work Safety Commissioner is doing an effective job. Light rail construction is a major government project with significant union oversight guaranteed by the Government’s Memorandum…

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FOI dump after two years of denying transparency

After two years of denying Canberrans access to critical documents relating to health services, the ACT Government finally released multiple documents under Freedom of Information laws, dumping them online overnight, Shadow Health Minister Vicki Dunne said today. “This has been a monumental FOI stuff-up,” Mrs Dunne said. “The documents were…

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Statement by Alistair Coe on the passing of Steve Doszpot MLA

The Canberra Liberals are in mourning at the passing of Steve Doszpot MLA. Steve was a great Canberran who served this City with distinction for more than 40 years. Steve’s experience of escaping communism with his family in the 1950s was instrumental in shaping his values and philosophy. He generously…

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More funds for Auditor General

CANBERRA LIBERALS ANNOUNCE GOVERNMENT INTEGRITY PACKAGE  A Canberra Liberals government will boost funding and resources for the Auditor-General to conduct further performance audits and public interest disclosures. If elected the Canberra Liberals will initially commit an additional $3 million to support the Auditor-General and $900,000 for the independent Public Service…

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30 New Police as part of a Comprehensive Plan for Community Safety

In 2013 Labor announced that $15.36 million was being cut from ACT Policing’s budget over four years[1] including imposing an efficiency dividend from each year of the policing budget.[2] The Canberra Liberals are determined to ensure that ACT Policing has sufficient sworn officers to deal with family domestic violence[3], rise…

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Shop Local Campaign Revamp

CANBERRA LIBERALS COMMIT $6 MILLION TO UPGRADE LOCAL SHOPS  “A Canberra Liberals Government will provide $6 million for upgrades to local shopping centres across our suburbs. Many shopping centres, particularly in older suburbs are badly in need of attention and this commitment is core to the Canberra Liberals’ values of…

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Public Transport Plan

“The Canberra Liberals’ vision for public transport offers much better access and timeliness for all of Canberra as opposed to Andrew Barr’s light rail which will only service a fraction of the population.” Shadow Minister for Transport Alistair Coe  Eight Rapid bus routes across Canberra, City to Airport bus services…

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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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