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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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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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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