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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Gundaroo drive duplication

CANBERRA LIBERALS INVEST IN CRITICAL ROADS AND BUSES  A Canberra Liberals government will invest in public transport and road infrastructure across Canberra. The Canberra Liberals have announced an additional 50 buses, the duplication of Gundaroo Drive and the construction of a flyover over the Barton Highway and the roundabout with…

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Remove the Lease Variation Charge in town centres

“The LVC has been a massive obstacle to adaptive reuse in our city centre for years.” Catherine Carter, ACT Property Council. “Failed Tax chokes the City” City News, August 25, 2015 The Lease Variation Charge (LVC) is a tax which is stifling investment and redevelopment in Canberra. Not only is the…

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Our plans for Northbourne Avenue

CANBERRA LIBERALS: GUNGAHLIN TO CITY INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN A Canberra Liberals Government will deliver a rapid transit corridor and additional road capacity on Northbourne Avenue, the Federal Highway and Flemington Road that will be faster than trams, at a fraction of the cost. Our common sense solution involves dedicated bus infrastructure,…

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Better Road Resurfacing

An essential responsibility of good local government is ensuring that local roads are in good repair. Unfortunately, this is not the case with the current ACT Government. Each year the Labor Government sets a target, for the percentage of the ACT’s roads that will be resurfaced. Unfortunately, these targets are…

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Improving settlement outcomes for refugees

Wednesday, 17 August 2016 15:53   Australia’s settlement services are being redesigned to ensure better language and employment outcomes for humanitarian entrants. The Department of Social Services will co-design the new Humanitarian Settlement Program with shortlisted providers, following a Request for Expressions of Interest released yesterday. Assistant Minister for Social…

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