Canberra Liberals call for immediate passage of anti-bikie laws

Tomorrow, Jeremy Hanson, Liberal Shadow Attorney-General, will move to pass anti-consorting laws for the ACT immediately, after a woman was shot in another bikie related attack. The move to immediately press ahead with these laws comes after yet another bikie related attack in Richardson, where a woman received a gunshot…

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Light rail safety incidents must be addressed before taking passengers

Transport Minister Meegan Fitzharris should audit all light rail safety incidents and ensure emergency workers are equipped to respond to accidents before opening light rail to passengers, Shadow Transport Minister Candice Burch said. Minister Fitzharris’ announcement that light rail will commence services on 20 April 2019 comes off the back…

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Minister’s Bronto response proof of poor attitude towards firies

The frequent unavailability of Canberra’s only high rise firefighting truck, the Bronto, means firefighters were forced to carry extinguishers and hoses up twelve floors to respond to an apartment fire, Shadow Minister for Emergency Services Giulia Jones said. The Minister for Police and Emergency Services Mick Gentlemen today confirmed that…

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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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