KIKKERT CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO BETTER PROTECT CHILDREN IN CARE

A silent protest to raise awareness of systemic problems in child protection services are timely reminders for the ACT government to implement better measures to protect children in child protection, Shadow Minister for Families, Youth and Community Services Elizabeth Kikkert said today. Jakob’s Voice – an organisation founded by Canberran…

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BERRY SHOULD FRONT UP OVER HOUSING CONCERNS IN WESTON CREEK

Housing Minister Yvette Berry should front up to hear Weston Creek residents concerns over proposed public housing developments, after refusing to let the Public Housing Renewal Taskforce face the public at a rescheduled WCCC meeting, Shadow Minister for Housing Mark Parton said today. Last week’s Weston Creek Community Council meeting…

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ACT LABOR TURNS BACK ON DOG ATTACKS

The Barr government has demonstrated it doesn’t care about the victims of dog attacks, with its complete inaction on the issue, Shadow Minister for Urban Services Steve Doszpot said today. “Today, I brought a motion to the Assembly to get the government to commit to action on dealing with dangerous…

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Upgrades to Wentworth Avenue complete

29 March 2017 10:40 Wentworth Avenue upgrades are complete, providing 10,000 daily motorists with a smoother, safer and more durable road. Over 1.5 kilometres of pavement repaired and upgraded since 2013, including a new surface, kerbs and gutters. The final stage of pavement repairs and upgrades along Wentworth Avenue is…

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Work starts on water improvement projects

Monday, 27 March 2017 Work is set to start on a new project that will increase the public amenity of Isabella Pond, improve water quality in the Tuggeranong area and better prepare for rare flood events, Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja and Minister for Urban Renewal Mick Gentleman announced…

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