Greens Against Green Bins

The ACT Greens today showed bizarre hypocrisy by criticising the Canberra Liberals’ garden waste bins policy, according to ACT Shadow Nature Conservation Minister Vicki Dunne. Mrs Dunne said only months ago, Caroline Le Couteur was touting the benefits of a recycling approach which focuses on recovering and recycling materials. “The…

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Coe Calls On Assembly To Support Safer Schools

ACT Shadow Transport Services Minister Alistair Coe will today call on the Legislative Assembly to endorse the Canberra Liberals’ policy to deliver flashing lights for every school zone in the ACT. “Flashing school zone signs are a simple way of reminding drivers to slow down in school zones and I…

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Tri-partisan Report Says Government Should Apologise

A tri-partisan Public Accounts Committee report into the emergency department data scandal released today has confirmed the systemic errors and cultural problems that have been created under the ACT Labor Government’s mismanagement of The Canberra Hospital. ACT Shadow Health Minister Jeremy Hanson said today that the report, which was cleared…

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ACT Schools Could Be Hit Hardest By Gonski Review

Today, ACT Shadow Education Minister Steve Doszpot said reports that the ACT’s schools could be the hardest hit by the Gonski Review will send a bolt of fear through the sector. Mr Doszpot is calling on the ACT Labor/Greens alliance not to allow their Federal counterparts to rip millions of…

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Libs Oppose Drug Needle Exchange At Jail

Katy Gallagher’s announcement today that she will establish a needle exchange at the ACT jail gives Canberrans a clear choice at the upcoming election in October. A vote for Labor or the Greens is a vote for a needle exchange at the jail and only a vote for the Canberra…

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ACT Greens Spend Money That Does Not Exist

Today’s waterways announcement from the ACT Greens is based on money that the ACT Government does not have, according to ACT Shadow Nature Conservation and Water Minister Vicki Dunne. “It appears the ACT Greens have committed to spending money that hasn’t been secured,” Mrs Dunne said. “What is certain is…

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Prisoner Found With Alcohol And Knives in ACT Jail

A Freedom of Information document obtained by the Canberra Liberals has revealed a prisoner who attempted to escape the Alexander Maconochie Centre in August last year was intoxicated and was hiding alcohol and knives in his cell. ACT Shadow Corrections Minister Jeremy Hanson said that it is alarming that prisoners…

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