ACT Labor Gets the Sums Wrong Again: $18m Black Hole

Election policy costing advice from Treasury underestimates public service staff costs by approximately $18 million, ACT Shadow Treasurer Brendan Smyth said today. Mr Smyth said the document, provided to the Canberra Liberals to base their policy costings on, is either grossly negligent or malicious. “Andrew Barr’s own department is thousands…

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Libs Pledge Tax Cuts

Repeal act labor’s plans to triple rates Halve stamp duty for first homebuyers Expand the first homebuyers concession scheme Reduce the unit tax ACT Opposition Leader Zed Seselja and ACT Shadow Treasurer Brendan Smyth announced today that if elected, a Canberra Liberals Government will make a range of tax cuts…

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Libs Won’t Triple Your Rates

Repeal ACT Labor’s plan to triple rates Save Canberrans thousands ACT Opposition Leader Zed Seselja and ACT Shadow Treasurer Brendan Smyth announced today that if elected, a Canberra Liberals Government will repeal ACT Labor’s plan to triple rates for Canberra homeowners. Mr Seselja said this is an integral part of…

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Libs Pledge Unit Tax Cuts

ACT Opposition Leader Zed Seselja and ACT Shadow Treasurer Brendan Smyth announced today that if elected, a Canberra Liberals Government would reduce the Lease Variation Charge to 2011-2012 levels. Mr Seselja said this will save unit buyers thousands of dollars, and will help protect jobs in the critical building industry.…

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Libs to Save First Homebuyers $11k

HALVE STAMP DUTY FOR FIRST HOMES UP TO $500,000 EXPAND THE HOME BUYERS CONCESSION ACT Opposition Leader Zed Seselja and ACT Shadow Treasurer Brendan Smyth announced today that if elected, a Canberra Liberals Government would halve stamp duty for first homes under $500,000, and expand the Home Buyers Concession Scheme,…

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Libs Announce $1m A Year For Preventative Health

$1M A YEAR FOR PREVENTATIVE HEALTH PROGRAMS ACT PREVENTATIVE HEALTH TASK FORCE ACT Opposition Leader Zed Seselja and ACT Shadow Health Minister Jeremy Hanson announced today that if elected, a Canberra Liberals Government will establish a preventative health taskforce, and commit $1 million a year for preventative health programs. Mr…

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Libs Announce $5m in GP Support

$5 MILLION FOR A GP SUPPORT GRANTS PROGRAM ACT Opposition Leader Zed Seselja and ACT Shadow Health Minister announced today that if elected, a Canberra Liberals Government will commit $5 million to establish a General Practitioner (GP) Support Grants program. Mr Seselja said the program would help make GPs more…

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Libs Announce Extra Funding For Chronic Disease Management

$200,000 A YEAR FOR SELF-MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC DISEASES ACT Opposition Leader Zed Seselja and ACT Shadow Health Minister Jeremy Hanson announced today that if elected, a Canberra Liberals Government will provide more support to community health organisations and groups which deliver chronic disease support. Mr Seselja said the plan will…

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Libs Commit $340m For New Hospital

$340 MILLION FOR A NEW NORTH SIDE SUB-ACUTE HOSPITAL ACT Opposition Leader Zed Seselja and ACT Shadow Health Minister Jeremy Hanson announced today that if elected, a Canberra Liberals Government will commit $340 million for a new north side sub-acute hospital. Mr Seselja said the Canberra Liberals are committed to…

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