Liberals Move To Protect Canberrans’ Super

ACT Shadow Minister for Ageing Steve Doszpot has moved to protect the superannuation of Canberra’s seniors, especially self-funded retirees, from serious changes in tax laws that threaten thousands of Canberrans’ superannuation. “Almost 20,000 Canberrans will be hit by Labor’s changes that would cut deep all across the Territory,” said Mr…

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Giulia Moves to Improve Playgrounds in the Territory

Playgrounds are vital to the life and development of communities across Canberra, according to Member for Molonglo Giulia Jones. Today Mrs Jones said some playgrounds are in urgent need of an upgrade and many need fences so that mums, dads and child carers can have a chance to relax whilst…

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Call For Coordinated Roadworks

ACT Shadow Minister for Urban Services Alistair Coe is today calling on the Government to ensure that roadworks are undertaken in a coordinated manner to stop traffic problems that are foreseeable and avoidable. Mr Coe said the ACT Government has a poor track record for coordinating roadworks throughout Canberra. “It…

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Canberra Liberals To Move No-confidence In Andrew Barr

The Canberra Liberals will today move a no-confidence motion in ACT Treasurer Andrew Barr if he fails to release accurate budget documents. ACT Shadow Treasurer Brendan Smyth said this comes after repeated failures from the Government to provide accurate budget papers, even after the Chief Minister’s pledge for ‘openness in…

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Smyth Fights For Accurate Budget Papers

Following recommendations by the Select Committee on Estimates on Tuesday, ACT Shadow Treasurer Brendan Smyth will today move a motion calling on the Government to: Advise the Assembly of the financial impact of the recent ICRC water and sewage price determinations, which means up to $100 million will disappear from…

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Estimates Report Calls For Budget Not To Be Passed

The final Estimates Report tabled in the ACT Legislative Assembly today, recommends that the ‘Budget not be passed because of its lack of delivery, high levels of deficit and deceitful plan to massively increase commercials and residential rates,’ according to ACT Opposition Leader Jeremy Hanson. “The Estimates Committee which comprised…

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Doszpot Launches ‘Dinosaurs Down Under’ Exhibition

Shadow Minister for Education and Training, Steve Doszpot, is encouraging Canberrans to come along to the launch of the ‘Dinosaurs Down Under’ travelling exhibition at the National Dinosaur Museum this Saturday the 3rd of August at 10:00am. The exhibition forms part of the programs for National Science Week, 10-18 August…

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Smyth Urges Canberrans to ‘Hit the Floor Together’

Shadow Minister for the Arts Brendan Smyth today urged all Canberrans to get behind their own home-grown youth dance ensemble Quantum Leap. The dance ensemble will be performing their annual presentation entitled Hit the Floor Together from 31 July until 3 August at the Canberra Playhouse. “Last night’s opening performance…

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