Liberals bring in NSW style anti-bikie laws

Shadow Attorney-General Jeremy Hanson will introduce tough anti-bikie laws to the ACT Legislative Assembly today to help stop Canberra’s escalating bikie war. “Since New South Wales passed anti-consorting laws nearly ten years ago, we have seen clubhouses in NSW close down, and the bikie gangs here in the ACT grow…

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Taxi industry deserves just compensation

ACT taxi plate owners who have been conned by the Labor-Greens Government deserve compensation on just terms. Canberra Liberals Leader Alistair Coe and Shadow Transport Minister Candice Burch will meet with the ACT Taxi Plate Owners Association who have experienced a great injustice at the hands of the Labor-Greens Government.…

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Help businesses on light rail corridor before it’s too late

Lessons learned on how to manage the negative impact of construction works on business trade should be implemented now before it’s too late, Liberal Member for Yerrabi James Milligan said. “Businesses along the light rail corridor have been hung out to dry thanks to the government’s poorly planned construction works,”…

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Health Minister must resign

In accordance with the Westminster tradition, it is no longer tenable for Meegan Fitzharris to continue in her role as the ACT Health Minister. She must resign immediately. The Canberra Liberals will today move a third motion denouncing Ms Fitzharris for her failures in the health portfolio. The Canberra Liberals…

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$10 MILLION FOR RESEARCH INTO PRECISION MEDICINES

The Liberal National Government is investing $10 million in research that will help use a person’s DNA and their environment to help create personalised medicine. The funding will go to Australian National University (ANU) for the Phenomics Translation Initiative, a two year program to develop new diagnostic and treatment options…

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Canberra is not running out of land

There is enough land in the ACT to ease Canberra’s housing affordability crisis, Shadow Minister for Planning Mark Parton said. The Labor-Greens monopoly of land supply has created Canberra’s housing affordability crisis by restricting the release of new land for standalone housing. Chief Minister Andrew Barr’s justification for locking thousands…

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