Works start on Pialligo Avenue/Scherger Drive intersection

Thursday, 23 March 2017 Work has started on upgrading the busy Pialligo Avenue and Scherger Drive intersection to improve traffic flow to the city during peak periods. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said the $1.13 million Roads to Recovery project would boost Pialligo Avenue’s capacity as a…

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ACT benefits from F 35A JOINT STRIKE FIGHTER program

Tuesday, 14 March 2017 The historic arrival of Australia’s first two F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft today at the Australian International Air Show in Avalon Victoria, demonstrates the multi-billion dollar Fifth Generation stealth fighter jet program is not only delivering for our defence capability but also creating jobs and driving…

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$75m upgrade to national security facilities

Friday, 03 March 2017 Minister for Defence Personnel Dan Tehan and Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja today announced the Government would invest $75 million upgrading infrastructure at the Australian Signals Directorate buildings in Canberra. The Australian Signals Directorate is a 24-hours a day, seven day a week operation providing…

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GOVERNMENT URGED TO COME CLEAN AFTER FOI REQUEST DENIED

The Barr government is urged to come clean after a Freedom of Information request to investigate the cause of ongoing stench in some Tuggeranong suburbs was denied, Deputy Leader of the Opposition Nicole Lawder said today. The FOI request was to investigate the cause of putrid odour, believed to be…

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BARR GOVERNMENT MISSES THE POINT ON GUNGAHLIN TOWN PLAN

The Barr government has demonstrated it’s not interested in parking or road improvements in the Gungahlin Town Centre as it’s failed to mention this critical infrastructure its latest survey on planning for the Centre, Member for Yerrabi James Milligan said today. “Town Centre planning is a key issue for local…

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CONSULTATION RUN TO SUIT GOVERNMENT NOT RESIDENTS

I welcome the ACT Government’s attempt to consult with residents over the proposed plastic to fuel facility in Hume. However, the consultation sessions are at ridiculous times of the day and will preclude many busy and concerned residents from having their say on the contentious issue, Shadow Minister for Environment…

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AMA REPORT CARD ANOTHER EMBARRASSMENT FOR ACT HEALTH

The ACT health system’s failure to provide reliable statistics has been highlighted again today with the release of the AMA Public Hospital Report Card, Shadow Minister for Health Vicki Dunne said today. “For the second time in a month we have seen the release of important national health data where…

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