Seselja re-endorsed by Canberra Liberal membership

On Saturday Senator the Hon. Zed Seselja has been preselected unopposed to stand again as the first Senate candidate for the Canberra Liberals in the next federal election. Senator Seselja was first elected to the Senate in 2013. Since then, he has served as the Assistant Minister for Social Services…

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ACT Government must commit to upgrading one of Canberra’s most dangerous intersections

The ACT Government must commit now to implementing expert-recommended safety improvements to the intersection of Ginninderra and Tillyard Drives, Liberal MLA for Ginninderra Elizabeth Kikkert has said. “I personally witnessed the aftermath of two more car crashes at this intersection just last week”, Mrs Kikkert explained. “Thankfully, it was only…

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Testing the waters for quality solutions

Two new water quality research projects will shed light on management actions to improve water quality in Lake Tuggeranong and the ACT’s urban ponds and wetlands. The research projects, jointly funded by the Australian and ACT Governments as part of the $93.5 million ACT Healthy Waterways Project, are being carried…

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Safety packs a win for children and families

The ACT government’s commitment to support the Canberra Liberals’ calls for Canberra parents to be equipped with information on child sexual abuse is a win for children and families, Shadow Minister for Families, Youth and Community Services Elizabeth Kikkert said. “I am very pleased about this outcome,” Mrs Kikkert said.…

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Chief Minister’s threats may be in contempt of Assembly

Threats by Chief Minister Andrew Barr during a fiery committee hearing last year should be examined to determine whether the Chief Minister exerted undue influence on another member in contempt of the Assembly, Opposition Whip Andrew Wall said today. In accordance to standing order 277, Mr Wall is calling on…

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Severe lack of back burning leaves ACT vulnerable

The 2016-17 Bushfire Operations Plan identified 7379 hectares for back burning, while only 504 hectares were burnt in the prescribed time frame, Shadow Minister for Emergency Services Giulia Jones said today. Mrs Jones will move a motion in the Legislative Assembly calling on the ACT government to commit to back…

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