Health split likely to amplify troubles in health system

Turmoil in the health system will be amplified in the hurried divide of the ACT Health Directorate, Shadow Health Minister Vicki Dunne said. On Monday 1 October, the ACT Health system will be divided into two separate agencies. It is still unclear if critical decisions surrounding the restructure such as…

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Braddon and Turner residents endure more nights of construction noise

Transport Minister Meegan Fitzharris should apologise to Braddon and Turner residents forced to endure more sleepless nights filled with construction noise, Shadow Minister for Transport Candice Burch said. Residents near Northbourne Avenue were told that from 21 September to 2 October, the government will be doing noisy, all-night construction works.…

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Major Expansion of Clare Holland House

Families who rely on palliative care services in the ACT will have access to better facilities and services with a major expansion of Clare Holland House announced today by the Australian and ACT Governments in partnership with The Snow Foundation. High quality and accessible palliative care is a crucial part…

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NEW LEASE ON LIFE FOR HEATHER MCKAY QUEANBEYAN INDOOR SPORTS CENTRE

One of Queanbeyan’s most iconic sports facilities, the Heather McKay Queanbeyan Indoor Sports Centre, was re-opened today following its transformation into a more functional multipurpose sports venue. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the expanded facility will be a great sporting asset, not…

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Belconnen’s Healthy Waterways projects start

Construction has started on three new ACT Healthy Waterway infrastructure projects in Belconnen and an extra project has been announced for Tuggeranong, ACT Senator Zed Seselja and ACT Minister for the Environment and Heritage Mick Gentleman said today. Minister Gentleman said the three Belconnen projects took the total number of…

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Fitzharris’ back down on bus services does not go far enough

Transport Minister Meegan Fitzharris’ partial back down on her cuts to dedicated school buses does not go far enough to guarantee children’s safety, Shadow Transport Minister Candice Burch said. “Many school principals, teachers, and parents raised serious concerns about the safety of young school children, but Ms Fitzharris repeatedly dismissed…

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Dog review aligns with Liberals’ animal welfare laws

Recommendations by an independent panel of experts on how to manage dog attacks reflect proposed new animal welfare laws that I will present to the Assembly tomorrow, Shadow Minister for Urban Services Nicole Lawder said. The Independent Review into Management of Dogs in the ACT acknowledges community concern about dog…

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