Gallagher’s Broken Promises Budget

Just months after assuring the electorate that their jobs were safe and that all the election promises were costed without cuts, Canberra has found out that jobs will go, services will be suspended and $142 million will be cut from the budget to pay for promises Labor said were fully…

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Coe Urges Canberrans to Get Behind the Red Shield Appeal

Member for Ginninderra Alistair Coe will be doorknocking houses in Belconnen this Sunday, collecting donations for the Salvation Army’s Red Shield Appeal. Mr Coe said he is proud to be getting behind such an important local charity that provides support to thousands of people across Canberra. “With the cost of…

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Tertiary Education Hardest Hit In Canberra

ACT Shadow Education Minister Steve Doszpot is appalled at the news that the ANU is likely to lose $50 million in budget cuts over the next two years and not the $13 million initially thought. This is a massive hit to Canberra’s higher education sector. “The Federal Government’s decision to…

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Wall Wins Fight for Calwell Master Plan

Member for Brindabella Andrew Wall successfully moved a motion in the ACT Legislative Assembly this afternoon, resulting in the Calwell Group Centre and Tuggeranong Homestead site being placed on the schedule for upcoming master plans. “As a result of years of campaigning and lobbying from the Canberra Liberals, we finally…

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Massive Deficit Still On Cards As ACT Labor Fails To Deliver

The March Quarter 2013 Consolidated Financial Reports tabled in the Assembly today shows that the ACT Budget is still on track for a $362 million deficit this financial year. The combined efforts of the Gillard-Swan Federal Labor Government and the ACT’s Gallagher-Barr Labor Government have contributed to keeping the ACT…

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Wall Fights for Calwell Master Plan

Member for Brindabella Andrew Wall will move a motion in the ACT Legislative Assembly tomorrow, calling on the ACT Government to develop a master plan for the Calwell precinct. Mr Wall said a master plan would provide clear vision for the future use of land around the Calwell group centre…

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