Car parking fees: stop drinking sparkling water

Andrew Barr has laughed off the impact of new weekend parking fees in the city, comparing the cost to a bottle of sparkling mineral water at high end restaurants, Shadow Minister for Business and Economic Development Brendan Smyth said today. “During yesterday’s Budget Estimates Committee hearing Andrew Barr demonstrated he’s…

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Light rail contracts: Do not sign

Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Hanson and Shadow Minister for Transport Alistair Coe have written to the two shortlisted consortiums vying to sign contracts for light rail with the ACT Labor government, warning them that a future Canberra Liberals government would stop the project. “The Canberra Liberals will stop light…

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Barr’s one track Budget

Today’s ACT Budget shows the ACT Labor government is going in the wrong direction, focusing on light rail. Andrew Barr’s government is far removed from the priorities of Canberrans as rates, charges and funding for light rail all increase. Canberrans are forced to pay more as ACT Labor neglects them,…

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ACT Labor fails to deliver education promises again

The ACT Labor government has again fallen short on delivering education commitments, with promised funding for a Belconnen High School facelift coming in $8.2 million short of what was committed at the 2012 ACT Election, Shadow Minister for Education Steve Doszpot said today.

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Canberra Liberals invest in critical roads and buses

A Canberra Liberals government will invest in public transport and road infrastructure across Canberra. Today the Canberra Liberals are making an initial announcement of an additional 50 buses, the duplication of Gundaroo Drive and the construction of a flyover over the Barton Highway and the roundabout with William Slim and…

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