LIGHT RAIL CASE FURTHER WEAKENED BY AUDITOR-GENERAL’S REPORT

Today, the ACT Auditor-General’s report into Public Transport: The Frequent Network in Canberra has highlighted the Barr government’s poor management of buses and has demonstrated it would be foolish to go ahead with light rail, Shadow Minister for Transport Alistair Coe said today. The report released today shows:  A…

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$36 MILLION RATES GOUGE UNDER BARR GOVERNMENT

  The Barr government is continuing to gouge Canberrans as rates continue on their path to tripling. General Rates alone have increased to an average of $1820 since Andrew Barr’s tax changes. It’s a tax regime that is neither fair nor equitable, Shadow Treasurer Brendan Smyth said today. “The Consolidated…

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LAWDER HOLDS FORUM FOR COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS

Tomorrow, Shadow Minister for Family and Community Services Nicole Lawder, will be holding a forum with community organisations to discuss issues with the Working with Vulnerable People Card scheme. “I have been contacted by constituents including community organisations who have experienced difficulty with the Working with Vulnerable People Card scheme…

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Coalition Senators welcome the push for adoption reform

Coalition Senators, Seselja and Lindgren, today welcome the public comments made by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on the need for adoption reform in Australia. Earlier this year Senator Seselja and Senator Lindgren began advocating for a serious review into out of home care and adoption practices in Australia, after their…

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