CAPACITY ISSUES NEED ADDRESSING IN ACT SCHOOLS

The overcrowding in ACT public schools has reached a critical level in Canberra with class sizes getting ever larger and classrooms taking over dedicated spaces like libraries and music rooms for their homerooms, Shadow Minister for Education Steve Doszpot said today. “When I visited Garran Primary School last week the…

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DUNNE STANDS UP FOR ESSENTIAL BELCONNEN BUS SERVICES

Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and Member for Ginninderra Vicki Dunne has tabled a petition calling for the restoration of ACTION bus services and covered bus stops on Burkitt Street in Page. Residents of nearby retirement villages rely on these services that the ACT Labor government has discontinued, Mrs Dunne…

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SPEAKER TO DROP PUCK AT CBR BRAVE

Tomorrow, Speaker of the ACT Legislative Assembly and Member for Ginninderra Vicki Dunne will drop the puck to start the home game between the CBR Brave and the Sydney Bears at the Phillip Swimming and Ice Skating Centre. “The Brave, with one game in hand, are currently at the top…

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BARR DECLARES WAR ON COMMUNITY CLUBS

Andrew Barr’s decision to allow poker machines inside Canberra’s casino is an act of betrayal of the Canberra community and their community based clubs. He has an agreement with clubs to support a community gaming model and it appears he’s turning his back on that, Shadow Minister for Gaming and…

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A win for Belconnen Town Centre and Department staff

Liberal Senator for the ACT, Zed Seselja has welcomed the announcement that the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP), including its operational enforcement arm the Australian Border Force will remain in Belconnen, whilst however obtaining another location in Canberra, the Canberra Airport. 

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LAWDER HIGHLIGHTS AFFORDABLE HOUSING ISSUES

The Barr government needs to focus more on encouraging affordable housing in Canberra. Many Canberrans are being squeezed on housing costs, Shadow Minister for Housing Nicole Lawder said today. “Today in the Assembly I’m moving a motion calling on the government to take action and address the issue of affordable…

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