PROGRESS TOWARDS PARLIAMENTARY BUDGET OFFICER

Debate on Canberra Liberals legislation to establish a Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) has resulted in it being referred to an Assembly committee for consideration, Shadow Treasurer Brendan Smyth said today. “Under our proposed legislation, the PBO would be established as an independent officer of the Assembly. They would undertake specified…

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LIGHT RAIL = HEAVY TAXES AND REDUCED SERVICES

Today’s ACT Budget demonstrates there will be a clear choice at the ACT Election. Andrew Barr’s ACT Labor/Greens Coalition which will continue to drive up cost of living and neglect local services as it spends $1.65 billion on light rail; or the Canberra Liberals who will stop light rail and…

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YOU CAN’T TRUST ANDREW BARR WITH YOUR RATES

Rates are tripling under Andrew Barr and his relentless push to squeeze Canberrans with cost of living pressures is a major hallmark of his tenure as Chief Minister, Shadow Treasurer Brendan Smyth said today. “Any suggestion that Andrew Barr will look to ease pressure on rates increases should be viewed…

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