SPORTS MINISTER STALLS AGAIN ON INDOOR SPORTS FACILITIES

New information reveals that Sports Minister Yvette Berry failed to initiate a feasibility study into a Gungahlin indoor sports centre, despite claiming in February that the study was underway, Shadow Minister for Sport and Recreation James Milligan said today. Minister Berry wrote to Mr Milligan that the feasibility study would…

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CANBERRA LIBERALS VOTE AGAINST BARR’S LDA REBRAND

Andrew Barr’s attempt to resolve systemic and controversial issues rife within the Land Development Agency by splicing it into two separate authorities is a mere rebranding exercise with little substance. The Canberra Liberals will oppose the move unless serious transparency, integrity and accountability measures are implemented, Leader of the Opposition…

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Statement on the proposed decentralisation of the APS

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 18:43 “I have been on the record and made it very clear that I support Canberra as the national capital and the centre of government. “If the Commonwealth wants to consider moving government departments they should be moved from Sydney or Melbourne rather than Canberra, which…

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LAWDER QUESTIONS GOVERNMENT’S COVERT AMENDMENT

A covert and questionable technical amendment has enabled the Barr government to proceed with public housing development in suburban locations where it would otherwise have been prohibited by the Territory Plan, Shadow Minister for Planning and Infrastructure Nicole Lawder said today. Documents recently released under Freedom of Information show the…

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CANBERRA LIBERALS WELCOME FOY PANEL REPORT

The Canberra Liberals welcome the findings of the expert independent panel, established to review the FOY Group’s application to build a waste plastic to liquid fuel facility in Hume, Shadow Minister for Environment Elizabeth Lee said today. “The report found that the EIS and supplementary material provided by the FOY…

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