New laws aim to improve transparency in government land deals

Transparency laws to be presented in the Assembly today will force the government to publicly release records on its land deals, Leader of the Opposition Alistair Coe said. The Government Agencies (Land Acquisitions Bill) 2018 captures all land purchases made by ACT government agencies, requiring the relevant minister to report…

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Greens sold out to the Labor movement

In a stunning turn of events, Greens MLAs Caroline Le Couteur and Shane Rattenbury have voted to severely weaken their own motion addressing housing affordability simply to protect their relationship with the Labor Party. The Greens refused the support of the Canberra Liberals to pass their plan to exempt landlords…

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Businesses lack confidence in Labor-Greens government

Businesses in Canberra lack confidence in Labor-Greens policies, Shadow Minister for Business and Employment Andrew Wall said. According to the latest SENSIS national business survey, small to medium businesses in Canberra are becoming increasingly less supportive of ACT government policies. The latest results follow a volatile pattern that has emerged…

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