Cancer treatment delays may put patients at risk

Delays to cancer patients getting treated in time may lead to adverse health outcomes, Shadow Health Minister Vicki Dunne said. An increasing number of palliative and radical care patients are still not being seen within the recommended times, according to government data. In 2018-19, it’s estimated that only 70 per…

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New Minister, same old Labor Government

Canberra may have a new Health Minister, but revelations that construction of a key health election promise won’t begin until after the 2020 Election shows it’s the same old and disrespectful Labor Government. The latest revelation that construction on the Surgical Procedures, Interventional Radiology and Emergency Centre will not begin…

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Apollo 11 is a celebration of human achievement

Just as the world stopped to watch Neil Armstrong take one giant step 50 years ago, this week the world is stopping to commemorate the amazing technological achievement of the first moon landing and the people who made it possible. Deputy Leader of the Opposition Nicole Lawder said Canberrans should…

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Canberrans deserve building quality assurance

Building quality assurance should be high among the ACT Government’s priorities as it moves toward more high-density housing, Shadow Minister for Planning Mark Parton said. “Canberrans deserve building quality assurance and the ACT Government is responsible for providing the regulatory oversight of that process,” Mr Parton said. “I think we…

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Tuggeranong residents forced off bus network

ACT Labor and the Greens have no idea what life is like for Tuggeranong residents who have been forced off Canberra’s bus network. In an ABC radio interview, Transport Minister Chris Steel admitted fewer people in Canberra’s south are using public transport since the upheaval of the bus network. Liberal…

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