Autism school a win for Canberra families

The Canberra Liberals are delighted that the AEIOU Foundation are finally coming to Canberra after years of being thwarted by successive Labor Governments, Shadow Minister for Education and Disability Elizabeth Lee said. The Canberra Liberals first campaigned to bring an autism school to Canberra in 2012, having secured a generous…

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Indigenous children will benefit from $4.5 million expansion of dental care

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children will benefit from a $4.5 million expansion of dental health services at Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health and Community Services under a Canberra Liberals Government. Visiting Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health and Community Services today, Liberal Leader Alistair Coe pledged that a Canberra Liberals Government will…

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Canberra Liberals pay tribute to Don Furner Senior

The Canberra Liberals honour Mr Don Furner OAM for his extraordinary contribution to Canberra and the region, said Alistair Coe MLA, Leader of the Canberra Liberals. “As the founding coach of the Raiders, Don Furner played a significant role in establishing a team that would become part of our city’s…

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Education spirals backwards after 19 years of Labor

After 19 years of Labor, ACT schools are performing worse than ever as confirmed by the latest NAPLAN results. Canberra parents have every reason to be concerned about the future of their children’s education. Our students are being left behind under an education system that is spiralling backwards under Labor.…

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Hospital staff vote no confidence in Labor Government

A damning survey has found Canberra nurses, doctors and hospital staff do not have confidence in the ACT Government’s management of the health system. A Canberra Health Services 2019 Workplace Culture Survey of more than 4,000 respondents found nurses and doctors do not trust executive leadership nor their ability to…

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CANBERRA AIRPORT MASTER PLAN SECURES A CAPITAL FUTURE

The Liberal and Nationals Government has approved the Canberra Airport 2020 Master Plan, supporting thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in economic activity over the coming decades. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the Plan paved the way for better infrastructure and…

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Bullying in health goes unaddressed

For years the Canberra Liberals have advocated for a safe working culture at the Canberra Hospital. Despite our strong advocacy, and pressure from peak medical bodies the ACT Government has failed to take swift and meaningful action. We continue to hear reports from troubled staff of a sick and unsafe…

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Health Minister laughs at long hospital waits

ACT Health Minister Rachel Stephen-Smith should explain why she thinks it’s funny that Canberrans requiring urgent medical attention should go to Calvary’s Emergency Department because the Canberra Hospital is too full. This week in the ACT Legislative Assembly, Ms Stephen-Smith laughed after encouraging Canberra patients needing emergency care to go…

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