ACT Government must work with Canberra’s local employers

Canberra’s local employers are doing it tough as evidenced by their united call for a long-term economic recovery plan from the ACT Government. The ACT’s peak bodies for business, builders, property owners and hoteliers are collectively pushing the ACT Government for a business-friendly recovery plan to help the ACT bounce…

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Investigation into lawfulness of multimillion-dollar campsite

The ACT Auditor-General has been asked to investigate the lawfulness of financial appropriations made by the ACT Government for the construction and operation of the Ngunnawal Bush Healing Farm. The Financial Management Act 1996 prohibits the ACT Government from using public money otherwise than in accordance with an appropriation. In 2007, the…

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Bring back dedicated school buses urgently

Recent reports of a young child getting lost on his bus trip home from school once again highlight the need for dedicated school bus services for school children. “The Labor-Greens Government is celebrating the actions of the bus driver, while continuing to ignore the very real concerns of parents across…

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Cost of living will go up under Labor

Unsustainable increases to the cost of living will continue to go up under this same old thinking government, Canberra Liberals Leader Alistair Coe said. “Canberra families cannot afford another four years of unfair increases to the cost of living,” Mr Coe said. Chief Minister Andrew Barr has signalled that rates…

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We’re backing Canberra Capitals

Leader of the Canberra Liberals Alistair Coe MLA will be one of thousands of fans at the AIS arena tomorrow to cheer the UC Capitals on to victory. “We’re backing the Canberra Capitals,” Mr Coe said. “The achievements of the Capitals over the past 20 years are extraordinary. “The team…

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Labor suppresses review on $20 million campsite

A major review of the disputed Ngunnawal Bush Healing Farm should be publicly released immediately, Shadow Minister for Indigenous Affairs James Milligan said. The review was commissioned in 2018 after the Labor Government controversially threw out the original design for the Ngunnawal Bush Healing Farm. In 2007, the ACT Government…

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