ACT Labor fails to deliver education promises again

The ACT Labor government has again fallen short on delivering education commitments, with promised funding for a Belconnen High School facelift coming in $8.2 million short of what was committed at the 2012 ACT Election, Shadow Minister for Education Steve Doszpot said today.

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Clarity needed from Burch on teacher pay dispute

Joy Burch needs to clearly explain the government’s position on its proposed new pay deal for ACT teachers as confusion mounts over whether back pay will be included. The Minister needs to stop darting around the issue and confirm whether back pay is on or off the table in the…

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Serious questions need answering about classroom cage

Disturbing revelations that a child was held inside a cage-like structure inside a Canberra public school classroom require a broad and independent investigation. There are many questions that now need answering, Shadow Minister for Education Steve Doszpot said today. “Have these situations occurred before? Are there similar structures in other…

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Doszpot calls for end to overheated classrooms

The ACT Labor government needs to get back to core business and ensure Canberra’s school students and teachers aren’t forced to work under extreme temperatures in the classroom. This can be a particularly difficult time of the year in classrooms which aren’t adequately cooled, Shadow Minister for Education Steve Doszpot…

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Doszpot to launch Heartmoves program in Gungahlin

Member for Molonglo Steve Doszpot will kick off the Heartmoves exercise program at the YMCA Gungahlin Leisure Centre tomorrow. Created by the Heart Foundation and powered by YMCA Australia, Heartmoves is a program encouraging people living with a health condition to participate in a safe and effective exercise program that…

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Doszpot To Raise Yarralumla Residents Concerns In Assembly

Today Member for Molonglo Steve Doszpot will highlight the ACT Labor government’s failures in proper planning for Yarralumla and will suggest remedies for the process. “I will move a motion in the Legislative Assembly this morning on behalf of the hardworking Yarralumla residents who are fighting for appropriate planning in…

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