Safety of children forced out of buses should be assessed

The safety of school children who have been kicked out of dedicated school buses and forced onto public routes should be assessed immediately, Shadow Transport Minister Candice Burch said. Today in the Assembly, Miss Burch will call on Transport Minister Meegan Fitzharris to release data assessing the impact of dedicated…

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Canberrans in the south deserve equal access to hydrotherapy

Canberrans in the south should have equal access to hydrotherapy, Shadow Health Minister Vicki Dunne said. Mrs Dunne will today call on the ACT Government to keep the hydrotherapy pool at the Canberra Hospital open until a viable alternative is provided in Canberra’s south. The ACT Government’s drastic planned closure…

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Labor-Greens policies working against small business in Canberra

Small businesses in Canberra are hurting at the hands of the Labor-Greens Government, Shadow Minister for Business and Employment Andrew Wall said. It follows the latest Sensis Business Index survey which found a significant proportion of Canberra’s small to medium businesses believe Labor-Greens policies are working against them. According to…

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Andrew Barr should apologise for misleading Canberrans

Chief Minister Andrew Barr should apologise for falsely promising Canberrans that his tax reforms would be revenue neutral, Canberra Liberals Leader Alistair Coe said. The Canberra Times today reported that the ACT Government’s rates revenue has increased more than 130 per cent since Andrew Barr’s aggressive tax reform began. “This…

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Chief Minister must strop the crippling commercial rates regime

Chief Minister Andrew Barr must stop the crippling commercial rates regime which an Assembly committee has found is hurting businesses across Canberra, Leader of the Canberra Liberals Alistair Coe said. A Public Accounts Committee report on commercial rates was handed down in the Legislative Assembly today. The committee identified numerous…

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