Raiders deserve more home games

The Leader of the Canberra Liberals Alistair Coe has joined community calls for the Canberra Raiders to be awarded more home games in this NRL season. “After the Raiders’ stellar season last year, the NRL’s decision to keep footy away from Canberra is extremely disappointing for all involved,” Mr Coe…

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Suffering businesses forced to wait months for urgent help

After waiting almost six weeks for Labor’s supposedly ‘urgent’ commercial rates relief, it’s been revealed that struggling businesses will have to wait three more months for financial support, pushing many businesses to the brink.  Almost six weeks since the government trumpeted financial support to businesses in the media, now that…

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Businesses still waiting for rates waivers

Canberra businesses doing it tough have been left in dark over what financial support is available to them. It’s been more than five weeks since the ACT Government announced it’s so-called ‘survival package’ for businesses doing it tough yet few, if any, businesses have been told if they will receive…

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Canberra Liberals call for more support for vulnerable students

The unnecessary continuation of ACT Labor’s refusal to allow parents to send their children to their regular school is placing additional pressure on families with children in learning support units according to Shadow Education Minister Elizabeth Lee. Under the ACT government’s hub school model, students with special needs are not…

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Prison plagued with allegations of contraband

  Canberra’s maximum-security jail has been plagued by stories and allegations of contraband and illicit drugs being readily available amongst inmates since its inception. Just last year the prison was forced into an unprecedented emergency shut down after a hole in a perimeter fence and a package of contraband was…

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Prison methadone program mismanaged and misused

  The release of a former inmate’s memoir has revealed serious allegations of the deliberate misuse and mismanagement of the methadone program at Canberra’s maximum-security jail. “These new allegations align with what I have been hearing from sources for years and are backed up by the fact that the Alexander…

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