Same old Labor, overpromising and underdelivering

Once again, Labor has tried to dress up business as usual as a big announcement.  Labor has been promising to expand the Canberra Hospital since 2010. In 2016, Labor promised that the Canberra Hospital doors would open by 2022 and employ 1,200 staff.  Today’s announcement simply highlights their longstanding failure to deliver on old election promises, stating the…

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Your choice will decide Canberra’s future

In just five weeks, Canberrans will make a choice that will determine the future of our city. That’s why the choice could not be more important. After years of increasing taxes and declining services, we need a fresh vision to take Canberra forward with lower taxes and better services.  Canberrans pay world class taxes; they should receive…

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Standard and Poor’s say Labor can’t deliver

International ratings agency Standard and Poor’s has issued a pointed statement saying that a re-elected Labor-Green Government will fail to deliver 20 per cent of its promised infrastructure projects. This follows years of blowouts and delays on major government projects in the ACT. “This strong statement from a highly respected international…

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Better outcomes, lower costs, safer schools under a Canberra Liberals Government

Better education outcomes, lower cost pressures and safer learning environments will be the future of education under a Canberra Liberals Government.   The Canberra Liberals have today unveiled our positive plan to help all young Canberrans get ahead, reduce cost of living pressures on families and ensure the best and safest learning environments in Australia.  …

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Liberals to ensure better outcomes with renewed focus on foundational learning

A Canberra Liberals Government will deliver better education outcomes with a renewed focus on foundational learning.  We want Canberra’s education system to be the best in the country, with nation-leading education outcomes for students in Australia’s best learning environments.  That’s why a Canberra Liberals Government will drive foundational learning, equipping future generations with skills that can be…

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Liberals to ensure all children have opportunity to succeed

Every child will be given the opportunity to reach their full potential regardless of what classroom they sit in under a Canberra Liberals Government.   The Canberra Liberals want all children to have the opportunity to get the skills they need to succeed in the future. That’s why we’ll provide funding for a full-time qualified teacher librarian in every ACT public school to complement the work of our exemplary classroom teachers.    The Canberra Liberals will invest an extra…

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Only the Canberra Liberals will revitalise ACT schools

Education Minister Yvette Berry’s dismissive response to the discovery of another lead contamination at a Canberra primary school is evidence that four more years of Labor will only deliver more of the same. Shadow Minister for Education Elizabeth Lee said the Education Minister had demonstrated a clear lack of respect…

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Jon Stanhope asked to Chair Poverty Task Group

The Leader of the Canberra Liberals Alistair Coe has written to former ACT Chief Minister Jon Stanhope to request that he consider Chairing an ACT Poverty Task Group. The purpose of the Poverty Task Group is to work with the community sector, Government, businesses and other stakeholders to inquire into…

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