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Category: Politics

ACT Labor to match Liberals fund on hazardous materials

ACT Labor has announced its plan to fast track the removal of hazardous materials in schools if re-elected next month, after lead paint has recently been detected in three Canberra schools.

Liberals want to return ‘Canberra refugees’ from Queanbeyan and surrounds

The Canberra Liberals want to fund their election spending slate by enticing “Canberra refugees” to move back from Queanbeyan and surrounds.

Bungendore experiencing growing pains

A unique green space slated for a carpark in the heart of Bungendore may have been given a reprieve – at least temporarily – while council, community action groups and...

ACT Labor commit to older Canberrans

ACT Labor has released its plans to establish a refurbished $13.6 million medical ward for older Canberrans within Calvary Hospital if re-elected next month.

Labor promises hydrotherapy pool for Tuggeranong

A hydrotherapy pool could be on the cards for Tuggeranong, after ACT Labor announced today it would build the ACT’s second hydrotherapy pool in the southern suburbs if re-elected next...

Canberra Liberals vow to cut car rego costs

The Canberra Liberals have promised a reduction in car registration costs, an additional 2,500 parking spaces and shorter driving commuting times if elected next month.

Liberals pledge $5 million for Deakin hydrotherapy pool

The Canberra Liberals have pledged $5 million for a dedicated hydrotherapy pool in Canberra’s south, if elected to government in October. In partnership with the John James...

Labor pledges 400 more healthcare workers in election promise

ACT Labor has pledged to implement nurse to patient ratios and hire 400 more healthcare workers if re-elected in next month’s ACT Legislative Assembly election.

Canberra Liberals detail election plan for ACT education

The Canberra Liberals have stated their commitment to education in the ACT, detailing an election plan to reduce costs and increase education outcomes in the Territory.

Are you enrolled to vote in the ACT election?

If you’ve moved home and haven’t updated your details on the electoral roll prior to 17 October’s ACT election you have until 6pm tonight

ACT Election 2020: The leaders speak

Ahead of the ACT election 2020 Canberra Weekly invited Andrew Barr and Alistair Coe to outline their plans for the Territory.

ACT minor party candidates make their case

There were strong “Don Chipp vibes” at Woden’s Southern Cross Club last night, when candidates from the ACT’s minor parties presented their policy priorities for the upcoming ACT election and declared their intention to hold the government of the day accountable.

Australia enters first recession since 1991

ABS data released today confirmed Australia has entered its first recession since June 1991 with GDP falling 7% in the June quarter.

ACTCOSS backs Liberals’ poverty commission plan

The ACT Council of Social Service has welcomed an election commitment from the Canberra Liberals to establish a commission examining poverty in the ACT.

ACT Labor pledges Pialligo roads revamp if re-elected

Much-needed major road, pedestrian and parking upgrades for Pialligo have been pledged by ACT Labor, if re-elected in October.

Belco Party calls for action on tip closure

Belco Party candidate Alan Tutt is putting pressure on the ACT Government in the lead up to the 2020 ACT Election and calling for action on the closure of the West Belconnen Waste Facility.

ACT community sector addressing the gender pay gap

Canberra organisations within the community sector have banded together today for Equal Pay Day 2020.

Assembly bids farewell to Dunne, Le Couteur

The ACT Legislative Assembly this week farewelled two familiar faces – Liberal Member for Ginninderra, Vicki Dunne (right), who has served in the Assembly for 19 years, and Greens Member for Murrumbidgee, Caroline Le Couteur.

Donations from property developers banned in ACT

The ACT Government has banned donations from property developers to political parties and candidates in the ACT in a bid to reduce the risk of corrupt conduct in the electoral...

ACT passes Truth in Political Advertising Laws

The ACT Legislative Assembly’s decision tonight to legislate for Truth in Political Advertising, backed by all sides of politics, is a stunning breakthrough, according to progressive thinktank, the Australia Institute.

Anti-conversion therapy law passes in ACT

The ACT become the second jurisdiction nationally to ban gay conversion therapy today, when a Bill was passed through the Legislative Assembly this afternoon.