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Australia considers COVID-19 tracing app while others take action

While Australia considers introducing an opt-in app to trace COVID-19 cases as a tool to help contain the spread of the coronavirus...

Coe alleges ‘secret deal’ keeping ACT public schools closed

ACT Opposition Leader Alistair Coe today alleged the existence of a ‘secret deal’ between the ACT Government and union bosses keeping public schools closed.

Public gatherings larger than two could face $8,000 fine

The ACT Government is set to introduce $1,000 fines for breaches to public gathering restrictions on the back of NSW announcing a “police crackdown”.

Dr Mike Kelly to resign from Federal Parliament

Federal Labor MP Dr Mike Kelly this morning announced he will resign from the seat of Eden-Monaro, marking the first by-election of the 46th parliament.

West Basin lake edge to be redrawn under new proposal

Lake Burley Griffin’s West Basin shoreline will be filled in and redrawn in the next phase of the City Renewal Authority Acton Waterfront redevelopment.

ACT legal profession slams new elder abuse laws

The ACT legal profession is unhappy with new reforms introduced into the Legislative Assembly today, Thursday 7 May, which will see organisations...

Government authorities seal bumper land swap deal

A blockbuster land swap deal has been finalised that will further allow the ACT Government’s plans to transform the West Basin to come to fruition.

Party registration reminder

New parties intending to register for the 2020 ACT election that they have just under four months left to do so.

Prime Minister announces $130 billion wage subsidy package

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has today announced an unprecedented $130 billion ‘job keeper’ wage subsidy package for workers and businesses who have...

ACT underemployment rate soars in April

9,200 ACT workers were left under-employed between March and April, according to ABS data released 14 May, with that figure rising from 13,200 to 22,400.

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