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Barr reveals plan to recover lost ACT tourism revenue

The ACT Chief Minister plans to recover lost tourism revenue over the next three years, and to grow the sector over the next decade.

2020 ACT Chief Minister’s Export Awards social photos

2020 ACT Chief Minister’s Export Awards, Pialligo Estate Garden Pavilions. Photos Denholm Samaras.

Andrew Barr sets a progressive agenda for government

Health, education, and renewable energy are on the agenda for Andrew Barr, as he opened the Tenth Session of the Legislative Assembly.

Barr takes on Climate Action in new-look Ministry

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr will lead the flagship Climate Action portfolio, along with Treasury, Tourism, Economic Development, and a Cabinet of nine ministers – six Labor and three Greens – in...

Barr rejects calls for additional $20,000 home buyer grants

Chief Minister Andrew Barr has rejected calls from Master Builders ACT for a $20,000 home buyer grant in addition to the ACT’s stamp duty cuts.

Additional major infrastructure spend ‘fiscally irresponsible’ says Barr

Local small business leaders have called on the ACT Government to finance numerous major infrastructure works to stimulate the local economy.

Barr: ACT petrol stations ‘gouging’ motorists

A legislated maximum retail margin could be one of the solutions to stop price ‘gouging’ at the bowser as investigations continue into petrol prices in the ACT. The option was mentioned by ACT...