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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.

ACT election 2020 final results in

The final results of the 2020 ACT election have been released, with the 25 MLAs holding seats in the tenth ACT Legislative Assembly named.

ACT Election 2020: Canberra decides

Canberra Weekly has dissected the battle lines upon which ACT election 2020 is being fought leading up to election day, Saturday 17 October.

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.

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.

100 new ACT public service jobs created

One hundred new, temporary, casual jobs will be created within the ACT Public Service following another expansion of the Jobs for Canberrans Fund.

Emergency response: ACT Government seeks to amend 36 pieces of legislation

A suite of COVID-19 emergency response legislation has been brought before the Legislative Assembly today with amendments deemed “crucial and urgent”.

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.

Restrictions eased to allow family visits, non-essential shopping

The ACT’s public health restriction changes will allow families to visit one another inside homes, while non-essential retail shopping will also be permitted.

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...