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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

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Elizabeth Lee shortlisted for McKinnon political prize

ACT Leader of the Opposition Elizabeth Lee was nominated for the 2020 McKinnon Emerging Political Leader of the Year.

Stanhope: Why did Government veto poverty taskforce?

Former Chief Minister Jon Stanhope shares his views on the government’s rejection of a proposed taskforce to investigate poverty in the ACT.

Women to benefit from ACT Government grants

The ACT Government is continuing its work towards the wellbeing and safety of women in the Territory, yesterday announcing 17 recipients of Women’s Participation and Safety Grants program.

Eden-Monaro candidates back rail project

Multiple candidates in the Eden-Monaro by-election have come together to call on the Federal Government to commit funding for a $3 billion freight and passenger rail for the region.

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”.