Oct 13 2020

Liberals appear to backtrack on pledge to abolish stamp duty

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In announcing a promise to introduce a $25,000 discount on land for first home buyers, the Canberra Liberals appear to have backtracked on their commitment to abolish stamp duty.

ACT Liberal leader Alistair Coe has implied the first home buyers discount would be in addition to current stamp duty concessions available.

This is despite released...

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Oct 12 2020

ACT election campaign enters final week

ACT election campaign enters final week

The ACT election is expected to be one of the fastest elections in Australian history due to the high number of early and electronic votes.

More than 116 thousand people have already voted ahead of Saturday's poll, while around 20 thousand postal vote applications have been received.

It means around 45 per cent of enrolled voters have already cast...

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Oct 12 2020

Two people in hospital following serious Belconnen crash

Two people in hospital following serious Belconnen crash

Two people have taken to Canberra Hospital in a critical condition following a serious accident in Belconnen this morning.

The head-on collision on William Hovel Drive happened at around 7:30am, causing serious traffic delays in both directions.

It took emergency crews 90 minutes to cut both drivers from their vehicles.

Police say the car that was...

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Oct 09 2020

Police warn against leaving children in hot cars

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A three-year-old boy had to be rescued from a hot car in the Territory on Monday.

With summer approaching, ACT Police and the Emergency Services Agency have issued a joint warning on the dangers of leaving children unattended in a parked vehicle.

A member of the public was able to remove the distressed and over-heated three-year-old from the...

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