Jun 30 2020

ACT Government to freeze public transport fees

ACT Government to freeze public transport fees

The ACT Government has announced it will freeze public transport costs this year as the capital recovers from coronavirus.

Fares will forego their yearly increase despite almost 700 new bus services and more regular light rail trips being set to come into effect from July 18.

This follows the Government's plan to stall a number of other fees,...

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Jun 29 2020

Canberra politician lays new sexual harassment allegations against Dyson Heydon

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A Canberra politician has laid new sexual harassment allegations against former High Court justice, Dyson Heydon.

Elizabeth Lee MLA claims the high profile judge repeatedly propositioned her in 2013, pressuring her to visit his room.

At the time, Mrs. Lee was a Law lecturer attending the University of Canberra Law Ball, the same event at which...

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Jun 29 2020

ACT Greens pledge one thousand public housing dwellings if elected

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The ACT Greens have announced plans for an additional one thousand social and public housing dwellings if elected this October.

Projected to cost $400 Million Dollars, the policy would be the largest ever investment in the Territory's social and public housing.

ACT Greens Leader, Shane Rattenbury, has highlighted the importance of affordable housing...

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Jun 29 2020

Canberrans the most likely to drink drive

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New data shows Territorians are among the most likely in the country to drink-drive.

The latest Government Services report has found more than one in every nine locals has admitted to driving drunk within the previous half a year.

The ACT has ranked more-or-less equal with South Australia and has only been topped by the Northern Territory, who...

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