Aug 15 2018

Canberra Liberals would like extended bus changes consultation period

Canberra Liberals would like extended bus changes consultation period
The consultation period on changes to Canberra's bus network should be extended, according to the Canberra Liberals. Shadow Transport Minister Candice Burch will today call on the ACT Government to keep the consultation open so more Canberrans can have their say and provide genuine, informed feedback.
 
Ms Burch will also ask the...
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Aug 13 2018

Geocon culture again being questioned

Geocon culture again being questioned
The culture of Geocon is again being questioned after the construction giant reportedly hired a senior executive with a history of sexual harassment. The chief financial officer left real estate after settling a lawsuit with his secretary who accused him of coming to her desk and forcing her face into his crotch and pushing her over so he...
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Aug 13 2018

ACT Labor backbencher alters the balance of power in the Legislative Assembly

ACT Labor backbencher alters the balance of power in the Legislative Assembly
An Labor backbencher has altered the balance of power in the ACT Parliament after splitting off from the party's right faction. Michael Pettersson says it's been a long time coming, due to his progressive politics.
 
The move leaves Chief Minister Andrew Barr without firm factional backing in the Legislative Assembly....
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Aug 13 2018

ACT container deposit scheme a huge success

ACT container deposit scheme a huge success
The first month of the ACT Container Deposit Scheme is being hailed a huge success. The initiative, launched in Canberra on June 30, encourages residents to recycle their cans, bottles and containers for a 10 cent refund.
 
A spokesperson for the ACT NoWaste Project says they've received more than 750,000 containers already....
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