Monthly Archives: February 2017

Menslink adjournment speech

It was my privilege to attend the Menslink Big Night out at the Southern Cross club in Woden, at the end of last year, an organisation that I have been supporting since 2012. The evening was held to raise money for Menslink’s free support programs in Canberra. I want to speak briefly here today to…
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What is happening to Boomanulla Oval?

Boomanulla Oval, closed in November 2014, has been a sporting and cultural centre for Canberra’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander community for the past 30 years, and is much missed as a venue for their events. Yesterday in the Assembly, I asked the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, why the oval has been left derelict for the last…
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Government Ignores the Needs of ACTs Indoor Sports Participants

Media release Thursday 16 February 2017 SPORTS MINISTER FAILS TO COME TO GRIPS WITH NEEDS OF CANBERRA INDOOR SPORTS PARTICIPANTS Yesterday in the Assembly the Canberra Liberals called on the government to take immediate action and work with the owners and managers to ensure that the Mpowerdome remains a viable contributor to the health and wellbeing…
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GUNGAHLIN IN GRIDLOCK

A Matter of Public Importance Today, in the Assembly, Elizabeth Kikkert MLA raised as a matter of public importance, the issue of our road maintenance. As always the Government chose to evade the issue, instead touting how well they were doing - which as Ms Kikkert had already made clear, the only reason any road maintenance…
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