Monthly Archives: February 2018

Lakes Amendment Bill 2017

Madam Speaker, I can inform the Assembly that the opposition will not be opposing this Bill. I will, however, take this time to make some comments on the nature of the Bill and the proposed amendments. Whilst overall it is pleasing to see that the review initiated by the National Capital Authority in 2016 has…
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Indigenous issues remain at Alexander Maconochie Centre

I thank Mrs Jones for bringing forward this important motion which highlights the Government’s repeated failures in this space. As the Shadow Minister for Indigenous Affairs I feel it is important to speak to government policies and government failures when they impact our indigenous population. In the case of the Alexander Maconochie Centre, indigenous inmates…
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Yesterday I spoke in support of Elizabeth Lee’s Motion concerning public transport in Canberra. I thank Miss Lee for bringing this important motion concerning public transport, specifically the lack of adequate bus services in Canberra. In yet another display of arrogance and total disregard for the needs of the Canberra community - the ACT Government…
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