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Kirsten Lawson is the Chief Assembly reporter at The Canberra Times
Kirsten Lawson After more than 30 years in public-housing unit, Alison Creet says she would move tomorrow if she had the chance.
Kirsten Lawson The National Trust has blasted the ACT government's feedback time on fast-track planning legislation as grossly inadequate.
Kirsten Lawson Liberal backbencher Nicole Lawder has been forced to cancel a planned $17,000 study tour of public housing in Britain.
Kirsten Lawson Canberrans will save an average $24 a year on electricity bills in the year from July.
Kirsten Lawson ACT Liberal leader Jeremy Hanson stopped short of opposing the George Brandis changes to race discrimination law.
Kirsten Lawson and Tom McIlroy The ACT government is considering significantly curtailing the amount victims of violent crime can claim in compensation.
Kirsten Lawson Attorney-General Simon Corbell has dismissed a call for Mr Fluffy asbestos houses to be demolished.
Kirsten Lawson Pricing commissioner Malcolm Gray has hit back at Auditor-General Maxine Cooper over ACTEW's water and sewerage pricing, saying parts of her report defy logic.
Kirsten Lawson The Government is considering a big hike in licence fees to sell tobacco, suggesting fees could be doubled or more this year, with substantial increases each year to follow.
Kirsten Lawson Next week, game-changing laws set to drive a bulldozer through parts of the city's planning process are to be fast-tracked through the ACT Legislative Assembly
Kirsten Lawson The ACT Heritage Council says heritage nominations for buildings along Northbourne Avenue could be effectively annulled.
Kirsten Lawson Fifty million plants later, the Yarralumla Nursery celebrated its 100th birthday on Sunday.
Kirsten Lawson Almost two months after fire destroyed parts of the Sydney Building, the Phoenix bar is still not open due to red tape.
Tom McIlroy, Kirsten Lawson Changes to rules on taxpayer-funded travel by ACT politicians won't stop Liberal MLAs' controversial study tour.
Kirsten Lawson and Tom McIlroy The Remuneration Tribunal has abolished taxpayer-funded study tours and spousal travel for members of the ACT Legislative Assembly.
Kirsten Lawson Greens Minister bows to pressure and persuades the ACT government to delay passing its new planning laws.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT government believes there will be room for at least another 45,000 residents along Northbourne Avenue under redevelopment of the main road into the city.
Kirsten Lawson Public housing tenants are facing major disruption as the government redevelops as many as 853 units along Northbourne Avenue and Cooyong Street as part of its revitalisation of the city centre.
Kirsten Lawson Convenience store owners have slammed the ACT government's plan to further restrict tobacco sales.
Kirsten Lawson NSW Labor MP Steve Whan has accused conservative MPs of hypocrisy in their attack on wind farms around Canberra