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Kirsten Lawson is the Chief Assembly reporter at The Canberra Times
Kirsten Lawson The expected demolition of up to 1000 Mr Fluffy homes across Canberra will reverberate around the city for years, not only a massively expensive exercise but one with enormous complications and...
Kirsten Lawson More than 20 Mr Fluffy houses have sold since February when homeowners were warned about the dangerous loose-fill asbestos remaining in their ceilings and wall spaces.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT government is considering whether it can heat the lake water in West Basin using geothermal technology for year-round swimming as part of its avant-garde development of the West Basin - the...
Kirsten Lawson and Tom McIlroy Government accused of not properly considering the public interest in clubs development.
Tom McIlroy and Kirsten Lawson ACT government plans to ban ticket "scalping" for sporting games and major events have attracted concerns.
Kirsten Lawson ACT Treasurer Andrew Barr has defended his decision to pursue a new office block to house 3400 public servants in the city, denying it will worsen office vacancy rates, which are already at their...
Kirsten Lawson Anger over plans to include only about 10 per cent public housing in the redevelopment blocks across the city.
Kirsten Lawson The government has signalled opening up major public housing blocks for redevelopment.
Kirsten Lawson One of the happy things about the ACT Assembly has always been its oddball tendency.
Kirsten Lawson Asbestos taskforce sends a second letter to more than 1000 homeowners, this time registered post
Kirsten Lawson Two Mr Fluffy homes that sold recently for well below their previous worth show the extent to which the asbestos crisis is affecting house values.
Kirsten Lawson The government's new office block for ACT public servants is back on the agenda, with Treasurer Andrew Barr calling for registrations of interest to build it.
Kirsten Lawson ACT Treasurer Andrew Barr will deliver a bonus to business in today’s budget, exempting more businesses from payroll tax and cutting stamp duty for properties worth more than $1.455 million.
Kirsten Lawson Devastated Coo restaurant owner at the centre of the Sydney Building fire, is struggling to keep his other restaurants open.
Kirsten Lawson NSW Labor MP Steve Whan has accused conservative MPs of hypocrisy in their attack on wind farms around Canberra
Kirsten Lawson Fifty million plants later, the Yarralumla Nursery celebrated its 100th birthday on Sunday.
Kirsten Lawson Greens Minister bows to pressure and persuades the ACT government to delay passing its new planning laws.
Kirsten Lawson Greens Minister Shane Rattenbury faces opposition from within his own party to the fast-track planning laws he is supporting.
Kirsten Lawson Without a sod turned on Stage 1 of the Capital Rail line, the government has appointed a consortium to investigate extending it to the rest of the city.
Kirsten Lawson Twenty four public servants in TAMS will hear by Friday whether their jobs are gone.