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Lisa Cox

Lisa Cox is a national political reporter covering breaking news and the environment. Most recently Lisa covered the ACT Legislative Assembly for The Canberra Times.

Cards stacked against coins at new parking meters in ACT

Lisa Cox The days of lugging bags of coins or ducking off to a coffee shop for change will be a thing of the past from next month, when parking machines that accept notes and cards will be introduced across...

Green light for $85m package to rescue ACT waterways

Lisa Cox It was announced with fanfare by the federal Coalition and ACT Labor governments, but Wednesday's signing of an $85 million rescue package for Canberra's waterways was a quiet victory for the ACT...

Govt was told to move cameras

Point to point speed cameras on Athllon Drive near the intersection with Beasley Street in Farrer.

Lisa Cox The ACT government was advised not to install point-to-point speed cameras on Athllon Drive according to documents published under freedom of information laws.

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‘Cure’ harms budding minds

Gay rights.

Lisa Cox She was a 15-year-old in her first relationship, wondering how she would tell her parents that she liked girls.

Breakaway group plans to take Liberals back to 'broad church'

Gary Humphries.

Peter Jean and Lisa Cox A new "ginger group" of Liberal members and supporters is determined to shake up the ACT division of the party.

Assembly church service faces boycott

Andrew Barr.

Lisa Cox ACT Labor and Greens MLAs are set to boycott for the second year running a multi-faith church service.

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ACT Land Development Agency takes on greenfield sites alone

Lisa Cox and Meredith Clisby The Land Development Agency has chosen to go it alone in developing greenfield sites for housing.

Parliamentary bus services get a boost after car park fee rise

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Lisa Cox The ACT government plans to increase bus services to the Parliamentary Triangle in response to a federal government push for paid parking in the area.

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ACT Liberals correct financial returns

21 October 2012.  News.  Journalist Peter Jean Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan.   Elections ACT Staff members continue counting ballots at the ACT Electoral Office in Belconnen. GENERIC

Lisa Cox The ACT Liberals have resubmitted financial returns after claims they failed to declare hundreds of thousands of dollars of debt.

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Claims Libs' full debt not reported

Liberal party balloons

Lisa Cox The Canberra Liberals have been plunged deeper into crisis amid allegations party bosses did not report hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt to electoral authorities and rank-and-file members.

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Canberra flood maps chart likely locations of devastation

Flood map.

Lisa Cox and Peter Jean For the first time, Canberrans can easily view the sections of the ACT that would flood if the Molonglo River burst its banks.

Calvary John James Hospital adds services in costly upgrade

Lisa Cox Calvary John James Hospital will undergo a redevelopment that will add 100 beds and new services.

Old Bus Depot facelift begins

The Bus Depot Markets building.

Lisa Cox Canberra's Old Bus Depot Markets have moved as the ACT government prepares for its $2 million facelift.

Corbell flicks switch on Manuka Oval's lights

Simon Corbell

Lisa Cox ACT Sustainable Development Minister Simon Corbell has used his call-in powers to approve the construction of six new light towers at Manuka Oval.

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ACT makes up 10% of national worksite death toll

Worksite Inspectors look over the concrete truck that collapsed causing a man to be crushed to death at Kingston on Saturday.

Lisa Cox The ACT makes up just 1.3 of the national construction workforce but has accounted for 10 per cent of worksite deaths in the last year.

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Greens push to halt city's worksite toll

Lisa Cox The ACT has accounted for 10 per cent of worksite deaths in the Australian construction industry in the past year, despite accounting for just 1.3 per cent of the national construction workforce.

Group takes mosque fight to court

Louis Andrews, Lisa Cox The group calling itself the Concerned Citizens of Canberra has taken its fight over the proposed Gungahlin mosque to the ACT Supreme Court.

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Govt set to appoint industrial magistrate

Lisa Cox The ACT government will establish an Industrial Magistrates Court to hear workplace safety matters if it is re-elected in October.

Rapid problem response in Labor's infrastructure plan

Lisa Cox ACT Labor will spend $67 million on new community infrastructure and upgrades if reelected next month.

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Labor to spend $67m on infrastructure and upgrades

Katy Gallagher

Lisa Cox ACT Labor will spend $67 million on new community infrastructure and upgrades if re-elected next month.

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