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Kirsten Lawson is the Chief Assembly reporter at The Canberra Times
Kirsten Lawson A hint that the Uriarra community's vehement opposition to the proposed solar farm opposite the village has sunk in at the highest level of governments came this week, when Greens Minister Shane...
Kirsten Lawson The Chinese company building the Mugga Lane solar farm has plans to develop a "mum and dad" solar scheme with an ethical superannuation fund run by former ACT Greens candidate Simon Sheikh and other...
Kirsten Lawson Uriarra residents have hit back at suggestions they were consulted on the planned solar farm before a planning application was lodged, saying there were two meetings and at both the developer...
Kirsten Lawson Mr Fluffy homeowners met federal Employment Minister Eric Abetz on Monday ahead of a decision by the Commonwealth on its contribution to a mass buy-back and demolition scheme for the...
Kirsten Lawson The redevelopment of the Red Hill public-housing precinct includes a new road and caters for up to twice the number of residents. writes Kirsten Lawson.
Kirsten Lawson and Emma Macdonald The NSW parliament will investigate the extent of Mr Fluffy asbestos contamination in NSW homes, a move that boosts the likelihood of a state-wide hunt for the deadly loose-fill insulation.
Kirsten Lawson NSW authorities have expanded their asbestos search yet again after the discovery of a house in Orange confirmed to have contained loose-fill asbestos insulation before it was demolished two or three...
Kirsten Lawson and Primrose Riordan Canberra's national leadership on renewable energy has piqued the interest of Nobel laureates.
Kirsten Lawson Mr Fluffy homeowners are to meet at Federation Mall in front of Parliament House on Sunday.
Kirsten Lawson Mr Fluffy home owners to host family picnic day at Parliament House.
Kirsten Lawson Hundreds of Mr Fluffy homeowners met on the lawns in front of Old Parliament House on Sunday to launch a fundraiser to help families in Canberra and Queanbeyan.
Kirsten Lawson More than 80 NSW residents have asked authorities to test insulation in their rooftops, as the state widens its search for loose-fill asbestos less than a fortnight after it began.
Kirsten Lawson Yarralumla residents meet on Wednesday night to seek answers from the ACT government on how it plans to safely move up to 14,400 tonnes of asbestos-contaminated waste from the Yarralumla brickworks.
Kirsten Lawson Switch turned on Royalla solar farm on Wednesday as construction poised to begin on second arry
Kirsten Lawson, Sarah Connor and Ben Westcott Canberra is one step closer to meeting its 90 percent renewable energy target by 2020 by opening Australia's largest photovaltic solar farm
Kirsten Lawson It's unlikely any ACT politicians have taken their exercise regimes to the extremes of Shane Rattenbury.
Kirsten Lawson The NSW Government will free inspections to owners of all homes built before 1980 in 14 local government areas in the southwest of the state to check for the dangerous loose-fill asbestos insulation.
Kirsten Lawson Residents have expressed concerns about the ruination of views and rural character, health impacts, loss of habitat, and the property values.
Kirsten Lawson A consultant has raised serious concerns about bushfire risk from the planned solar farm at Uriarra Village, warning power lines should be underground and a bank of screening trees pushed back at...
National significance of Uriarra solar should not be underestimated, says ACT Environment Minister Simon Corbell
Kirsten Lawson ACT Environment Minister Simon Corbell dismisses residents' concerns about bushfire risk of new power line.