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Kirsten Lawson is the Chief Assembly reporter at The Canberra Times
Kirsten Lawson A new planting zone to screen the Uriarra village from the full impact of a solar farm across the road puts the village at risk of bushfire, the Liberals’ Andrew Wall believes.
Kirsten Lawson Eleven property owners in Queanbeyan and tenants of a block of flats have received a letter warning them that Mr Fluffy asbestos could still be in their homes.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT's newest minister will pick up one of the territory's most contentious portfolios - planning, after Friday's cabinet reshuffle.
ACT government will require all workers who might be exposed to asbestos to complete training by September 30
Kirsten Lawson The ACT government will require all workers who might be exposed to asbestos to complete training by September 30.
Kirsten Lawson Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has set up a taskforce to coordinate the response to the unfolding Mr Fluffy asbestos crisis in Canberra, and says grants and other financial packages for families...
Kirsten Lawson The company behind the One Sun Uriarra solar farm has lodged a development application this week.
Kirsten Lawson NSW Health advice to Queanbeyan households with Mr Fluffy loose-fill asbestos in their ceilings is in stark contrast to ACT government's response.
Kirsten Lawson Two shooters are set to begin a cull of 1606 kangaroos in eight nature reserves across Canberra on Monday night after an appeal against the cull was thrown out on Wednesday.
Kirsten Lawson Canberrans will face a double hit from July 1, with electricity prices set to rise an average $85 a year and gas prices by an average $213.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT government opened another mum-and-dad solar scheme on Monday, inviting groups to set up large-scale community solar arrays which ordinary householders can buy into.
Kirsten Lawson You're probably acutely aware of how many minutes and seconds you lose to rush-hour traffic on the way from Gungahlin to work each day.
Kirsten Lawson Greens Minister Shane Rattenbury faces opposition from within his own party to the fast-track planning laws he is supporting.
Kirsten Lawson Canberran Jessica Walsh has reached a milestone day - the day when she can change her birth certificate.
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.
Kirsten Lawson More than 1600 kangaroos will be shot in the ACT's annual cull, although up to 500 more could also be put on the pill.
Kirsten Lawson Greens Minister Shane Rattenbury is under pressure from his own party to stop the Canberra kangaroo cull.
Kirsten Lawson Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has withdrawn the Government’s controversial fast-track planning laws.
Kirsten Lawson One of the questions about light rail is a whole lot easier to answer than the other. It is beautiful? Well, clearly yes. It has the potential to transform the city.
Kirsten Lawson Pialligo residents were scrambling on Wednesday to understand the impact of a 35 per cent rise in their rates.