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Kirsten Lawson is the Chief Assembly reporter at The Canberra Times
Kirsten Lawson Meet Canberra's newest minister: a 58-year-old progressive leftist with a concern for the working class who lives in Calwell with two cockatiels and a garage of vintage vehicles.
Kirsten Lawson ACT Sustainable Development Minister Simon Corbell was not happy to hear on Thursday that the federal government is pursuing the expansion of Tuggeranong through the National Capital Authority.
Kirsten Lawson Asbestos taskforce sends a second letter to more than 1000 homeowners, this time registered post
Kirsten Lawson The ACT's newest minister will pick up one of the territory's most contentious portfolios - planning, after Friday's cabinet reshuffle.
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 Labor backbencher Yvette Berry is pushing the Government to retain public housing in Northbourne Avenue, fearing the redevelopment of the corridor will turn Northbourne into a zone of...
Kirsten Lawson Liberal leader Jeremy Hanson is calling on the government to write to homeowners that contained Mr Fluffy asbestos insulation by registered mail following revelations that a homeowner was missed by...
Kirsten Lawson ACT Parks and Conservation Service head Brett McNamara has moved to reassure families that the Birrigai camp is safe.
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 The ACT Government is considering a levy to fund the massive Capital Rail project, expected to cost at least $614 million.
Kirsten Lawson The trade-off between how far people are willing to walk to a bus or tram stop - and how direct the journey - is a question not only for the new light rail line from Gungahlin, but for...
Kirsten Lawson ACT Sustainable Development Minister Simon Corbell launched a strong defence of the light rail project.
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 The ACT Government plunges deep into deficit in the coming year, in a budget whose impact Canberrans will feel in an across-the-board rise in rates, increased water charges and higher parking and...
Kirsten Lawson Pialligo residents were scrambling on Wednesday to understand the impact of a 35 per cent rise in their rates.
Kirsten Lawson Emergency Services commissioner Dominic Lane has rejected the suggestion of a culture of bullying and misogyny in the fire service.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT government will vastly expand solar, wind and other renewable energy projects, costing households up to $4 a week.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT government's planned roll-out of large-scale clean energy projects is set to give new life to stalled wind farms near Canberra.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT government will call for expressions of interest to find sites for a next-generation solar farm.
Kirsten Lawson, Tom McIlroy A 25-member Assembly will force a redesign of the Legislative Assembly building.