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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 The ACT government has lodged an application to rezone seven sites on the light rail route.
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 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 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 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 ACT Parks and Conservation Service head Brett McNamara has moved to reassure families that the Birrigai camp is safe.
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 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.
Kirsten Lawson What was once a country lifestyle with stunning views has been turned upside down for Jennifer Howlett.
Kirsten Lawson Canberra’s transgender and intersex community are overjoyed at new laws to be passed on Thursday in the ACT Assembly, saying they will finally have official recognition in the mainstream.