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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 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 Residents caught up in the Mr Fluffy debacle are horrified by suggestions they will have to compete on the open market if they want to return to their properties.
Kirsten Lawson The Greens' Shane Rattenbury is seeking to impose more limits on the use of controversial "call-in" powers, forcing developers to consult the community before they lodge their plans.
Kirsten Lawson and Meredith Clisby Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has warned people buying Mr Fluffy homes that they will not be allowed to profiteer in a government buyback scheme by buying houses below market value and expecting the...
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 ME Bank is establishing a system to ensure borrowers know whether the house they plan to buy contains Mr Fluffy asbestos.
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 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 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 ACT Parks and Conservation Service head Brett McNamara has moved to reassure families that the Birrigai camp is safe.