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Kirsten Lawson is the Chief Assembly reporter at The Canberra Times
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 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 It's unlikely any ACT politicians have taken their exercise regimes to the extremes of Shane Rattenbury.
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 and Tom McIlroy Government accused of not properly considering the public interest in clubs development.
Tom McIlroy and Kirsten Lawson ACT government plans to ban ticket "scalping" for sporting games and major events have attracted concerns.
Kirsten Lawson The government has signalled opening up major public housing blocks for redevelopment.
Kirsten Lawson Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has given her clearest indication yet that the 1000-plus Mr Fluffy homes in Canberra will be demolished.
Kirsten Lawson One of the happy things about the ACT Assembly has always been its oddball tendency.
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.
Liberal Leader Jeremy Hanson calls for $5m emergency fund for Canberrans affected by Mr Fluffy asbestos crisis
Kirsten Lawson Liberal Leader Jeremy Hanson is calling for an immediate $5 million emergency fund for Canberrans affected by the Mr Fluffy asbestos crisis.
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 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 Fifty million plants later, the Yarralumla Nursery celebrated its 100th birthday on Sunday.
Kirsten Lawson Greens Minister Shane Rattenbury faces opposition from within his own party to the fast-track planning laws he is supporting.
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 ACT Sustainable Development Minister Simon Corbell launched a strong defence of the light rail project.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT Electoral Commissioner has made a second bid for an increase in pay, pointing out that he is paid less than any of his counterparts in other states and territories while the workload has...
Kirsten Lawson, Tom McIlroy A 25-member Assembly will force a redesign of the Legislative Assembly building.
Kirsten Lawson The paleo diet, with its focus on meat protein, is arguably more prominently on the radar than its virtual opposite, a vegan diet, but it's a vegan cafe that is making the noise in Canberra at the...