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Kirsten Lawson is the Chief Assembly reporter at The Canberra Times
Kirsten Lawson A Mr Fluffy house in Woden was demolished this morning, signalling the start of what could turn into a wave of demolitions across the city.
Kirsten Lawson Committee recommends a fourfold increase in the amount political parties are given in public funding after each election.
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 Community and sporting groups will feel the pinch as Canberra's clubs cut sponsorships and donations after a drastic decline in revenue made worse by restrictions on ATM withdrawals this year.
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 Standard and Poor's doesn’t expect to downgrade the ACT’s triple-A stable credit rating, despite forecasts of a big deficit in last week’s budget.
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 Remuneration Tribunal recommends big pay hike, with a similar increase foreshadowed for next year.
Kirsten Lawson ACT clubs have warned the Government they cannot absorb and will not tolerate any tax hikes in the coming budget.
Kirsten Lawson Former ACT Assembly speaker Greg Cornwell says MLAs should serve a maximum of 12 years.
Kirsten Lawson Labor and the Greens are pushing for a lower cap on the amount candidates can spend in election campaigns.
Kirsten Lawson The Property Council is "vehemently opposed" to a special rates zone or levy to fund the light rail line.
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 There was no joy for businesses affected by the Sydney building fire in their bid for compensation, with the ACT Government giving short shrift to the suggestion at a meeting on Friday.
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, Ben Westcott The ACT government has sold the Yarralumla Garden Centre business to Bruno and Hedy Zimmermann at the next-door Heritage Nursery.
Tom McIlroy and Kirsten Lawson The ACT is one step closer to an expanded Legislative Assembly after the Canberra Liberals endorsed a plan for a 25-member chamber.
Kirsten Lawson, Tom McIlroy A 25-member Assembly will force a redesign of the Legislative Assembly building.
Kirsten Lawson The discovery of asbestos in a Pearce house cleared under the ''Mr Fluffy'' program has led authorities to seal it off.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT Assembly has moved a step closer to 25 members, setting up a select committee to comb through the changes needed.