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Lisa Cox

Lisa Cox is a national political reporter covering breaking news and the environment. Most recently Lisa covered the ACT Legislative Assembly for The Canberra Times.

ACT government uses private hospital surgery to help push down wait

Lisa Cox and Peter Jean Government shifting more people into private hospitals for elective surgery to cut the number of patients waiting too long for operations.

Hospitals fiddling surgery waiting lists, say doctors

Waiting lists.

Lisa Cox, Peter Jean The ACT government has been accused of allowing some patients to languish on elective surgery waiting lists.

Braddon Club to close next week after poker machines go to Gungahlin

Meredith Clisby and Lisa Cox The Canberra Raiders' Braddon Club will close next week following the transfer of all poker machines to its Gungahlin venue.

Woman hit by car in Civic

ACT police cordoned off a section of Northbourne
Avenue and London Circuit for more than an hour on Saturday night after a young woman was hit by a car in Civic.

Lisa Cox and Jenna Clarke An 18-year-old Curtin woman in critical condition in Canberra Hospital after being struck by a car in Civic on Saturday night.

Parliamentary bus services get a boost after car park fee rise

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Lisa Cox The ACT government plans to increase bus services to the Parliamentary Triangle in response to a federal government push for paid parking in the area.

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Respite closure distresses carers, disabled

Cathy Read of Palmerston with her daughter Jessica, 26, who will no longer be able to use the facilities at Charnwood as the centre will be closing in October.

Lisa Cox Canberra families say the ACT government chose to close a north Canberra respite centre for disabled adults without speaking to families who use the service.

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Travel around the city to get slower but safer

40 kilometre speed sign.

Lisa Cox The ACT government is beginning work to slow drivers in the busiest parts of Civic, Belconnen and Tuggeranong.

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Nurses say no to 'insulting' pay offer

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Lisa Cox Canberra nurses have rejected a government offer to increase wages by 2 per cent a year for the next four years.

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Auditor slams Canberra's car parking

ACT Auditor General, Maxine Cooper.

Lisa Cox and Noel Towell The ACT government is failing in almost every aspect of its management of the territory's car parks, a new report has found.

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Evatt surgery closes as its doctors relocate to $15m super clinic

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PETER JEAN, LISA COX Another Canberra suburb will be left without a local medical practice when Evatt's two local GPs leave to join the company that will operate the ACT's first super clinic.

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Struggling Canberrans skip meals: Salvos

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Lisa Cox An alarming number of Australians in difficulty are skipping meals and selling their possessions to try to keep up with rising living costs, a Salvation Army study to be published today has found.

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School for young mums to get new home

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Lisa Cox Canberra's school for young parents will be given a multi-million dollar new home if the ACT Government is re-elected at the territory elections in October.

Less than half ACT's youngsters enrolled to vote

Lisa Cox Fewer than half of the ACT’s youngest voters are enrolled to vote at the territory elections in October, according to the ACT Electoral Commission.

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Bus-tracking system's ETA

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Lisa Cox Passengers waiting at the territory's major interchanges will soon know just how far away their bus is.

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Labor's promise to help student parents

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Lisa Cox Canberra's school for young parents will be given a multi-million dollar new home if the ACT government is re-elected in October.

Bike super highway part of Green's grand plan

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Lisa Cox A bike "super highway" connecting Molonglo to the City is part of a $13.25 million ACT Greens plan to improve the territory’s cycling and pedestrian infrastructure.

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Agency would promote unis

Lisa Cox ACT Labor will establish a specialised agency to promote Canberra as a university town.

Best ingredients the recipe for success

Canberra businessman Karl Marjan in front of Ali Baba at Woden Plaza.  Karl was one of the original founders of Ali Baba in 1979.

Lisa Cox For Karl Marjan, food has always been closely connected to family.

Labor's $70m for school upgrades

Chief Minister Katy Gallagher

Lisa Cox ACT public schools will receive millions of dollars for new classrooms and upgrades if ACT Labor is re-elected in October.

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Promise to duplicate Athllon Drive section

Opposition leader Zed Seselja and Alistaire Coe announce the duplication of Athllon Drive.

Lisa Cox The Canberra Liberals have promised to duplicate a 2.5-kilometre stretch of Athllon Drive if they win government next month.

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