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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 Two people in Mr Fluffy homes have been diagnosed with mesothelioma this year, spokeswoman for the Fluffy Owners and Residents Action Group, Brianna Heseltine, says, a revelation set to focus...
Kirsten Lawson A new planting zone to screen the Uriarra village from the full impact of a solar farm across the road puts the village at risk of bushfire, the Liberals’ Andrew Wall believes.
Kirsten Lawson Asbestos taskforce sends a second letter to more than 1000 homeowners, this time registered post
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.
Kirsten Lawson and Ben Westcott Five public housing homes are caught in the Mr Fluffy asbestos net, the Government revealed.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT Assembly looks set to remove a ban on unions or businesses donating to parties contesting ACT elections.
Kirsten Lawson Treasurer Andrew Barr has rejected the suggestion that a big rise in land tax on investment properties starting on July 1 will result in higher rents.
Kirsten Lawson Two Mr Fluffy homes that sold recently for well below their previous worth show the extent to which the asbestos crisis is affecting house values.
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 ACT government will call on a 23-year-old deal with the Commonwealth to fund the unfolding crisis surrounding the 1049 houses which may contain remnants of dangerous Mr Fluffy loose asbestos.
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.
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.
ACT government will require all workers who might be exposed to asbestos to complete training by September 30
Kirsten Lawson The ACT government will require all workers who might be exposed to asbestos to complete training by September 30.
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 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 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 Canberra IT contractor Howard Taylor says he is set to lose $450 a month from his after-tax pay on October 1, hit by payroll tax changes in the ACT Budget.
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.