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Kirsten Lawson is the Chief Assembly reporter at The Canberra Times
NSW has called on local governments to update their asbestos policies in light of the Mr Fluffy crisis in Canberra
Kirsten Lawson Workcover NSW has written to local councils asking them to update their asbestos records in light of the Canberra Mr Fluffy cirsis to include information on loose-fill asbetsos insulation.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT government will take the views of Mr Fluffy homeowners into account before deciding whether to demolish their homes, Chief Minister Katy Gallagher said.
Kirsten Lawson Discrimination against pregnant women is real, belittling and a blight on society, Liberal backbencher Giulia Jones told the ACT Assembly on Wednesday, calling for an investigation into the...
Kirsten Lawson One of the happy things about the ACT Assembly has always been its oddball tendency.
Kirsten Lawson An Assembly committee has called for more clarity on light-rail spending, pointing out that money is being spent on rail projects by various government agencies.
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 Leader Jeremy Hanson rejects characterisation as a battle between left and right
Kirsten Lawson The ACT Assembly is expected to vote on Tuesday to swell its numbers to 25, with eight new seats at the next election.
Kirsten Lawson and Christopher Knaus Chief health officer confirms authorities are looking to study the health impact of living in a Mr Fluffy house
Kirsten Lawson Federal Employment Minister Eric Abetz has dampened hope of an early decision on what to do with the 1000-plus asbestos-contaminated homes, as it became clear on Thursday that Mr Fluffy was known to...
Kirsten Lawson Authorities have launched an urgent investigation into claims of loose-fill amosite asbestos at the Northbourne House office building.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT government has sold ACTTAB for $105.5 million in a major boost to the ailing territory budget.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT government is confident it has now alerted most if not all owners of Mr Fluffy asbestos homes, after the delivery of a registered post letter over the past fortnight.
Kirsten Lawson The 130 Acttab employees have been summonsed to a meeting on Wednesday morning where they hope to finally hear more about the future of the betting agency being sold by the ACT Government.
Kirsten Lawson Anger over plans to include only about 10 per cent public housing in the redevelopment blocks across the city.
Kirsten Lawson Government promises to release kangaroo cull figures on Friday.
Kirsten Lawson The government has signalled opening up major public housing blocks for redevelopment.
Kirsten Lawson New analysis of the Gungahlin tram line questions the claimed legitimate 'benefits' of the project.
Kirsten Lawson David Laughlan was Dirk Jansen’s first employee when the man now known as “Mr Fluffy” had the idea of spraying asbestos into people’s roof spaces as insulation.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT government is reviewing the rights of landlords to throw tenants out, as part of a sweeping review of rules covering rentals.