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Kirsten Lawson is the Chief Assembly reporter at The Canberra Times
Kirsten Lawson The Mr Fluffy hit to the ACT government budget is bigger than anticipated, with the deficit expected to blow out by $600 million over two years.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT Government has moved to bring the struggling Exhibition Park back under direct control of the bureaucracy.
Kirsten Lawson Chief Minister warns of a deterioration in the Budget deficit to the tune of "hundreds of millions of dollars" as a result of the Fluffy buyback.
Kirsten Lawson The Mr Fluffy home valuations are underway, with an ambitious target of getting through as many as 800 valuations, two per home, by Christmas.
Kirsten Lawson The men heading the controversial bid to build a solar farm near the Uriarra village were senior players in a failed NSW green-power company.
Kirsten Lawson Despite the ACT government's repeated insistence that its contribution to the cost of the tram will be an annual payment to the operator, it will also consider paying a lump sum covering half the...
Kirsten Lawson ACT Assembly Speaker Vicki Dunne says the attack on the Canadian parliament by an armed intruder was `a very, very scary experience', writes Kirsten Lawson.
Kirsten Lawson Some 1021 Mr Fluffy homes in Canberra have owners hanging out for decisions.
Kirsten Lawson ACT Electoral Commission releases population projections for 2016 election and a web tool that allows people to draw their own electoral boundaries and see where the numbers fall, calls for...
Kirsten Lawson New rules to close existing legal loopholes will take effect on January 1.
Kirsten Lawson Former chief minister Jon Stanhope is back in Canberra not only on the hunt for a job but with so much unfinished business you can't imagine him out of public life for long.
Kirsten Lawson and Tom McIlroy The ACT government has released its business case for the proposed light rail from Gungahlin to Civic, saying the project will deliver $1 billion in benefits for the territory.
Kirsten Lawson and Tom McIlroy Keolis Downer has put together a consortium in a bid to build, own and operate the $800 million, 12-kilometre tram line from Gungahlin.
Kirsten Lawson There's no way to guarantee contents are safe, says Asbestos Taskforce head Andrew Kefford, but decisions are in the hands of owners
Kirsten Lawson Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has been moved to tears at the distress faced by families whose homes are contaminated by asbestos.
Kirsten Lawson People who want to stay in their Mr Fluffy homes beyond the first half of next year are likely to be forced to seal the homes to the point where they will not be able to use basic items including...
Kirsten Lawson Most Fluffy blocks look to be subdivided or sold as unit titles
Kirsten Lawson There is no way to make homes contaminated with loose-fill asbestos safe to live in, the ACT Asbestos Taskforce has concluded in an uncompromising report, released on Tuesday.
Kirsten Lawson ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher wants every one of the 1021 Mr Fluffy homes in Canberra demolished within five years.
Kirsten Lawson David Flannery believes light rail provides a wonderful opportunity to reinvigorate Canberra.