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Kirsten Lawson is the Chief Assembly reporter at The Canberra Times
Kirsten Lawson Chief Minister Andrew Barr is caught in a bind of a huge deficit and visionary plans as he prepares to deliver his fourth budget, writes Kirsten Lawson.
Kirsten Lawson Households in Molonglo and Lawson paid prices at least $100,000 higher than they should have for their land, new figures suggest.
Kirsten Lawson and Tom McIlroy The ACT government will begin the first stage of its City to the Lake project that will ultimately see high-rises and a swimming pool in the West Basin.
Kirsten Lawson Heritage experts have rejected Andrew Barr's opposition and called for Canberra to be on the National Heritage List
Kirsten Lawson Allowing Fluffy blocks to be subdivided is unfair on both owners and their neighbours, the Inner South Community Council says.
Kirsten Lawson ACTTAB is effectively being dismantled and staff are devastated, says the union.
Kirsten Lawson Chief Minister Andrew Barr waived ACT Tennis's payout for changing its lease - a waiver worth $860,000 to the tennis club.
Kirsten Lawson Canberra is in a unique position to deal with housing affordability, but it takes strong political commitment, says Khalid Ahmed
Kirsten Lawson The Norfolk Island Speaker presented a formal "remonstrance" to the Australian parliament on Monday, as part of its ongoing, but so far failed attempts to keep self-government on the island.
Primrose Riordan and Kirsten Lawson The head of the National Capital Authority has labelled the new Westside Container Village a "damp squib" and revealed the authority raised its concerns about the West Basin development with the...
Kirsten Lawson If the Barr government sticks to its earlier plan, stamp duty will be cut by about $1200 from next week, but rates will rise from July 1.
Kirsten Lawson Capital Metro Minister Simon Corbell says a lump sum payment for the the controversial project is 'highly likely' and reveals it is tied to $60m in federal funding.
Kirsten Lawson and Tom McIlroy Despite significant improvements in the major lower Cotter drinking water catchment, major risks remain, including the risk of catastrophic failure of the catchment, ACT Auditor-General...
Kirsten Lawson Woden to be downsized, but few details in CIT move
Kirsten Lawson and Tom McIlroy
Kirsten Lawson The Canberra Southern Cross Club says it does not prey on problem gamblers and the government fails to appreciate the challenges in the industry.
Kirsten Lawson Elementus Energy will remove 203 mature trees to build its 34 hectare solar farm at Williamsdale on the Monaro Highway south of Tuggeranong.
Kirsten Lawson Canberra's club industry has called for an end to "ad hoc" and fast-changing poker machine policy, saying some clubs are in critical decline and struggling already to restructure without the...
Kirsten Lawson The Electoral Commission has announced the final boundaries for next year's ACT election in the biggest shake-up since self-government.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT Government has outlined plans for 1288 new public housing dwellings around the city over the next five years, mostly in small developments of 14 to 25 homes.