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Kirsten Lawson is the Chief Assembly reporter at The Canberra Times
Kirsten Lawson A former Treasury official says jobs figures are much lower than commonly quoted and in any case you don't build a tram line because it creates jobs.
Kirsten Lawson Labor Members of the ACT Assembly split on boat turnbacks at the party's national conference on the weekend, with Chief Minister Andrew Barr and Joy Burch backing Bill Shorten's position on...
Kirsten Lawson The closure of the London Circuit courts carpark for four years of tram construction is attracting widespread opposition.
Kirsten Lawson The figure translates to just one extra mesothelioma case among people who have lived in Fluffy homes over the past 40 years
Kirsten Lawson The ACT Government paid a top price of $2.73 million for one Fluffy house, with an average across the homes of $693,000.
Kirsten Lawson Telopea and Haig Parks are to be handed to the ACT government for planning control under new NCA plan
Kirsten Lawson ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr appears to be supporting Labor's compromise position on same-sex marriage, which will allow a conscience vote this parliament but a commitment to legalise...
Kirsten Lawson Nearly 1200 people have signed a petition opposing a plan to outlaw protests outside Canberra's clinic.
Kirsten Lawson Mick Gentleman has declined to tick off on the Fluffy dual occupancy plan, sending it instead to a committee inquiry.
Kirsten Lawson The roof above a popular Canberra pub has Mr Fluffy asbestos. And unlike other properties, the owner is still waiting for a solution.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT is the only jurisdiction to enforce a rule which means anyone in a job where there is a union must prove union membership when they join the Labor Party.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT Government is considering earlier closing times for bars in the city and more radical measures such as setting minimal prices for alcohol in bottle stores to combat increasing...
Kirsten Lawson Right to Life rejects suggestions that they intimidate women, saying they simply hold peaceful group prayers.
Kirsten Lawson Governments must raise extra revenue to pay for health, says Andrew Barr, not ruling out an increase in the GST
Kirsten Lawson The Greens' Shane Rattenbury is moving to outlaw protests near Canberra's abortion clinic, releasing draft legislation today aimed at putting an end to the regular vigils...
Kirsten Lawson Liberal leader Jeremy Hanson has written to the ACT Gambling and Racing Commission asking it to investigate former CFMEU and Labor Party official Halafihi Kivalu's claim that the...
Kirsten Lawson Another Melbourne Building business has called on the ACT government to abandon plans to turn the London Circuit carpark into a compound during tram construction, saying it will not only...
Kirsten Lawson The ACT government has given the go-ahead for a caravan park and tourist accommodation for up to 480 people at Exhibition Park.
Kirsten Lawson Wind farm projects in the Canberra region received new hope on Wednesday when ACT Environment Minister Simon Corbell announced a second wind auction would be held this year.
Kirsten Lawson Tony Abbott is public enemy No 1 on renewable energy says Simon Corbell.