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Kirsten Lawson is the Chief Assembly reporter at The Canberra Times
Kirsten Lawson Liberal Speaker Vicki Dunne and transport spokesman Alistair Coe have their home suburbs shifted into a new Gungahlin-based electorate, under new boundaries that divide the city into five electorates.
Kirsten Lawson Twenty years running the Canberra Hospital cafe has put Richard Butler firmly in touch with what's important in life, and after losing the cafe tender he plans to spend time "down the beach and...
Kirsten Lawson As the Electoral Commission prepares to release its biggest redistrbuton in 20 years next week, Canbera's politicians are keenly awaiting news of their fate.
Kirsten Lawson The Transport Workers Union says the bus drivers employment agreement doesn't expire for two more years, making the ACT Government's calls for more flexibility moot.
Kirsten Lawson Pointing to a slide in Canberra's tourist numbers, a national tourism group has urged the ACT Government not to delay its City to the Lake project, to push ahead with the tram and to sell the bus...
Kirsten Lawson ACT Assembly sets up an inquiry into the future of the clubs industry
Kirsten Lawson Chief Minister Andrew Barr is holding out the threat of selling the ACTION bus network if he can't achieve the reforms he wants.
Kirsten Lawson Residents celebrate decision to relocate solar farm.
Kirsten Lawson Planning officials recommend development of up to 300 townhouses and apartments on former Downer Primary School site, despite residents' concerns.
Kirsten Lawson Guarantees amounting to as much as $266 million between the three wind farms if the ACT government were to pull out or change its feed-in tariff now.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT government ignored key planks of its own tax review in its decision not to boost poker machine taxes.
Firearms tranquilliser expert Marcus Fillinger questions half million dollar cost of kangaroo fertility trial
Kirsten Lawson The kangaroo fertility trial will include capturing kangaroos to check the extent of bruising and injury from being shot with a dart.
Kirsten Lawson The race to build Canberra's tram line is down to two bidders, among them some of the world's biggest train companies.
Kirsten Lawson Chief Minister Andrew Barr has foreshadowed a crackdown on concessions and discounts, in a search for savings for a budget deep in the red
Kirsten Lawson The new poker machine trading scheme keenly awaited by the city's clubs has been delayed.
Kirsten Lawson The Government plans to begin field trials of a kangaroo fertility drug by July, to determine whether it can deliver the vaccine effectively by dart.
Kirsten Lawson Yarralumla residents are angry about what they say is a planned massive flattening out of the landscape behind the suburb, removing as much as 7m from the tops of the forested ridges between...
Kirsten Lawson Wildlife advocate Marcus Fillinger will stand as an Independent in the 2016 ACT election, taking the fight directly to the only Green in the Assembly, Shane Rattenbury.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT government will upgrade surveillance of recycling drop-off points so it can catch and prosecute people dumping rubbish illegally.
Kirsten Lawson Canberra's clubs are left with few options but to develop their land in lieu of gambling revenue, said the chief executive of Clubs ACT.