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Kirsten Lawson is the Chief Assembly reporter at The Canberra Times
Federal Employment Minister Eric Abetz dampens hope of an early decision on what to do with the 1000-plus asbestos-contaminated homes
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.
Kirsten Lawson Uriarra residents deny blocking the Elementus Energy solar company from entering their village to assess the views, as a decision draws near on the controversial solar farm.
Kirsten Lawson A Mr Fluffy house in Woden was demolished this morning, signalling the start of what could turn into a wave of demolitions across the city.
Kirsten Lawson Two people in Mr Fluffy homes have been diagnosed with mesothelioma this year, spokeswoman for the Fluffy Owners and Residents Action Group, Brianna Heseltine, says, a revelation set to focus...
Kirsten Lawson A new planting zone to screen the Uriarra village from the full impact of a solar farm across the road puts the village at risk of bushfire, the Liberals’ Andrew Wall believes.
Kirsten Lawson and Ben Westcott Five public housing homes are caught in the Mr Fluffy asbestos net, the Government revealed.
Kirsten Lawson Eleven property owners in Queanbeyan and tenants of a block of flats have received a letter warning them that Mr Fluffy asbestos could still be in their homes.
Kirsten Lawson Asbestos taskforce sends a second letter to more than 1000 homeowners, this time registered post
Kirsten Lawson The ACT government will call on a 23-year-old deal with the Commonwealth to fund the unfolding crisis surrounding the 1049 houses which may contain remnants of dangerous Mr Fluffy loose asbestos.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT's newest minister will pick up one of the territory's most contentious portfolios - planning, after Friday's cabinet reshuffle.