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Kirsten Lawson is the Chief Assembly reporter at The Canberra Times
Kirsten Lawson The ACT government has unveiled a plan to virtually eliminate rubbish going to landfill, pursuing a bioenergy plant that will turn rubbish into gas and biochar.
Kirsten Lawson, Tom McIlroy A 25-member Assembly will force a redesign of the Legislative Assembly building.
Kirsten Lawson What was once a country lifestyle with stunning views has been turned upside down for Jennifer Howlett.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT government will call for expressions of interest to find sites for a next-generation solar farm.
Tom McIlroy and Kirsten Lawson The ACT is one step closer to an expanded Legislative Assembly after the Canberra Liberals endorsed a plan for a 25-member chamber.
Kirsten Lawson Devastated Coo restaurant owner at the centre of the Sydney Building fire, is struggling to keep his other restaurants open.
Kirsten Lawson, Ben Westcott The ACT government has sold the Yarralumla Garden Centre business to Bruno and Hedy Zimmermann at the next-door Heritage Nursery.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT government's planned roll-out of large-scale clean energy projects is set to give new life to stalled wind farms near Canberra.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT Greens have energised the euthanasia debate, with Minister for Ageing Shane Rattenbury describing Canberra's inability to make laws on euthanasia an affront to democracy.
Kirsten Lawson Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has called for a ''communication'' allowance for politicians to communicate with voters.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT government will vastly expand solar, wind and other renewable energy projects, costing households up to $4 a week.
Kirsten Lawson The former chairman of the Commonwealth Grants Commission has backed a substantial pay rise for ACT politicians, suggesting pay rates should be in line with wages in the wider Canberra community.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT Electoral Commissioner has made a second bid for an increase in pay, pointing out that he is paid less than any of his counterparts in other states and territories while the workload has...
Kirsten Lawson The ACT Government has banned sow stalls and battery cages, in what it says is the most far-reaching legislation in the country.
Kirsten Lawson Labor minister Joy Burch has rejected attacks on her credibility over the Nazi stripper performance at the Fringe Festival.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT Liberals will set a combative tone for the year on Tuesday, moving no confidence in Labor minister Joy Burch as the first order of business on the Legislative Assembly's first sitting day of...
Kirsten Lawson Unemployment programs are failing young people, Anglicare says, with youth unemployment in Canberra at more than 11 per cent, three times the wider unemployment rate.
Kirsten Lawson Labor backbencher Mary Porter intends moving a motion in the ACT Assembly on "dying with dignity" and end-of-life issues.
Kirsten Lawson There was no joy for businesses affected by the Sydney building fire in their bid for compensation, with the ACT Government giving short shrift to the suggestion at a meeting on Friday.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT government is set to ban sow stalls and battery eggs, under the most far-reaching legislation in the country.