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Lisa Cox is a national political reporter covering breaking news and the environment. Most recently Lisa covered the ACT Legislative Assembly for The Canberra Times.
Renewable energy target: Labor and the government agree to a number but sticking points leave local projects on ice
Lisa Cox and Primrose Riordan The government and Labor have agreed in principle to a large scale renewable energy target of 33,000 gigawatt hours.
Lisa Cox and Tom McIlroy Dumped ACT senator Gary Humphries has been stripped of a Liberal Party award for distinguished service after criticising his former colleagues and Opposition Leader Jeremy Hanson.
Tom McIlroy and Lisa Cox Just hours after he stepped aside as Tony Abbott's Assistant Treasurer, Liberal Senator Arthur Sinodinos was guest of honour at a Canberra fund-raiser on Wednesday night.
Lisa Cox The ACT government says a contractor error is to blame for a major flood that has set the opening of Canberra's cancer centre back by six months.
Lisa Cox ACT government departments are struggling to meet a deadline next year for ensuring at least 2 per cent of staff are indigenous Australians.
Lisa Cox It was announced with fanfare by the federal Coalition and ACT Labor governments, but Wednesday's signing of an $85 million rescue package for Canberra's waterways was a quiet victory for the ACT...
Lisa Cox Chief Minister Katy Gallagher says a new chairman of the territory's water utility, ACTEW, has been nominated and her predecessor appears to be out of the running.
Lisa Cox The ACT government could amend its landmark proposal to recognise transgender and intersex people in identity documents.
Lisa Cox ACT government to introduce no-fault insurance scheme to pay for lifetime care for those injured in motor accidents.
Lisa Cox Three days of rain may have saved the ACT from potentially devastating fire conditions.
Lisa Cox Chief Minister Katy Gallagher is unfazed by criticism from food industry groups of a decision to ban sugary drinks in ACT schools.
Lisa Cox The ACT government will ban the sale of fruit juice and soft drink in vending machines at Canberra public schools by the end of this school term.
Lisa Cox The ACT government has axed its mobile-library service, ending the era of the bookmobile.
Lisa Cox and Michael Inman Court hears 27-year-old man with a mental illness spent nearly six months in Canberra's jail for minor offences.
Lisa Cox The days of lugging bags of coins or ducking off to a coffee shop for change will be a thing of the past from next month, when parking machines that accept notes and cards will be introduced across...
Lisa Cox Canberra Liberals environment spokeswoman Nicole Lawder has come under fire for suggesting that a protected bird species is an “imported pest” that should be “managed or eradicated.”
Lisa Cox Canberra electricity prices will rise by 1.2 per cent but could be cut if the carbon tax is abolished later this year.
Lisa Cox Fairfax MP Clive Palmer is on a hit list of federal MPs marriage equality advocates believe could support same-sex marriage.
Peter Jean and Lisa Cox ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher appeared surprised by protest calling for tougher punishments for child sex offenders.
Lisa Cox and Tom McIlroy ACT Opposition Leader Jeremy Hanson says Labor MLA Joy Burch must resign over the Nazi striptease act at the National Multicultural Festival.