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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.
Lisa Cox ACT government predicts surge in demand for palliative care services within next 10 years.
Christopher Knaus and Lisa Cox The High Court could hear the federal government's legal case against same-sex marriage before the first union takes place under the ACT's new law.
Christopher Knaus and Lisa Cox The stoush over the ACT’s same-sex marriage laws, dubbed a ‘‘David and Goliath battle’’ by the territory, appeared in the High Court for the first time on Friday.
Lisa Cox The ACT government has signaled it could make even more changes to its same-sex marriage law before a federal government challenge to the act is heard by the High Court.
Peter Jean, Lisa Cox Same-sex couples will defy advice from the PM to delay getting married in Canberra until the High Court has tested the validity of the ACT's new marriage law.
Peter Jean and Lisa Cox Australia's first legally recognised same-sex weddings could take place as early as December.
Lisa Cox At a Canberra club, four years ago, Kelly Butcher was “just doing some karaoke” when she met the love of her life.
Peter Jean and Lisa Cox The ACT has been declared the “rainbow territory’’ after the Legislative Assembly passed a bill to establish Australia’s first same-sex marriage scheme.
Lisa Cox For Canberra couple, same-sex marriage is 'simply a matter of human rights'.
Lisa Cox and Peter Jean ACT government scrambles to amend bill in bid to safeguard law from being struck down by High Court.
Lisa Cox and Peter Jean The ACT Government will amend its same-sex marriage bill after legal advice that it was in danger of being defeated in the High Court.
Lisa Cox Law experts have warned the ACT's same-sex marriage laws could lose a High Court challenge if the bill is not amended.
Lisa Cox She was a 15-year-old in her first relationship, wondering how she would tell her parents that she liked girls.
Lisa Cox The ACT government has moved to open for development a site that could house Canberra's long-awaited Ikea store.
Lisa Cox Two former students of a Canberra private school say they were required to undergo counselling for their homosexuality while they attended the school.
Lisa Cox An ACT government plan to tackle obesity has won a national award four days after the plan was announced.
Lisa Cox Patients in Canberra's emergency departments are waiting up to 28 minutes longer for treatment than patients in other states.
Lisa Cox The public gallery is expected to overflow when the ACT Legislative Assembly debates same-sex marriage legislation next week.
Peter Jean and Lisa Cox A Legislative Assembly committee has raised concerns about whether the ACT's proposed marriage equality law will include appropriate legal protections for the children of divorcing same-sex couples.
Lisa Cox Crowds were still streaming through the gates for Floriade's last day on Sunday.