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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 The ACT government says junk food-free checkouts and regulation of the sale of sugary drinks should be part of a plan to stop the territory's rising obesity levels.
Lisa Cox Crowds were still streaming through the gates for Floriade's last day on Sunday.
Lisa Cox Labor’s new leader Bill Shorten is entering opposition “on the strongest footing any Labor leader has had”, says Katy Gallagher.
Lisa Cox Brendon Condon remembers attending his first marriage equality rally when he was 15. Now 22, the Monash resident has waited a long time to see that right become law.
Lisa Cox Chief Minister Katy Gallagher says the directive to challenge the ACT's proposed same-sex marriage laws came from Prime Minister Tony Abbott.
Lisa Cox ACT Attorney-General Simon Corbell has confirmed the federal government will challenge the territory's same-sex marriage laws in the High Court as soon as they are enacted.
Lisa Cox Marriage equality advocates say a new report from Tasmania shows states and territories do have constitutional power to legislate for same-sex marriage.
Lisa Cox Authorities will pay up to $5000 to people who supply information that leads to the seizure of illegal guns or the successful prosecution of a gun-related crime.
Ross Peake and Lisa Cox The fate of the ACT's same-sex marriage bill could become clear as early as Thursday.
Lisa Cox Former Canberra Liberals president Gary Kent has withdrawn legal action against the party after quitting the ACT division last week.
Lisa Cox The ACT government has awarded $4.3 million to disabled Canberrans in the first phase of the national disability insurance scheme implementation.
Lisa Cox Canberrans are spending less time waiting for elective surgery than they were a year ago but they are still facing the longest median wait times in the country.
Lisa Cox A Canberra Liberals MLA cut and pasted the majority of a report on a $13,000 taxpayer-funded study trip to Britain from Wikipedia.
Lisa Cox Former Canberra Liberals president Gary Kent has quit the party following a bitter feud with the division's senior executives.
Lisa Cox Canberra's water utility has appealed the June water price determination that will reduce household water and sewerage bills by about $83 a year.
Lisa Cox Canberra’s water utility has appealed the June water price determination that will reduce household water and sewerage bills by about $83 a year.
Lisa Cox and Christopher Knaus The ACT's public advocate says her office does not have enough staff to cope with the demand for mental health advocacy in the territory.
Lisa Cox The ACT's rate of cervical screening is back above the national average, according to the 2012-13 annual ACT health report.
Lisa Cox and Christopher Knaus Canberra jail's crisis unit was full the night an inmate committed suicide at the prison, government figures show.
Lisa Cox It was the photo that captured the connection between a 12-year-old girl with Down syndrome and a prime minister.