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Lisa Cox

Lisa Cox is a national political reporter covering breaking news. Most recently Lisa covered the ACT Legislative Assembly for The Canberra Times, and the environment from The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age's Canberra bureau.

Pay cut for 'senator Seselja'

Lisa Cox, Chris Johnson Outgoing Canberra Liberals Leader Zed Seselja will likely take a pay cut in base salary if his bid to roll Gary Humphries for his seat in the Senate is successful.

Leadership vote shapes up as three horse race

From left, ACT Liberal leader Zed Seselja, Alistair Coe, Jeremy Hanson and  Brendan Smyth.

Noel Towell and Lisa Cox Canberra Liberals MLAs Brendan Smyth and Jeremy Hanson have emerged as front runners to lead the party when Zed Seselja resigns on Monday.

Hunter starts new career but puzzles over loss

Meredith Hunter.

Lisa Cox Former ACT Greens leader still getting used to life outside politics and outside the assembly chamber.

An arboretum to beam over

Peter Tonkin, the architect of the Village Centre, inside the building.

Lisa Cox THE early idea for 100 forests and 100 gardens came to architect Peter Tonkin while he was walking through some cork oaks.

True loves wed up a creek after a paddle

Burley Griffin Canoe Club, Justin Channels and his bride, Jay Crawford, were married at Molonglo Reach, in front of the club rooms. Justin arrives by kayak for the ceremony.

Lisa Cox ARRIVING by kayak might not be the most conventional of wedding entrances, but this is a far from conventional love story.

Forever y-oars

Sunday. Members of the Burley Griffin Canoe Club, Justin Channels and his bride, Jay Crawford, were married at Molonglo Reach, in front of the club rooms.

Lisa Cox Canberra groom kayaks up Molonglo River to wedding ceremony.

Kingston apartment site shut down by WorkSafe

NEWS - (R) CFMEU Secretary Dean Hall stands at the Aurora apartments this morning as workers are ordered of the site so a safety inspection can take place.

Lisa Cox WorkSafe ACT has shut down a Kingston Foreshore building site where an electrical apprentice suffered an electric shock last week.

Ex-teacher 'couldn't keep out of politics'

Former ACT Minister, Bill Wood.

Lisa Cox It was some words from his father that spurred Bill Wood on through his 20 years in politics.

Work safety chief lashes site manager

CFMEU negotiators enter the Kingston foreshore apartment worksite.

Lisa Cox, Hamish Boland-Rudder The ACT's Work Safety Commissioner has lashed out at the manager of a Kingston Foreshore building site over its response to a workplace accident on Thursday.

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Young woman hurt in Kingston site accident

Mark McCabe.

Lisa Cox WorkSafe ACT is investigating another Canberra building site after an electrical apprentice suffered an electric shock at an apartment site.

Call to toughen bag ban

Plastic shopping bags. Lisa Charles with daughter Savanna age 4.

Lisa Cox Greens MLA Shane Rattenbury wants the government's ban on lightweight plastic bags tightened.

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Dunne's church service shunned by majority

News. Greens MLA Shane Rattenbury at the ACT Legislative Assembly during question time.  27 November 2012     Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan

Lisa Cox Balance-of-power MLA Shane Rattenbury says Canberra Liberal Vicki Dunne is taking the role of Speaker backwards with her plans for a Christian commencement service for the ACT Legislative Assembly.

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Assembly religious spat escalates

The Chronicle. 9-10-12. Candidate profiles. Vicki Dunne

Lisa Cox, Noel Towell Religious tension between the ACT’s Chief Minister and the Speaker of the Assembly has escalated nearly three weeks before the chamber is first due to sit.

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Car theft on the radar after spike in 2012

Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Simon Corbell, speaks to media.

Christopher Knaus and Lisa Cox Canberra police will put more resources into tackling car theft after a spike marred an otherwise positive year for crime in the territory.

Lawyers' largesse in insurance debate

Noor Blumer.

Lisa Cox Three of Canberra's biggest personal injury lawyers spent almost $50,000 last year on donations to political parties that were opposed to the ACT government's reforms to motor registration...

Taylor third high-profile Liberal exit

Opposition leader Zed Seselja.

Lisa Cox THE Canberra Liberals have lost another powerbroker with Victoria Taylor resigning as the party's general secretary.

Goodness of her art for fire victims

Margaret Hadfield, local Canberra artist organises a fundraiser and invites artists to donate their art works to help fire victims.

Lisa Cox CANBERRA artist Margaret Hadfield-Zorgdrager learned her skills painting the landscapes of the Warrumbungles.

Suspected Majura Park gas leak

Lisa Cox Majura Park shopping centre evacuated due to suspected gas leak.

Feeding stock is the next problem

Live stock moving across a property at Jugiong near Yass was almost completely burnt out after a bush fire swept through the area
09 January 2013
The Canberra Times
Jay Cronan

Lisa Cox Farmers on burnt-out properties in southern NSW are desperately seeking feed supplies for sheep and cattle that have survived the bushfires this week.

Firefighters brace for more heat and high winds

Members of the Bungendore RFS take some time out.

Lisa Cox, Christopher Knaus, Stephanie Anderson Strong winds and rising temperatures are the main concerns for crews fighting the Cobbler Road blaze near Yass, as bushfires continue to burn around the region.

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