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Tom McIlroy is a Legislative Assembly reporter at The Canberra Times
Tom McIlroy ACT politicians have been busy ordering printing, signs and official Christmas cards ahead of changes to spending allowance rules.
Tom McIlroy and Kirsten Lawson ACT Attorney-General Simon Corbell would not say on Friday if freed prisoner David Eastman was receiving assistance from the government while on bail.
Tom McIlroy The ACT government has spent at least $500,000 on surveys of Canberrans in the past three years, asking questions on everything from parks to cemeteries to horse agistment.
Tom McIlroy The ACT government is continuing work on stopping smoking by prisoners in the Alexander Maconochie Centre but no ban is imminent.
Tom McIlroy The Conservation Council has rejected moves by the Abbott government to foist environmental approval responsibilities on to the states and territories, and slammed an agreement reached last week with...
Tom McIlroy and Ben Westcott ACT government staffers will be required to disclose gifts and hospitality they receive as part of their work as Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has moves to strengthen declaration requirements.
Ben Westcott and Tom McIlroy Expensive wine, free flight upgrades and boxes of mangoes from the Pakistani ambassador - it's not a bad life being the chief minister of the ACT.
Tom McIlroy Almost $2 million has been delivered from a trust fund for confiscated criminal assets in the last decade.
Duncan Murray, Ben Westcott and Tom McIlroy Veterans of the ACT Legislative Assembly have dismissed this week's bout of parliamentary name-calling as anodyne.
Tom McIlroy An investigation ordered by Multicultural Affairs Minister Joy Burch has seen a $250,000 contract for Canberra's National Multicultural Festival torn up by the government.
Tom McIlroy New legislation proposed by the ACT government would allow a magistrate to issue 12 month orders banning individuals from attending major events, as well as giving strong search powers to police and...
Tom McIlroy While it might be a relatively mild insult by Canberra's political standards, "cow" has now been added to a long list of words considered to be unparliamentary in the ACT Assembly.
Tom McIlroy Labor backbencher Yvette Berry labelled an opposition member “a cow” in the ACT Legislative Assembly on Wednesday, sparking heated debate about parliamentary standards.
Tom McIlroy If the ACT government eventually abandons plans for a light rail line from the city to Gungahlin, taxpayers will still foot a bill of about $60 million, opposition transport spokesman Alistair Coe...
Tom McIlroy The creation of a single ACT government nature conservation agency is being held up by a political and environmental turf war, opposition environment spokeswoman Nicole Lawder said on Tuesday.
Kirsten Lawson and Tom McIlroy Treasurer's back down could leave $5 million hole in the ACT budget.
Tom McIlroy New ACT laws for security management and commercial protections at major events.
Kirsten Lawson and Tom McIlroy Government accused of not properly considering the public interest in clubs development.
Tom McIlroy and Kirsten Lawson ACT government plans to ban ticket "scalping" for sporting games and major events have attracted concerns.
Tom McIlroy New protections against ticket scalping, banning pitch invasions at sporting events and restricting patrons from re-entering venues after being evicted will form part of new major events legislation...