Some prominent Canberrans share their resolutions and hopes for the New Year.
‘‘My New Year’s resolutions for 2013 are to complete a triathlon and sail on Lake Burley Griffin.’’ - Chief Minister Katy Gallagher
‘‘After being out every weekend campaigning in 2012, I’m going to spend more time with the family and get up to the Brindabellas for some hiking with my sons, as well as fixing my much-neglected garden.’’ - Canberra Liberals Leader Zed Seselja
‘‘My new year’s resolutions are to strive for a good work-life balance, improve my cooking skills, stay fit, and in politics keep focussed on building a sustainable future for Canberra.’’ - Greens Minister Shane Rattenbury
“In 2013, ANU will build on the great achievements of 2012. We expect to continue to build our strengths as a world class, top 50 University.” - Professor Ian Young, Vice-Chancellor ANU
‘‘It’s the beginning of the centenary year for Canberra so I’m looking forward to great celebrations to make the rest of Australia aware of what Canberra does.’’ - Chris Peters, Chief Executive ACT & Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry