Readers will recall reports last year that our four ACT federal representatives (resident here) are "entitled" to claim $86 allowance per day to cover miscellaneous expenses attending to parliamentary business in Canberra.
I trust Zed and Andrew have now reconsidered their "entitlement" and chosen self respect instead.
As January 26 approaches, it might be useful to recall that on that date.
April Fool’s Day must be nigh.
Concerns have been raised that residents of aged care homes are ineligible for Medicare-funded mental health treatment.
The urban redevelopment of the ABC flats has stumbled from disaster to disaster.
Krystian Seibert's article "Government of the people" (January 9, p12) and your editorial "Destroying Canberra to save it?" (January 12, p16) hit the nail on the head.
It is no wonder that politicians are held in such low regard by the general public.
Congratulations on highlighting the disgraceful environmental disaster that is unfolding in the beautiful bush to the east of Queanbeyan.
I salute Bob Howe in his recommendation of a suitable acknowledgment of the Canberra bomber.
Jennifer Heywood wrote that safety must come first when considering whether to subsidise Kalydeco for children under six.
I'm sorry Ivan Barrette (Letters, January 7) did not enjoy his recent return visit to Canberra.
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John Hewson ("Time to ditch status quo", December 30, p20) is right.
Yes, W.Book some politicians probably do return from study tours with broader perspectives.
After 20 years of living away from Canberra, our recent visit was an eye-opener. What the hell happened?
When compared to the total refugees under the UNHCR mandate, we are 81st on a GDP basis.
The coronial inquest into Paul Fennessy's death let him and his family down.
Crowd surfer: Fishbone at the ANU Bar. Photo Jason Richardson.
Bob Hawke's idea is one that recognises that global solutions are needed for global problems.
I am puzzled by the continuing and frequent references to the City to the Lake project.
Call for high-quality development along Northbourne Ave but also for appeal rights to be removed doesn't make sense.
Newly elected MLA Suzanne Orr has again brought the Giralang community facilities back into the spotlight.
There never was any intrinsic merit in moving the APVMA from Canberra to Armidale.
Contrary to Bill O'Connell's suggestion, the ACT Greens are working with the whole Legislative Assembly to establish an Integrity Commission.
If Liberal policy is ahead of Labor on the arts then Labor needs to look carefully at its arts policy.
Segways travel at twice the speed of mobility scooters. They are twice as heavy and need twice as far to stop.
Why do we continue to inflict suffering and death on these sentient animals for our own enjoyment?
Anyone who thinks reserving half of the southbound approach lanes for a right-turn-only movement is an idiot.
The decision to fence off the lawn areas of Parliament House should be subjected to independent review.