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Daniel Burdon is a reporter for The Canberra Times

Canberra should have an 'elective death unit', Assembly inquiry hears

Canberra should have an 'elective death unit', Assembly inquiry hears

An ACT hospital should be home to an 'elective death unit', where people could be allowed an assisted death, a Legislative Assembly inquiry has heard.

  • by Daniel Burdon

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$12.5 million shifted to meet ACT's demand for concessions, grants

$12.5 million shifted to meet ACT's demand for concessions, grants

Chief Minister Andrew Barr has been forced to shift an extra $12.5 million to help fund rising demand for first home owners' grants and concessions.

  • by Daniel Burdon
ACT land tax objections nearing 200 amid rising bills, tax crackdown

ACT land tax objections nearing 200 amid rising bills, tax crackdown

Nearly 200 Canberra home owners have lodged objections to their land tax bills this year, in a rising trend, up from just 13 objections 10 years ago.

  • by Daniel Burdon
ACT extends pokies scheme for a year, amid wait for 4000 cap

ACT extends pokies scheme for a year, amid wait for 4000 cap

Canberra's pokie scheme has been extended, and a panel will advice on a potential casino sale.

  • by Daniel Burdon
Delayed ACT prescription drug monitoring bill introduced

Delayed ACT prescription drug monitoring bill introduced

A new bill to set up real-time prescription drug monitoring in the ACT has finally been introduced in the Legislative Assembly.

  • by Daniel Burdon
Extra protections planned for Canberra tenants facing eviction

Extra protections planned for Canberra tenants facing eviction

Canberra renters facing potential eviction due to unpaid rental debts will be given extra protections from immediate eviction.

  • by Daniel Burdon
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ACT Labor, Greens reject Liberals push for health documents

ACT Labor, Greens reject Liberals push for health documents

The ACT Greens again sided with Labor to reject another Opposition attack on Health Minister Meegan Fitzharris in the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday.

  • by Daniel Burdon
ICRC to examine beverage prices as ACT container deposit scheme begins

ICRC to examine beverage prices as ACT container deposit scheme begins

City Services Minister Meeghan Fitzharris orders ICRC to monitor the price of soft drinks for first year of container deposit scheme.

  • by Daniel Burdon
Canberra Now: Children in poverty, a huge pumpkin and contractor costs

Canberra Now: Children in poverty, a huge pumpkin and contractor costs

Nearly 35,000 Canberra are living below the poverty line, while some ABS contractors are earning twice the bureau's employees.

  • by Daniel Burdon
Almost 9000 Canberra children are living in poverty

Almost 9000 Canberra children are living in poverty

New report finds thousands of ACT families are being forced to choose between "eating or heating" this winter.

  • by Daniel Burdon
ACT tourism industry planning split from Canberra Business Chamber

ACT tourism industry planning split from Canberra Business Chamber

Canberra tourism figure David Marshall is planning to leave the Canberra Business Chamber, but the chamber was told of the plans only last week.

  • by Daniel Burdon