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Katie Burgess

Katie Burgess is a reporter for the Canberra Times, covering ACT politics.

Answers to questions on notice now come with a calculation of cost

Answers to questions on notice now come with a calculation of cost

It's a convention of parliaments across the world, but in the ACT, answers to questions on notice now come with a calculation of cost.

  • by Katie Burgess

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Chris underwent gay conversion therapy in a Canberra church. Now, the ACT will ban it

Chris underwent gay conversion therapy in a Canberra church. Now, the ACT will ban it

Chris was only 19 when he signed up for the Living Waters course in Canberra. It left him praying for God to either heal him or kill him.

  • by Katie Burgess
A retired major general makes his case against the right to die

A retired major general makes his case against the right to die

His testimony kicked off the first day of hearings into the choices available to Canberrans at the end of their life.

  • by Katie Burgess
YWCA calls for landlords to get tax cuts if they give rent discount

YWCA calls for landlords to get tax cuts if they give rent discount

Its latest report card on gender equality in Canberra pointed to housing security as a major problem for women.

  • by Katie Burgess
Andrew Barr's terse warning over botched buy of public housing

Andrew Barr's terse warning over botched buy of public housing

Owners in a complex of townhouses partially bought out by the Public Housing Renewal Taskforce had the ACT government over a barrel.

  • by Katie Burgess
New public housing to be built on Fluffy blocks

New public housing to be built on Fluffy blocks

It comes as the Barr government continues to decommission and demolish ageing public housing flats across Canberra.

  • by Katie Burgess
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ACT brings forward zero net emissions deadline to 2045

ACT brings forward zero net emissions deadline to 2045

The new deadline is five years earlier than planned. 

  • by Katie Burgess
After 23 reviews, Canberrans are again being asked how to improve the city

After 23 reviews, Canberrans are again being asked how to improve the city

More than 35,000 pieces of feedback have been provided over the last 15 years.

  • by Katie Burgess
Canberra to be first home of Australia's new space agency

Canberra to be first home of Australia's new space agency

Senator Michaelia Cash said the agency would be based in Canberra for at least the first six months.

  • by Katie Burgess
Wage theft allegations on ACT government project

Wage theft allegations on ACT government project

A contractor on a $300-million ACT government project has been accused of wage theft, claims the company strongly denies.

  • by Michael Inman & Katie Burgess
Aquis gets extension on government deadline for casino redevelopment

Aquis gets extension on government deadline for casino redevelopment

The company was initially given one month to progress its multi-million-dollar unsolicited bid to redevelop the Canberra Casino.

  • by Katie Burgess