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'Dramatic harm': lawyers kick 'damaging' plan for CTP reforms

'Dramatic harm': lawyers kick 'damaging' plan for CTP reforms

One lawyer noted insurers appeared delighted with the ACT's planned changes, saying that should make ordinary people suspicious.

  • by Doug Dingwall

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'Huge disappointment': Cyclists oppose benefits cuts under CTP reforms
ACT government

'Huge disappointment': Cyclists oppose benefits cuts under CTP reforms

A cycling lobby says the government's proposed changes to the insurance scheme are "mean and penny pinching" and seemed all about saving money.

  • by Doug Dingwall
Injured drivers will have to pay excess to dispute insurer findings
Cars

Injured drivers will have to pay excess to dispute insurer findings

Even insurers say the changes under the proposed compulsory third party insurance scheme are unfair.

  • by Katie Burgess
Canberra Hospital operating theatre was closed down due to mould
Health

Canberra Hospital operating theatre was closed down due to mould

An annual report hearing has heard there are a number of maintenance problems plaguing Canberra Hospital.

  • by Daniella White
Government revives bid to dump corridor preserved for Monash Drive
Canberra

Government revives bid to dump corridor preserved for Monash Drive

It follows similar moves nearly a decade ago, which appear to have mounted to nought despite everybody being on board with it.

  • by Katie Burgess
How's Canberra's sister-city relationship with Wellington going?
Canberra

How's Canberra's sister-city relationship with Wellington going?

The direct flight may have been cancelled but the two capitals are still feeling the love, according to a new report.

  • by Katie Burgess
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ACT government looks to narrow definition of 'corrupt' conduct
ACT government

ACT government looks to narrow definition of 'corrupt' conduct

Chief Minister Andrew Barr has ignored a call to widen the definition of 'corrupt' conduct to the same definition used by NSW's ICAC.

  • by Daniel Burdon
Developers could soon buy offsets instead of saving water
Water

Developers could soon buy offsets instead of saving water

Environmentalists are warning against the plan, which is designed to give developers "flexibility".

  • by Katie Burgess
Canberra Now: Light rail tests on track; Gundaroo Dr delays explained
ACT
Canberra

Canberra Now: Light rail tests on track; Gundaroo Dr delays explained

Plus an international row over a course at a Canberra school

  • by Steve Evans
The first light rail vehicle has arrived on Northbourne Avenue
Light rail

The first light rail vehicle has arrived on Northbourne Avenue

But it's going to be a few more weeks before we'll see the tram zooming down the southernmost stretch of the track.

  • by Katie Burgess
Parents looking to reconcile with children who assaulted them
Justice

Parents looking to reconcile with children who assaulted them

Four domestic violence offenders have been among the first to be referred to the ACT's newly expanded restorative justice scheme. 

  • by Katie Burgess