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ACT 2020 election inches closer with boundary redistribution beginning

ACT 2020 election inches closer with boundary redistribution beginning

The ACT Electoral Commission has begun reviewing electoral boundaries ahead of the 2020 territory election. 

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Assessing the Barr government's hits and misses
Opinion
Opinion

Assessing the Barr government's hits and misses

Halfway through this parliamentary term, is the ACT Chief Minister pleased with his progress?

  • by The Canberra Times
Pokies and property developers: here's who donated to ACT political parties last year
Canberra

Pokies and property developers: here's who donated to ACT political parties last year

The ACT Greens have urged political parties to refuse donations from pokies venues, as the Barr government forges ahead with a ban on donations from property developers.

  • by Katie Burgess
Creeping flesh, sneaking admiration

Creeping flesh, sneaking admiration

Socrates drew his chair up to mine and challenged me: “Ian, why do you have a secret sneaking admiration for ACT Liberal Senator Zed Seselja?”

  • by Ian Warden
Time to update the electorate guidelines
Opinion
Opinion

Time to update the electorate guidelines

The decision to name the ACT's third Commonwealth Parliament electorate after a white Australian male calls for rethinking of how electorates are named.

  • by Kim Rubenstein & Katrina Hall
ACT minor parties host pub meet in hope to boost profile
ACT government

ACT minor parties host pub meet in hope to boost profile

Australian Progressives believe Canberrans want to see an "arrogant" ACT government taken down a peg, but like all minor parties, they face some big challenges.

  • by Finbar O'Mallon
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Andrew Denton to lobby PM on vote for assisted dying bill
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Andrew Denton to lobby PM on vote for assisted dying bill

Television host Andrew Denton is preparing to lobby Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to secure a lower house vote to pave the way for assisted dying to be legalised across Australia.

  • by Dana McCauley
ACT Labor party members, it’s time to lead the way
Opinion
Election

ACT Labor party members, it’s time to lead the way

ALP members blindly supporting the party without constructive criticism is not what Labor needs right now.

  • by Kim Fischer
Waste-to-power plant may lead to 'feed the furnace' mentality

Waste-to-power plant may lead to 'feed the furnace' mentality

A plan to burn rubbish for power in a plant in Canberra's east will create a "feed the furnace" mentality, ACT Conservation Council executive director Larry O'Loughlin says.

  • by Kirsten Lawson and Katie Burgess
Canberra casino gets green light to move to detailed negotiations on redevelopment bid

Canberra casino gets green light to move to detailed negotiations on redevelopment bid

City centre expansion plans a step closer.

  • by Kirsten Lawson
Australian Defence Force to be offered pay rise in three-year workplace deal
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Australian Defence Force to be offered pay rise in three-year workplace deal

Diggers will be offered a 6 per cent pay increase over three years with no loss of conditions.

  • by Noel Towell