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Andrew Barr to appoint extra minister

Andrew Barr to appoint extra minister

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr will appoint an eighth minister to his cabinet, after calling for expressions of interest from his backbench.

  • by Katie Burgess

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Permanent jobs bonanza looms as ACT vows probe into casual work
Public service

Permanent jobs bonanza looms as ACT vows probe into casual work

A taskforce will investigate how many contractors and casuals the territory's public service should employ permanently.

  • by Doug Dingwall
Canberra Now: Lloyd's fate revealed; and a Very Hungry Composter
Canberra

Canberra Now: Lloyd's fate revealed; and a Very Hungry Composter

Plus, Labor vows to abolish the public service staffing cap.

  • by Sherryn Groch
'You can't be what you can't see': Canberra's vision for women's sport
ACT sport

'You can't be what you can't see': Canberra's vision for women's sport

The ACT government remains open to being a part of Australia's bid for the 2023 FIFA women's World Cup.

  • by Caden Helmers
AIS not dead, but Deek's campus model is
ACT sport

AIS not dead, but Deek's campus model is

AIS director Peter Conde says last century's model for the Canberra campus played a role in Australia's declining results at the Olympic Games.

  • by David Polkinghorne
'The AIS is dead, it's a sham': Robert de Castella fears for future
ACT sport

'The AIS is dead, it's a sham': Robert de Castella fears for future

The Federal Government will unveil a National Sports Plan on Wednesday, but Robert de Castella already fears for the future of the AIS.

  • by Chris Dutton
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ACT to introduce long-awaited jobs code after union letterbox blitz
Rachel Stephen-Smith

ACT to introduce long-awaited jobs code after union letterbox blitz

The jobs code was promised at the last ACT election.

  • by Katie Burgess
Integrity commission must get permission to hold public hearings
CCC

Integrity commission must get permission to hold public hearings

Officials under a cloud will also be able to push for a private hearing instead, which a former judge warns could undermine the corruption watchdog.

  • by Katie Burgess
Canberra Now: Greens' affordable housing plan, gymnasts flip out of AIS
Canberra

Canberra Now: Greens' affordable housing plan, gymnasts flip out of AIS

All the news for the ACT this Monday.

  • by Sally Whyte
Gymnastics Australia to leave AIS after 35 years on Canberra campus
Gymnastics

Gymnastics Australia to leave AIS after 35 years on Canberra campus

Founding AIS sport gymnastics is set to cut ties with the institute because its facility is old and run down. It's another major change for the AIS campus.

  • by Chris Dutton
Stings and surveillance included in ACT corruption watchdog's powers
Andrew Barr

Stings and surveillance included in ACT corruption watchdog's powers

The ACT's new Integrity Commission will have the authority to investigate all public officials, including police.

  • by Katie Burgess & Daniel Burdon