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ACT public housing taskforce is now building homes for Defence Housing

ACT public housing taskforce is now building homes for Defence Housing

Generally, the ACT government taskforce builds homes to shelter the city's neediest. Not it's also doing it for "financial efficiency".

  • by Daniel Burdon

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Macarthur House demolition under way to make way for 'urban village'
Canberra

Macarthur House demolition under way to make way for 'urban village'

The block is expected to be released to the market in 2018-19.

  • by Han Nguyen
Government's new plan to make Haig Park 'safer and more enjoyable'
Canberra

Government's new plan to make Haig Park 'safer and more enjoyable'

The Haig Park Plan would see changes to the park made in three stages.

  • by Han Nguyen
Report me or apologise: Greg Ellis' ultimatum to the Auditor-General
Planning and development

Report me or apologise: Greg Ellis' ultimatum to the Auditor-General

Plus Andrew Barr (via a spokesman) explains why the government wanted to sell the Tradies car park quickly.

  • by Katie Burgess
ACT rural land inquiry to probe Fairvale subdivision
Planning and development

ACT rural land inquiry to probe Fairvale subdivision

An ACT Legislative Assembly inquiry will investigate who made the decision to subdivide the Fairvale rural property.

  • by Daniel Burdon
ACT Opposition leader would release more land for homes, if elected
Alistair Coe

ACT Opposition leader would release more land for homes, if elected

Canberra Liberals leader Alistair Coe release more land for free-standing homes than the current government, if the Opposition wins government at the 2020 poll.

  • by Daniel Burdon
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ACT land sales 'classic monopolistic behaviour to maximise revenue'
ACT residential property

ACT land sales 'classic monopolistic behaviour to maximise revenue'

Profits have risen almost four-fold in just four years, leading a former senior Treasury official to question the policy behind the change.

  • by Daniel Burdon
Weston residents force AFP site developers back to drawing board
Canberra

Weston residents force AFP site developers back to drawing board

A revised version of the $30 million development is expected to be outlined later this month.

  • by Andrew Brown
Land deals glow in the dark
Opinion
Opinion

Land deals glow in the dark

An ACT anti-corruption agency could grow old simply investigating questionable land deals.

  • by Jack Waterford
Diplomacy prevails around empty embassy sites
Development

Diplomacy prevails around empty embassy sites

The National Capital Authority has a delicate balancing act when it comes to managing the diplomatic estate.

  • by Sally Pryor
New ACT land agency chief no 'deal-maker'
ACT government

New ACT land agency chief no 'deal-maker'

The head of the ACT's main government land developer says he is no 'deal-maker', but 'transactions' will have to occur.

  • by Daniel Burdon