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Immunity or insurance? Diplomats will be forced to choose

Immunity or insurance? Diplomats will be forced to choose

Diplomats responsible for a car crash will only be able to receive compulsory third party insurance benefits if they don't invoke immunity from criminal charges.

  • by Katie Burgess

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Barr to create funding reserve for overspent capital works budgets
Canberra

Barr to create funding reserve for overspent capital works budgets

The Chief Minister will create a new pool of funding to allow territory government directorates to fund capital works.

  • by Daniel Burdon
Projected CTP savings fall under amended scheme
ACT government

Projected CTP savings fall under amended scheme

Canberrans could save as little as $14 on the new model of compulsory third party insurance, after changes to the draft legislation.

  • by Katie Burgess
Glenn was blocked from the CTP jury. Now he's filing a complaint
ACT government

Glenn was blocked from the CTP jury. Now he's filing a complaint

Glenn Herbert had a CTP claim under way at the time of the jury, but felt he could have brought a useful perspective to the deliberations.

  • by Katie Burgess
Ghost road to stay in National Capital Plan for now
ACT government

Ghost road to stay in National Capital Plan for now

Roads Minister Chris Steel called on the federal government to overturn the decision to keep the "fictitious road".

  • by Katie Burgess
NSW Labor commits extra $10 million to Canberra region roads
John Barilaro

NSW Labor commits extra $10 million to Canberra region roads

A roads survey gave poor reviews to the Kings, Barton and Monaro Highways.

  • by Jasper Lindell and Finbar O'Mallon
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Federal Labor promises $200 million for Canberra's light rail
ACT government

Federal Labor promises $200 million for Canberra's light rail

The route from Civic to Woden will be more expensive than the first leg because of the need for wire-free running through the Parliamentary Triangle.

  • by Katie Burgess
Light rail likely to go east around Parliament House to get to Woden
Public transport

Light rail likely to go east around Parliament House to get to Woden

Cabinet is yet to make a formal decision on dropping the Barton dogleg, but the Transport Minister says the government now sees a direct route as more likely.

  • by Katie Burgess
'It is ultimately just asphalt': Recycled glass, plastic laid in road trial
Recycling

'It is ultimately just asphalt': Recycled glass, plastic laid in road trial

A new type of asphalt laid on Gundaroo Drive incorporates plastic bags, printer toner and glass bottles collected in Canberra's yellow bins.

  • by Jasper Lindell
Light rail delays net government $28m, as Green backs State Circle
Public transport

Light rail delays net government $28m, as Green backs State Circle

The territory saved $18.6 million in availability payments to Canberra Metro due to its missed construction deadline, according to the Transport Canberra six-monthly performance report.

  • by Katie Burgess
Electric scooters in Canberra? ACT govt keen to hop on new trend
Canberra

Electric scooters in Canberra? ACT govt keen to hop on new trend

ACT Road Safety Minister instructs his department to develop a framework to allow dockless electric scooters to operate in Canberra.

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy