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Time for a rethink on opposition to anti-bikie laws

Time for a rethink on opposition to anti-bikie laws

Canberra is losing the fight against the outlaw motorcycle gangs who are taking advantage of the ACT government's libertarian principles to congregate.

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Building boom can't come at expense of quality

Building boom can't come at expense of quality

There is much work to do to repair confidence in the standard of construction in Canberra

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Senior Australian of the Year Sue Packer is every bit the hero
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Senior Australian of the Year Sue Packer is every bit the hero

Dr Sue Packer, who has been named Senior Australian of the Year, does important work that is rarely seen by many.

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Look after each other in the heat
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Look after each other in the heat

Vigilance for your own safety, and that of your neighbours, family and friends, could be the difference between life and death.

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Pollies' 'true confessions' are a distraction
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Pollies' 'true confessions' are a distraction

If the conservatives aren't satisfied with the pill testing evidence already on the table then the answer is to conduct more trials and collect more data.

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More certainty is needed around light rail end date
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More certainty is needed around light rail end date

Canberrans deserve more certainty about when the light rail will be finished, as the rest of the city is in a state of flux.

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It's time to stop the petrol price rort
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It's time to stop the petrol price rort

Can anybody explain why Canberra's petrol price is 27 cents a litre more than the NSW average?

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Jervis Bay highlights limits of ACT government
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Jervis Bay highlights limits of ACT government

The ACT Government doesn't have the resources to provide services to Jervis Bay, or Norfolk Island for that matter.

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Lifting the lid on how we treat our most vulnerable
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Lifting the lid on how we treat our most vulnerable

We should be bracing ourselves for some uncomfortable truths about the way we treat our elders, as the royal commission into aged care kicks off.

Petrol prices an outrage and Canberrans deserve better
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Petrol prices an outrage and Canberrans deserve better

The ACT government said fuel prices in Canberra are expensive because of a lack of competition. That argument doesn’t fly.

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Democracies are under stress around the globe
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Democracies are under stress around the globe

Our parliamentary system may be under stress but it is travelling better than some.

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