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Independent inquiry into culture at ACT Health

Independent inquiry into culture at ACT Health

The minister has responded to months of pressure but stopped short of a full board of inquiry.

  • by Sally Whyte

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AMA calls for judicial inquiry into workplace culture of ACT Health
Healthcare

AMA calls for judicial inquiry into workplace culture of ACT Health

The peak body for doctors in the ACT cites a "litany of missteps, maladministration, bullying complaints" over the past year.

  • by Katie Burgess
Major changes for Canberra sex industry get green light
ACT government

Major changes for Canberra sex industry get green light

However, the Barr government has rejected a last minute plea to retain mandatory registration of sole operator sex workers.

  • by Katie Burgess
New inquiry to probe former LDA's rural land purchases
Vicki Dunne

New inquiry to probe former LDA's rural land purchases

The rural land probe means there are now three ongoing Assembly inquiries into the controversial dealings of the former Land Development Agency.

  • by Daniel Burdon
Government 'scrambling' to organise ACT Health split: opposition
Healthcare

Government 'scrambling' to organise ACT Health split: opposition

It comes as the government continues its search for two new health bosses, each of whom could be paid more than $400,000.

  • by Daniella White
The Canberra Liberals want an inquiry into the ACT's maternity system
ACT government

The Canberra Liberals want an inquiry into the ACT's maternity system

It comes after revelations senior clinicians at Canberra Hospital are concerned patients' lives have been put at risk by mismanagement and overcrowding.

  • by Daniella White
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Opposition calls for Calvary 'manipulation' directive to be formally revoked
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Opposition calls for Calvary 'manipulation' directive to be formally revoked

The 2013 directive from ACT Health instructed Calvary staff to treat patients newer to elective waiting lists first, rather than those who had waited longer.

  • by Andrew Brown
ACT government warned of potential for 'disjoint' in ACT Health split
ACT government

ACT government warned of potential for 'disjoint' in ACT Health split

A consultants report and emails released under Freedom of Information laws outline concerns about the proposed restructure.

  • by Daniel Burdon
Answers to questions on notice now come with a calculation of cost
ACT government

Answers to questions on notice now come with a calculation of cost

It's a convention of parliaments across the world, but in the ACT, answers to questions on notice now come with a calculation of cost.

  • by Katie Burgess
Rates inquiry extended as committee reveals it hasn't met for weeks
Alistair Coe

Rates inquiry extended as committee reveals it hasn't met for weeks

The committee had been due to report on the effect of rates increases on Thursday.

  • by Katie Burgess
Former speaker says ACT made 'mistake' in endorsing Katy Gallagher
Katy Gallagher

Former speaker says ACT made 'mistake' in endorsing Katy Gallagher

The High Court on Wednesday found Katy Gallagher ineligible to sit in the Australian Senate.

  • by Katie Burgess & Sally Whyte