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Light rail driving economic growth

Construction is already supporting thousands of jobs directly, with thousands more coming from the complementary investment occurring along the corridor.

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Aug 17, 2017 9:20 AM

Growing Australia’s knowledge capital

Recently, two major announcements on consecutive days showed how the ACT Government’s economic diversification policies are attracting major investment in our city.

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Aug 16, 2017 10:18 AM

Expanding the ACT’s defence and space industries

Canberra’s knowledge-based industries can help further diversify our economy and both the defence and space industries are crucial to that diversification.

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Aug 09, 2017 11:25 AM

ACT economy hits a ‘sweet spot'

Strong retail and construction growth have led Deloitte to assess we are in a “sweet spot”.

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Aug 02, 2017 3:19 PM

My speech to the 2017 ACT Labor Conference

While we aim high to make this city the best it can be, we will not lose sight of the fundamentals Canberrans need, and expect, from Territory Government.

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Jul 29, 2017 10:21 AM

Delivering for a better Canberra

The Government went to the last election with a positive plan for renewal right across our city and suburbs. This Budget starts delivering it.

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Jun 06, 2017 3:07 PM

#CBR2020 - Achieving our ambition

I am focused on delivering today and building for tomorrow.

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Apr 06, 2017 2:20 PM

New Agencies to deliver renewed CBD and increased land supply

The ACT Government has introduced legislation today to establish the City Renewal Authority and the Suburban Land Agency.


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Mar 30, 2017 10:33 AM

My Government's priorities for 2017

We’ll support Canberrans when they need help, we’ll invest in infrastructure to keep our city moving and our economy growing, and we’ll deliver stronger schools and hospitals for everyone.

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Feb 14, 2017 10:17 AM

Delivering election commitments and a better Budget position

Yesterday I announced the 2016-17 Budget Review, which shows the ACT Government is getting on with the job of delivering our election commitments and maintaining a strong focus on returning the budget to balance.

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Feb 08, 2017 8:26 AM