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My speech to the 2015 ACT ALP Conference

Canberra is my home, and your home is always worth fighting for. 

My passion for this great city is reflected in my desire to make it even better and to make sure all of our residents are welcomed and included in our successes.

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Aug 22, 2015 10:25 AM

Grand bargain needed on tax reform

Now's the time for the Commonwealth to show it is serious about tax reform.  They could start this week by working with the States and Territories on a program to phase out inefficient taxes like stamp duty.

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Aug 20, 2015 5:17 PM

CBR: Confident and Business Ready

The ACT Government is committed to maintaining and building a strong and sustainable economy for Canberra and our region. A strong economy also underpins the government's ability to meet the needs of the Canberra community now and into the future.

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Aug 12, 2015 4:22 PM

CBR backs innovation

A strong and growing economy is essential for us to meet the needs of the Canberra community now and into the future.  Our economy will grow, and we will create jobs and wealth, by accelerating our innovation sector and building on our strengths in higher education and service exports.

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Aug 06, 2015 12:01 PM

ACT takes leadership role in education reforms

Every young person across Australia should receive the best education and opportunities we can provide, regardless of their background, location, individual circumstances or school setting.

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Aug 05, 2015 3:35 PM

Canberra leads the way in renewable energy

The ACT is a shining example of what you can achieve by embracing a cleaner energy future.

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Aug 05, 2015 12:34 PM

New initiatives to improve road safety around schools

We are rushed in our daily lives but we need to slow down around schools.  These new initiatives aren't about annoying drivers, but rather to reduce the risk of a moment's inattention that could be costly for everyone.

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Aug 03, 2015 12:00 AM

International cricket at Manuka Oval locked in for four years

Bringing major international cricket to Canberra is a huge boost to both our economy and our community.

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Jul 10, 2015 3:00 PM

Government continues red tape reduction for hospitality sector

We recognise that the sector is evolving - and the removal of these historic constraints on the service of alcohol will let venues provide the sort of service Canberrans are seeking.

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Jul 06, 2015 3:20 PM

ACT Government unveils Common Ground to target homelessness

Common Ground shows us what can be achieved when government, business, the community sector and the wider community work together for such a great cause.

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Jul 03, 2015 3:07 PM