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Canberran officially a word, time for the squiggly line to go

'Canberran' is of course a proud descriptor given to the inhabitants of and things relating to the capital, and its use can be traced in official records as far back as 1919, but as any user of digital devices knows, it's not recognised by spell check software.

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Aug 24, 2016 6:17 PM

Tigerair Australia to launch new low cost services between CBR and MLB

Tigerair Australia today announced a new route providing daily return services between Canberra and Melbourne.

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Aug 22, 2016 4:41 PM

Libs to fire 2000 Canberrans to fill their $400m black

More than 2000 Canberrans will lose their jobs if the Liberals win the next ACT Election, new analysis of their $400 million black hole shows.

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Aug 03, 2016 3:32 PM

Liberals' black hole destroys surplus, credit rating

The Canberra Liberals would plunge the ACT into a $400 million budget black hole, based on conservative estimates of the cost of their promises to date.

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Aug 01, 2016 11:32 AM

Speech to the ACT ALP Conference

I'm proud of what this city is now.  And I am passionate about its future as a world-leading, international hub for the world's best minds, jobs and way of life.

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Jul 23, 2016 12:15 PM

Working for Woden

This morning I spoke at the Woden Group Breakfast Forum where I outlined some of the things we are doing for the Woden and Weston Creek region in the 2016-17 ACT Budget.

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Jun 17, 2016 5:56 PM

International Test Cricket comes to Canberra

I am delighted to announce that Canberra will host its first ever Test match in the summer of 2018-19, ensuring Canberrans will soon enjoy even more blockbuster cricket at Manuka Oval.  

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Apr 21, 2016 2:51 PM

Visit to Singapore Airlines Training Centre

It was great to tour Singapore Airlines' state of the art training centre and see first-hand the rigorous training undertaken by airline staff. 

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Apr 19, 2016 2:45 PM

Capital Ambition - using the Canberra advantage to boost economy

We have every reason to be optimistic and ambitious.  That is why my government is taking the bold steps now to deliver the benefits Canberrans need over the next 20 years.

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Mar 31, 2016 10:18 AM

Confidence in Canberra’s economy continues to grow

Retail trade turnover in the ACT, which measures how much money Canberrans are spending at our local shops, increased by 8.5% through the year to January 2016 – a significant increase that was more than double the national retail trade turnover. 

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Mar 07, 2016 12:47 PM