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Maintaining leadership in renewables

While the number of renewable energy jobs fell across Australia because of the Federal Government’s policy uncertainty, the number of renewable energy jobs in the ACT grew by 22 per cent between 2010 and 2016.

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Nov 02, 2017 10:46 AM

Fairer tax system continues to win praise

The ACT is leading the nation on tax reform and we will continue to phase out stamp duty over the years ahead.

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Oct 25, 2017 12:00 PM

Delivering the better Canberra we promised

Now is the time to shape our city as we grow, so we remain one of the most liveable cities in the world.

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Oct 13, 2017 9:24 AM

Making Canberra Australia’s most inclusive city

Genuine inclusion is not an afterthought for the ACT Labor Government, and unlike our Opposition, we look out for those who are not already privileged. Inclusion is at the centre of everything we do.

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Sep 22, 2017 9:08 AM

A strong economy for a better Canberra

S&P’s decision to reaffirm the Territory’s AAA rating, having reviewed our forward Budget plans, confirms we are only spending what we can afford.

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Sep 12, 2017 2:22 PM

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