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Delivering the better Canberra we promised

Canberra is now home to over 409,000 people and we will reach 425,000 by the next election in 2020. 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

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