Aug 17 2018

Territory rights remonstrance motion passed in the Assembly

Territory rights remonstrance motion passed in the Assembly
The ACT Government is praising members of the Canberra Liberals for agreeing to a remonstrance motion that will detail frustration at a Senate decision to not allow territories equal rights. The Chief Minister presented the motion to the assembly yesterday, after legislation to remove the Andrew's Bill, which precludes territories from making...
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Aug 17 2018

ACT Government launches Future of Education strategy

ACT Government launches Future of Education strategy
The ACT government has launched it's Future of Education strategy, outlining a decade long plan for education. The plan was developed by the government with help from the local community, and will focus on improving teaching quality, and to build a learning community for ACT students.
 
There is no timeline as yet for the plans to be...
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Aug 17 2018

Investigation into emergency landing at Canberra Airport

Investigation into emergency landing at Canberra Airport
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau will hold an investigation into the emergency landing of a Qantas cargo plane at Canberra Airport two nights ago. Two pilots, the only passengers of the plane, were taken to Canberra hospital as a precaution, but were released yesterday morning.
 
A technical fault with the onboard air conditioning...
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Aug 17 2018

Charges laid against CFMEU

Charges laid against CFMEU
The competition watchdog has laid criminal charges against the CFMEU and its Canberra leader for alleged cartel conduct, raising the prospect of jail time and millions of dollars in fines. The charges come after an investigation by the Australian Federal Police and the consumer watchdog.
 
The ACCC is accusing the union and its ACT...
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