Nov 15 2018

ACT young motorcyclists next target of reform

ACT young motorcyclists next target of reform

Canberra's young motorcyclists will be the next target of the territory government's L and P-plate reform agenda.Roads Minister Shane Rattenbury made the comment during an annual reports hearing, saying once the government had completed its current reforms for young P-plate drivers, it would be turning its attention to young motorcycle riders.

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Nov 15 2018

Today marks a year since Australia voted Yes

Today marks a year since Australia voted Yes

In the year since the same-sex marriage postal survey result was announced, 119 same-sex couples have tied the knot in the ACT.According to Access Canberra, 71 of those couples were women and 48 were men.

In the 2016 census, 1205 same-sex couples declared they were living together in the ACT, meaning 10 per cent of couples chose to get married in...

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Nov 15 2018

Canberra Hospital among Australia's most expensive

Canberra Hospital among Australia's most expensive

A new report suggests Canberra Hospital is the most expensive major hospital in the country, which suggests it is also among the country's most financially inefficient.The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report compared the average cost of care per patient across the country, finding large differences across different Australian...

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Nov 14 2018

ACT tradie licensing the most lax in Australia

ACT tradie licensing the most lax in Australia

Construction industry groups are calling for a major overhaul of the ACT's contractor licensing regime, saying rogue tradies are the major cause of Canberra's building quality woes.The ACT Master Builders Association say unlicensed contractors are undercutting qualified tradespeople, and delivering the type of shoddy building work plaguing new...

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