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Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 @ 1:58PM

ABBOTT’S CUTS CAUSING CHAOS ACROSS THE PUBLIC SERVICE

The Australian Public Service is in turmoil because of the Abbott Government’s harsh budget cuts. Industrial action is imminent within one of its largest departments, more scientists are set to go from CSIRO and 7,200 staff have been forced out of their jobs in the past year in Canberra alone….

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Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 @ 1:51PM

ABBOTT GOVERNMENT MUST BACK DOWN ON PUBLIC SERVICE PAY CUT

According to the Prime Minister, Canberra public servants are likely to be forced to take a below inflation pay increase at the beginning of next financial year. Tony Abbott has suggested that the below inflation 1.5 per cent pay increase offered to Australian Defence Force personnel will be the best…

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Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 @ 9:22AM

SHIFTY ZED PULLING A SWIFTY ON ACT PENSIONERS

Liberal Senator Zed Seselja is misleading Canberra’s seniors about the true nature of his government’s harsh and unfair budget cuts. Senator Seselja has recently mailed a letter to hundreds of Canberra seniors which blatantly misrepresents the impact of his party’s budget on pensioners and self-funded retirees. Member for Fraser Andrew…

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Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 @ 12:33PM

Tribute to Edward Gough Whitlam

“The legacy that this man has left me as a Labor activist and representative in this place is Australia’s place in the world. That we are a nation that can stand on our own feet. Proudly, confidently, and with a vision for the future.”

Saturday, October 25th, 2014 @ 1:58PM

LABOR’S MULTICULTURAL FUNDING BENEFITS THE CANBERRA COMMUNITY

MICHELLE ROWLAND MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR CITIZENSHIP AND MULTICULTURALISM MEMBER FOR GREENWAY GAI BRODTMANN MP MEMBER FOR CANBERRA HON KATE LUNDY SENATOR FOR THE ACT MEDIA RELEASE LABOR’S MULTICULTURAL FUNDING BENEFITS THE CANBERRA COMMUNITY Shadow Minister for Citizenship and Multiculturalism, Michelle Rowland congratulated the Canberra Islamic Centre on the opening…

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Friday, September 26th, 2014 @ 4:26PM

NBN CO STILL CAGEY ON CANBERRA ROLLOUT

For a second time this year, NBN Co has failed to provide the Senate Select Committee into the National Broadband Network with clear answers regarding the NBN’s rollout in Canberra. In October last year, almost 110,000 Canberra premises disappeared from NBN Co’s three year rollout maps. These premises were scheduled…

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