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Friday, July 4th, 2014 @ 3:37PM

ABBOTT GOVERNMENT FAILS TO SUPPORT INNOVATION IN CANBERRA

MEDIA RELEASE 4 July 2014 ABBOTT GOVERNMENT FAILS TO SUPPORT INNOVATION IN CANBERRA Much-needed support for innovation in Canberra has been significantly weakened by the Abbott Government’s Entrepreneurs’ Infrastructure Programme (EIP) unveiled this week. Senator Kate Lundy said that if local businesses had been hoping the Abbott Government would offer…

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Monday, May 19th, 2014 @ 4:04PM

CANBERRANS STILL IN THE DARK ABOUT NBN ROLLOUTS

SENATOR THE HON KATE LUNDY Senator for the ACT MEDIA RELEASE 19 May 2014 CANBERRANS STILL IN THE DARK ABOUT NBN ROLLOUT Canberrans are still in the dark about if and when they will receive the NBN after NBN Co failed to provide many clear answers to the Senate Select…

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Thursday, May 15th, 2014 @ 3:22PM

ABBOTT BREAKS PROMISES – SESELJA MAKES EXCUSES

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE REPORTER: Would you if elected though, urge Joe Hockey, the Treasurer to keep it at the 12,000 mark and not take it further? SENATOR ZED SESEJLA: Oh, look very much so, and I’ve been on the record as a Canberran. 27 August 2013, ABC Capital Hill. “[The Coalition has] been…

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Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 @ 11:15AM

SENATOR SESELJA HAS FAILED TO PROTECT CANBERRA FROM LIBERAL CUTS

Senator Kate Lundy today accused Liberal Senator Zed Seselja of failing to protect his constituency from cuts in the 2014-15 Federal Budget. ‘In the last few days we have seen a number of reports confirming the Abbott Government’s intention to senselessly cut services, programs and jobs from the public sector…

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Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 @ 9:19AM

MEDIA RELEASE – GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT STIFLING LOCAL BUSINESSES AND INNOVATION SAYS CANBERRA BUSINESS COUNCIL

The Canberra Business Council (CBC) has told the Senate Finance and Public Administration References Committee that Government procurement policies have evolved to favour large suppliers at the expense of local Canberra businesses. Appearing today before the Senate Committee, the CBC cited a lack of transparency in the tender process and…

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Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 @ 9:21AM

ATTACK ON CANBERRA ISLAMIC CENTRE – A DETESTABLE ACT OF VANDALISM

Senator Kate Lundy has condemned vandals who broke into the Canberra Islamic Centre last night and caused thousands of dollars worth of damage. ‘Last night’s attack on the Canberra Islamic Centre is detestable’ said Senator Kate Lundy. ‘My thoughts are with the Canberra Islamic Centre members who were directly impacted…

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