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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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Thursday, August 28th, 2014 @ 2:56PM

CANBERRA SCHOOL WELFARE OFFICERS FACING TERMINATION FOR LACKING RELIGIOUS CONNECTION

MEDIA RELEASE 28 August 2014 CANBERRA SCHOOL WELFARE OFFICERS FACING TERMINATION FOR LACKING RELIGIOUS CONNECTION New Government documents have revealed that the qualified and trusted welfare officers of 25 schools across Canberra are facing unemployment as a result of the Abbott Government’s decision to only fund religious chaplains. In June…

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Thursday, August 28th, 2014 @ 10:59AM

ABBOTT’S MEDICARE MEDDLING WILL COST CANBERRANS

MEDIA RELEASE 28 August 2014 ABBOTT’S MEDICARE MEDDLING WILL COST CANBERRANS The combined impact of the Abbott Government’s $7 GP tax and PBS price hikes will hit Canberran hip pockets hard according to figures obtained from the Health Department through Senate Estimates. Analysis by the Federal Opposition has revealed that…

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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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