Rock band Foreigner is about to play Canberra. Before then guitarist Mick Jones will be feted with the inaugural Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Distinguished Musical Achievement from the ANU, but there's more… on Page 10.
"APART from its immaturity, the ban by ministers on dealing with ClubsACT, together with the proposal to raid the community contributions of its member clubs, sets a dangerous precedent," warns JON STANHOPE
PAUL COSTIGAN laments that the ACT government system is now completely corrupted in its dealings with residents on planning, development, social housing, public housing, the urban environment, community and cultural facilities – and the list goes on.
"I CAN'T imagine a circumstance in which a monopoly provider of a product achieving 85.5% profit wouldn't expect to be referred to the ACCC." But that's no impediment for land sales in the ACT, says JON STANHOPE