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What do you think about 40 zones?

SHANE Rattenbury is asking Canberrans to share their thoughts on proposed boundaries for 40 kilometre per hour (40 km/h) speed limit precincts in Canberra's...

Greens promise traffic management plans for schools

SHANE Rattenbury has announced a $20 million initiative to work with every school community in Canberra to develop their own school safety traffic management...

ACTION fares going up in the new year

PUBLIC Transport Director James Roncon has announced higher fares for travel on ACTION buses, coming into effect early in the new year. “From Saturday 3...

Special insurance class for Uber drivers

THE acting CTP Regulator for the ACT has announced a new class of premiums for rideshare vehicles, together with a fall in rates for...

Liberals promise to duplicate William Slim Drive

ALISTAIR Coe says a Canberra Liberals Government will duplicate William Slim Drive from Ginninderra Drive all the way to the Barton Highway. “The Canberra Liberals...

Buses are free for major sports

ANDREW Barr has announced that fans of the Brumbies, Raiders, Giants and Cricket at Manuka Oval will be able to travel for free on...

Capital Metro boss to run all of Canberra’s public transport

MEEGAN Fitzharris has announced that Capital Metro Director-General Emma Thomas will head the new Transport Canberra agency. "From 1 July 2016, the new agency will...

Would you prefer a seat on a tram or an Audi convertible?

ALISTAIR Coe says that for the same price as light rail, the ACT Labor government could buy an Audi A3 convertible for every household...

$1 bus fares for early risers

SHANE Rattenbury is trying to entice commuters onto earlier ACTION bus services with discount fares before 7.30am. “From next Monday 5 to Friday 30 May...

Gundaroo Drive duplication gets started

MEEGAN Fitzharris says the first stage of works on the $31.1 million project to duplicate Gundaroo Drive will commence today (weather permitting). "The works will...

ACTION bus timetable information to get a bit weird for a week

ACTION has tweeted that while Network 14 is starting on 1 September they've started rolling over the signage already. NXTBUS information can, apparently, be relied...

Liberals extol the virtues of their Barton Highway flyover plan

ALISTAIR Coe says revelations that the Barton Highway/William Slim/Gundaroo Drive Roundabout remains the worst intersection for crashes in the ACT again highlights the need...

GIO brings down the cost of CTP insurance

WITH Costco petrol (for members) diving under a dollar per litre there's more good news for Canberra's motorists as GIO have announced the first...

Liberals promise to roll back paid parking

JEREMY Hanson says the Canberra Liberals will make parking fairer across the ACT by removing the late night and weekend extensions to paid parking...

ACTION early bird program to rumble on

SHANE Rattenbury says the ACTION early bird trial, which rewards commuters who catch a bus before the weekday morning peak period, is being extended...
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Tram line to Russell now possibly part of an election commitment

ANDREW Barr and Simon Corbell say the ACT Government will consider an extension of the light rail network to the Russell defence precinct as...

This is your last warning. The bus timetable will be different on Monday

JAMES Roncon, ACTION's Director of Public Transport is reminding public transport users the network is changing to a new timetable on Monday. “While there are...
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A tram for Woden? Master plans unveiled

MICK Gentleman has released the draft Master Plans for both Woden Town Centre and Mawson group centre for community comment. “The announcement of these plans...

Triangle parking, just suck it up!

WORKERS in the parliamentary triangle breathed a sigh of relief with news that their impending date with parking police destiny had been delayed. P-Day...

1733 speeding drivers collared in two months

ACT Policing caught 1733 drivers speeding throughout July and August as part of its joint campaign with the ACT Justice and Community Safety Directorate...





$1.35m tackles high indigenous incarceration rates

In an attempt to tackle the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the justice system, the ACT government is providing $1.35 million to Aboriginal organisations over three years to establish programs for offenders, detainees and ex-detainees.


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