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Controversial ACT political finance laws start

Controversial changes to the campaign finance laws that govern ACT political parties have started today.

Elections ACT has stated the removal of the $10,000 cap on donations and an increase in election funding for parties and non-party candidates from $2 a vote to $8 a vote are among the laws passed. 387 more words

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The month in review - February 2015

Bitchy. Yep, that’s been the past few weeks in ACT politics.

The ACT Legislative Assembly has been sitting and it’s been productive, but the tone of the debate has drifted into the sewer. 758 more words

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Rattenbury wants action on live music

Greens MLA Shane Rattenbury will start a debate in the ACT Legislative Assembly this week about live music and events in the Territory.

Rattenbury says the ACT Greens have been on the case for more support for live music in the ACT since 2009. 324 more words

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Uber on the horizon for the ACT

The evolving use of technologies in the taxi industry – including the controversial Uber – is the target of a new review announced today.

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Consultation on light rail begins

Consultation on the design of the future light rail network that will connect Gungahlin to Canberra City will start from today.

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Barr announces Cabinet reshuffle

UPDATED 3PM There is to be a reduced role in Cabinet for Joy Burch and Shane Rattenbury who have lost a number of portfolios in Chief Minister Andrew Barr’s major reshuffle. 709 more words

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12 candidates ran for Gallagher's vacancy

Two candidates for the de-registered Bullet Train for Canberra Party and controversial independent Philip Pocock put their hands up for Katy Gallagher’s spot in the ACT Legislative Assembly. 268 more words

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