Canberra Liberals announce superior city bus loop

Today the Canberra Liberals are announcing our City Hopper bus loop which will conveniently link Canberra’s CBD with the Parliamentary Triangle and other key locations like the ANU, War Memorial and Russell Offices, Shadow Minister for Transport Alistair Coe said today. “Work commuters, students and tourists deserve an all encompassing and reliable City loop that […]

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Manuka Oval Redevelopment

Speech in the ACT Legislative Assembly 5 May 2016 The Canberra Liberals welcome this discussion about the Manuka green unsolicited proposal. It is good to be chatting about this in the open. I think much of the heightened interest about this proposal has come about due to an actual or perceived idea that too much […]

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Have your say on Northbourne Ave transport options

Click here to download the Northbourne Avenue Options Paper. Northbourne Avenue is a main thoroughfare in Canberra, linking the Federal Highway to the City. Northbourne Avenue’s initial design and purpose was to provide a scenic entry to Canberra from the Federal Highway. However, with development in recent decades, Northbourne Avenue has grown to become a […]

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Mr Fluffy blocks: Barr Government inconsistent in planning

Changes to the zoning of Mr Fluffy blocks which will allow dual occupancy dwelling son smaller parcels of land are unfair, opportunistic and create a two track planning system, Shadow Minister for Planning Alistair Coe said today. “Under the new planning rules in Draft Variation 343, dual occupancy will be allowed on Mr Fluffy blocks […]

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Barton Highway Roundabout

The roundabout on the Barton Highway is one of the busiest and most dangerous intersections in Canberra. Given the intersection carries considerable commuter traffic in addition to interstate travel (including freight), a well functioning road is vital. At present, the traffic can bank up causing considerable delays going east/south bound in the morning and west/north bound […]

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An Economic and Financial Assessment of the Proposed Gungahlin Light Rail Project

By Bob Nairn Consultant Pty Ltd, June 2014 Summary Cost Estimates The construction costs of recent LRT relevant projects in USA averaged A$44.22 million per Km in today’s prices.   These figures have been used in the preliminary estimates used in this report.    The consequent estimated construction costs for the Gungahlin line is $915 million. The […]

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Volunteering ACT

Speech in the ACT Legislative Assembly 9 April 2014 I rise this evening to speak about the work of Volunteering ACT. Volunteering ACT is an organisation which advocates, supports and promotes volunteering opportunities in Canberra. The organisation also, importantly, provides a link between people interested in volunteering and the organisation’s membership base, which consists of […]

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Auditor-General on speed cameras: “crash data not included” & “budget proposals have been the basis for expanding speed camera systems”

The Auditor-General has given the ACT Government a scathing review of the ACT’s Speed Camera network, Shadow Minister for Transport Alistair Coe said today. “The opposition has long held concerns about the selection of speed camera locations and their effectiveness. It is no wonder the government recently announced a review into their speed camera network,” […]

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