Canberra Liberals Leader

Rates relief needed for local businesses

In the last couple of weeks, I have spoken with more than 100 local businesses, and heard countless heartbreaking stories.

Today I have written in the Canberra Times, and will appear on television news tonight with an important measure the ACT Government must take:

The ACT government must immediately suspend commercial rates, at the very least for businesses that have ceased trading. This measure would go some way to ensuring that these businesses are more likely to survive this crisis.

Read it here.

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