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act chief minister andrew barr calls for end to newspaper election-time editoria




chief minister andrew barr has called for an end to traditional pre-election newspaper editorials in a speech in the legislative assembly, where he again apologised for his commentary on the media.mr barr made the comments in a statement to the assembly ahead of debate on a censure motion put by opp...



new convention centre will need an election mandate: chief minister andrew barr




any act political party looking to fund a major new multi-million dollar convention centre in canberra will need an election mandate, chief minister andrew barr says.mr barr fronted a legislative assembly inquiry into the proposal for a new convention centre on thursday, saying the proposal would ...



new convention centre will need an election mandate before it can start: chief m




any act political party looking to fund a major new multi-million dollar convention centre in canberra will need an election mandate, chief minister andrew barr says.mr barr fronted a legislative assembly inquiry into the proposal for a new convention centre on thursday, saying the proposal would ...



andrew barr apologises for saying he hates journalists




chief minister andrew barr has strengthened his apology for saying he "hates journalists", and says he has learned from the strong reaction to his comments last week."i shouldn't have made that statement, i apologise for making that statement. it wasn't a nice thing to say," mr barr said.



chief minister's light rail election hint raises questions about stage two




is the chief minister, andrew barr, setting the stage for possible delays, and perhaps even a root-and-branch review, of the controversial second stage of the act's multibillion-dollar light rail project?responding to questions about a possible federal government investigation of the proposed tram l...



singapore delegation headed by chief minister andrew barr cost $70,000




the act government spent about $70,000 on chief minister andrew barr's week-long visit to singapore at the end of april.of that, travel for mr barr himself plus his two ministerial staff amounted to $20,080. chief minister andrew barr during a visit to the singapore airlines training centre last yea...



act chief minister andrew barr offers to make proxy vote for anyone in plebiscit




chief minister andrew bar has offered to fill out a proxy vote for anyone who wants to authorise him to vote in the same-sex marriage survey on their behalf.mr barr told the act parliament that he would stand in as what the australian bureau of statistics is calling a "trusted person", and vote fo...



chief minister andrew barr jets off to us to join prime minister malcolm turnbul




"other areas of focus will include the space industry, tourism investment, aviation, renewable energy and science."mr barr will return to sydney next friday. the washington delegation will be mr barr's first public engagement with mr turnbull since coag earlier this month, where the act resisted sig...



beer barns 'very 20th century', says act chief minister andrew barr, promoting f




the government will boost funding by about $1.3 million a year for extra police in the city at night and to pay for lower fees for smaller venues that close by 2am."the era of very very large beer barns and large clubs filled with poker machines being the only entertainment choices for canberrans,...



andrew barr blames development industry culture for land development agency trou




chief minister andrew barr has sought to distance himself from the scandal that surrounds the land development agency, saying the agency had acted at arm's length from him, as minister, because it worked in a commercial world.but mr barr says the model didn't work and he has fixed the problems in th...



no unexpected revenue shocks in tuesday's act budget: chief minister andrew barr




chief minister andrew barr has confirmed a 7 per cent rates rise in tuesday's budget, and a bigger hit for the owners of units, but said canberrans should not expect further revenue "shocks".stamp duty would be halved for sales of commercial properties worth less than $1.5 million for a $1.5 million...



act chief minister andrew barr announces balanced budget for 2016-17




act chief minister and treasurer andrew barr has delivered a balanced budget for 2016-17, the first in five years.mr barr would not release the june quarter financial statements for 2016-17, saying they would be released on tuesday. but late on monday the results were posted on treasury's websit...



chief minister to fast-track abolition of stamp duty for canberra's first home b




chief minister andrew barr will abolish the act's first home owners grant and use the proceeds to fund the complete abolition of stamp duty for canberra's first home buyers.the change, which is likely to be a key measure in the coming territory budget, would see the government's wider 20-year plan t...



chief minister andrew barr says aflw star erin phillips shows marriage equality




act chief minister andrew barr says the fact afl women's superstar and olympic medallist erin phillips' marriage isn't recognised in australia is shameful, but change is inevitable.phillips almost had a clean sweep of the inaugural aflw awards, not only winning the premiership with the adelaide crow...



act chief minister andrew barr says dickson land swap for 'social housing', not




chief minister andrew barr has defended the controversial dickson land swap with the union-linked tradies club, saying the deal was sealed to provide social housing and was "not meant to generate revenue".mr barr's government is facing a legislative assembly committee inquiry into an audit report ...



new northbourne avenue precinct as act government details land development agenc




a new precinct will be carved out from flemington road in the north, down northbourne avenue to the lake to come under the control of a new "city renewal authority" from july, chief minister andrew barr announced on wednesday.mr barr released some details of his planned shake-up of the land developm...



act seeks to protect privacy and human rights in coag new terror agreement




act chief minister andrew barr has welcomed commitments from federal and state leaders to protect privacy and human rights as part of a package of tough new national security measures.mr barr was a lone voice for civil liberties in a press conference with prime minister malcolm turnbull and state le...



barr's media 'brain snap' likened to views espoused by joh bjelke-petersen




act chief minister andrew barr's comment that he "hates journalists" has been labelled a "brain snap" and likened to views once espoused by the disgraced former queensland premier, the late joh bjelke-petersen.mr barr told an audience of communications professionals in canberra last week that he "ha...



barr flicks his own goal




what a relief for chief minister andrew barr, that he now has an excuse to drop his insane idea of building a stadium in civic ("barr backflips on new civic stadium", march 25, p100).the possible axing of the brumbies from super rugby is exactly what he needed.the gridlock of parkes way adjacent to ...



public service head kathy leigh skirts questions on clubs ban




head of the act public service kathy leigh has declined to answer questions about how public servants are handling the stoush between chief minister andrew barr and clubs act.mr barr has banned the labor members of his cabinet including gaming minister gordon ramsay from meeting with clubs act, the ...



news in 90 seconds for march 13, 2018




good morning canberra,welcome to tuesday! we're looking at a slightly cooler day with a forecast minimum of 11 degrees and maximum of 23. there's a slight chance of a shower in the morning, too.let's take a look at today's headlines.canberra hospital expansion delayedthe canberra hospital. photo: ka...



news in 90 seconds for monday, february 26, 2018




good morning, canberra.happy monday - we're not quite done with the rain yet, with a medium chance of showers this morning and a top of 20 degrees forecast.i hope you all managed to keep dry over the weekend (i didn't!), and if you are a staff member or student at anu, you've got the day off as the ...



'no specific or credible threat to the act' following manchester attack: chief m




there is no known threat to canberra following the terrorism attack in manchester, but the act government will help form a national plan of tightening security at major events.after sending his thoughts and prayers to the loved ones of the 22 lives lost in monday night's suicide bombing at the manch...



news in 90 seconds for wednesday may 17, 2017




helllooooo mid-week!  your wednesday is tipped to be mostly sunny with top temperatures reaching 17 degrees.  tomorrow is likely to be rainy, as will friday and saturday, so get your laundry done and dried before a wet weekend. let's see what's making news. canberrans denied access to nsw prop...



'you're getting older every year', cota tells act chief minister




ms mobbs said she appreciated the chief minister's view that communications needed to "change with the times", but noted canberra's population was also ageing rapidly."and, as i always tell him when i see him, 'you're getting older every year'," she said."we've updated our own communications strateg...