Community Clubs in the ACT make a significant contribution to the local communities in which they exist. Clubs supported over 1000 local community groups and clubs last year. We understand that without the contribution that clubs make many of these community groups they would cease to exist and would ultimately be a great loss to the Canberra community.
Unfortunately, the Labor-Greens Government is not a fan of the current community contributions model whereby the clubs distribute money directly to the community. They want to siphon a large portion of those funds into a third party organisation and/or a government arm to then make the call on where the money goes.
Please let us know your thoughts on the issue.
The ACT Labor-Greens Government’s proposed changes to our bus network include significant cuts to dedicated school bus services. The loss of dedicated school buses will force young children on to the regular bus network. Many children will have to change buses at interchanges just to get to and from school. This raises serious safety concerns for many parents, and schools and families are not happy about the proposed changes.
If you support dedicated school buses in the ACT, please sign the petition, and also like our page on Facebook.
The ACT government is in the process of overhauling Canberra’s public transit system. Included in the changes are cuts to dedicated school buses and fewer stops. Before you let us know how these changes affect you, be sure to have a look at information about the new bus network which is available at https://canberrabuses.com.au/
As your local representatives, we want to know how these proposed changes will impact you. Please let us know how you will be affected by the government’s plan and if there is anything we can do to help you.
Canberrans make great use of our city’s wide network of shared paths. We want to hear from you about how you use these paths, and what can be done to improve them.
We live in a great city and one of the best things about Canberra is how green we are. There is no doubt that we all love having lots of trees in our suburbs and in our neighbourhoods. However, with trees come falling leaves, particularly during the autumn and winter months.
Falling leaves which are not swept up regularly not only cause a trip hazard on our footpaths and roads impacting on the safety of pedestrians (especially older Canberrans and residents with children or pets) but also make their way into our waterways, causing a build-up of material which can lead to excess blue/green algae in our lakes.
The Canberra Liberals want to hear from you about the current arrangements for street sweeping in your neighbourhood.
Please let me know your thoughts about how we can make Canberra even better.
The Government intends to change the law in regards to residential tenancies and unpaid rent. Please answer the questionnaire below to give us your thoughts on some of the proposed changes.
The ACT Government spends more money on public hospitals per person than any other jurisdiction but the number of patients receiving access to services is lagging.
The Canberra Liberals believe effective and reliable health services are a basic function of government.
Lawson is one of the fastest growing suburbs in Canberra, yet the availability of street parking isn’t up to scratch. This makes it hard to find parking spots and easy to be issued fines.
While the Government has neglected the problem, we are fighting to ensure that Lawson finally gets adequate areas for parking.
Please complete the petition to fix parking in Lawson.
There isn’t enough parking in Palmerston.
Rather than investing in more parking, the ACT Labor Government has responded by issuing fines and sending out mobile enforcement vans. This is not good enough.
For the rates, taxes, fees and charges Canberrans pay, the last thing residents deserve is punitive fines from a Government that has stopped listening. To fix this problem, we need to hear from you. Let us know how to improve parking and traffic flow in Palmerston.