Australian Capital Territory

ACT Supreme Court

Construction of new courts precinct begins in Canberra

CONSTRUCTION on the ACT's new law courts precinct has officially commenced, after Attorney-General Simon Corbell and Supreme Court Chief Justice Helen Murrell last week turned the first sod for the major project.

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Sunset in Canberra

ACT Parliament passes reforms to streamline planning processes

THE ACT Legislative Assembly has unanimously supported important planning reforms that allow development applications to be considered concurrently with Territory Plan variations and environmental impact studies, Planning and Land Management Minister Mick Gentleman announced last week.

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Royalla Solar Farm

ACT Government approves Williamsdale solar farm

ACT Minister for Planning and Land Management, Mick Gentleman, last week approved a development proposal for a 29 hectare solar farm near Williamsdale to the south of Canberra.

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ACT Legislative Assembly

ACT Chief Minister announces new Ministry

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr last week announced a new Ministry that will lead the Territory in 2016, which he said will reflect the government's key priorities of health, education, transport and municipal services.

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Black Mountain, Canberra

ACT Planning Minister releases Statement of Planning Intent

ACT Planning Minister Mick Gentleman last week released his Statement of Planning Intent, which he said advocates the thoughtful management of urban growth while simultaneously increasing innovation in the Territory's planning system to deliver a better Canberra.

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