Brendan Smyth’s departure has made way for renewal with his fellow Brindabella MLA Andrew Wall and Alistair Coe the principal beneficiaries of Jeremy Hanson’s Shadow Cabinet reshuffle today following the news that Mr Smyth will leave the Legislative Assembly to become ACT Commissioner for International Engagement.
Mr Smyth’s Brindabella colleague Mr Wall, a former patio-business manager [...]
The Liberal opposition would ditch the Barr government’s plan for paid parking in the Phillip commercial precinct, shadow minister for small business Andrew Wall said on Thursday.
“Unlike the government, the Canberra Liberals will be happy to consult with local businesses and look to accommodate their needs,” he said.
“There should be a fairer mix of short [...]
Former CEO of the Real Estate Institute of Australia Amanda Lynch is set to be among the Canberra Liberals’ 25 candidates for the ACT election in October.
Ms Lynch’s name is on the list of 25 individuals that match the 25 candidacies available, but none aside from the eight sitting MLAs can be officially confirmed until [...]
A cut to penalty rates is a reduction in wages that working Canberrans can’t afford and don’t deserve.
I hope you enjoyed your break over the expanded Easter public holiday. Please spare a thought for the nurses, paramedics, firefighters, engineers, retail and hospitality workers who kept Canberra going.
These working Canberrans spent time away from their loved [...]
Breaking the long summer silence of the Liberals, Andrew Wall is rallying support for an excellent cause:
Canberrans are being called on to donate their old glasses and improve the sight of visually impaired people in the poorer communities of Asia, Africa and the Pacific, Member for Brindabella Andrew Wall said today.
“The Lions club of [...]
The Liberals’ Andrew Wall is taking up cudgels for people with a disability and/or indigenous backgrounds:
The Canberra Liberals have raised concerns that ACT Labor is ignoring its own employment strategies after the Government failed to employ the targeted number of people with a disability as well as those from an indigenous background, Shadow Minister for [...]
The Liberals’ Andrew Wall is heading to the barricades for the burghers of Uriarra Village who are aghast that something as useful as a solar power plant might be adorning their neighbourhood:
Member for Brindabella Andrew Wall has today offered the support of the Canberra Liberals to residents of Uriarra Village as they fight to prevent [...]
Andrew Wall is looking to get the Government to stop asking for “cash on delivery” from small Canberra businesses, and claims that the Government is making life more difficult for these businesses.
Mr Wall said today a number of small businesses have raised concerns that the government is no longer approving monthly accounts for use at [...]
Liberal Andrew Wall is breaking out the bubbly after his Calwell Master Plan motion got up in the Assembly:
Member for Brindabella Andrew Wall successfully moved a motion in the ACT Legislative Assembly this afternoon, resulting in the Calwell Group Centre and Tuggeranong Homestead site being placed on the schedule for upcoming master plans.
“As a result [...]
Member for Brindabella Andrew Wall has sent out a press release stating entitled “WALL FIGHTS FOR CALWELL MASTER PLAN“.
In doing so Wall has managed to stretch the definition of the word ‘fight’ so far that now it resembles a Skywhale boob.
Apparently to Andrew Wall, “fighting for Calwell” means “going to ask the Government if they [...]
Member for Brindabella Andrew Wall has called upon the Government to crack down on reckless driving in the South of Canberra.
Called upon is code for “I’ve got no answers, but I’m employed to point fingers at the current government and by howdy I’m going to!”
“There are numerous examples of burnouts and other reckless behaviour [...]
Shadow Minister for Youth Andrew Wall has lended his support to Youth Homelessness Matters Day, which is today.
“It is alarming that nearly half of the homeless population are under 25 years of age and not all of these people are ‘sleeping rough,’” Mr Wall said today.
“I am particularly concerned about the issue of what could [...]
In signs the Liberals are getting much more active in the Hanson era new member Andrew Wall has started asking questions about Canberra’s shameful footpaths:
A motion was moved in the Assembly late yesterday afternoon that noted the
significant number of footpaths and shared paths in disrepair across the ACT, and the failure of the government to [...]
New member for Brindabella is kicking off by asking what the problem is with the peelings pedestrian bridge over Drakeford Drive:
“Large sheets of peeling paint can be seen falling off the bridge onto the road and the bridge itself – this is another example of a poorly finished infrastructure project overseen by ACT Labor,” Mr [...]
The Liberals’ Zed Seselja has announced his shadow cabinet utilising all seven of his available member with Vicki Dunne in the Speaker’s chair:
“This Shadow Cabinet takes a different approach than we have before, and introduces a range of new portfolios, new ideas and new ways of addressing the needs of the Territory. This new Shadow [...]
Last night the Liberals’ Andrew Wall (Brindabella) came down to Honkytonks to strut his lego stuff.
Andrew’s priorities included: Sports facilities upgrades, reduced fees for using those facilities, more money for schools of all stripes, an urgent care clinic staffed with doctors and nurses, free shuttle buses to town centres, improved street lights, improved footpaths and [...]
The Liberals are taking another crack at the Lego Challenge tonight with their Brindabella candidate Andrew Wall.
Duxton was all full up so we’re bringing the party to Honkytonks in Garema Place and you’re all more than welcome to come on down from 6pm.
The Canberra Liberals have sent forth the official announcement of their candidates for the October election, written with Leader Zed Seselja as the speaker:
“In Brindabella, Brendan Smyth and I will be very well supported by Tharwa community hero Val Jeffrey, small businessman Andrew Wall, and Community sector CEO Nicole Lawder.
“In Ginninderra, Alistair Coe and Vicki [...]