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ACT Electoral Commission updates rules on social media post attribution

Jeremy Hanson

After formally warning the ACT Liberals over their use of campaign material on social media last week, the Electoral Commission has issued an update to the rules that reverses their previous instructions to the Liberals over their usage.
A number of Liberals had posted anti-Light Rail material on their social media feeds that didn’t include any [...]

Fitzharris hires ex-Political ACT blogger

The Political ACT

Former RiotACT regular and blogger at The Political ACT Richard Fox has this week joined the staff of ACT Transport and Municipal Services Minister Meegan Fitzharris.
While The Political ACT blog was still live this morning and remained active on Twitter until ten days ago, the site disappeared from public view this afternoon.
Fox started as [...]

Ex-REIA chief to run with Libs in ACT poll, candidate list announced ahead of preselection formality

Amanda Lynch

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 [...]

State of the Capital – Weekly Political Wrap

By 24 September 2014 FEATURED ARTICLE

In the Legislative Assembly, Shadow Education Minister Steve Deszpot has attacked the Government with claims that ACT teachers are overwhelmed with administrative tasks. Deszpot put it to Minister for Education Joy Burch that teachers want to spend more time teaching and less time penpushing bureaucratic bulldust. Burch responded by delivering an enthralling, prepared, statement that [...]

Government needs to catch tyre slasher


The ACT Labor government needs to commit to catching the notorious Narrabundah tyre slasher as the Canberra community raises its voice about the ongoing vandalism to residents’ property being inflicted, Member for Molonglo Giulia Jones said today.
“Today in the Legislative Assembly I will table a petition signed by more than 270 Canberrans calling on Simon [...]

Liberal MLA pushing for prostitution exit programs

By 13 May 2014

Liberal MLA Giulia Jones will use information gathered during a controversial study tour to push for prostitution exit programs and new co-operation with federal agencies to stop the trafficking of women in Australia, according to The Canberra Times.
Following their recent tour of France, Sweden and Germany where they studied laws that make it illegal to [...]

Giulia Jones takes up cudgels against ‘ol dick ‘n balls

By 27 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

The Liberals’ Giulia Jones is making a push for Canberra’s playgrounds to be made more to her liking.
Playgrounds across Canberra are in need of a spruce up and they should offer more for mums and dads while providing a learning environment to boost fitness and health, Member for Molonglo Giulia Jones said today.
“Today in [...]

Giulia Jones having a go at other people’s parking!

By 5 November 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

Angels and Ministers of Grace preserve us, the Canberra Times has got Guilia Jones on record about the poor parking of people not in her liveried car!
Spokeswoman and Member for Molonglo Giulia Jones said several of her constituents had voiced concerns about services accessing clients in the suburb, including Staverton Place.
“It is not good enough [...]

Giulia wants action on the Hinder and Hibberson Street intersection

By 23 October 2013

The Legislative Assembly’s worst parker is intrepidly wading into transport issues with a demand for action:
The dangers at the Hinder and Hibberson Street intersection in the Gungahlin Town Centre must be prioritised as a matter of urgency by Minister Shane Rattenbury, Member for Molonglo Giulia Jones said today.
“There have been 66 crashes at the [...]

Giulia is the hero Narrabundah deserves

By 22 October 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

For the past 20 years the Narrabundah Slasher has run amuck on the terrified southern suburb, but he may have made a critical error in repeatedly slashing the tires of Lucia MacFarlane, Giulia’s sister.
Giulia has sworn that she will bring this menace to justice.
”It’s over a decade and the people of Narrabundah seem to have [...]

Liberals not doing a good job answering questions

By 26 August 2013

Last Monday we sent two questions in to the Canberra Liberals and can’t say the answers were entirely satisfactory.

Question 1:
The first one was why the Electoral Commission has the same home phone number for Zed Seselja and Merinda Nash.
Having been promised that our question had been forwarded to the appropriate person there has been deathly [...]

Giulia wants better playgrounds with “a mother’s touch”

By 14 August 2013

The Liberals’ Giulia Jones is banging the drum on playgrounds:
Playgrounds are vital to the life and development of communities across
Canberra, according to Member for Molonglo Giulia Jones. Today Mrs Jones said some playgrounds are in urgent need of an upgrade and many need fences so that mums, dads and child carers can have a chance [...]

Jorian v. Giulia


Well this didn’t take long.
Last Friday we noted the Fringe was going back to its dad Jorian Gardner.
Yesterday the interim producers were grumbling that there wasn’t much process.
And today we have the Liberals’ arch conservative Giulia Jones having a fit of the vapous at the idea of Jorian Gardner’s continued existence:
ACT Shadow Minister for Women [...]

Giulia Jones still has her sights on unused petrol stations

By 7 May 2013

I may have made fun of her in the past for claiming that empty petrol stations caused stress in communities and were a source of shame for our elderly.
Still while I find her exaggerations hilarious, I do have to admire to her for sticking to her guns.
“The Government spent so much time in the last [...]

Abandoned petrol stations, won’t somebody think of the children?


Member for Molonglo Giulia Jones is planning on raising the pressing issue of the intense dangers of unused petrol stations today to the ACT Legislative Assembly.
Jones is scared that these abandoned buildings are causing stress and concern for local communities, which is brilliant. The only thing more pointless than stressing over an unused petrol station, [...]

Giulia demands more government support for shopkeepers

By 20 March 2013

In most parts of the world shopkeepers can be seen cleaning up the areas outside their own shops because it’s a smart thing to do. (And the right thing to do considering the messes are made at least in part by their customers)
Here in Canberra we roll a bit different and so today the Liberals’ [...]

Hard times for Julia with a G?

By 4 January 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

A keen eyed reader has spied Giulia Jones’ campaign wagon out and about.
Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it in to .

Parking “With a G” style

By 10 December 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Tim has sent in this little gem. It seems the Laura Norder tub thumpers have ongoing issues with their parking.
Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it in to .

The Liberal Shadow Ministry

By 26 November 2012

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 [...]

Liberals officially announce their team for the ACT election

By 24 March 2012

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 [...]

Who is James Milligan?

By 30 May 2010

The Sydney Morning Herald brings word that “businessman James Milligan” has been selected to contest Canberra’s northern seat of Fraser for the Liberals.
(Giulia with a G has, as expected, been chosen for Canberra)
What do we know of Mr Milligan?
UPDATE: Thanks to the reader who’s tipped us off to

“Giulia with a G” runs for Canberra

By 25 May 2010

The Canberra Times informs us that the devout Catholic, Giulia Jones, is going to be the Liberals’ candidate for the southern seat of Canberra after missing out to the Greens for the seat of Molonglo in the local government elections.
Ms Jones was the only candidate for the seat of Canberra when nominations for Canberra [...]

Ho hum yawn – the Libs announce potential team.

By 4 April 2008

One of their best possibilities, Troy Williams, of course ran for the hills after apparently being undermined by the Liberal Director, Andy Heath and Members of their parliamentary team. Of course there is no Richard Mulcahy – their great hope for the next election.
Sadly for the Liberal’s most of their ‘dead-wood’ sitting candidates are running [...]

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