Greens candidate Lin Hatfield Dodds is asking unkind questions of the Liberals’ Gary Humphries:
“Gary Humphries in a debate with me on ABC Radio made it clear that he didn’t support Light Rail for Canberra, saying:
ABC’s Alex Sloan: “Fairy Tale stuff Mr Humphries?”
Mr Humphries: “It certainly is.”
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Mr Humphries went on to add: “You can’t make those sort of promises, as a major party, and be taken seriously.”
“But this is in direct contradiction to the election policy of the Canberra Liberals which is still posted on the Party Website. Under the bold heading of “Time to Take Light Rail Seriously” the policy says:
The Canberra Liberals are seriously committed to addressing Canberra’s future transport needs and assessing the adoption of light rail in the Territory.
The Canberra Liberals would expect the Federal Government to contribute significantly to making light rail a reality in the ACT.
“This kind of duplicity during an election campaign appears a desperate attempt to conceal the lack of vision for Canberra’s future from the Liberal Party,” Ms Hatfield Dodds said.
We look forward to Gary Humphries putting anything at all online. Today we gather he’s off to hug puppies at the RSPCA. We await his answers to your questions (as we do from Ms Hatfield Dodds, or Kate Lundy for that matter).