Personal reasons and "a number of health issues" prompted Gary Higgins (at left) to hand over the reins to Lia Finocchiaro (at right), the only other CLP member of Parliament. MARK J SMITH reports.
UPDATE 3.45 pm: Ms Ms Finocchiaro says an elected CLP Government would not sell or lease assets, fix residential power and water prices at 2020 levels for four years and public servants' jobs are safe.
A curfew would give police a tool to prevent crime, identify abusive and neglectful households, and act as a trigger for Territory Families to match youth and their families with the services and support they need, writes Opposition Leader Gary Higgins.
New equipment investment in the Territory down 3.5% on a year ago, the trend of economic growth is down 5.4% annually and employment is down 6.6% for the year to end June 2019, writes Opposition Leader Gary Higgins.
The Gunner Government has “failed miserably” on economic promises “given that there are 7882 fewer Territorians employed, businesses close down week after week, jobs have been lost and the operational cost of government has increased by $478m,” according to Opposition Leader Gary Higgins (pictured) in his Budget Reply this morning. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
Labor made an announcement, ignored the recommendation of its own advisory committee, botched the consultation process and then called for tenders for a business case a mere three weeks ago, after being in government for two years, writes Gary Higgins (pictured), Leader of the Territory Opposition.