RiotACT post: Renewing the renewable energy debate

July 28, 2015
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The future of renewable energy in Australia is a hot topic at the moment, as my RiotACT post discusses: Regardless of whether you think that …

RiotACT post: How UC plans to become a world-ranked university by 2018

July 7, 2015
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  Recently I attended a meeting where Stephen Parker outlined his latest plans for the University of Canberra. I was impressed by the vision and wrote about …

How to get better consultation between Federal and ACT governments on job locations

July 4, 2015
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Over the last few years re-location of Federal government employees has been a big issue in Tuggeranong, and now in Belconnen, with potentially 4000 Immigration staff …

RiotACT post: Why we should encourage MLAs to venture beyond Civic Square

July 2, 2015
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In this post I discuss how we could increase engagement of MLAs with their electorates, particularly with the switch to 25 seats: After 25 years of …

RiotACT post: Tired Telstra Tower has sky high possibilities

June 19, 2015
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I had fun writing this RiotACT post about finding better ways to use our charmingly 1980s Telstra Tower. I didn’t know that our first Chief Minister Rosemary …

RiotACT post: Time for the Commonwealth to stop trashing Canberra’s town centres

June 1, 2015
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I have been asked to contribute some guest posts for the RiotACT. My first post continues the push for the Commonwealth to adopt a more consultative approach …

Open letter on the future of the Department of Immigration in Belconnen

May 18, 2015
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An open letter to the Federal Minister for Finance, the Federal Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, and the ACT Chief Minister on keeping …

Question to the National Capital Authority on protecting Belconnen employment

April 30, 2015
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I asked the National Capital Authority at their Annual Public Forum on Thursday what they were planning to do to respond to the potential move of …

Gough Whitlam to have suburb named in his honour

March 25, 2015
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Needless to say I approve. I really want Whitlam to be a Belconnen suburb since its key construction period was during Gough Whitlam’s time in …

Better playgrounds at the Florey shops

February 19, 2015
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The Florey shops are due for redevelopment, but this doesn’t include an upgrade to the playground. Contact your local member to let them know that …