Labor’s plan for

Canberra

ACT Labor is experienced, progressive and has a track record of delivering on our promises.
Our plan will protect and create jobs, deliver better infrastructure for Canberrans and take real action on climate change.

Woden/Weston Creek/Molonglo

  • Light rail to Woden, via Commonwealth Park and through the Parliamentary Triangle
  • Coombs Walk-in Health Centre with pilot healthcare facility
  • CT scans, ultrasounds and X-rays at and expanded Weston Creek Walk-in Centre
  • Expanded Canberra Hospital
  • A new Woden campus for CIT
  • Increased capacity at local schools
  • New primary and high schools for the Molonglo Valley
  • Planning for new schools in the Woden Valley
  • Feasibility study for a new community centre for the Molonglo Valley
  • Bulky waste pick up service fast tracked to 2021
  • More youth mental health services
  • Molonglo Fire and Ambulance Station
  • Feasibility study for a new Molonglo Library
  • A new bridge to complete John Gorton Drive
  • New Woden Public Transport Interchange
  • One day a week for free early learning for three-year-olds in the Woden, Weston Creek and Molonglo regions
  • $900 for local residents on the utilities concession rebate to help with household bills
  • Oval upgrades at Charles Weston and Torrens Primary Schools
  • Heating in the hall at Lyons Early Childhood School
  • Library upgrade at Melrose High School
  • More efficient heating at Curtin Primary School
  • Upgraded front office areas at Duffy and Mawson Primary Schools
  • Food Recycling scheme for Woden, Weston Creek and Molonglo households
  • Sustainable & resilient household scheme for Woden, Weston Creek and Molonglo households
  • Age-friendly suburb upgrades in Chifley
  • Repairs and upgrades to Arawang Netball Association in Stirling
  • Building stage 1 of the new Stromlo District Playing Fields
  • New spectator shading at Phillip Oval
  • Upgrades to Woden Valley (Phillip) Enclosed Oval
  • Better lighting at Mawson District Playing Fields
  • Upgraded playground at Lyons
  • Upgraded shopping centres at Duffy, Cooleman Court

Australia’s most progressive, experienced government will keep making Canberra even better.

Light rail to woden

More Walk-in Health Centres

The Big Canberra Battery

400 more teachers

Investing in Your Homes

More Jobs for Canberrans

In these uncertain times, ACT Labor is delivering the right plan to support Canberra and protect local jobs.

Andrew Barr
Chief Minister
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