“My team and I are ready to govern for all territorians and our plan will deliver the economic prosperity and the community safety territorians deserve.”

Lia Finocchiaro

Opposition Leader



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Latest CLP News

Free swimming lessons for all Primary School children

Media Release from Leader of the Opposition Lia Finocchiaro MLA and Shadow Minister for Education Jo Hersey MLA: As thousands of students prepare to head back to school tomorrow, the CLP has announced further cost of living relief for Territory families with free swimming lessons for all Primary school aged children. For the first time…

Labor has no long-term plan for community safety

Media Release from Leader of the Opposition Lia Finocchiaro MLA, Shadow Treasurer Bill Yan MLA and Shadow Minister for Youth Josh Burgoyne MLA: Alice Springs residents are fed-up with this Labor Government’s failure to deal with crime and make the community feel safe. The Lawler Labor Government is tired and divided and only has one blunt…

CLP Backing Territory Hunters and Gun Owners

Leader of the Opposition Lia Finocchiaro MLA and Deputy Leader of the Opposition Gerard Maley MLA: As part of its Plan to restore the Territory’s lifestyle, the CLP will expand hunting reserves in the Top End to help ease overcrowding. If elected, the CLP will increase the size of Harrison Dam Hunting Reserve and work…

Labor Failing to Protect Territorians from Crime

Media Release from Shadow Treasurer Bill Yan MLA and Shadow Minister for Territory Families Josh Burgoyne MLA: If four Territorians being assaulted and robbed, three being women doesn’t bring about a youth curfew what will? Over the weekend four off duty Police officers were assaulted and robbed by what is being described as 20 male youths. “Let’s be…

Tourism survey shows crime crisis worse than COVID

Media Release from Shadow Minister for Tourism and Hospitality Marie-Clare Boothby MLA: The Territory’s tourism industry is feeling more pain from the Territory’s crime crisis than from COVID-19, according to the latest survey from Tourism NT. The survey of industry sentiment for the March quarter of this year asked tourism operators to rate the outlook…

Better Boat Ramps For Better Fishing

Media Release from Leader of the Opposition Lia Finocchiaro MLA andShadow Minister for Multicultural Affairs Gerard Maley MLA: The CLP will make boat ramps across the Territory safer for fishos and families. The CLP’s Plan for Better Boat Ramps will start with $500,000 for major upgrades to two of the Top End’s most popular boat ramps:…