The Canberra Liberals have isolated themselves politically on yet another policy area, with Liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull endorsing the ACT Governments taxation reform on stamp duty elimination on the ABC Insiders program. Phasing out stamp duty was another policy (along with light rail) that was supported by the electorate at the 2012 Assembly election.
ABC Canberra TV held an interview with MLA Alistair Coe discussing the breaking of contracts and sovereign risk concerns on 2 Feb 2016
ABC Insiders program interview with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull discussing the benefits of eliminating stamp duty, and pointing out the ACT is the only jurisdiction to attempt it, on 7 Feb 2016
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