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‘Borrow a bag scheme’ could help reduce waste

20 November, 2019 - ‘Borrow a bag’ schemes are popping up around Canberra’s supermarkets and local shopping centres – a scheme that could be rolled out across C...

Bushfire Emergency

13 November, 2019 - Bushfire Emergency Bushfires are currently devastating communities across Australia, tragically taking lives and destroying property. The...

No time to waste: ACT Greens reaffirm call for static pill testing site as NSW Coroner recommendations released

8 November, 2019 - As the NSW Deputy Coroner’s report on six music festival deaths recommends that pill testing be implemented in NSW, the ACT Greens have again...

ACT Greens welcome Government reinstating Legal Aid funding

7 November, 2019 - "Justice is for everyone. And it’s our community legal centres, at the front line, that protect and support those in need," ACT Greens s...

Greens welcome home birth trial, more work needed

6 November, 2019 - The ACT Greens today welcomed the interim evaluation of the ACT’s first home birth trial, while urging the Government to expand the scheme to...

Sod turned for the newest ‘Step Up Step Down’ mental health service

1 November, 2019 - Canberrans will benefit from a new community ‘Step Up Step Down’ mental health service that  will provide recovery-focused resident...

Cafes encouraged to sign up for reusable coffee cup scheme trial

30 October, 2019 - The ACT Government is encouraging local cafes to sign up to a reusable coffee cup scheme that is set to roll out in Canberra later this year....

Ban roadside electoral signs ahead of the next ACT election, say Greens

29 October, 2019 - A year out from the next ACT election, the ACT Greens have today called for a ban on roadside electoral signs during local election campaigns...

Media statement: Rapidly growing social housing applications in the ACT

29 October, 2019 - Canberra Times, 'Crowded out': Spike in demand for public housing in Canberra' (29 October 2019) “Canberra’s housing market is i...