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ACT Labor fails to deliver promise of 32 public homes

21 June, 2024 - In a housing crisis where every public home makes a life-changing difference to people in our community, the ACT Greens have revealed legislated...

CanTEST drug checking service extended

19 June, 2024 - The ACT Government will continue to fund CanTEST Health and Drug Checking Service until June 2027, extending its current funding commitment by $...

Electrifying Canberra  

19 June, 2024 - The ACT Government is investing in an all-electric, zero emissions future for Canberra with the release of a new Integrated Energy Plan, contain...

Australia’s first intermediary conference to bring together world-leading experts

17 June, 2024 - A national conference exploring the vital role of intermediaries in supporting vulnerable individuals within the justice system opens tomorrow, ...

GREENS WILL MAKE AMBULANCES FREE

17 June, 2024 - The ACT Greens say public healthcare should be free, and in a cost of living crisis there’s no reason to charge Canberrans for emergency service...

Focus on community mental health services in ACT Budget

16 June, 2024 - The ACT Government is supporting the community access help earlier and more easily in their mental health journey, so they can get support when ...

Safe haven opens for the threatened Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby

14 June, 2024 - The ACT Government has officially opened the Jedbinbilla Safe Haven at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve to help protect the critically endangered sout...

Free support and assessments for autism, ADHD

13 June, 2024 - The ACT Greens have today announced they will deliver a Centre for Neurodivergence to provide free support to neurodivergent Canberrans, includi...

Canberra’s first food strategy gets green light in ACT Budget

12 June, 2024 - The ACT Government is investing $455,000 as part of the 2024-25 ACT Budget towards the implementation of the Canberra Region Local Food Strategy...

Naturalisation of Tuggeranong Creek improves habitat and waterway health

11 June, 2024 - Sections of Tuggeranong Creek in Calwell have been restored, with native plants and grasses replacing concrete to help improve habitat and the q...

Independent review backs Greens calls for integrity in planning

6 June, 2024 - An independent review by PEG Consulting tabled today in the Legislative Assembly proves the community and ACT Greens were right to put planning g...

DECADES LONG PUSH SEES VOLUNTARY ASSISTED DYING LEGISLATION PASSED IN THE ACT

5 June, 2024 - Canberrans will now be given agency over their end of life and the right to die with dignity after the ACT Legislative Assembly passed legislatio...

Greens win cost of living support push for early childhood workers

5 June, 2024 - In the same week the Fair Work Commission has told women to wait for another year while it considers whether feminised industries need a pay rise...

Injection of $350,000 for volunteer groups to safeguard Canberra’s natural environment

5 June, 2024 - In celebration of World Environment Day, the ACT Government has awarded over $350,000 to 23 community-led projects as part of the 2024 round of t...

‘Burn better’ this winter to reduce air pollution

3 June, 2024 - Canberrans who use wood heaters can take simple steps to ‘burn better’ this winter and protect the health of our community and our local environm...