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$2.6m to continue homelessness supports

23 January, 2023 - The ACT Government is providing an additional $2.6 million so that Canberrans in need can access crisis accommodation and support services, i...

Remembering the Canberra bushfires of 2003

18 January, 2023 - When four lives were lost in the Canberra bushfires of 18 January 2003, and almost 500 homes destroyed, our city changed forever. Almost 500 ...

Next Gen Energy Storage reaches program target

11 January, 2023 - The ACT Government’s Next Generation Energy Storage (Next Gen) program will draw to a close, having reached its target of 5,000 batteries in ...

More work needed to improve the Planning Bill

22 December, 2022 - The ACT Greens have welcomed the release of the Planning, Transport and City Services Committee report on the Planning Bill, noting the need...

New magistrates for the ACT

22 December, 2022 - Attorney-General Shane Rattenbury has announced four appointments to the ACT Magistrates Court to further strengthen the delivery of justice...

ACT Government announces Board of Inquiry

21 December, 2022 - Following a number of complaints and allegations related to the trial R v Lehrmann, the ACT Government will establish a Board of Inquiry to ...

ACT Government completes cladding rectification works

15 December, 2022 - The ACT Government has completed works to rectify combustible cladding on government-owned buildings. The project ran for 20 months and remo...

Greens call for more bus drivers to deliver better transport options for everyone

15 December, 2022 - We need a public transport system that is available when and where it is needed.   “A public transport network that more people use ...

More support services for Canberrans with eating disorders

14 December, 2022 - The ACT Government is continuing in its commitment to providing support for people with eating disorders with a new early intervention servi...

Speech to the 2022 ACT Chief Minister’s Inclusion Awards. Ft. Emma Davidson MLA

13 December, 2022 - Speech given 7 December 2022 by Emma Davidson MLA to the 2022 ACT Chief Minister’s Inclusion Awards

Important progress on Parliamentary and Governing Agreement

12 December, 2022 - The latest update on the Parliamentary and Governing Agreement (PAGA) for the 10th ACT Legislative Assembly outlines strong progress on the ...

Be a Backyard Lifeguard and make your pool safe this summer

8 December, 2022 - Canberrans are being called on to be backyard lifeguards this summer and ensure their pool barriers meet best practice safety standards. “...

Response to Samuel Review an encouraging start

8 December, 2022 - "I welcome this encouraging start to the Environment Protection & Biodiversity Conservation Act reform, the commitment to establish an En...

Statement regarding Energy Ministers Meeting

8 December, 2022 - Today Energy Ministers agreed on a Capacity Investment Scheme that will support new, zero emissions dispatchable capacity. The Scheme will he...