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Technology Upgrade Fund to create a more inclusive, connected Canberra

6 July, 2021 - Assistant Minister for Seniors, Veterans, Families and Community Services Emma Davidson today announced the 37 recipients of the inaugural Techno...

Canberra’s electric bike library rolls on

2 July, 2021 - Canberrans will have another year to trial electric bikes and accessories for free, to help them make the switch to zero emissions transport and ...

Funding to help community clubs shift to safe, sustainable revenue sources

1 July, 2021 - Applications for grants of up to $250,000 have opened today to help Canberra’s club industry shift their reliance on gambling-based revenue to mo...

New laws to strengthen sentencing of family violence offenders

24 June, 2021 - ACT courts will be required to give specific consideration when sentencing a person convicted of a crime in a family violence context under prop...

ACT Greens move to empower young Canberrans

23 June, 2021 - A motion from ACT Greens crossbencher Johnathan Davis MLA will tomorrow call on the ACT Government to make it easier for school students to atte...

Defamation laws strengthen right to freedom of expression in the Territory

23 June, 2021 - New laws have been passed in the ACT Legislative Assembly today as part of a national effort to modernise Australia’s defamation laws. Attor...

Raising the Age discussion paper released

23 June, 2021 - As Australia’s first jurisdiction committed to raising the age of criminal responsibility, the ACT Government has today released a discussion pa...

Lets Talk about Disability: Creating a better Canberra

22 June, 2021 - Our community has united in an unprecedented way to make sure that Canberrans in need are supported through challenging times, such as the COVID...