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Federal Labor is ‘in a position’ to prop up the rich, but not ‘in a position’ to house the homeless: Davis

13 October, 2022 - ACT Greens Member for Brindabella Johnathan Davis MLA has responded with disappointment and frustration to yesterday’s announcement from Fede...

“Put up or shut up” Davis calls on Canberra Liberals to join the #RaiseTheRate campaign

13 October, 2022 - Today, ACT Greens Member for Brindabella Johnathan Davis MLA has responded to a motion in the ACT Legislative Assembly from the Leader of the...

ACT Greens seek budget amendment to end $41m public subsidy to horseracing industry

12 October, 2022 - This week, Jo Clay MLA will seek to amend the ACT Budget to phase out the $41 million public subsidy to the horseracing industry. This is the...

Protecting ACT’s native fish

12 October, 2022 - To relieve fishing pressure on the more fragile waterways in the ACT and to help conserve native species, the ACT Government has released a d...

Making a Splash: ACT Greens Call for Inclusive Swimming

11 October, 2022 - ACT Greens Member for Yerrabi, Andrew Braddock MLA will next week be calling on the ACT Government to provide inclusive swimming timetables f...

Standing against sexual violence

11 October, 2022 - The ACT Government is taking action to strengthen and improve how the criminal justice system responds to sexual violence, including by enhan...

ACT’s first subsurface wetland to be built in Belconnen

8 October, 2022 - The ACT Government is proposing to build the ACT’s first subsurface wetland on one half of the Belconnen Oval, with community members encourag...

ACT Government to establish Law & Sentencing Advisory Council

7 October, 2022 - The ACT Government will establish a Law and Sentencing Advisory Council. The new body will advise the Government on areas of potential la...

Common Ground Dickson welcomes new tenants

7 October, 2022 - Common Ground Dickson is now complete, delivering 40 homes to provide long-term, supportive housing for individuals and families experiencing ...

Innovative approaches needed to end homelessness

7 October, 2022 - Minister for Homelessness and Housing Services Rebecca Vassarotti says the ACT’s homelessness indicators released by the Australian Institute ...

Launch of draft Caring for Dhawura Ngunnawal: A Natural Resource Plan

6 October, 2022 - The ACT Government has released a draft 20-year plan for Canberra’s natural resources including our biodiversity and Aboriginal cultural herit...

Construction and Land Development guidelines strengthened

5 October, 2022 - To protect and preserve Canberra’s important ecosystems and waterways during land development and construction, the ACT Government has strengt...

Easing hospital pressures for mental health in the ACT

1 October, 2022 - Canberrans experiencing mental health conditions are spending less time in hospital due to services such as the Garran Step Up Step Down progr...

Feedback into proposed gambling harm reforms released

27 September, 2022 - The ACT Government has taken another step towards realising its commitment of reducing harm from electronic gaming machines (EGMs), with th...

2022 Climate Choices Business Awards winners announced

21 September, 2022 - Businesses from across the Canberra region have been recognised for their commitment to delivering a more sustainable future at the Climate...