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Planning Bill welcome, more improvements still needed

21 September, 2022 - The ACT Greens have today welcomed the tabling of the ACT’s new Planning Bill, whilst indicating that further issues need to be addressed b...

ACT Policing under pressure to stop use of spit hoods as another jurisdiction ends the dangerous practice

20 September, 2022 - Queensland Police Service has announced that they will cease use of spit hoods, increasing the pressure on ACT Policing to follow suit. The...

It’s time to take the next steps to embrace the Right to Repair

15 September, 2022 - ACT Greens MLAs Jo Clay and Shane Rattenbury are supporting the Hawker Repair Cafe launch, a space where the community can learn to restore...

More energy efficiency rebates available for low-income households

15 September, 2022 - To support low-income homeowners in the ACT to make the switch to electric, the ACT Government has today announced the expansion of the Hom...

ACT Greens call for clear investment plan for Stromlo Forest Park

8 September, 2022 - Jo Clay MLA is calling for more community consultation at Stromlo Forest Park and a clear plan for investment into mountain biking infrastru...

Greens continue to ask questions about ACT Policing’s use of spit hoods

1 September, 2022 - The ACT Greens have continued to examine ACT Policing’s use of spit hoods during Estimates hearings today after learning that a teenage girl...

Canberra Electric Bike Library expanded

31 August, 2022 - Due to the overwhelming popularity of the Canberra Electric Bike Library, the ACT Government has extended the program for a further two years,...

ACT Greens challenge $41m of public money given to horseracing industry

29 August, 2022 - Today in Estimates, Jo Clay MLA asked how it is in the public interest to provide $41 million of taxpayer funds to the horseracing industry. ...

Grants open to support veterans and their families

29 August, 2022 - The ACT Government has today opened the Veterans Grants Program to support veterans and their families better connect with their communities a...

Greens raise concerns about ACT Policing’s use of spit hoods

29 August, 2022 - The ACT Greens have expressed their concern about the use of spit hoods by ACT Policing, after it was revealed in Estimates today that a teena...

ACT welcomes outcomes of Building Ministers Meeting

26 August, 2022 - From October 2023, all new homes built in the ACT will be required to have seven-star energy efficiency and minimum accessibility standards, e...

Draft designs for ACT Residential Eating Disorder Facility released

26 August, 2022 - Minister for Mental Health Emma Davidson unveiled the draft designs for the ACT Residential Centre for eating disorders (the Centre), which ha...

Jo Clay calls on the ACT Government to get on with the delivery of Canberra’s public transport infrastructure.

25 August, 2022 - 2022-08-25 Today in Estimates, Jo Clay MLA called on the ACT Government to deliver Canberra’s public transport infrastructure projects soon...

Failing to plan is planning to fail, and we’re failing community sport in the ACT

23 August, 2022 - In April 2021, ACT Greens Member for Brindabella Johnathan Davis MLA secured tri-partisan support for a suite of policy commitments relating t...

Have YourSay on engineer registration scheme

23 August, 2022 - The ACT Government is calling for feedback on the implementation of a scheme for the registration of professional engineers. “An engineer r...