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Widening gender pay gap during COVID calls for a stronger focus on the issue by government

23 August, 2022 - Jo Clay MLA, ACT Greens spokesperson for Women, has been calling for a focus on the gender impact of government decisions, particularly budget...

ACT calls for minimum seven-star energy efficiency requirements

22 August, 2022 - To ensure that all new homes are built for people and planet, the ACT will call for the National Construction Code to be updated to a minimum ...

ACT public schools are great schools but we can, and must, aspire to make them even greater

22 August, 2022 - In response to feedback from concerned constituents, today Johnathan Davis MLA took advantage of the first day of Estimates to scrutinise how ...

Better mental health and wellbeing for older Canberrans

19 August, 2022 - The ACT Government has today released a new strategy to improve the mental health and wellbeing of older Canberrans by building a more inclusi...

There is no place for vacant homes in a housing crisis

15 August, 2022 - New data from Icon Water suggests that as many as 2400 homes could be currently sitting empty across the ACT, with more than 620 homes possibl...

Emissions reduction added to National energy laws

12 August, 2022 - In a positive step that will help transform Australia’s energy sector and deliver a 100% renewable, zero emissions energy grid, Energy Ministe...

Local community gardens receive new grant funding

11 August, 2022 - Fresh food for Yeddung Mura justice clients and their families and a little local farm to supply and share fresh vegetables to the Belconnen c...

Super-charging the ACT’s electric vehicle charging network

11 August, 2022 - To drive the uptake of electric vehicles in the ACT and to ensure charger availability for the community, the ACT Government has announced the...

ACT Greens invite community to share a vision for Canberra’s Circular Economy

10 August, 2022 - On Wednesday, Jo Clay MLA will launch her discussion paper, ‘The ACT Greens Vision for our Circular Economy’. To celebrate, Jo will be joined ...

ACT Drug and Alcohol Court review shows positive results for the community

9 August, 2022 - The ACT Drug and Alcohol Court is reducing re-offending, helping offenders get their lives on track, and saving the community money, according ...

Budget 22-23 reply speech. Ft. Shane Rattenbury

4 August, 2022 - On behalf of the ACT Greens, I rise to respond to the 2022-23 Budget. With your indulgence I’d like to start this Budget reply with a brief ...

Powering Canberra: Our Pathway to Electrification

4 August, 2022 - The ACT Government today announced that it will phase out fossil fuel gas by 2045 by electrifying Canberra over the next two decades.   ...

Counting diversity for a truly representative ACT Public Service

3 August, 2022 - Tomorrow Andrew Braddock MLA will call on the ACT Government to improve how the ACT Public Service recruits, retains and supports people from a...

ACT Greens push Government to strive for progressive policy

2 August, 2022 - “The 2022-23 ACT Budget demonstrates the impact of having Greens in government and how a collaborative approach to politics can result in good ...

Improving mental health services at the AMC

2 August, 2022 - The ACT Government’s Response to ACT Auditor-General’s Report into Management of Detainee Mental Health Service at the Alexander Maconochie Cen...