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Cladding concessional loan details announced

1 August, 2022 - To support owners corporations with the upfront costs of rectifying combustible cladding on private buildings, the ACT Government has announced...

Greens call for bolder approach to drug decriminalisation

1 August, 2022 - Tomorrow Johnathan Davis MLA will call for a more progressive approach to drug law reform as part of the debate on the ‘Drugs of Dependence (Pe...

A stronger mental health system for Canberrans

31 July, 2022 - The 2022-23 ACT Budget will deliver more services and support in our public mental health system. Through a funding partnership with the Comm...

Platypus Month is back better than ever this August

29 July, 2022 - Canberrans are encouraged to pick up a pair of binoculars and join Waterwatch volunteers to help monitor platypuses at dusk and dawn for the nin...

Draft legislation to improve ACT tenancy laws

27 July, 2022 - The ACT Government has released a draft bill on rental reforms in the ACT to give Canberrans more security when leasing a home. The ACT Gove...

Please don’t mow our habitat - Jo Clay moves to protect grassy ecosystems from routine destruction

27 July, 2022 - Next week Jo Clay MLA will move a motion in the ACT Legislative Assembly to protect urban land care plantings from mowing and to support educati...

Additional funding to reduce over representation of First Nations people in ACT justice system

24 July, 2022 - To help reduce the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the ACT’s criminal justice system, the ACT Government will allocate...

Funding certainty for critical legal assistance services

23 July, 2022 - To ensure vulnerable Canberrans have access to critical legal assistance, the ACT Government will provide funding certainty in the 2022-23 ACT B...

More funding for the ACT community sector

22 July, 2022 - The upcoming ACT Budget prioritises funding for community sector organisations that provide essential services and programs to Canberrans when t...

Nation leading action to drive zero emissions vehicle uptake in the ACT

20 July, 2022 - Canberrans will have greater access to vehicles that are cheaper to run and better for the environment with a new strategy released today by the...

Major Greens election commitment fulfilled - fixed pill testing site in Canberra

19 July, 2022 - Today the ACT Greens are celebrating the fulfilment of a major election commitment for a fixed pill testing site in Canberra. “Pill...

Investment in Gungahlin schools a step in the right direction towards a vibrant neighbourhood

18 July, 2022 - “I welcome the Government’s investment in Gungahlin schools to meet the growing demand of the area”, said Andrew Braddock MLA, ACT Greens Member...

Dedicated office of Water at the forefront of water initiatives in the ACT

15 July, 2022 - The ACT Government will establish a new, dedicated Office for Water to support better water management in the ACT. Establishing the Office fo...

Greens urge ACT Government to walk the walk when it comes to Active Travel investment in Canberra

14 July, 2022 - Today, Jo Clay MLA has welcomed Minister Steel’s new consultation on active travel, but urges greater commitment to delivery. “Canberrans lov...

More digital accessibility and connection for Canberrans

12 July, 2022 - To help communities and Canberrans at risk of social isolation, $487,000 worth of projects have been funded to build technological capacity and ...