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Canberra moves closer to a Common Ground

28 November, 2013 - Two of Canberra’s respected housing and community service organisations were today announced as part of the Common Ground Canberra team. ...

New Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs

10 July, 2013 - Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs, Shane Rattenbury, today announced the establishment of a new, stand-alone Office for...

Greens call for inquiry to protect ‘vulnerable road users’

9 May, 2013 - “The term ‘vulnerable road users’ refers to people who are most at risk in traffic, and who are the weaker party in a collision. Essentially this ...

ACT weighs in on container deposit scheme

21 March, 2013 - “Recycling and waste minimisation is an issue of great importance for the ACT, especially as we experience growing problems with costly landfil...

Pokies with headphones banned in ACT

21 March, 2013 - ACT Greens Member, Shane Rattenbury, championed an amendment to the Gaming Machine Act which will prevent the Gambling and Racing Commissioner ...

Medicinal cannabis improvements needed: ACT Greens

20 February, 0209 - The ACT Greens will bring forward a number of amendments to the cannabis bill, including one to provide easier access to cannabis for patien...