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More support for those living with mental illness

22 May, 2018 - Shane Rattenbury, MLA The upcoming ACT Budget will provide greater support for Canberrans suffering with different levels of mental illness. This...

More housing for more Canberrans in need: ACT Greens call for more housing stocks at Common Ground Gungahlin

21 May, 2018 - Caroline Le Couteur, MLA As demand for crisis and affordable housing grows in Canberra, the ACT Greens today called for an additional building at...

More housing for more Canberrans in need: ACT Greens call for more housing stocks at Common Ground Gungahlin

21 May, 2018 - As demand for crisis and affordable housing grows in Canberra, the ACT Greens today called for an additional building at the Common Ground housin...

Support the environment and your hip pocket by going paperless

18 May, 2018 - Shane Rattenbury, MLA Did you know that the paper bill in your mailbox could be costing you in addition to the bill itself? Minister for Consumer...

Nation’s climate action capital sets world-leading environmental targets

17 May, 2018 - Shane Rattenbury, MLA ACT Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability Shane Rattenbury announced the ACT is among world leaders in climate pol...

ACT Greens: Advancing reconciliation through our national institutions

16 May, 2018 - Caroline Le Couteur, MLA Shane Rattenbury, MLA With Canberra-based national arts and cultural institutions struggling after repeated Budget cuts,...

Climate Emergency declared in the ACT: an Australian first for states and territories

16 May, 2018 - Thanks to Greens efforts in the ACT Legislative Assembly, the ACT has now been declared in a state of ‘climate emergency’—the first Australian state or territory to do so.

ACT Government welcomes ‘dodgy discounts’ ban

15 May, 2018 - Shane Rattenbury, MLA The ACT Government today welcomed news that the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) will make a new rule to prohibit...

Local schools showcased on Actsmart Schools Eco Tour

15 May, 2018 - Shane Rattenbury, MLA Students and teachers from across Canberra today toured some of Canberra’s ‘greenest’ schools to learn about new and innova...

New passenger reforms see light rail on track to deliver

10 May, 2018 - Shane Rattenbury, MLA Canberra’s light rail service is one step closer with the second stage of legislative reforms passed today in the Legislati...

Residential Tenancies Act reforms long overdue: ACT Greens

10 May, 2018 - Caroline Le Couteur, MLA The ACT Greens today urged the Government to deliver on a range of Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) reforms that have yet...

Residential Tenancies Act reforms long overdue: ACT Greens

10 May, 2018 - The ACT Greens today urged the Government to deliver on a range of Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) reforms that have yet to be enacted, some two ...

ACT Greens: Waste Feasibility Study welcomed, crucial opportunity to rule out incineration missed

8 May, 2018 - Shane Rattenbury, MLA The ACT Greens have welcomed the ACT Government’s commitment to divert and process more organic waste but have expressed con...

Holding the churches to account: Reportable Conduct Scheme to include religious institutions, instructors

8 May, 2018 - Caroline Le Couteur, MLA The ACT Greens today welcomed the Government’s inclusion of religious institutions and instructors in the Reportable Cond...

Win for housing affordability as land tax on vacant homes realised

8 May, 2018 - Caroline Le Couteur, MLA The ACT Greens today welcomed the Government’s agreement on the land tax on vacant homes, onwards from Caroline Le Couteu...