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Celebrating inclusivity this International Day of People with Disability

3 December, 2021 - The ACT community is celebrating the rich diversity of Canberra this International Day of People with Disability (I-Day) as part of our colle...

ACT’s Drug and Alcohol Court helping change lives

3 December, 2021 - On the second anniversary of the ACT’s Drug and Alcohol Court, Attorney-General Shane Rattenbury has celebrated the success of the court in p...

Another year of nation-leading climate action

2 December, 2021 - Canberra remains a leader on climate action with a new report highlighting the ACT’s climate change achievements for 2020-21. Minister for...

Giving young people a voice in ACT elections

2 December, 2021 - The ACT Greens have joined forces with youth advocacy organisations and local young people to table a Bill that would enable 16 and 17 year o...

Legislating ACT climate action – a decade in review

2 December, 2021 - After ten years in operation, a review of the Climate Change and Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act 2010 has found the legislation continues t...

Greens-led extinction inquiry reveals Victoria's environment and threatened species underfunded by billions

2 December, 2021 - A Parliamentary inquiry into Victoria’s threatened species has found that the state government has been chronically underfunding the environm...

Greens urge government to act on VicForests in Parliament

1 December, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have used this week in Parliament to increase pressure on the Victorian Labor Government to take action against its outl...

New laws will protect homebuyers from rescission clause misuse

1 December, 2021 - Homebuyers will be protected from sunset and development delay clauses in illegitimate and unjustifiable circumstances after the Legislative ...

My Culture, My Canberra 4. Ft: Jo Clay MLA

1 December, 2021 - My Culture, My Canberra is a celebration of community - where you will hear from Canberrans from all walks of life, coming together to celebr...

Landmark report endorses ACT Greens’ harm reduction platform

30 November, 2021 - Today the ACT Legislative Assembly Standing Committee has tabled their report into the Drugs of Dependence (Personal Use) Amendment Bill 202...

Ensure your pool is safe this summer

30 November, 2021 - Canberrans with backyard pools are encouraged to be extra vigilant this summer and to check if their pool fencing and barriers meet current ...

Listening to communities to protect and develop dryland ovals around Canberra

30 November, 2021 - Jo Clay MLA is moving a motion in the Legislative Assembly today, calling on the ACT Government to listen to communities to develop dryland ...

It's time for Labor to shut down VicForests and end native forest logging: Greens

30 November, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have said the recent expose on VicForests has made clear that the outlaw organisation has been allowed to get away with...

Significant progress on Parliamentary & Governing Agreement

27 November, 2021 - Protecting and creating secure local jobs, maintaining Canberra’s natural environment, supporting the transition to a net zero emissions fut...

The ultimate COP-out

26 November, 2021 - COP26 in Glasgow was to be a watershed moment in climate action. But as Sarah Hanson-Young explains, it was an opportunity completely wasted...