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Comment on School Chaplains in Canberra Schools

14 August, 2020 - Disappointed, but unsurprised. Today a Canberra Liberals dominated Committee report pushed for school chaplains to be mandated in Canberra ...

Endangered ecosystems and Indigenous heritage need better protection

13 August, 2020 - The ACT Greens today welcomed a commitment from Chief Minister Barr that the ACT Government will now act to protect a local site of possible I...

Save the Coolo trees battle ramps up: ACT Greens

13 August, 2020 - The ACT Greens have today called on the ACT Government to be transparent with the community about its plans to replace green space with a car ...

Protecting Canberrans from harmful sexuality and gender identity conversion practices

13 August, 2020 - Following a commitment from the ACT Government in 2018, new legislation to ban sexuality and gender identity conversion practices has been int...

Greens and community upset by government's decision to push ahead with huge gas import terminal

11 August, 2020 - The Greens and Western Port residents are disappointed that Planning Minister Richard Wynne has refused the community's plea to delay the asse...

Greens welcome ACT Labor’s pre-committed plan on food waste, call for hospitality sector support

10 August, 2020 - The ACT Greens today welcomed ACT Labor’s recycled (!) announcement on food waste collection, while reinforcing the necessity of dealing with ...

Planning Minister rams through planning decision despite years of community consultation: ACT Greens

7 August, 2020 - The ACT Greens have today expressed outrage and dismay at the ACT Planning Minister’s decision to again use his call-in powers to ram through a...

Mental health funding boost helping Canberra’s workers

7 August, 2020 - Local workplace mental health and wellbeing program provider OzHelp has received $100,000 as part of the ACT Government’s COVID-19 mental healt...

2020 Election: ACT Greens release major Drug Law Reform package to help end war on drugs

6 August, 2020 - The ACT Greens will today unveil a commitment to substantially reform the way drug use and dependency is dealt with in the Territory. This e...

Leadership needed to protect most vulnerable from gaming harm: ACT Greens

6 August, 2020 - As the COVID pandemic continues to impact our community, the Greens have today again called on the ACT Government to deliver a series of modest...

More investment needed to end homelessness in the ACT: Greens

5 August, 2020 - While welcoming further investments in public housing announced today by the ACT Government, the ACT Greens today underlined their commitment t...

Mine rehabilitation in Victoria not happening due to government failures

5 August, 2020 - Today the Auditor-General’s report on rehabilitating mines in Victoria has revealed that the state’s Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions ...

Greens call on Premier Andrews to extend protections for renters

4 August, 2020 - The Victorian Greens have called on the Andrews Government to extend protections in place for Victorian renters that are currently due to expir...

Inquiry reveals public housing as top priority in tackling homelessness

4 August, 2020 - The Victorian Greens have said a ‘big build’ of public housing will be critical if the government wants to end the state’s homelessness crisis,...

South Kensington Station upgrades are a hard-earned win for the community

4 August, 2020 - The Victorian Greens have welcomed the announcement of funding for much-needed upgrade work to South Kensington Station and say it follows year...