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Keeping older Canberrans connected

21 January, 2022 - As COVID continues to spread across the community those most-at risk, particularly older Canberrans, are encouraged to use the many resources...

The ACT Greens call for a “fairer fines” approach to speed zones

21 January, 2022 - The ACT Greens call on the ACT Government to continue to make streets slower and make fines fair to help address social disadvantage. “Slo...

Supporting the human rights of detainees

20 January, 2022 - Three independent bodies – the Office of the Inspector of Correctional Services, the ACT Human Rights Commission, and the ACT Ombudsman to th...

Dorinda Cox’s December Update

13 January, 2022 - Off and running in trying to make a difference for First Nations People and all Western Australians, and into campaigning for the upcoming Fe...

Jordon Steele-John’s December update

11 January, 2022 - Defending the rights of the disabled, initiatives in the spheres of youth, health and mental health and confronting AUKUS – and what we will ...

Covid advice has changed. A statement by Shane Rattenbury MLA

11 January, 2022 - I hope you’ve had some rest and recuperation over recent weeks -- although it has been a tumultuous, confusing, and sometimes deeply frustrat...

Abandoned and Punished

8 January, 2022 - Will retribution against the Taliban for their defeat of the US Coalition take the form of further punishment for the poverty stricken masses ...

Garbage in, Garbage out

8 January, 2022 - The Coalition and Labor still not serious about credibly confronting the challenge of global climate change By Chris Johansen, Green Issue ...

Brad Pettitt's December Update

8 January, 2022 - Focussing on housing and homelessness, climate action and the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill, with indications of some traction By Hon B...

Gas Giant Dreaming: Scarborough

8 January, 2022 - Enthusiastic pursuit of expanded natural gas production from the North West Shelf by Woodside seemingly overlooks a host of downside risks, wi...

GREEN ISSUE EDITORIAL DECEMBER 2021

8 January, 2022 - By The Green Issue Editors The ongoing Covid crisis has exacerbated the trend of increasing inequality in income and opportunity apparent i...

HOW EQUAL?

8 January, 2022 - A huge range of workers make essential contributions to building a good society and therefore their contributions should be rewarded much more...

Stay kind to yourself and others this holiday season

22 December, 2021 - Minister for Mental Health Emma Davidson is encouraging Canberrans to take some time for their mental health and wellbeing during the holida...

Greens urge Victorian Government to support their 'raise the age' bill

21 December, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have backed calls from the First Peoples' Assembly of Victoria to raise the age of criminal responsibility in Victoria ...

I will not be silenced about justice for Palestinian people

17 December, 2021 - In a speech to the Senate earlier this month, Senator Mehreen Faruqi again shares the ongoing plight of the Palestinian people and why she w...