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Statement on 30th Anniversary of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody

15 April, 2021 - Today marks the 30th anniversary of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, which handed down its final report on 15 April 1991...

Cross-party support for fundamental reforms to address First Nations deaths in custody

15 April, 2021 - The NSW Parliament has today handed down a long awaited report into First Nations Deaths in Custody, setting out a pathway to far-reaching refo...

Office for Mental Health and Wellbeing on track to drive positive change

15 April, 2021 - The ACT’s Office for Mental Health and Wellbeing has been found to have an excellent reputation – offering credible leadership, delivering earl...

Greens Announce Upper Hunter local and councillor Sue Abbott as candidate for by-election

15 April, 2021 - The NSW Greens are excited to announce Upper Hunter Councillor Sue Abbott as our candidate for the Upper Hunter by-election in Wanaruah, Kamila...

Long overdue 'cash for cans' scheme will help tackle Victoria's waste crisis

14 April, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have welcomed the state government’s cash for containers scheme and say it will help to significantly clean up our recycli...

Victorian Government sends more ducks to slaughter

14 April, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have called the Victorian Labor Government spineless following reports that it will increase the duck shooting bag limit f...

Funding to help Canberra clubs cut costs and create new revenue sources

13 April, 2021 - Seven community clubs have received funding as part of the ACT Government’s Diversification and Sustainability Support Fund, which helps Canber...

National Parks in NSW - the trophy cabinets of the LNP

12 April, 2021 - Tamara Smith MP, Member for Ballina, has welcomed the news that National Parks and Wildlife Service has acquired 37 hectares of land adjoining ...

New investigation into state of ACT lakes and waterways

8 April, 2021 - The ACT Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment will undertake an investigation into the state of lakes and waterways in the ACT, wh...

Greater support for mental health patients transitioning back into the community

8 April, 2021 - The ACT Government has bolstered support for people receiving inpatient mental health care to transition back to everyday living in the communit...

WA election puts pressure on Victoria to overhaul voting system

7 April, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have said the Western Australian state election results have increased the urgency for upper housing voting reform in Victo...

Pill-testing program in Victoria would save lives

7 April, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have said that young people will continue to be at risk of drug-related harms until the Andrews Labor Government backs a st...

Statement on electricity prices

6 April, 2021 - “The ACT Government has been a leader in investing in renewable energy, making the significant and necessary transition away from polluting foss...

New repair program a positive step for better sustainability

5 April, 2021 - A new repair program will allow Canberrans to repair their out-of-warranty phone and laptop products instead of buying something new, in a posit...

Help shape the ACT’s new Natural Resource Management Plan

1 April, 2021 - The Canberra community is being encouraged to contribute to the ACT Government’s Natural Resource Management (NRM) Plan that will guide how we p...