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Victoria must oppose waste incinerators if it's serious about fixing the waste crisis

12 September, 2019 - Today the Victorian Greens will introduce a motion to parliament calling for a moratorium on any plans for waste incineration across the st...

Next steps underway for ACT Government’s first coffee cup trial

11 September, 2019 - The ACT Government has today called for expressions of interest for organisations to deliver a reusable coffee cup trial program in Canberr...

On World Suicide Prevention Day, become a QPR champion, it may help you save a life

10 September, 2019 - This World Suicide Prevention Day Canberrans are being urged to undertake a free online course that will help them to identify the warning ...

Light Rail to start journey to Woden

10 September, 2019 - The ACT Greens have welcomed the ACT Government announcement that Light Rail will begin its journey to Woden, via a Stage 2A from Alinga St...

Public servants should face no penalty for attending the climate strike

9 September, 2019 - This week the Victorian Greens will introduce a motion to parliament calling on Premier Daniel Andrews to ensure no public servants are pena...

NSW taxpayers slugged more than $200 million last year in insurance subsidies to the construction industry

7 September, 2019 - Government answers delivered to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Building Standards have revealed a disastrous $201 million deficit in the NSW...

Helping consumers make informed choices to support animal welfare

6 September, 2019 - New signage next to free-range eggs for sale will help Canberra consumers make informed choices about which eggs they buy. In 2018, Co...

The calendar is out, and the countdown is on for Mental Health Month!

6 September, 2019 - October is Mental Health Month in the ACT and a jam-packed calendar of events for all Canberrans has just been released. This year’s cale...

Alison Xamon’s August Update

5 September, 2019 - Despite the parliamentary winter recess, plenty of action – in youth affairs, climate action, opposing electronic gambling, workers’ safety,...

Green Issue: Editorial August 2019

5 September, 2019 - By the Green Issue Editors Across the globe, concern about climate change is increasing, fanned by fires in the Amazon, record high tempe...

More on-demand transport, more often, would support people with disability, elderly: Greens

5 September, 2019 - The ACT Government should commit to expanding on-demand and flexible bus services to better support those who have difficulty accessing publ...

Diane Evers’ August Update

5 September, 2019 - Saving forests, opposing an irrigation scheme, and supporting freight to rail, Voluntary Assisted Dying legislation and enhanced climate act...

Robin Chapple’s August Update

5 September, 2019 - Voluntary Assisted Dying – towards legislation By Hon. Robin Chapple, MLC for Mining and Pastoral This edition I am delighted to be ab...

Tim Clifford’s August Update

5 September, 2019 - Time to step up climate action, and with ongoing worries about homelessness By Hon. Tim Clifford, MLC for East Metropolitan The past m...

Tamara Smith MP congratulates recipients of the My Community Project Grant

5 September, 2019 - Tamara Smith MP congratulates Byron Youth Service Inc., Suffolk Park Progress Association and Byron Bay Community Association for their succ...