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ACT Government supports new hydrogen certification scheme

29 April, 2021 - The ACT Government has joined as a Founding Partner in the Smart Energy Council’s Zero Carbon Certification Scheme, a national, industry-led ce...

COVID-19 tenant reprieve extended

29 April, 2021 - Support measures for Canberra renters facing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic have been extended for a further two months. Te...

Greens demand investigation into Western Sydney Airport offsets scandal

28 April, 2021 - The Greens say an investigation is needed into the offsets for the Western Sydney Airport, after revelations that consortiums including advisor...

Greens call on WA Government to close high risk quarantine hotels

28 April, 2021 - The Greens say that quarantine will be part of managing the pandemic for the foreseeable future and purpose built facilities should be built no...

Renewables driving lower prices mean we must drive transition further, not prop up coal

28 April, 2021 - Latest power price reports, showing again how renewables are driving down wholesale prices across the National Electricity Market after wholesa...

Two Special Magistrates appointed

28 April, 2021 - Dr Anthony Hopkins has been appointed as a Special Magistrate of the ACT Magistrates Court, while Margaret Hunter OAM has also had her appointm...

Attorney-General thanks Chief Justice Murrell and Justice Burns

28 April, 2021 - Attorney-General Shane Rattenbury has thanked ACT Supreme Court Chief Justice Helen Murrell and Justice John Burns for their distinguished serv...

‘Insider Trading’ in Biodiversity Offsets must be Investigated

28 April, 2021 - Revelations by The Guardian showing land in western Sydney was sold as biodiversity offsets for millions of dollars more than what it was bough...

Tragic week of gendered violence a reminder of the government’s failings

27 April, 2021 - The Greens have called on the federal government to provide critical and overdue funding of frontline domestic violence and sexual assault serv...

JobSeeker ‘lifestyle’ is one of poverty and $44 a day

27 April, 2021 - The Greens say Employment Minister Mr Robert’s cruel comments on the ‘lifestyle’ of people on JobSeeker are not based in any realm of reality i...

One million dollar fine for Crown too little, too late

27 April, 2021 - The Victorian Greens say the fine given to Crown today is too little too late following years of inaction by both the state government and regu...

The world that comes next: an interview with Scott Ludlam

27 April, 2021 - We may not have heard much from Scott Ludlam since his sudden departure from the Senate in 2017, but he’s been busy – writing a book, no less. ...

Early childhood boost must make it free

26 April, 2021 - Australian Greens Education spokesperson Senator Mehreen Faruqi has said reports that the Coalition government is considering a boost to childc...

A small state with a huge campaign

26 April, 2021 - earlier this month, Tasmania was thrown into a snap state election campaign a full year before schedule. Adam Bandt visited the apple isle to s...

Greens will oppose any attempt to return to Kennett-era austerity politics

26 April, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have called the state opposition’s budget plan short-sighted and say they will oppose any attempt to return to Kennett-era...