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Green Issue: Editorial August 2020

3 September, 2020 - By the Green Issue Editorial Team This August marks the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima on 6th August 1945 and Nagas...

Fear and Despair

2 September, 2020 - Searching for a sane and healthy response to nuclear and climate crises By Rob Delves, Green Issue Co-editor Hope, denial, fear, desp...

COVID-19 Mental Health Grant winners announced

2 September, 2020 - Minister for Mental Health Shane Rattenbury has announced the recipients of the COVID-19 Mental Health and Wellbeing Innovation Grants Progr...

Robin Chapple’s August Update

2 September, 2020 - Still dealing with the Juukan Gorge Cave destruction, and further threats to our northern environment, such as fracking By Hon. Robin Ch...

Greens launch major plan to tackle Canberra’s growing inequality crisis

2 September, 2020 - The ACT Greens will today launch their ‘Supporting the Community Sector’ package - a comprehensive action plan to tackle Canberra’s growing ...

Rachel Siewert’s August Update

2 September, 2020 - Time to step down, but plenty to do during this critical time and before I leave the Senate By Senator Rachel Siewert Many of you will...

Additional funding to support victims of crime

2 September, 2020 - Victim Support ACT will receive $130 000 in funding to meet substantial increases in demand for frontline victim services as a result of the...

Rental scheme failing newly unemployed Victorians

2 September, 2020 - The Victorian Greens have released damning figures that show the state government’s rental relief scheme is failing newly unemployed renters...

Diane Evers’ August Update

2 September, 2020 - Ending native forest logging, preventing river damming, reviving railways and generally working towards regional regeneration By Hon. Dia...

Outliving Nuclear Weapons

2 September, 2020 - Has the ongoing nuclear weapons standoff really prevented another world war, or are we just lucky, so far? By Adrian Glamorgan, a writer ...

ACT Government announces first all-electric public hospital in Australia (if not the world)

2 September, 2020 - The ACT Government has today announced that the Canberra Hospital Expansion will run on the ACT’s 100% renewable electricity - a world-leadi...

Alison Xamon’s August Update

2 September, 2020 - In a number of areas, there is increasing concern about the lack of transparency in Government processes By Hon. Alison Xamon, MLC, Membe...

Mayors for Peace

2 September, 2020 - Local government definitely has a role to play in nuclear disarmament and engendering global peace By Dr Brad Pettitt, Mayor of Fremantl...

Tim Clifford’s August Update

2 September, 2020 - Confronting cash for access and the need for rental assistance By Hon. Tim Clifford, MLC for East Metropolitan As the pandemic in Aust...

Be kind and respectful to our nurses and midwives

1 September, 2020 - The ACT Government has launched a new campaign to increase community awareness and understanding about acceptable behaviour towards nurses a...