Latest News

Tidbinbilla’s history of distilling Eucalyptus oil preserved

5 December, 2020 - A replica of a eucalyptus oil distillery has today been unveiled at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve after receiving funding from the ACT Governmen...

ACT meets nation-leading 40% emissions reduction

4 December, 2020 - The ACT has reached a nation-leading milestone of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 40% on 1990 levels, in fact achieving a 45% reduction....

Protecting the rights of older Canberrans

3 December, 2020 - The Justice and Community Safety Legislation Amendment Bill 2020 introduced in the ACT Legislative Assembly today will look to make perm...

Enhancing disability inclusion in ACT’s justice system

3 December, 2020 - Minister for Disability and Justice Health Emma Davidson has congratulated ACT Corrective Services on the launch of its Disability Action and...

Grants to create a more inclusive Canberra

3 December, 2020 - Minister for Disability Emma Davidson said the activities funded by the I-Day Grants and the Disability Inclusion Grants will help to remove ...

Johnathan Davis - Inaugural Speech to the ACT Legislative Assembly

3 December, 2020 -   Madam Speaker, I seek leave of the Assembly to give my inaugural speech. I'd like to begin by acknowledging that we stand on the...

Jo Clay - Inaugural Speech to the ACT Legislative Assembly

3 December, 2020 - Madam speaker, I seek leave to give my first speech. I'd like to acknowledge the Ngunnawal people whose lands we meet on. I pay respects t...

Andrew Braddock - Inaugural Speech to the ACT Legislative Assembly

3 December, 2020 -   Thank you Madame speaker. I would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of country that we meet on today, the Ngunnawal peo...

Continuing to improve ACT's building quality

2 December, 2020 - The ACT Government has today released its response to the Legislative Assembly’s Inquiry into Building Quality in the ACT.  Minister ...

Rebecca Vassarotti - Inaugural Speech to the ACT Legislative Assembly

2 December, 2020 -   As I begin my first speech in the tenth ACT Legislative Assembly, I would like to acknowledge that we meet on Aboriginal land. I th...

Jo Clay - Statement on the tabling of a petition related to Public Funding for Thoroughbred Park and Horse Racing

2 December, 2020 - Madam Speaker, I am happy to support this petition and continue the tradition of Greens MLA’s bringing the voice of the community to the Legi...

Emma Davidson -Inaugural Speech to the ACT Legislative Assembly

2 December, 2020 -   Te, hello in the Yorta Yorta language of the Bangerang country where I grew up, and yuma, hello in the Ngunnawal language of our bu...

Celebrating Canberra’s sustainable schools

1 December, 2020 - Today North Ainslie Primary School was awarded the 2020 Sustainable School of the Year Award at the Actsmart Schools Awards.

Better access to justice with new resources

1 December, 2020 - Attorney-General Shane Rattenbury MLA, the Minister for Disability Emma Davidson MLA, and Legal Aid ACT’s Chief Executive Officer John B...

Justice for First Nations people means Truth, Treaty, and Voice

1 December, 2020 - In a year when the Black Lives Matter movement grew globally and at home with a call to dismantle systemic oppression and racism, it is time ...