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Greens Win Reprieve for Frontline Workers’ COVID Protections

18 November, 2021 - In a last-minute reprieve for frontline workers, the NSW Upper House voted to send a Government Bill, which was proposing to strip away work...

Greens announce health based approach for drug use

18 November, 2021 - MEdia release  The Greens have today announced their Safer Drug Use plan which outlines a comprehensive health-based approach to dru...

WA Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill nowhere near the best in the country

17 November, 2021 - Claims by the McGowan Government that the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill is ‘the best in the nation’ is a blatant stretch of the truth wi...

Modern slavery days away from being unlawful in NSW

17 November, 2021 - Late last night the Modern Slavery Bill passed the NSW Upper House meaning it is one step closer to becoming law. Critical amendments that w...

Progressing Canberra’s eating disorder residential treatment centre

17 November, 2021 - A design tender for Canberra’s residential treatment centre opens today, taking the ACT closer to more support and services for people with ...

Greens announce commitment to extend telehealth

16 November, 2021 - Media Release  The Australian Greens have today announced their plan to make Telehealth a permanent part of our healthcare system, i...

New guidance to improve mental health services for trans and gender diverse Canberrans

16 November, 2021 - The ACT Government has today released nation leading guidance to help practitioners provide more supportive mental health services for trans...

Crossbenchers' transparency triumph cuts Premier's pandemic powers

16 November, 2021 - The parliamentary leaders of the Greens, the Reason Party and the Animal Justice Party have secured key improvements to the pandemic bill.&n...

We stand by our COVID law changes that protect essential workers

16 November, 2021 - In May 2020 Greens amendments secured a presumptive right to workers compensation for frontline workers who contracted COVID when they were ...

Supporting social recovery for tenants

15 November, 2021 - A grant pool of $70,000 opens today for to support participation, skill development and social connection for Canberra’s social housing tena...

Funding Announced - 2021 Community Building Partnership Program

15 November, 2021 - Tamara Smith MP, Member for Ballina has today announced the electorate of Ballina has secured $400,000 in funding for a total of 18 projects...

Greens plan to clamp down on multinational tax avoidance estimated to net $4.5 billion

13 November, 2021 - Media Release Today Greens leader Adam Bandt will address the final Greens National Conference of the year announcing a major pillar of t...

Magistrate Boss resigns

12 November, 2021 - Dr Bernadette Boss CSC is leaving the ACT Magistrates Court with her resignation as a judicial officer taking effect from 14 November 2021. ...

ACT and NT call on Attorneys-General to support Territory Rights on Voluntary Assisted Dying

12 November, 2021 - At today’s Meeting of Attorneys-General, ACT Attorney-General Shane Rattenbury and Northern Territory Attorney-General the Honourable Selena...

Talking Climate - COP26, Glasgow, and what it means for you - Recording

12 November, 2021 - A recording of an online panel discussion about the COP26 United Nations climate summit currently underway in Glasgow. Shane Rattenbury, ...