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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, ...

ACT Government introduces Bushfire Smoke and Air Quality Strategy

11 November, 2021 - A new Bushfire Smoke and Air Quality Strategy released today will set up a whole of government approach to managing smoke from significant b...

Greens bring law reform to keep children out of prison

11 November, 2021 - Children as young as ten can be prosecuted and imprisoned under current NSW laws, but a new Greens Bill before Parliament would raise the ag...

ACT explores new emissions reduction opportunities beyond borders

11 November, 2021 - The ACT has become the first jurisdiction in Australia to calculate the community’s indirect greenhouse gas emissions from the goods and ser...

United ACT must lobby feds for real climate action

11 November, 2021 - As the COP26 summit nears its conclusion in Glasgow, the ACT Greens say local politicians have a responsibility to push for stronger climate...

ACT signs COP26 declaration to accelerate transition to 100% zero-emission vehicles

11 November, 2021 - The ACT Government has signed onto the COP26 declaration on accelerating the transition to 100% zero emission vehicles. At the UN Confere...

Improving youth justice support and safety

11 November, 2021 - Minister responsible for Youth Justice Emma Davidson today tabled the ACT Government’s Response to the ACT Inspector of Correctional Service...

Affirmative Consent Law Passes NSW Lower House

11 November, 2021 - In a significant achievement for sexual assault advocates and survivors, affirmative consent laws passed the NSW Lower House last night, pav...

The SIEV X Memorial

10 November, 2021 - Yesterday I rose to speak about the 353 people who drowned at sea in 2001 on route to Australia in a boat known as SIEV X.  The 19th...

Ministers meet to discuss consumer protection

9 November, 2021 - A meeting of the NSW, Victorian and ACT Consumer Affairs Ministers and representatives from state, territory, Commonwealth and New Zealand go...

ACT Greens amplify community call for an all abilities recreation space in Melba

9 November, 2021 - Today, Jo Clay MLA is tabling a community petition from Melba community members, calling for the ACT government to build an inclusive nature-...

Victims of child sexual abuse can finally have unfair settlements set aside

9 November, 2021 - The Parliament of NSW has today passed new laws which will allow victims of child sexual abuse who were often bullied, coerced and tricked in...

Federal and state governments undermining climate action with bogus EV policies

9 November, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have said the Federal Liberal Government and Victorian Labor Government’s bogus EV polices are undermining the shift to ...

Increased protections for Canberrans buying off-the-plan

9 November, 2021 - Canberrans purchasing residential properties off-the-plan will have greater protection under proposed changes to the use of sunset and develo...

Future Fuels Strategy fails to introduce any meaningful measures

9 November, 2021 - “The Federal Government seems to have finally admitted that electric vehicles are not going to wreck the weekend and have moved on to pretend...