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ACT unemployed workers advocate for 1.4 million Australians

Advocates are demanding income support payments be increased to $80 per day for unwaged, underemployed and insecure workers.

‘We need to reflect the communities we serve’: ACT ESA celebrates International Women’s Day

The ACT Emergency Services Agency (ACT ESA) has celebrated International Women’s Day (IWD) by praising the everyday women who provide emergency management services to the Canberra community. This year’s IWD theme is ‘Choose...

ACT should have right to vote on euthanasia, politicians argue

The ACT and the Northern Territory have been barred from voting on voluntary assisted dying (euthanasia) for 25 years.

Naval commander recognised for excellence in women’s leadership

In recognition of her leadership in the Royal Australian Navy, Women & Leadership Australia (WLA) has announced Commander Kelly Haywood as the ACT recipient of the 2021 Australian Awards for Excellence in...

Increased European wasp activity to continue until May

Recent data has revealed that European wasp season in the ACT is only just heating up, with peak wasp season continuing until May. CoreEnviro Solutions senior pest and weed officer, Jim Bariesheff said...

Designing a new coat of arms for the ACT

This year, the ACT could have a new coat of arms – one that is “diverse, modern, and inclusive”, and designed by University of Canberra students.

Orchids and wallabies: Conservation program to protect ACT’s threatened species

ACT Government conservation programs aim to reintroduce endangered wallabies into the wild, and create a stable population for a rare orchid.

$6 million in road safety funding to flow across Canberra

Funding from the Australian and ACT Governments means $6 million worth of new road safety upgrades and improvements will soon be delivered across Canberra. According to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure,...

Increased buyer demand: Weekly market wrap with Sam Dodimead

In January 2021, stock levels tightened significantly, increasing pressure for buyers to act decisively.

ACT Budget: local groups respond

Here’s how local groups and peak bodies in the ACT have responded to the 2020-21 ACT Budget, handed down yesterday by the Chief Minister.

Australian universities face multi-year hit to revenue

New figures released by Universities Australia have revealed that Australian universities lost over 17,000 staff and an estimated $1.8 billion in revenue in 2020 compared to 2019. The universities’ operating revenue fell 4.9%...

Hazardous lead paint removed from Richardson school

The government has set up a taskforce to remove hazardous materials from more than 70 schools - and lead dust was found at one this week.
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