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Planning Minister ‘calls in’ Common Ground Dickson approval

ACT Planning Minister Mick Gentleman exercised his ‘call-in’ powers on the Common Ground Dickson social housing development last week.

ACT Government extends support for local businesses

The ACT Government is extending a range of economic survival measures to help local businesses continue to trade and keep Canberrans employed during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Additional support for sports sector during COVID-19

The ACT Government will provide additional support to help Canberra’s sports sector meet the challenges of COVID-19 while ensuring the community can continue to enjoy being active.

More restrictions to ease from Monday in ACT

The ACT Government has today announced that some remaining businesses and activities can recommence under strict COVID guidelines from 9am Monday 10 August.

Police to crack down on non-compliant businesses, patrons

ACT Policing will continue to crack down on businesses not complying with COVID-19 directions, as restrictions are set to ease slightly in the ACT from Monday 10 August.

Grants for tenants to connect with community

The ACT Government has announced the latest round of grants to enable social housing tenants to connect with their community. Due to COVID-19, the grants program has been expanded to...

Homelessness Week highlights lack of suitable housing in ACT

This year, Homelessness Week, comes in the midst of a recession and pandemic that’s wreaked havoc on both the health and financial wellbeing of many.

ACT ‘paving the way’ with recycled glass sand

A new collaboration between Icon Water, the ACT Government and sustainable infrastructure company Re-Group, will turn recycled glass products into sand for local infrastructure projects.

ACT a tough setting to start and grow small business

A recently released national small business report shows those based in the ACT face some of the toughest conditions in the country.

Poker machine reform motion binned

Poker machine reforms that would have seen a bet limit reduction and machine load limits for punters have been voted against in the ACT Legislative Assembly today.

AFPA back anti-consorting laws

ACT Policing and the Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) have both stated their support of introducing anti-consorting laws in the Territory.

Free yabby net swap program protects local wildlife

Following a ban on “opera house” yabby nets last September, the ACT Government has introduced a new initiative for yabby fishers to swap their old “destructive” nets for new, free, wildlife-friendly nets.