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Trees ‘as old as the Memorial’ to be removed for early works

116 trees on the Australian War Memorial grounds are slated for removal as early works for the institution’s $500 million redevelopment.

ACT Greens: Budget will build ‘more resilient economy’

The ACT Greens have today welcomed the 2020-21 ACT Budget which includes major investments designed to ensure Canberra is the most sustainable, ecologically-friendly jurisdiction in the country. The Budget includes major investments in...

ACT Budget measures for healthy waterways, environment

The ACT Government will spend $4.5 million under this week’s 2020-21 Budget to improve the health of the ACT’s waterways; to tackle weeds and invasive plant species; and to appoint permanent Ngunnawal rangers.

New mental health minister outlines priorities

Since the ACT election in last October, the new Mental Health Minister, Emma Davidson, has been working on the complexities of the portfolio to understand the service gaps and is optimistic they...

Canberrans invited to mark nuclear weapons ban

A celebratory event will be held tomorrow, Saturday 23 January, in Canberra’s Nara Peace Park to mark the Nuclear Ban Treaty entering into force, making nuclear weapons illegal under international law. The Treaty...

ACT Greens leader Shane Rattenbury confident about a bold and progressive agenda

ACT Greens leader Shane Rattenbury believes the Greens could become the ACT’s major political party in a few years.

Saving the world for his children: Andrew Braddock’s first speech

Environmental engineer and former public servant Andrew Braddock, Yerrabi's new Green MLA, believes his children's future is at stake.

A Green voice for the working class: Johnathan Davis’s first speech

Social and economic inequality is the most significant political issue we face, Johnathan Davis, new Greens MLA for Brindabella, believes.

Creating a better future: Emma Davidson’s first speech

The new Greens MLA and Minister for Disability, Justice Health, and Mental Health made her first speech in the Legislative Assembly last week.

World first: Greens hold balance of power for fourth time

ACT Labor and the ACT Greens have signed a Parliamentary and Governing Agreement to work together as a two-party government.

Community sector pushing new government to raise the age

The ACT’s service delivery, human rights, legal and representative sectors have welcomed the Territory’s new parliamentary agreement which includes a commitment to raise the criminal age of responsibility.

Greens earn three portfolios in new governing agreement

After 10 days of negotiations, the ACT Greens and ACT Labor have released a blueprint for the 10th Legislative Assembly, uniting behind additional social housing funding and a faster transition away from...
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