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Tag: ACT Labor

Action and advocacy: Dr Marisa Paterson’s first speech

In her first speech, Dr Marisa Paterson, the ACT’s only new Labor MLA, spoke passionately about racism, gambling, and sexual harassment.

Andrew Barr sets a progressive agenda for government

Health, education, and renewable energy are on the agenda for Andrew Barr, as he opened the Tenth Session of the Legislative Assembly.

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...

Meet ACT Labor’s newest MLA Marisa Paterson

ACT Labor’s newest MLA Dr Marisa Paterson will represent Murrumbidgee, and bring her expertise in mental health to the fold.

ACT election 2020 final results in

The final results of the 2020 ACT election have been released, with the 25 MLAs holding seats in the tenth ACT Legislative Assembly named.

2020 ACT Election: by the numbers

While it’s been confirmed ACT Labor have won the 2020 ACT election, the tenth ACT Legislative Assembly will look different.

Chief Minister prefers Greens alliance over crossbench

Chief Minister Andrew Barr said it was his personal preference to form government with the ACT Greens through another parliamentary agreement rather than face a Greens crossbench, but he fully respected their...

$2m national arboretum upgrades promised by Labor

ACT Labor has pledged more than $2 million to upgrades the National Arboretum, with the funding to be used improve accessibility and roads.

ACT Election 2020: Canberra decides

Canberra Weekly has dissected the battle lines upon which ACT election 2020 is being fought leading up to election day, Saturday 17 October.

The tight race to the Legislative Assembly

Despite ACT Labor’s twenty-year rein of the Legislative Assembly, this years’ contest might be closer than first appears. Picking up from the negative swing against all three major parties in 2016, (ALP -...

ACT candidates challenged on development plans

Candidates for the ACT Legislative Assembly were challenged to present their plan for the hotly debated election issue of population growth and urban development at last night’s Conservation Council ACT Region candidates'...
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