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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.

$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'...

Major parties split on new housing gas connections

Candidates from the three major parties and one minor party put their gas policies on the record last night in the Conservation Council ACT Region’s online ACT election candidate forum on climate...

Conservation Council pushes candidates on climate policies

Conducted against the backdrop of the Federal Government’s recent refusal to join 64 countries in a global pledge to save biodiversity and endangered specifies – despite Australia having one of the highest...

Liberals vow to increase bulk billing services

The Canberra Liberals have pledged further gap-free and after-hours GP services in the ACT, and an average saving of $200 annually for Canberra families.

ACT Labor and Greens promise similar early learning outcomes

One free day of early learning per week for every three-year-old in Canberra could become a reality by 2024, if ACT Labor are re-elected next month.