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We are in a climate emergency: Jo Clay’s first speech

New Greens MLA Jo Clay entered the Legislative Assembly to do her best for the planet and for today’s refugees.

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.

Senior lawyer enters ACT politics: Peter Cain’s first speech

A background in law and tax has prepared Ginninderra’s new Liberal MLA, Peter Cain, for his role as Shadow Assistant Attorney-General.

From the community sector to politics: Rebecca Vassarotti’s first speech

Rebecca Vassarotti MLA, the new Greens Member for Kurrajong, wants to make Canberra “an even more caring, connected and liveable community".

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.

Opposition promises to speak for Canberra’s vulnerable

New Opposition Leader Elizabeth Lee presented the Canberra Liberals as a modern, diverse party that would hold Barr's government to account.

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.

Emma Davidson won’t leave anyone behind

New ACT Greens MLA for Murrumbidgee Emma Davidson has a long list of ambitions for her time in the Legislative Assembly.

In Andrew Braddock, Yerrabi has a climate warrior

New ACT Greens MLA for Yerrabi Andrew Braddock got into politics to leave a legacy behind when it comes to addressing climate change.

New Greens MLA says party won’t ‘sit on the sidelines’

Newly elected ACT Greens MLA, Rebecca Vassarotti, says she feels “privileged and excited” to represent her electorate of Kurrajong in the 10th ACT Legislative Assembly. Having worked across the community sector, health, social...

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.

Third time’s the charm for new Greens MLA

New ACT Greens member for Brindabella Johnathan Davis first ran as a candidate in 2012 and again in 2016 before being successful this year.