A Budget for fairness and sustainability

The ACT Greens today welcomed the ACT Budget’s commitments towards fairness and sustainability.

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More housing for more Canberrans in need: ACT Greens call for more housing stocks at Common Ground Gungahlin

As demand for crisis and affordable housing grows in Canberra, the ACT Greens today called for an additional building at the Common Ground housing site in Gungahlin.

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Residential Tenancies Act reforms long overdue

The ACT Greens today urged the Government to deliver on a range of Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) reforms that have yet to be enacted, some two years on since recommendations were first made.

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Check the label and choose real free range eggs

Despite a disappointing new national standard on egg labelling commencing this week, Canberrans can still choose ‘genuine’ free range eggs and support best-practice animal welfare standards, said ACT Greens Spokesperson for Animal Welfare Caroline Le Couteur.

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Major investments needed to improve social, public housing stocks

The ACT Greens will today put forward a motion in the Assembly calling on the government to stop reducing public housing in Canberra and to at least maintain current proportion of social housing. As well the Greens call on the government to increase supplies of affordable rental housing in the Territory.

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Smaller housing and improved planning for a growing Territory

The ACT Greens have today called for a major review of development rules for Canberra’s residential areas to ensure future housing is diverse as well as socially and environmentally sustainable.

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Ticket to ride: Greens call for pets on public transport

The ACT Greens today reaffirmed calls for a trial to allow pets to travel on ACTION buses, in step with community views and consistent with other transport regulations.

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Entertainment precincts will deliver for our ‘Cool Little Capital’

The ACT Greens have today called on the Government to accelerate its efforts to deliver designated entertainment precincts in the Territory.

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Housing targets won’t meet growing housing need

The ACT Greens today expressed disappointment at the Government’s “grossly inadequate” targets for public, community and affordable housing in new land release and urban renewal.

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Improving abortion access in the Territory

The ACT Greens will this week table legislation to improve access to medical abortions in the ACT.

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