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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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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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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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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No means no? Yes means yes, say ACT Greens

The ACT Greens will this week table draft legislation redefining ‘consent’ under ACT criminal law, bringing the ACT in line with other jurisdictions and strengthening the criminal justice system.

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Rates changes for fair and equitable Canberra

The ACT Greens today reinforced our commitment to ensure tax reform and rates concessions are made accessible to vulnerable Canberra households on low and fixed incomes.

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ACT Greens: Despite legislation, Government failing to set affordable housing targets

The ACT Greens today warned that the ACT Government was at risk of failing to comply with its own legislation in failing to set affordable housing targets for public, community and affordable housing.

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