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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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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More investment needed in “neglected” Woden

The ACT Greens have today welcomed the Planning and Urban Renewal Committee’s report into the Woden Territory Plan Variation (TPV), with the Committee backing community calls for substantial improvements to the area.

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ACT Greens call for secure funding of dedicated family violence crisis accommodation services

Ahead of increased demand during the holiday season, the ACT Greens have called on the Government to provide more secure, long-term funding for dedicated family violence accommodation services in the ACT.

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Fact-checking fake news: ACT Greens call for Canberra ‘fact checking unit’ to inform public debate

The ACT Greens today called on the Government to investigate establishing an ACT-specific fact-checking unit to support informed public debate in the Territory. 

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Red Hill Nature Reserve: Community makes a stand against ‘inappropriate development’

The ACT Greens have today tabled two petitions totalling some 3,112 signatures opposing inappropriate development in areas adjacent to the Red Hill Nature Reserve—the largest petition of this term of the Assembly.

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ACT Greens and ACT Labor call on Feds to lift voluntary assisted dying restrictions

In welcoming news that Victoria’s voluntary assisted dying bill has passed the Upper House, the ACT Greens and ACT Labor today again called on the Federal Government to lift restrictions barring the ACT from determining its own legislation—restrictions that deny the rights and wishes of terminally ill Canberrans to end their lives on their own terms. 

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Nash out, national heritage in: ACT Greens urge Federal Government to consider East, West block sales

The ACT Greens today called on the Federal Government to reconsider its proposed sale of the East and West blocks, noting that the relevant Federal Minister has since been deemed ineligible to be elected.

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Government answers Greens’ call for inclusion of religious organisations in Reportable Conduct Scheme

The ACT Greens today welcome news that the ACT Government will expand and strengthen its Reportable Conduct Scheme to include religious and other organisations, answering the Greens’ calls in March this year for a more robust scheme. 

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