Protecting intimate privacy: not just sex

Following an extensive consultation process, Greens MLA Ms Le Couteur today tabled a refined and updated Intimate Images Bill to reflect the experiences and insights of key stakeholders, organisations and academics.

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ACT Greens call for demonstration housing precincts in Canberra to showcase sustainability and affordability

Greens MLA and planning spokesperson Caroline Le Couteur will today put forward a motion in the Assembly to deliver a community-led vision for ‘showcase’ housing precincts that integrate world-class environmental performance, design and construction quality into future housing options within 3 years.

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Non-consensual sharing of sexual or intimate images unacceptable: Discussion paper released

Today ACT Greens spokesperson for women Caroline Le Couteur MLA has announced the release of a discussion paper and exposure draft legislation to address privacy and technology-facilitated abuse in the ACT. In calling for extensive community consultation, Ms Le Couteur emphasised the importance of community voices and experience in addressing both technology-faciliated sexual abuse and the non-consensual sharing of intimate or private sexual images. 

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ACT Greens call on for urgent action following reports of women and children sleeping in cars

The ACT Greens have today called on the government to urgently investigate reports that crisis accommodation services are unable to meet demand—including reports of women and children sleeping in cars.

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ACT Greens: Simple ‘law and order’ approach won’t go far enough to curb revenge porn

The ACT Greens today welcomed a commitment from Mr Hanson to address revenge porn in the Territory. 

“This is a complex issue that requires input from a range of stakeholders, including leading experts and relevant community groups,” said ACT Greens MLA and Member for Murrumbidgee Caroline Le Couteur.

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Bring Them Here: ACT Greens call for Gay and Queer refugees to be welcomed to Canberra

In marking the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT Day), today I’m calling for the government to resettle LGBTQI refugees in the nation’s ‘rainbow capital’.

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ACT Greens deliver more affordable housing, improved environmental sustainability and better governance for all Canberrans: LDA split bill

The Greens will put forth amendments to the bill today and offer our support to a range of important community-first amendments, delivering better outcomes for Canberra and its ongoing planning and development. This includes the Greens’ amendments that will see both the City Renewal Authority (CRA) and Suburban Land Agency (SLA) required to realise affordable, public and community housing targets, improve environmentally sustainable practice, and deliver better governance in line with our community expectations and election commitments.

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Addressing housing affordability requires a multifaceted, multilayered approach

Housing affordability is one of the biggest economic and social issues that Australia faces.  It is also an issue that the Greens have been fighting to address for a long time.

Addressing housing affordability requires a multifaceted, multilayered approach. There is no simple solution to this complex problem. 

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ACT Greens welcome problem gambling fund increase and push for people before pokies

The ACT Greens welcome the increase to the Problem Gambling Assistance Fund (PGAF) levy from 0.6% to 0.75% as part of the Justice and Community Safety Legislation Amendment Bill tabled today, while calling for further harm reduction measures to put the Canberra community ahead of poker machine revenue.

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Greens call on Government to consult community on new land agencies and combat cowboy culture

The ACT Greens welcome legislation tabled today to restructure the troubled Land Development Agency (LDA) into two separate agencies that will concentrate on suburban development and on city urban renewal.

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