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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more