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Puppies aren't just for Christmas

It’s Christmas. The time of giving. A puppy sounds a good idea to many but they require time, patience, dedication and money.

As a result, Minister for Territory and Municipal Services Shane Rattenbury has warned those in Canberra thinking about buying one to think about their decision. 524 more words


Barr announces Cabinet reshuffle

In his first full day in the job, new ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has announced a reshufffle in his Cabinet.

The big portfolio of health – vacated by Katy Gallagher – goes to new Deputy Chief Minister Simon Corbell. 409 more words


Andrew Barr is new ACT Chief Minister

Andrew Barr is the new ACT Chief Minister after being sworn in this morning.

Barr, the Member for Molonglo, was elected leader of ACT Labor… 456 more words


Electoral reform causes a storm

Major changes to the way ACT elections are funded have been announced by Attorney-General Simon Corbell and the ACT Greens are incensed.

The major change is a 400 per cent increase to the public funding of political parties for eligible votes from $2 to $8 per vote received. 887 more words


Rattenbury says ABC cuts are 'betrayal'

The cuts impacting the ABC’s output across Australia are a “betrayal of women’s sport”, according to Greens MLA Shane Rattenbury.

Among the ABC cuts announced yesterday, along with job losses in Canberra, was the halting of broadcasting most live sport, including the WNBL and the W-League. 388 more words


Greens want ACT Government to divest

Divestment in the fossil fuels industry has caused a bit of a stir in Canberra recently, after ANU announced it would divest $16 million worth of shares. 397 more words


ACT Greens' community events

Despite only having one member in the ACT Legislative Assembly, the ACT Greens are continuing their presence in the Canberra community.

Below is a list of events ACT Greens will be involved in during November. 190 more words