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Rattenbury wants ACT to follow Victoria on medical cannabis

The ACT should follow Victoria and legalise the cultivation of medical cannabis, Greens MLA Shane Rattenbury says.

The Victorian Labor Government has announced a legalised scheme that allows marijuana to be grown in a trial, based on the recommendations of a report by the Victorian Law Reform Commission. 407 more words


Rattenbury says Canberra Liberals 'miss the point of public transport'

You get the sense this one has been building for months. Shane Rattenbury has unleashed at the Canberra Liberals’ “1960s view” of public transport.

The Greens MLA and Minister has released a media statement that savages the Opposition’s lack of a public transport policy in no uncertain terms. 505 more words


Rattenbury changes random drug testing at ACT prison

Results of random drug tests at the ACT’s prison will be made available to staff for treatment purposes.

Minister for Justice Shane Rattenbury said legislation passed in the ACT Legislative Assembly will change the way drug tests are used. 361 more words


Rattenbury's bill aims to protect abortion clinic privacy

Greens MLA Shane Rattenbury is aiming to create privacy zones to stop protests outside ACT abortion clinics.

Rattenbury has introduced the Health (Patient Privacy) Amendment Bill 2015 into the ACT Legislative Assembly. 427 more words


Targeted rehab programs part of Rattenbury's AMC expansion

A new Special Care Unit at the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC) aims to help targeted rehabilitation programs in the ACT’s prison, according to Minister for Justice… 445 more words


Barr and Rattenbury clash over China Free Trade Agreement

There have been further disagreements between Chief Minister Andrew Barr and Greens MLA Shane Rattenbury – who holds the balance of power in the ACT Legislative Assembly. 391 more words


ACT Government scales back Yarralumla development

The ACT Government will scale back its proposals to revitalise Yarralumla Brickworks with 1,800 properties.

Instead, the Land Development Agency will reduce the number of dwellings planned for the site to a maximum of just 380. 376 more words