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Latest news: ACT Budget

ACT politics: Thursday 11 April

Time to scrutinise the Budget is inadequate, the Canberra Liberals say. Also: workplace health and safety; corrective services; and youth.

ACT Budget falls short of Canberra businesses’ expectations

The Canberra Business Chamber feels that the ACT Budget was a missed opportunity to support businesses facing rising costs and shortages.

ACTCOSS says gaps remain in budget funding

ACTCOSS welcomed funding in the ACT Budget but called for the ACT Government to increase service delivery by community organisations.

ATODA calls for more funding to address drug problem in ACT

ATODA, the ACT drug sector's peak body, has welcomed investments in the Budget, but argues that more money is needed to treat drug problems

ACT 2023-24 Budget ‘builds towards the future’

The 2023-24 ACT Budget aims to supports ongoing economic growth and fiscal repair, and focus on health, housing, and cost of living.

Canberra Liberals: Budget ‘full of deception and spin’

The Canberra Liberals claim that the ACT Budget will fail to fix more than a decade of decline under Labor-Greens government.

ACT Budget: Cost of living

The ACT Budget, to be released later today, will relive cost of living pressures, Chief Minister Andrew Barr claims.

ACT keeps lid on rising power bills

The Australian Capital Territory's latest budget will show the positive impact of large-scale renewable energy contracts on power bills.

ACT Budget: Clean energy transition

The ACT Budget includes an $80 million boost for the Sustainable Household Scheme and $70 million to electrify government buildings.

Master Builders: Back builders in budget for strong economy

Master Builders ACT has called for the ACT 2023/24 budget to support a strong pipeline of construction work in the ACT.

ACT Budget: ‘Biggest ever investment’ in early childhood

The ACT Budget will contain Canberra’s biggest ever investment in early childhood education: more than $50 million over the next four years.

ACT Budget: More funding for community sector

The ACT Government will increase funding to community sector organisations by $15 million to reflect a recent Fair Work Commission decision.

ACT Budget: Environment and water

To protect Canberra’s environment and waterways, the ACT Budget has allocated an additional $13 million over four years.