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Latest news: Shane Rattenbury

ACT Labor commits to reduce pokies if re-elected

ACT Labor, if re-elected, would further reduce the number of electronic gaming machines (EGMs) in Canberra.

ACT Government revitalises Tuggeranong Creek

Sections of Tuggeranong Creek in Calwell have been restored under the ACT Government’s Healthy Waterways program.

ACT roundtable on reforms for child sex offender sentencing

The ACT Attorney-General will hold a roundtable about options to child sex offenders presenting character references to reduce sentences.

ACT Climate Choices Business Award recipients for 2024

The ACT Government’s annual Climate Choices Business Awards have recognised Canberra businesses for their sustainability achievements.

Rattenbury clarifies ACT Government’s role in Haire’s court case

Attorney-General Shane Rattenbury explains why minister Yvette Berry didn't know, and why the government is paying Katy Haire's court fees.

Election: ACT Greens would boost bulk-billing for Canberra GPs

The ACT Greens have promised to deliver four bulk-billing GP clinics across Canberra in the next term of the Legislative Assembly

$150,000 for Canberra climate change projects

The ACT Government will grant $150,000 to four climate change projects through the Community Zero Emissions Grants program.

ACT politics: Thursday 16 May

Reinstating sentencing submissions for the prosecution; police empowered to scan for knives; and oversight of prisons.

ACT Greens: Federal Budget ‘unsurprising and uninspiring’

The ACT Greens say the 2024 Federal Budget disappoints, failing to deliver cost-of-living support for those doing it tough.

ACT Water Strategy: Public consultation

Consultation is now open on a refresh of the ACT Water Strategy 2014-2044 in line with the Strategy’s 10-year review period.

Dr Juliet Lucy appointed as new Presidential Member of the ACAT

Dr Juliet Lucy has been appointed as a new Presidential Member of the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal (ACAT). She will commence her seven-year appointment on 21 May. Dr Lucy brings a wealth...

ACT Sexual Assault (Police) Review Report released

The Sexual Assault (Police) Review Report, released today, recommends changes to improve system response to sexual crime.

ACT Government launches Rent Relief Fund

The ACT Government will give grants worth up to four weeks’ rent to eligible households experiencing financial hardship.