ACT Greens

Type: Organization
Name: ACT Greens
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 3 reports

Liberal ACT Senator intrigued by CFMEU's donation to ACT Greens

Liberal ACT Senator Zed Seselja says a massive party donation to the ACT Greens clearly failed - amid revelations it was in an effort to thwart his elevation to the Senate.According to a report by the Canberra Times, the National division of the CFMEU ... [Published 2CC Talking Canberra 1206 - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Public housing properties on the slide in the ACT

ACT Housing figures compared with data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows the number of public housing properties has stagnated as Canberra's population has increased.In 1991, the proportion of public housing for a city with 280,132 people ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

ACT Legislative Assembly takes historic vote to expand

The ACT Legislative Assembly will expand to 25 members at the 2016 election, the first increase since self government in 1989 after a historic vote on Tuesday.Labor and Liberal members united to significantly alter the territory's electoral landscape ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Cannabis oil supplier defends providing mother with drugs

A desperate mother, a dying child, the rigid law and one man's experimental drug.The ACT's medical marijuana debate found a name and a face on Thursday as it was revealed a 2½-year-old girl suffering from a rare genetic disorder in Sydney had been treated ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 3 reports

ACT may consider legalising medical marijuana for terminally ill

A jar of medical marijuana is displayed at a farmers market in Los Angeles, California on July 11. Photograph: David McNew/Reuters Terminally ill Canberra residents will be allowed to use marijuana to ease their pain if a proposal by the ACT Greens is ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 21 2014]

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"It is a very interesting alliance between the CFMEU and the Greens. The Greens of course would like to see no mining jobs or forestry jobs and the union is making donations to a party that wants to see the destruction of their jobs."
"It was more about the balance of power in the Senate. We tried to find a situation where we didn't have extreme right-wing legislation being passed" he said
"We'd love to see it increased but that's obviously not going to happen so that's why we've proposed the community housing option as a way to increase social housing overall" she said
"The current Molongolo electorate runs from Gungahlin, through city Canberra, down to Weston Creek and it includes a vast number of issues, compared to those in smaller areas like Gungahlin."

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Liberal ACT Senator intrigued by CFMEU's donati... [Published 2CC Talking Canberra 1206 - Aug 18 2014]
CFMEU confirms donation to ACT Greens campaign ... [Published Prime 7 - Aug 18 2014]
Get Zed: CFMEU donates $50,000 to ACT Greens to... [Published Brisbane Times - Aug 17 2014]
Public housing properties on the slide in the ACT [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 16 2014]
ACT Legislative Assembly takes historic vote to... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 05 2014]
Cannabis oil supplier defends providing mother ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 31 2014]
ACT may consider legalising medical marijuana f... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 21 2014]
ACT may consider medical marijuana [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 21 2014]
Greens unveil push to legalise marijuana [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 20 2014]
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