ACT Greens

Type: Organization
Name: ACT Greens
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Zhenfa tests waters outside China with Canberra solar farm project

The Chinese company building the Mugga Lane solar farm has plans to develop a "mum and dad" solar scheme with an ethical superannuation fund run by former ACT Greens candidate Simon Sheikh and other plans for the site that might involve high-tech man ... [Published Melbourne Age - Sep 22 2014]
Entities: Canberra, China, farm
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Forum to investigate options for medical cannabis in the ACT

Australia does not need any more trials into medicinal marijuana and there is a risk more research would slow the country down five or 10 years, according to a drug law reform advocate.With a Legislative Assembly committee due to consider proposed laws ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

The politics of cannabis and compassion: why Tony Abbott is leading the chorus

Dan Haslam takes his illegal cannabis a few ways. He blends it into a green smoothie with orange or pineapple juice. He ingests it as an oil. And he puts a little marijuana leaf into a cap, connects it to a vapouriser and imbibes the mist. Dan Haslam ... [Published Bendigo Advertiser - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Greens reach for wallets in fight against Zed Seselja

Almost half of all individual donations to the ACT Greens in the 2013-14 financial year came from outside the territory, as Greens supporters across the country rallied to stop Zed Seselja getting elected.In the past financial year, the party received ... [Published WA Today - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Greens' benefactor Duncan Turpie, reclusive high-end gambler, emerges as ACT's largest donor

Duncan Turpie would prefer you didn't read this story. A complex man of numbers, he would rather you never heard his name at all.A reclusive mathematician, investor and high-end gambler, the 47-year-old has emerged as the territory's largest individual ... [Published Canberra Times - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Where ACT Labor, the Canberra Liberals and Greens get their cash

Investments, not individuals, paid the bills in Canberra's two major political parties over the past five years, making the ACT Greens the only party funded primarily by people power.Analysis by Fairfax Media of all reported payments made to Canberra's ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Former Greens candidate Simon Sheikh starts ethical super fund

Two former ACT Greens candidates have reunited to launch Australia's first ethical superannuation fund this week, which will refuse to invest in any company involved with fossil fuels.Future Super was created by former ACT Greens senate candidate and ... [Published Melbourne Age - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Liberals top ACT party donations while debts soar

The ACT Liberal Party recorded a narrow lead in electoral donations last financial year but maintains debts six times larger than the Labor Party in the territory. show the Liberal's financial standing has deteriorated in the past year, with debts increasing ... [Published Canberra Times - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

ACT government denies asking company for medical marijuana

The ACT government has denied claims by a medical marijuana company that the government had contacted them to help organise the drug for chronically and terminally ill Canberrans.On Thursday, Chief Minister Katy Gallagher dismissed the claims by Mullaways ... [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 28 2014]
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 Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

ACT may consider medical marijuana

_ 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 ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 21 2014]

Quotes

"The questions now are how and when, rather than whether" Dr Wodak said
"Our local police superintendent came out very early and said he had better things to do than lock up sick people" Lucy Haslam says from her home in Tamworth
"While the ACT Greens support electoral finance reform, we are not going to refuse donations in absence of a fairer system for all political parties" she said

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Zhenfa tests waters outside China with Canberra... [Published Melbourne Age - Sep 22 2014]
Forum to investigate options for medical cannab... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Sep 22 2014]
The politics of cannabis and compassion: why To... [Published Bendigo Advertiser - Sep 19 2014]
Greens reach for wallets in fight against Zed S... [Published WA Today - Sep 09 2014]
Greens' benefactor Duncan Turpie, reclusive hig... [Published Canberra Times - Sep 09 2014]
Where ACT Labor, the Canberra Liberals and Gree... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Sep 08 2014]
Super fund aims to send fossil fuels to dustbin... [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 04 2014]
Former Greens candidate Simon Sheikh starts eth... [Published Melbourne Age - Sep 03 2014]
Liberals top ACT party donations while debts soar [Published Canberra Times - Sep 01 2014]
ACT government denies asking company for medica... [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 28 2014]
NSW may beat Victoria to legalise medical cannabis [Published GovernmentNews.com.au - Aug 26 2014]
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 may consider medical marijuana [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 21 2014]
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