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New advocate appointed to promote energy consumer interests in the ACT

Release date: 12 January 2017
Shane Rattenbury, MLA

The ACT Government has partnered with Energy Consumers Australia to give ACT electricity and gas consumers a greater voice, Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability, Shane Rattenbury, announced today.

Bushfire fight takes to the skies

Release date: 12 January 2017
Joint media release: The Hon Michael Keenan MP and Mick Gentleman MLA

Minister for Police and Emergency Services Mick Gentleman and Federal Minister for Justice Michael Keenan today welcomed the ACT’s aerial fire fighting capability.

ACT Government response to ActewAGL planned power outages

Release date: 12 January 2017
Joint media release: Mick Gentleman, MLA and Shane Rattenbury, MLA

Minister for Police and Emergency Services Mick Gentleman and Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability Shane Rattenbury have issued the following statement regarding ActewAGL’s planned power outages.

More funding for renewable energy and cleantech in the ACT

Release date: 11 January 2017
Shane Rattenbury, MLA

Renewable energy and cleantech organisations in Canberra will receive a boost with the announcement of two new grant programs by Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability Shane Rattenbury.

Light rail construction works begin again in 2017

Release date: 11 January 2017
Meegan Fitzharris, MLA

Construction on stage 1 of the light rail project restarts this week, with Canberra Metro construction teams returning to work after the Christmas and New Year break.

Events Terrace at National Arboretum completes first stage of Gallery of Gardens

Release date: 11 January 2017
Yvette Berry, MLA

The new Events Terrace at the National Arboretum Canberra is now open, providing visitors with yet another space to enjoy at this diverse and unique attraction.

Hume proposal to be referred to expert panel

Release date: 11 January 2017
Mick Gentleman, MLA

A proposal for a facility to be built in Hume which would convert waste plastic to liquid fuel will be referred to a panel of health and environment experts for further consideration, Minister for Planning and Land Management Mick Gentleman announced today.

More energy efficiency options for Canberrans

Release date: 10 January 2017
Shane Rattenbury, MLA

Today Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability, Shane Rattenbury, announced that new appliances and activities will be included under the Energy Efficiency Improvement Scheme to make it easier for Canberrans to reduce their energy consumption.

Canberra Public Schools prepare students for a bright future

Release date: 10 January 2017
Yvette Berry, MLA

More than 90% of young people who completed an ACT Senior Secondary Certificate in 2015 were employed and/or undertaking further study in 2016, according to a new report.

Still looking for a New Year’s resolution?

Release date: 09 January 2017
Shane Rattenbury, MLA

If you’re still looking for a New Year’s resolution, why not aim to reduce your impact on the planet, Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability Shane Rattenbury said today.

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