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Family-focused Justice Reinvestment trial

Release date: 26 April 2017
Shane Rattenbury, MLA

The Government has partnered with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community provider Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service to develop a family-focused response to address the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in our justice system, Minister for Justice, Consumer Affairs and Road Safety, Shane Rattenbury announced.

Anzac Day 2017

Release date: 25 April 2017
Gordon Ramsay, MLA

ACT Minister for Veterans, Gordon Ramsay, paid tribute to the men and women who have served our nation and remembered the fallen at a number of events, including the National Anzac Day Ceremony at the Australian War Memorial.

New NDIS grants to support Canberrans with a disability

Release date: 24 April 2017
Rachel Stephen-Smith, MLA

The ACT Government welcomes yesterday’s announcement by the Federal Minister for Social Services’ on the successful organisations in the NDIS Information Linkage and Capacity Building (ILC) grant process.

ACT Libraries closed for Anzac Day

Release date: 24 April 2017
Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate

All Libraries ACT branches, including the ACT Heritage Library, will closed for Anzac Day tomorrow,  25 April 2017.

Disruptions at Woden Bus Station Due to Burst Water Main

Release date: 24 April 2017
Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate

Transport Canberra advises passengers that due to a burst water main at the Woden Bus Station there will be temporary changes to service departure locations until further notice.

Growing the Anzac Day tradition at the Yarralumla Nursery

Release date: 24 April 2017
Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate

With Anzac Day almost upon us again, Yarralumla Nursery is reminding Canberrans they grow three types of plants for sale with links back to Gallipoli.

Four new Park & Pedal locations ready to ride Canberrans to work

Release date: 21 April 2017
Meegan Fitzharris, MLA

Active Canberrans have another four locations to Park & Pedal to work, with new facilities now open at the Glenloch Interchange, in Evatt and at two spots in Hackett.

Canberra one step closer to striking City Deal

Release date: 21 April 2017
Andrew Barr, MLA

The ACT Government has taken a major step towards a new ‘City Deal’ for Canberra and the region.

Canberra’s Little Eagle travels a long way

Release date: 20 April 2017
Mick Gentleman, MLA

A small GPS tracker attached by a harness to the back of a male Little Eagle over a year ago is revealing surprising information about one of the ACT’s rarest birds of prey, Minister for the Environment Mick Gentleman said today.

Winter is coming – prepare yourself against the flu

Release date: 20 April 2017
Meegan Fitzharris, MLA

Canberrans are being urged to get vaccinated against influenza to limit the number of flu cases across the ACT this winter.

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