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Government moves to end greyhound racing in the ACT

Release date: 23 June 2017
Gordon Ramsay, MLA

The ACT Government will legislate to prohibit greyhound racing and trialling in the ACT by 30 June 2018. A government taskforce will work with the greyhound industry to deliver a package to enable their transition from the industry.

Young Indigenous leadership on show in Canberra

Release date: 23 June 2017
Rachel Stephen-Smith, MLA

Students from across the country have graduated in Canberra from the Australian Indigenous Leadership Centre’s (AILC) Certificate II and IV in Indigenous Leadership.

High school student’s pitch for their slice of health funding

Release date: 22 June 2017
Meegan Fitzharris, MLA

Four Canberra high schools yesterday pitched their entrepreneurial ideas at the It’s Your Move Festival of Great Ideas for the chance to secure funding for their healthy school projects.

Garbage truck drivers pause to farewell former colleague

Release date: 21 June 2017
Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate

Waste and recycling collection services scheduled for Thursday 22 June 2017, will be affected between the hours of 8.30 am and 12.30 pm to allow drivers the opportunity to attend the funeral of a colleague.

Diverse and experienced boards to lead the renewal of Canberra’s CBD and delivery of affordable housing

Release date: 21 June 2017
Andrew Barr, MLA

A number of highly experienced and talented individuals will lead the renewal of Canberra’s city centre and deliver affordable housing options in our suburbs as the City Renewal Authority and the Suburban land Agency Board members.

Australian visitors discovering Canberra’s appeal in record numbers

Release date: 21 June 2017
Andrew Barr, MLA

Australians visiting the nation’s capital have injected $1.572 billion into the ACT’s economy - a 16.3 per cent increase on the previous year and a new Territory record.

Better access to justice for all Canberrans

Release date: 21 June 2017
Gordon Ramsay, MLA

The ACT Government has committed $2.477 million to community legal centres to enhance access to justice for all in our community, Attorney-General Gordon Ramsay said today during a visit to the Community Legal Centre Hub in Turner.

Consultation on an Arts Advisory body begins

Release date: 21 June 2017
Gordon Ramsay, MLA

Minister for the Arts Gordon Ramsay today announced he is seeking the views of the arts community on a proposal to form a new Ministerial Arts Advisory body to inform the government on arts policy and other related matters.

People with disability give parks extra TLC

Release date: 21 June 2017
Meegan Fitzharris, MLA

The ACT Government is working with local Disability Employment Service LEAD to provide some tender care to Canberra parks and ponds.

Garbage truck drivers pause to farewell former colleague

Release date: 21 June 2017
Transport Canberra and City Services

Waste and recycling collection services scheduled for Thursday 22 June 2017, will be affected between the hours of 8.30 am and 12.30 pm to allow drivers the opportunity to attend the funeral of a colleague.

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