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Common sense has prevailed: ACT Greens welcome pill testing in the ACT Keeping Canberra Safe, putting our young people first

Shane Rattenbury, MLA

The ACT Greens today are relieved that the Government has announced that pill testing will be accessible in the ACT.

“Our priority is, and has always been, ensuring the health and safety of our young people,” ACT Greens MLA and drug law reform spokesperson Shane Rattenbury said. 

On marriage equality, every vote matters: don’t delay, post your views straight away

Shane Rattenbury, MLA
Caroline Le Couteur, MLA

Canberrans will soon receive a survey question asking their views on whether same-sex couples should marry. The ACT Greens today encouraged all Canberrans to complete and post their survey as soon as possible to make sure their voices are heard.

Canberrans back harm minimisation efforts to #KeepCanberraSafe

Shane Rattenbury, MLA

Today Greens MLA Shane Rattenbury will today table a petition of more than 1,000 signatures backing a pill testing trial in the ACT.

“The Greens are strongly committed to an evidence-based and health-focused approach to drug law reform, ensuring that Canberra’s young people can make informed choices and stay safe

ACT Greens welcome third House of Representatives Seat for ACT

ACT Greens

The ACT Greens welcome today’s announcement by the Australian Electoral Commission that the ACT will gain a third seat in the federal House of Representatives.

ACT Greens call on Federal Government to #BringThemHere

Shane Rattenbury

Today the ACT Greens will lead a motion in the Legislative Assembly that calls on the Federal Government to immediately remove all refugees and asylum seekers from the Manus Island and Nauru detention centres—and resettle them in Refugee Welcome Zones, including the ACT.

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