Greens Commit to PokieLeaks

Following the Federal announcement from Greens Senator Larissa Waters, Senator Nick Xenophon and Andrew Wilkie MP to use parliamentary privilege to protect whistleblowers from the gambling industry; the ACT Greens have extended the PokieLeaks campaign to whistleblowers in the ACT who have information about industry tactics, poker machine design and payments, and committed to putting that information into the public domain.

"The Greens will always put people before pokies - in the Assembly and in the community," said ACT Greens spokesperson for Gaming Michael Mazengarb.

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Everyone benefits from better, safer bike infrastructure

ACT Greens leader Shane Rattenbury has launched the latest tranche of the Greens’ transport plan to make Canberra quick and easy to get around - a plan for better bike facilities.

 

“Transport is a major priority for the Greens at this election. We are putting the community first and making it easier to get around our city,” said Mr Rattenbury.

 

“Canberrans want more travel options. Half of the car trips in Canberra are less than five kilometres, which is easy and quick to manage on a bike. All we need is the right infrastructure to make these journeys quick, safe and easy.

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Greens announce $60 million for better walking and cycling infrastructure

The Greens have announced the latest plank of their transport plan, which includes a $60 million investment in walking and cycling infrastructure.

 

“The Greens are putting the community first by prioritising people and investing in cycling and walking infrastructure so people can get around our city, ” said ACT Greens leader Shane Rattenbury.

 

“We all want to be able to travel without the congestion choking our roads. That’s why the Greens will make a $60 million investment in building better walking and cycling infrastructure across Canberra.

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Connecting Canberra 7 days a week

Hear more from the Greens in the ABC News coverage of this story.

Today the ACT Greens have launched BNT - an innovative weekend bus and taxi transport plan which will begin with trials in Weston Creek and Tuggeranong.

BNT will integrate buses and taxis to improve bus services at off-peak times, starting in Weston Creek and Tuggeranong on weekends.

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Keeping Canberra Green

Hear more from the Greens in the Canberra Times coverage of this story.

The ACT Greens have announced a plan to keep Canberra green and liveable.

“Canberrans are proud of our beautiful bush capital,” said ACT Greens planning spokesperson Caroline Le Couteur.

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Canberra doesn't need more traffic or more congestion

Hear more from the Greens in the Win News coverage of this story.

The ACT Greens have announced $30 million to fix and maintain Canberra’s existing roads - in contrast to the Canberra Liberals’ plan to chuck millions at building more roads and creating even more congestion.

“We need to fix the roads we’ve already got, not build more roads and create even more traffic in our city,” said ACT Greens Leader Shane Rattenbury.

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Clean, green public transport for all of Canberra

Hear more from the Greens in the Canberra TimesABC News, City News, 2CC, and 2CA coverage of this story.

The ACT Greens today announced a major upgrade to Canberra’s bus fleet - pledging $132 million for more clean energy buses. The announcement follows a $57 million commitment from the Greens to improve Canberra’s bus network.

“Transport is a major part of our plan to put the community first. The Greens will invest in more public transport, and power our buses and light rail with clean, green energy,” said ACT Greens Leader Shane Rattenbury.

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Keeping Canberra Students Safe

Hear more from the Greens in the Canberra Times coverage of this story.

Today the ACT Greens have announced a $20 million initiative to work with every school community in Canberra to develop their own school safety traffic management plan which make our schools and surrounding neighborhoods safer for all students.

“Putting the community first means really understanding your local community. Every school and every school community has its unique needs and challenges,” said ACT Greens Leader, Shane Rattenbury.

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ACT Greens integrate buses with light rail

Hear more from the Greens in the 2CC, 2CA, City News and Riot Act coverage of this story.

The ACT Greens have announced an investment of $57 million into the ACTION bus network to improve bus frequency and network coverage across all of Canberra.

“This plan is about investing in the things that make people's lives better every day. It's about putting the community first and making it easier to get around our city,” said ACT Greens Leader and transport spokesperson Shane Rattenbury.

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Marriage and More

The ACT Greens have today launched 'Marriage and More', a plan to end discrimination and keep fighting for equality for LGBTI people in the ACT. The plan includes new laws to recognise overseas same-sex marriages and ban damaging reparative therapies.

"The Greens have always stood up for full equality for LGBTI people, and we always will," said ACT Greens LBGTI spokesperson Veronica Wensing.

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