The ACT Greens strongly abhor sexual and other assault. It is in contradiction to our values, and it has been distressing for the party that this issue has arisen within our membership.
A statement from the ACT Greens Co-Convenors
The ACT Greens are committed to eradicating sexual harassment, violence and assault in our organisation, in our workplaces, on our streets, and in our homes.
Caroline Le Couteur, MLA
ACT Greens MLA Caroline Le Couteur is calling on ACT Policing and Transport Canberra to step up community education and enforcement of the laws that require vehicles to pass cyclists at a safe distance in the ACT.
“A metre matters. That’s why the ACT passed a law that says vehicles must give cyclists at least one metre of space when passing on our roadways. But for the law to be effective it needs to be enforced,” Ms Le Couteur said.
The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands has become an accredited Actsmart business after implementing measures to improve its sustainability, Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability Shane Rattenbury said today.
There are now 14 embassies which are signed up to the Actsmart Business Recycling program.
Shane Rattenbury, MLA
Canberrans are being reminded to stay cyber safe when doing transactions online and to be alert to fake tax refunds.
Minister for Consumer Affairs Shane Rattenbury said online scammers often increase their activity around tax time, sometimes impersonating federal agencies like the Australian Tax Office to glean personal information.