Today the ACT Labor-Greens Government said: “Now is not the time for talk, it’s the time for action.”

What were they referring to?

A. Violence in schools?
B. Bullying in hospitals?
C. Rates rises and government debt?

No - it is a ban on single use plastics.

"ACT government debt jumps $115 million in six months."

...and general rates revenue is still forecast to grow. via @canberratimes

#Canberra deserves better.

@jameskmilligan continues to stand up for businesses in Gungahlin hurting as a result of construction and a delayed start to light rail.

Great work @GiuliaJonesMLA. It is inexplicable that it took a year for this study to be released.

Quick survey: who did you vote for in the last Election?

Quick survey: who did you vote for in the last Election?

Responsible dog ownership laws to debated in the Assembly

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Liberals call for independent inquiry into violence in schools

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