Dindemic: Canberra - Australian Capital Territory - Australia

By dindemic // September 5 2017 // 0 comment
Empowering parents with information to care and protect their children Released 05/09/2017Families coming into contact with Child and Youth Protection Services (CYPS) will have access to better information following the update of a series of guides co-developed with the Australian Red Cross and the Women’s Legal Centre ACT.The ‘Working together for kids’ guides informs parents, families and other parties about the child protection process, and also the roles and responsibilities of CYPS – ensuring their actions remain transparent.Every year CYPS can expect to receive an

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By dindemic // September 4 2017 // 0 comment
Deliberative democracy process to improve support for ACT carers Released 30/08/2017Canberrans are invited to participate a deliberative democracy process to identify what makes for a carer friendly city and help improve support for the ACT’s carers.Around 46,000 Canberrans provide unpaid care to family members, friends or neighbours who are living with a disability, a physical or mental health condition, or are frail aged.

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By dindemic // August 25 2017 // 0 comment
Secure your spot at the 2018 National Multicultural Festival Released 25/08/2017Stallholder applications are now open for one of Canberra’s biggest parties – the 2018 National Multicultural Festival. Next year’s festival runs from Friday 16 to Sunday 18 February 2018 and will no doubt continue to be a favourite event of the Canberra community.

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By dindemic // August 24 2017 // 0 comment
Big leap for local world leader in renewable energy Released 24/08/2017Joint media release: Shane Rattenbury MLA and Andrew Barr MLACongratulations to Canberra-based renewable energy company Windlab that was successfully listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) yesterday.Listing on the ASX is a huge milestone for any company.

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By dindemic // August 24 2017 // 0 comment
Big leap for local world leader in renewable energy (joint media release)Released 24/08/2017Congratulations to Canberra-based renewable energy company Windlab that was successfully listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) yesterday.Listing on the ASX is a huge milestone for any company.

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By dindemic // August 22 2017 // 0 comment
Community to help improve Compulsory Third Party insurance to better protect Canberrans Released 22/08/2017The ACT Government’s first citizens’ jury will explore how the ACT’s Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurance scheme can be improved.Many Canberrans who are in an accident are not covered by CTP and even if you are covered it can take two years or more to get your full payout, but we still pay some of the highest premiums in the country.

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By dindemic // August 21 2017 // 0 comment
Government welcomes new renewal authority CEO Released 21/08/2017I am delighted Malcolm Snow has been appointed to head the new City Renewal Authority.Mr Snow is an award-winning urban planner, who has the skills to make the city a place people want to go – through excellent design, welcoming public spaces and great events.Malcolm has proven experience in successfully leading renewal projects in other Australian cities, including Brisbane’s South Bank, which he will bring to Canberra’s renewal precinct.

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By dindemic // August 21 2017 // 0 comment
ACT and South Australia to pioneer Australian space industry Released 21/08/2017The ACT and South Australian Governments will work together to develop the space industry in Australia, under a new Memorandum of Understanding signed today at Mount Stromlo.This new deal recognises that our two jurisdictions have complementary strengths in the space sector. South Australia brings a launch facility and its manufacturing history to this partnership, while we have significant strengths in our research community and the headquarters of a significant number of the big players in the space industry.

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By dindemic // August 17 2017 // 0 comment
ACT Government support for marriage equality Released 17/08/2017Today I will seek the support of the Legislative Assembly for the ACT Government to provide additional support to Canberra’s LGBTIQ community during the Federal Government’s postal survey, as well as join and actively participate in the campaign to achieve marriage equality in Australia.I always have, and always will, support marriage equality. I am proud to say all ACT Labor MLAs do.  We will take our support to the floor of the Assembly and seek the support of other Members.

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By dindemic // August 16 2017 // 0 comment
ACT’s entrepreneurs and clean energy businesses funded to innovate Released 15/08/2017Smarter home energy systems, hydrogen fuel cells and solar radiation forecasting for large solar farms are just some of the business ideas that have received support under the ACT Government’s renewable energy innovation funding schemes, Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability Shane Rattenbury announced today.“The ACT Government is committed to supporting our local entrepreneurs and innovative renewable energy start-ups to help ensure the Territory maintains its global leadership role

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