Dindemic: Canberra - Australian Capital Territory - Australia

By dindemic // July 12 2017 // 0 comment
States and territories getting the job done: ACT renewable investments to benefit South Australian battery storage projectReleased 12/07/2017While the Federal Government fails to deliver on a clean energy future, states and territories are reaping the benefits of investments in renewable energy, Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability Shane Rattenbury said today.The Hornsdale wind farm is a large-scale ACT-supported renewable energy project that today provides more than a third of the ACT’s renewable electricity supply.The ACT began receiving power from Hornsdale in February this

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By dindemic // July 10 2017 // 0 comment
Government investing in keeping Canberra community safeReleased 10/07/2017Minister for Police and Emergency Services Mick Gentleman today unveiled his key priorities for ACT Policing for 2017-18, including a focus on responding to domestic and family violence, and preventing terrorism in the ACT.“The key priorities I have issued today as part of my Ministerial Direction are focused on keeping the Canberra community as well as our frontline Police officers safe,” Minister Gentleman said.“The ACT Government is committed to the safety of all Canberrans, and these priority areas

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By dindemic // July 7 2017 // 0 comment
Showcase your photos of the capital online Released 07/07/2017Canberrans will have an opportunity to share their favourite photo of our city on the Access Canberra homepage.

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By dindemic // July 7 2017 // 0 comment
Red tape reduction to keep a vibrant nightlife for Canberra Released 07/07/2017Small licensed restaurants and cafes in the ACT are paying less in liquor fees as part of a suite of red tape reduction measures introduced by the ACT Government.Minister for Regulatory Services, Gordon Ramsay, said that since 1 July, the 25 per cent decrease in liquor licence fees will apply to those restaurants and cafes with an occupancy of 150 or less patrons that operate standard licensing times of no later than midnight, and small venues with an occupancy of 150 or less patrons with a trading time of up to 2a

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By dindemic // July 7 2017 // 0 comment
New grants to celebrate Canberra’s youthReleased 07/07/2017Young Canberrans with ideas for projects, events or activities that focus on social inclusion can now apply for the ACT Government’s Youth InterACT grants.Grants of up to $1,500 are available for initiatives that will support young people in Canberra.These grants are part of the ACT Government’s Youth InterACT program, designed to celebrate, empower and give a voice to young people in the ACT.  Other Youth InterACT initiatives include the Young Canberra Citizen of the Year Awards, a regular Scholarships prog

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By dindemic // July 7 2017 // 0 comment
Tuggeranong Art Centre showcasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Released 07/07/2017NAIDOC Week celebrations continued in Tuggeranong last night with the opening of a special exhibition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art.It was a pleasure to open a number of exhibitions at the Tuggeranong Arts Centre that celebrate the breadth of creativity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists.Ecology, Tradition, Art by Jennifer Kemarre Martiniello, My Country: ngathu bubu by Kayannie Denigan, and Veils, and Exploration of Landscape and Memory by Karen Lee are now open until 29

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By dindemic // July 7 2017 // 0 comment
Youth Tube film makers take a bowReleased 07/07/2017Several young Canberrans have been awarded for their creative short films that raise awareness on issues affecting them and the local community.Over 80 high school students across the ACT attended the Youth Tube Screening at Dendy Cinema on 28 June.Nineteen films were screened and awards have been given to the best films in each category for their creativity, originality and message delivery.I’m pleased to announce the following winners:‘Gender Diversity’ by Urvi and Lily (Canberra High School)This film addresses gender dive

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By dindemic // July 7 2017 // 0 comment
Work starts on $33m infrastructure to grow MolongloReleased 07/07/2017Work has started on the duplication of 900 metres of the Coppins Crossing Road south from William Hovell Drive towards the Molonglo Valley.The $33 million project, which also includes a new 600mm water main, is the first stage of an infrastructure package to accommodate future land releases in Molonglo Stage 3.Minister for Transport and City Services Meegan Fitzharris said the newly duplicated section of road, which would service the current and future needs of the fast growing region, would be renamed to become the northern

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By dindemic // July 7 2017 // 0 comment
Canberra: the heart of south region economyReleased 07/07/2017A new plan released by the NSW Government today puts Canberra at the heart of the thriving south east region and details how the NSW and ACT Governments are working together to stimulate tourism, investment and better transport and freight links for our region.The ACT Government has worked hard on our regional development, having helped established the Canberra Region Joint Organisation which brings together the councils of the Canberra Region along with the ACT Government to discuss collaborative efforts on tourism and infrastructu

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By dindemic // July 6 2017 // 0 comment
Have your say on the government’s rideshare reformsReleased 05/07/2017Minister for Regulatory Services, Gordon Ramsay today announced an evaluation of the landmark rideshare reforms that enabled services like uberX to legally join Canberra’s on-demand transport industry.The ACT Government is seeking feedback from the general public, taxi, hire car and rideshare providers about how on-demand transport services have changed since October 2015.“These reforms saw the ACT lead the nation in regulating rideshare services to improve options for the community, while keeping taxi and

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