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01 Feb 2023

Board of Inquiry lead appointed

On 1 February 2023, the ACT Government announced the appointment of Mr Walter Sofronoff KC as Chair of the Board of Inquiry into the conduct of criminal justice agencies involved in the trial R V Lehrmann.

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13 Jan 2023

Expressions of Interest for Appointment as a Resident Judge of the Supreme Court of the ACT

Expressions of Interest for Appointment as a Resident Judge of the Supreme Court of the ACT

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06 Dec 2022

Voluntary assisted dying laws in the ACT

On 1 December 2022, the Restoring Territory Rights Bill was passed by Federal Parliament, ending a 25-year battle to restore the democratic rights of the territories.

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30 Nov 2022

Ending no cause evictions in the ACT

No cause evictions will be removed from tenancies agreements under the ACT Government’s new legislation, which strengthens and modernises residential property laws and gives Canberrans more security when renting a home.

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30 Nov 2022

Modernising discrimination law in the ACT

The ACT Government is committed to making Canberra more inclusive, progressive and equal for all Canberrans.  As part of that commitment the Minister for Human Rights, Tara Cheyne, today introduced the Discrimination Amendment Bill 2022 into the Legislative Assembly.

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30 Nov 2022

Expanding human rights in the ACT

The ACT Government has committed to introduce a right to a healthy environment in the Human Rights Act 2004 during this term of the Legislative Assembly.

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29 Nov 2022

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children and Young People Commissioner

A new, independent Commissioner will be established in the ACT to advocate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people, both individually and at a systemic level, to promote their rights and wellbeing.

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18 Nov 2022

Expressions of Interest for Inspector, ACT Correctional Services

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09 Nov 2022

New energy efficiency standard helps Canberra renters

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13 Oct 2022

Expressions of Interest for Appointment of Magistrate and Special Magistrates of the Magistrates Court of the Australian Capital Territory

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