2023 is going to be a big year for ACT Labor in Government.
In just the last month (January), we have:
🩺 Unveiled designs for a new Cancer Research Centre to deliver treatment, research, supportive therapies and emotional support in a single integrated site.
☑️ Launched consultation our voluntary assisted dying legislation.
🏫 Opened Canberra’s 90th public school, Evelyn Scott School senior campus in Denman Prospect.
🌞 Helped more Canberrans take climate action with an additional $50 million in loans available for sustainable home upgrades.
⛸️ Announced a new ice sports facility in Tuggeranong.
💊 Extended Australia’s first ever fixed site drug checking service.
🚋 Started construction on Stage 2 of Light Rail, by raising London Circuit to better connect the city to the lake.
🚍 Taken big steps to transition to a zero-emissions bus fleet with Canberra’s first electric bus hitting the road, and announcing funding for new charging infrastructure.
🔋 Switched on Canberra’s first large scale grid battery.
🚧 Launched consultation on our plan to crack down on dodgy developers.
🏠 Announced a Coordinator General to oversee improving housing access, affordability and choice.
🚲 Announced a permanent funding boost for Stromlo Forest Park.
🚒 Delivered seven new Rural Fire Service vehicles.
This year we continue our ambitious agenda by:
📣 Supporting an Indigenous Voice to Parliament.
🏥 Continuing construction on the bigger and better Canberra Hospital.
♻️ Accelerating our path to a net-zero emissions future.
💙 Making sure every Canberran has access to free abortions.
🛒 Continuing upgrading local shops & playgrounds in our biggest ever investment in suburban infrastructure.
🛣️ Making our roads safer with major upgrades across the Territory.
💗 Developing a voluntary assisted dying model for the ACT.
🚌 Procuring our 90 new electric busses.
🧑🤝🧑 Strengthening our anti-discrimination laws.
⬆️ Raising the minimum age of criminal responsibility.
👷 Building our new world class CIT campus in Woden.
🚗 Big additional investments in road maintenance.