Shane Rattenbury

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Shane Rattenbury said : “I am personally appalled by this incident. It is deeply regrettable and frankly offensive. I have expressed my view to Commissioner Peach that there is no place in ACTCS for these views or actions,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 12, 2020 2:37:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I've certainly heard people express concerns that they felt that people in the Adult Mental Health Unit were not like them," "The nature of Canberra is that we have a limited number of facilities, we have a small population, and those who are at the very acute end of the system do get concentrated into one place" External link

abc-au Sunday, March 8, 2020 2:31:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I've certainly heard people express concerns that they felt that people in the Adult Mental Health Unit were not like them," "The nature of Canberra is that we have a limited number of facilities, we have a small population, and those who are at the very acute end of the system do get concentrated into one place" External link

abc-au Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I've certainly heard people express concerns that they felt that people in the Adult Mental Health Unit were not like them," "The nature of Canberra is that we have a limited number of facilities, we have a small population, and those who are at the very acute end of the system do get concentrated into one place" External link

abc-au Sunday, March 8, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : “The fact is, natural gas is a polluting fossil fuel and we must eventually phase it out to reduce emissions and tackle climate change. Approximately 22% of the ACT’s total greenhouse gas emissions come from natural gas,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : “This is a transition we can make in a way that saves households money. New, efficient electric appliances can provide residents with savings compared to equivalent gas appliances. For example, efficient reverse-cycle air conditioning can reduce household energy bills by around $500 per year compared to gas heating,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury added : “There is further work to do on this transition, including with Evoenergy, and I’m looking forward to working with them, and the Canberra community, to achieve the natural gas phase transition in a responsible way,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : “The Government is also exploring opportunities for using other clean alternatives to natural gas, such as hydrogen produced from renewable electricity. We expect to open Australia’s first public hydrogen vehicle refuelling station early this year,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, January 17, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : “This year we received 30 applications from a range of organisations across the country to undertake projects and initiatives in the ACT that will boost road safety research, education and road trauma prevention,” “Road safety is one of the key priorities for the ACT Government which is committed to achieving Vision Zero, where no accident on our roads results in death or serious injury. Seven projects were chosen to receive funding to contribute in achieving this” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, December 9, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : “The state and commonwealth ministers decided they would support hydrogen being produced in any manner, including [using] natural gas or brown coal,” “But the strategy does include a certification and labelling scheme which will show where the hydrogen has come from and how it was produced, so that customers can make a market-based choice if they want to have green versus brown hydrogen” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, November 29, 2019 2:10:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : “The state and commonwealth ministers decided they would support hydrogen being produced in any manner, including [using] natural gas or brown coal,” “But the strategy does include a certification and labelling scheme which will show where the hydrogen has come from and how it was produced, so that customers can make a market-based choice if they want to have green versus brown hydrogen” External link

smh Friday, November 29, 2019 2:01:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : “The state and commonwealth ministers decided they would support hydrogen being produced in any manner, including [using] natural gas or brown coal,” “But the strategy does include a certification and labelling scheme which will show where the hydrogen has come from and how it was produced, so that customers can make a market-based choice if they want to have green versus brown hydrogen” External link

theage Friday, November 29, 2019 1:57:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : “The state and commonwealth ministers decided they would support hydrogen being produced in any manner, including [using] natural gas or brown coal,” “But the strategy does include a certification and labelling scheme which will show where the hydrogen has come from and how it was produced, so that customers can make a market-based choice if they want to have green versus brown hydrogen” External link

watoday Friday, November 29, 2019 1:38:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : “Climate change is the challenge of our generation. Our future depends on the decisions before us today – cutting emissions, leaving coal in the ground, and embracing the renewables revolution,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, November 28, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : “While it is disappointing that the ACT’s proposal to only pursue green hydrogen was not supported by other jurisdictions, there is still an opportunity to choose green hydrogen,” “Green hydrogen produced from renewable electricity, like wind and solar, is the way of the future. The ACT Government will continue to advocate for green hydrogen and a transition to a low carbon economy in Australia” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, November 25, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It's disappointing that other jurisdictions did not support the ACT's proposal to amend the national hydrogen strategy to focus on green, renewable hydrogen," "Green hydrogen produced from renewable electricity, like wind and solar, is the way of the future. Green hydrogen will be in demand as countries seek zero-emissions energy solutions and I will continue to advocate for green hydrogen and an end to fossil-fuel extraction and use in Australia" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, November 22, 2019 5:33:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It's disappointing that other jurisdictions did not support the ACT's proposal to amend the national hydrogen strategy to focus on green, renewable hydrogen," "Green hydrogen produced from renewable electricity, like wind and solar, is the way of the future. Green hydrogen will be in demand as countries seek zero-emissions energy solutions and I will continue to advocate for green hydrogen and an end to fossil-fuel extraction and use in Australia" External link

watoday Friday, November 22, 2019 4:53:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It's disappointing that other jurisdictions did not support the ACT's proposal to amend the national hydrogen strategy to focus on green, renewable hydrogen," "Green hydrogen produced from renewable electricity, like wind and solar, is the way of the future. Green hydrogen will be in demand as countries seek zero-emissions energy solutions and I will continue to advocate for green hydrogen and an end to fossil-fuel extraction and use in Australia" External link

smh Friday, November 22, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It's disappointing that other jurisdictions did not support the ACT's proposal to amend the national hydrogen strategy to focus on green, renewable hydrogen," "Green hydrogen produced from renewable electricity, like wind and solar, is the way of the future. Green hydrogen will be in demand as countries seek zero-emissions energy solutions and I will continue to advocate for green hydrogen and an end to fossil-fuel extraction and use in Australia" External link

theage Friday, November 22, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury told : "This is the moment we decide what sort of hydrogen industry we want to create in Australia," External link

smh Thursday, November 21, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury told : "This is the moment we decide what sort of hydrogen industry we want to create in Australia," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:47:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury told : "This is the moment we decide what sort of hydrogen industry we want to create in Australia," External link

watoday Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:40:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury told : "This is the moment we decide what sort of hydrogen industry we want to create in Australia," External link

theage Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said ( about Christian College ) : “Merici College has nurtured a culture of environmental stewardship over the past 12 months through initiatives including the establishment of a Year 9 and 10 sustainability electives, and the integration of sustainability into all areas of the curriculum,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury told : "The executive director took a decision that he did not want firearms inside the jail at this time," External link

abc-au Thursday, November 7, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said ( about John Peach ) : "The lockdown will end when the executive director John Peach is satisfied that there has been an absolutely thorough search of the jail," "The material that has been found has been drug-related contraband" External link

abc-au Thursday, November 7, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : “To support our young people through an often-challenging stage of life, YAM will be rolled out to Year 9 students in high schools across the ACT next year,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 23, 2019 8:29:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "There will be times where it won't be windy in certain areas or it won't be sunny, and that is the nature of renewable energy," "But if we build a smart system with the right storage and the right ability to move power between the jurisdictions, we can create a grid that is 100 per cent renewable" External link

abc-au Tuesday, October 1, 2019 2:48:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "There will be times where it won't be windy in certain areas or it won't be sunny, and that is the nature of renewable energy," "But if we build a smart system with the right storage and the right ability to move power between the jurisdictions, we can create a grid that is 100 per cent renewable" External link

abc-au Tuesday, October 1, 2019 1:47:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I think many people would find this quite unusual, for the government to put in place mandatory requirements to convey a view on what we think the standards should be," "But I think this is an important issue and it's one the Canberra community has expressed strong views on over the years, so we want to make sure they have access to the information that we think they need" External link

abc-au Saturday, September 7, 2019 1:50:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Australians are among the highest users of technology products, generating around 25 kilograms of e-waste per capita each year," External link

illawarramercury Monday, September 2, 2019 12:51:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Australians are among the highest users of technology products, generating around 25 kilograms of e-waste per capita each year," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, September 2, 2019 12:50:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Australians are among the highest users of technology products, generating around 25 kilograms of e-waste per capita each year," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, September 2, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Australians are among the highest users of technology products, generating around 25 kilograms of e-waste per capita each year," External link

bordermail Monday, September 2, 2019 12:17:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "These recommendations have been out there for far too long," "It is time we address these issues, because if we don't, we will see increasing levels of conflict in the city, and the potential for some of our emerging or existing venues to be closed down" External link

abc-au Friday, June 14, 2019 6:12:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We are keen to see an entertainment precinct put in place in Civic, as well as other places across Canberra, to ensure that new residents and hotel occupants understand that there may be noise of music and partying sometimes," External link

abc-au Friday, June 14, 2019 6:12:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "These recommendations have been out there for far too long," "It is time we address these issues, because if we don't, we will see increasing levels of conflict in the city, and the potential for some of our emerging or existing venues to be closed down" External link

abc-au Friday, June 14, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We are keen to see an entertainment precinct put in place in Civic, as well as other places across Canberra, to ensure that new residents and hotel occupants understand that there may be noise of music and partying sometimes," External link

abc-au Friday, June 14, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : “The Forum will provide an important opportunity to hear directly from experts in health and to develop strategies that address challenges that affect our workforce and improve our services, and I’m particularly pleased to see mental health expertise included in the Forum’s membership to bring that unique perspective,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, June 13, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It's something that's been building up for generations and it's not something we're going to fix overnight," External link

abc-au Sunday, May 26, 2019 1:52:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "That will come from rooftop solar in the ACT, from large scale wind and solar projects … and also our share of the national renewable energy target," External link

abc-au Friday, May 17, 2019 8:30:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We are seeing increasing community frustration. Certainly in Europe we have seen the rise of groups like Extinction Rebellion, who are undertaking significant civil disobedience to reflect their frustration," "We haven't quite seen that in Australia yet, but I think if the political system does not react to this serious community sentiment, we will see more civil disobedience" External link

abc-au Friday, May 17, 2019 8:30:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "That will come from rooftop solar in the ACT, from large scale wind and solar projects … and also our share of the national renewable energy target," External link

abc-au Friday, May 17, 2019 5:47:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We are seeing increasing community frustration. Certainly in Europe we have seen the rise of groups like Extinction Rebellion, who are undertaking significant civil disobedience to reflect their frustration," "We haven't quite seen that in Australia yet, but I think if the political system does not react to this serious community sentiment, we will see more civil disobedience" External link

abc-au Friday, May 17, 2019 5:47:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The climate emergency status means that the government needs to prioritise climate action," External link

9news Friday, May 17, 2019 3:02:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It is frustrating that consumers get stuck with fees for services that aren’t being rendered," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, March 30, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It is frustrating that consumers get stuck with fees for services that aren’t being rendered," External link

smh Saturday, March 30, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It is frustrating that consumers get stuck with fees for services that aren’t being rendered," External link

theage Saturday, March 30, 2019 4:32:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "People should not drive with drugs in their system as this endangers the community and themselves," External link

abc-au Friday, March 29, 2019 12:20:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "They may have made some mistakes, or made some poor choices along the way, but they're still members of our Canberra community," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 26, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Part of what we want to have is an incentive based system at the AMC, so these people demonstrate they can have greater freedom. There are opportunities for them to progress with the activities that are outside of the wire," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 26, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "If we did that we would simply build larger warehouses that would be filled up and we would continue the justice cycle as we now see it," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 26, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "They may have made some mistakes, or made some poor choices along the way, but they're still members of our Canberra community," External link

smh Tuesday, March 26, 2019 10:32:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Part of what we want to have is an incentive based system at the AMC, so these people demonstrate they can have greater freedom. There are opportunities for them to progress with the activities that are outside of the wire," External link

smh Tuesday, March 26, 2019 10:32:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "If we did that we would simply build larger warehouses that would be filled up and we would continue the justice cycle as we now see it," External link

smh Tuesday, March 26, 2019 10:32:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "They may have made some mistakes, or made some poor choices along the way, but they're still members of our Canberra community," External link

theage Tuesday, March 26, 2019 10:29:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Part of what we want to have is an incentive based system at the AMC, so these people demonstrate they can have greater freedom. There are opportunities for them to progress with the activities that are outside of the wire," External link

theage Tuesday, March 26, 2019 10:29:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "If we did that we would simply build larger warehouses that would be filled up and we would continue the justice cycle as we now see it," External link

theage Tuesday, March 26, 2019 10:29:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I think the minister has acted to make changes where others might have sought an easier path," External link

smh Thursday, March 21, 2019 11:30:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I think the minister has acted to make changes where others might have sought an easier path," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, March 21, 2019 10:40:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I think the minister has acted to make changes where others might have sought an easier path," External link

theage Thursday, March 21, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT Greens have also been raising this issue with respective ACT Health Ministers over many years, and included its reintroduction as an item in the 2008 Parliamentary Agreement," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 13, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT Greens have also been raising this issue with respective ACT Health Ministers over many years, and included its reintroduction as an item in the 2008 Parliamentary Agreement," External link

smh Wednesday, March 13, 2019 5:33:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT Greens have also been raising this issue with respective ACT Health Ministers over many years, and included its reintroduction as an item in the 2008 Parliamentary Agreement," External link

theage Wednesday, March 13, 2019 4:39:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It should review the efficacy of the buyback program, give affected people a chance to provide their views if they wish, and to reflect on lessons learned from the whole Mr Fluffy saga," External link

smh Friday, March 1, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It should review the efficacy of the buyback program, give affected people a chance to provide their views if they wish, and to reflect on lessons learned from the whole Mr Fluffy saga," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 1, 2019 4:58:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It should review the efficacy of the buyback program, give affected people a chance to provide their views if they wish, and to reflect on lessons learned from the whole Mr Fluffy saga," External link

theage Friday, March 1, 2019 4:56:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We have confidence that the combination of investing in a reintegration centre focused on bringing people back into the community in a crime-free way, and the justice reinvestment program will give us the capability to not only invest our money in a smarter way, but defer the need for a significant expansion of the AMC," External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "improve the lives of individuals and their families" External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Justice Reinvestment is honest about the reality of incarceration in Australia," "While crime rates are going down, incarceration rates are going up. The most just justice system is a system that acts early to help prevent the kinds of circumstances that can lead to crime in the first place" External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "social cohesion among high and complex-need residents," External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "In continuing Yarrabi Bamirr, the Government reaffirms our commitment to working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to deliver programs that respond to the needs of communities by being inclusive, family-focused and culturally appropriate," External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We'll be seeking to increase the allowable amount for possession for people who use cannabis medicinally to recognise that people with a medical need may need to stockpile larger quantities than recreational users," External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 20, 2019 10:01:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "At this stage it’s great that this is a volunteer effort. I think if you were going to make it a long term sustained project, to run it every weekend at an offsite facility you would need to look at a different funding model," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6:57:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Under the current scheme cannabis is the last option for patients who have to prove they have tried treatments from every other drug category, many of which have significant side effects," "It also remains difficult for patients to find a doctor in the ACT who will prescribe medicinal cannabis. The approval process for doctors and pharmacists remains long and complicated, meaning access to the medication can be seriously delayed, sometimes for months. These kinds of restrictions don’t exist for any other medication" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6:57:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "At this stage it’s great that this is a volunteer effort. I think if you were going to make it a long term sustained project, to run it every weekend at an offsite facility you would need to look at a different funding model," External link

theage Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Under the current scheme cannabis is the last option for patients who have to prove they have tried treatments from every other drug category, many of which have significant side effects," "It also remains difficult for patients to find a doctor in the ACT who will prescribe medicinal cannabis. The approval process for doctors and pharmacists remains long and complicated, meaning access to the medication can be seriously delayed, sometimes for months. These kinds of restrictions don’t exist for any other medication" External link

theage Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We have confidence that the combination of investing in a reintegration centre focused on bringing people back into the community in a crime-free way, and the justice reinvestment program will give us the capability to not only invest our money in a smarter way, but defer the need for a significant expansion of the AMC," External link

abc-au Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "improve the lives of individuals and their families" External link

abc-au Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Justice Reinvestment is honest about the reality of incarceration in Australia," "While crime rates are going down, incarceration rates are going up. The most just justice system is a system that acts early to help prevent the kinds of circumstances that can lead to crime in the first place" External link

abc-au Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "social cohesion among high and complex-need residents," External link

abc-au Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "In continuing Yarrabi Bamirr, the Government reaffirms our commitment to working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to deliver programs that respond to the needs of communities by being inclusive, family-focused and culturally appropriate," External link

abc-au Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Under the current scheme cannabis is the last option for patients who have to prove they have tried treatments from every other drug category, many of which have significant side effects," "It also remains difficult for patients to find a doctor in the ACT who will prescribe medicinal cannabis. The approval process for doctors and pharmacists remains long and complicated, meaning access to the medication can be seriously delayed, sometimes for months. These kinds of restrictions don’t exist for any other medication" External link

smh Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "At this stage it’s great that this is a volunteer effort. I think if you were going to make it a long term sustained project, to run it every weekend at an offsite facility you would need to look at a different funding model," External link

smh Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Clearly the fact in the strategy means it’s being thought about and clearly it’s being thought about at a national level but there are real pluses and minuses to it," External link

theage Friday, February 15, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It’s not a single thing, it will require more electric, and hydrogen vehicles to come into the market, it’ll require improved public transport, it goes to urban design, of people not needing to drive as much, of being able to live closer to where they work and more people walking and cycling which is great for our health as well so a whole suite of policies will be needed to tackle transport emissions," External link

theage Friday, February 15, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Clearly the fact in the strategy means it’s being thought about and clearly it’s being thought about at a national level but there are real pluses and minuses to it," External link

smh Friday, February 15, 2019 12:25:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It’s not a single thing, it will require more electric, and hydrogen vehicles to come into the market, it’ll require improved public transport, it goes to urban design, of people not needing to drive as much, of being able to live closer to where they work and more people walking and cycling which is great for our health as well so a whole suite of policies will be needed to tackle transport emissions," External link

smh Friday, February 15, 2019 12:25:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Clearly the fact in the strategy means it’s being thought about and clearly it’s being thought about at a national level but there are real pluses and minuses to it," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 14, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It’s not a single thing, it will require more electric, and hydrogen vehicles to come into the market, it’ll require improved public transport, it goes to urban design, of people not needing to drive as much, of being able to live closer to where they work and more people walking and cycling which is great for our health as well so a whole suite of policies will be needed to tackle transport emissions," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 14, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We have confidence that the combination of investing in a reintegration centre focused on bringing people back into the community in a crime-free way, and the justice reinvestment program will give us the capability to not only invest our money in a smarter way, but defer the need for a significant expansion of the AMC," External link

abc-au Thursday, February 14, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "improve the lives of individuals and their families" External link

abc-au Thursday, February 14, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Justice Reinvestment is honest about the reality of incarceration in Australia," "While crime rates are going down, incarceration rates are going up. The most just justice system is a system that acts early to help prevent the kinds of circumstances that can lead to crime in the first place" External link

abc-au Thursday, February 14, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "social cohesion among high and complex-need residents," External link

abc-au Thursday, February 14, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "In continuing Yarrabi Bamirr, the Government reaffirms our commitment to working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to deliver programs that respond to the needs of communities by being inclusive, family-focused and culturally appropriate," External link

abc-au Thursday, February 14, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "If we did that we would simply build larger warehouses that would be filled up and we would continue the justice cycle as we now see it," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 14, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "instead of spending money on building more cells ... we would spend the money on a range of social programs that are designed to break the criminal cycle, to frankly take a different approach to justice, to do something a bit bold, and do something that the academics have been telling us for years we should do if we want to make a serious difference" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 14, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "If we did that we would simply build larger warehouses that would be filled up and we would continue the justice cycle as we now see it," External link

theage Thursday, February 14, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "instead of spending money on building more cells ... we would spend the money on a range of social programs that are designed to break the criminal cycle, to frankly take a different approach to justice, to do something a bit bold, and do something that the academics have been telling us for years we should do if we want to make a serious difference" External link

theage Thursday, February 14, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "If we did that we would simply build larger warehouses that would be filled up and we would continue the justice cycle as we now see it," External link

smh Thursday, February 14, 2019 6:50:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "instead of spending money on building more cells ... we would spend the money on a range of social programs that are designed to break the criminal cycle, to frankly take a different approach to justice, to do something a bit bold, and do something that the academics have been telling us for years we should do if we want to make a serious difference" External link

smh Thursday, February 14, 2019 6:50:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "A change to ACT cannabis law will also hopefully help people suffering serious illnesses to have easier access to cannabis for medicinal use as we know that the ACT’s medicinal cannabis scheme remains overly restrictive and hard to access," External link

smh Sunday, February 10, 2019 4:50:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "A change to ACT cannabis law will also hopefully help people suffering serious illnesses to have easier access to cannabis for medicinal use as we know that the ACT’s medicinal cannabis scheme remains overly restrictive and hard to access," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, February 10, 2019 4:39:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "A change to ACT cannabis law will also hopefully help people suffering serious illnesses to have easier access to cannabis for medicinal use as we know that the ACT’s medicinal cannabis scheme remains overly restrictive and hard to access," External link

theage Sunday, February 10, 2019 4:25:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "By making the commitment to fleet targets, it creates certainty to bringing vehicles into Australia, which will make them more available to private consumers," "It would transform the market by having a greater range available and when the government lease of the vehicles run out, they'll enter the second-hand vehicle market" External link

smh Saturday, February 9, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "A select committee will be looking closely at what's possible to bring down prices for consumers," "In the meantime we encourage the community to vote with their feet – or car – before deciding which petrol stations to attend" External link

smh Saturday, February 9, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Consumers should not be lured into petrol stations by cheap prices which are conditional on having a docket or in-store purchase and have the right to know exactly how much they are going to pay at the pump," "This is about creating greater transparency in the fuel market, and making it fairer for all motorists who are trying to find the best deal" External link

smh Saturday, February 9, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "A select committee will be looking closely at what's possible to bring down prices for consumers," "In the meantime we encourage the community to vote with their feet – or car – before deciding which petrol stations to attend" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, February 9, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Consumers should not be lured into petrol stations by cheap prices which are conditional on having a docket or in-store purchase and have the right to know exactly how much they are going to pay at the pump," "This is about creating greater transparency in the fuel market, and making it fairer for all motorists who are trying to find the best deal" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, February 9, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "By making the commitment to fleet targets, it creates certainty to bringing vehicles into Australia, which will make them more available to private consumers," "It would transform the market by having a greater range available and when the government lease of the vehicles run out, they'll enter the second-hand vehicle market" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, February 9, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "They’re an interesting new means of transportation that help people be more mobile in a sustainable way," "Regulations have generally not kept pace with these new technologies and I’ve asked my officials to look at how we can facilitate their use in Canberra – while making sure that we don’t compromise road safety" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, February 3, 2019 4:44:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "They’re an interesting new means of transportation that help people be more mobile in a sustainable way," "Regulations have generally not kept pace with these new technologies and I’ve asked my officials to look at how we can facilitate their use in Canberra – while making sure that we don’t compromise road safety" External link

smh Sunday, February 3, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "They’re an interesting new means of transportation that help people be more mobile in a sustainable way," "Regulations have generally not kept pace with these new technologies and I’ve asked my officials to look at how we can facilitate their use in Canberra – while making sure that we don’t compromise road safety" External link

theage Sunday, February 3, 2019 4:16:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We can not force feed him," External link

abc-au Friday, February 1, 2019 1:14:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "If somebody is to lose consciousness, the Canberra Health Services would deal with that as a medical matter, subject to the detainee's directives that he has given," External link

smh Thursday, January 31, 2019 4:06:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "If somebody is to lose consciousness, the Canberra Health Services would deal with that as a medical matter, subject to the detainee's directives that he has given," External link

theage Thursday, January 31, 2019 4:03:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "If somebody is to lose consciousness, the Canberra Health Services would deal with that as a medical matter, subject to the detainee's directives that he has given," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, January 31, 2019 3:44:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The AMC when it was launched was described as being a prison that was aspiring to be a human rights compliant jail and I don’t think anyone ever really actually defined what that meant," "This is about being transparent...and definitive about the standards we're striving to deliver" External link

smh Wednesday, January 30, 2019 5:10:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The AMC when it was launched was described as being a prison that was aspiring to be a human rights compliant jail and I don’t think anyone ever really actually defined what that meant," "This is about being transparent...and definitive about the standards we're striving to deliver" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, January 30, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The AMC when it was launched was described as being a prison that was aspiring to be a human rights compliant jail and I don’t think anyone ever really actually defined what that meant," "This is about being transparent...and definitive about the standards we're striving to deliver" External link

theage Wednesday, January 30, 2019 4:20:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We can not force feed him," External link

abc-au Friday, January 25, 2019 9:31:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT government has received clear legal advice that based on the clinical condition of the detainee there are no lawful grounds for seeking a court order in the circumstances," External link

theage Friday, January 25, 2019 9:31:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I can confirm that his medical condition has declined further since his admission [to hospital]," External link

theage Friday, January 25, 2019 9:31:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We can not force feed him," External link

abc-au Friday, January 25, 2019 7:22:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Correctional officers and Canberra Health Service medical staff have been engaging proactively with the detainee," "Ultimately, this is a matter for the detainee" External link

abc-au Friday, January 25, 2019 4:12:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We have seen in other examples where this is rolled out, [and] in the first few years in particular our information is that insurers have made what might be described as 'super profits', so I think if anything the first few years is a more critical phase than after that," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, January 24, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We have seen in other examples where this is rolled out, [and] in the first few years in particular our information is that insurers have made what might be described as 'super profits', so I think if anything the first few years is a more critical phase than after that," External link

theage Thursday, January 24, 2019 5:02:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We have seen in other examples where this is rolled out, [and] in the first few years in particular our information is that insurers have made what might be described as 'super profits', so I think if anything the first few years is a more critical phase than after that," External link

smh Thursday, January 24, 2019 4:47:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We're not taking an approach that's simply one of, 'Say no.' It's not going to do the job and we need to be looking at a range of harm minimisation strategies that deals with the reality that young people will experiment and they will take drugs at music festivals," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We're not taking an approach that's simply one of, 'Say no.' It's not going to do the job and we need to be looking at a range of harm minimisation strategies that deals with the reality that young people will experiment and they will take drugs at music festivals," External link

smh Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We're not taking an approach that's simply one of, 'Say no.' It's not going to do the job and we need to be looking at a range of harm minimisation strategies that deals with the reality that young people will experiment and they will take drugs at music festivals," External link

theage Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:32:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "There is a dedicated senior nurse in the [adult mental health unit] high dependence unit to assist staff identifying early warning signs of aggression, who also takes the lead in forming a response team to an aggressive incident," External link

theage Sunday, January 6, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "As Minister, I support the actions taken within AMHU and Dhulwa," "I am committed to the work under way ... focused on improving work, health and safety for frontline health staff" External link

theage Sunday, January 6, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "There is a dedicated senior nurse in the [adult mental health unit] high dependence unit to assist staff identifying early warning signs of aggression, who also takes the lead in forming a response team to an aggressive incident," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, January 6, 2019 4:40:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "As Minister, I support the actions taken within AMHU and Dhulwa," "I am committed to the work under way ... focused on improving work, health and safety for frontline health staff" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, January 6, 2019 4:40:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "There is a dedicated senior nurse in the [adult mental health unit] high dependence unit to assist staff identifying early warning signs of aggression, who also takes the lead in forming a response team to an aggressive incident," External link

smh Sunday, January 6, 2019 4:31:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "As Minister, I support the actions taken within AMHU and Dhulwa," "I am committed to the work under way ... focused on improving work, health and safety for frontline health staff" External link

smh Sunday, January 6, 2019 4:31:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "If the systems aren't maintained, then it's likely the Clean Energy Regulator would pick this up in its audit," "It's through this dual process that any unsafe units are detected and rectified to ensure the safety of the community" External link

smh Saturday, December 22, 2018 4:26:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "If the systems aren't maintained, then it's likely the Clean Energy Regulator would pick this up in its audit," "It's through this dual process that any unsafe units are detected and rectified to ensure the safety of the community" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, December 22, 2018 4:18:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "If the systems aren't maintained, then it's likely the Clean Energy Regulator would pick this up in its audit," "It's through this dual process that any unsafe units are detected and rectified to ensure the safety of the community" External link

theage Saturday, December 22, 2018 4:04:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "As two of our biggest wind farms come on stream in the next 18 months, that will push those prices up a little bit at the other end we’ll see prices through the 2020s much more contained than other jurisdictions will experience," External link

smh Friday, December 21, 2018 5:08:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "As two of our biggest wind farms come on stream in the next 18 months, that will push those prices up a little bit at the other end we’ll see prices through the 2020s much more contained than other jurisdictions will experience," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 21, 2018 4:57:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "As two of our biggest wind farms come on stream in the next 18 months, that will push those prices up a little bit at the other end we’ll see prices through the 2020s much more contained than other jurisdictions will experience," External link

theage Friday, December 21, 2018 4:39:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Allowing adults in the ACT to possess and use cannabis acknowledges the modern reality that many adults choose to use cannabis," "This is a small but significant step in a long journey of drug law reform that we hope will ultimately see personal drug use treated as a health issue, rather than as a justice issue. We also note that cannabis is a less harmful drug than most other illicit drugs, and making it more easily accessible could well reduce use of other more damaging drugs" External link

smh Monday, December 10, 2018 4:15:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I suspect that the legal answer may be that it would be permissible to grow your four plants in a community garden, but there may be issues around theft," External link

smh Monday, December 10, 2018 4:15:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I would highlight that at this stage Mr Petterson’s bill does not address supply issues, unlike the federal Greens proposal. At a national level, the Greens are seeking to not only legalise cannabis, but also establish a new agency to regulate cannabis production and sale," External link

smh Monday, December 10, 2018 4:15:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Allowing adults in the ACT to possess and use cannabis acknowledges the modern reality that many adults choose to use cannabis," "This is a small but significant step in a long journey of drug law reform that we hope will ultimately see personal drug use treated as a health issue, rather than as a justice issue. We also note that cannabis is a less harmful drug than most other illicit drugs, and making it more easily accessible could well reduce use of other more damaging drugs" External link

theage Monday, December 10, 2018 3:50:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I suspect that the legal answer may be that it would be permissible to grow your four plants in a community garden, but there may be issues around theft," External link

theage Monday, December 10, 2018 3:50:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I would highlight that at this stage Mr Petterson’s bill does not address supply issues, unlike the federal Greens proposal. At a national level, the Greens are seeking to not only legalise cannabis, but also establish a new agency to regulate cannabis production and sale," External link

theage Monday, December 10, 2018 3:50:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "This says if we miss a target we need to redouble our efforts at home, not simply buy carbon pardons from some other jurisdictions," External link

smh Sunday, December 10, 2017 5:16:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The biggest source of transport emissions is from private vehicle use in Canberra, every day Canberrans driving around the city. We're going to have to work very hard on the transport sector to encourage more active travel, better public transport and the transition to electric vehicles," External link

smh Sunday, December 10, 2017 5:16:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The economic equation is very encouraging for people to make the switch to electricity," External link

smh Sunday, December 10, 2017 5:16:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Contrary to what the Liberals are suggesting taking place, there wasn't any condoning of what was happening [at the Netherlands health centre]," External link

smh Thursday, November 30, 2017 5:03:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "it isn't going to make a difference" External link

smh Thursday, November 30, 2017 5:03:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "They're just opposed to it outright as they see it as some kind of condoning whether it's a regular fixture or not," External link

smh Thursday, November 30, 2017 5:03:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We can provide them with much better, safer options by allowing pharmaceutical grade machines to be used in these pill testing processes," External link

smh Thursday, November 30, 2017 5:03:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "While I have listened to that position I have to note the NSW scheme is different to the ACT scheme in various ways and it does not provide an accurate picture to just compare the statutory compensation amounts," "Although it has a lower statutory compensation amount, the ACT scheme provides coverage to a greater amount of people, as an example the ACT scheme allow for common law coverage or damages sustained by a worker travelling to and from work" External link

smh Thursday, November 30, 2017 1:41:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury told : "We are concerned it will suppress artificially prices in the wholesale market and we believe the wholesale market is an effective means of driving good energy outcomes so the transition across to a certificate-based approach we think distorts the price signalling effect the labour wholesale market is designed to operate," External link

smh Friday, November 24, 2017 1:36:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "A well designed scheme that takes into account the ACT's innovative approach is fine but a badly designed one is problematic for us. Every jurisdiction has questions," External link

smh Friday, November 24, 2017 1:36:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It’s like going to a national park to hunt," "The rest of the world has declared the Southern Ocean off limits because of its importance to the revival of the great whales" External link

pidp Wednesday, November 22, 2017 7:43:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The people have spoken. It's time to end marriage discrimination - it's a common sense, human response, and reflects our community's values," External link

smh Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:40:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "There is a trade-off there between safety and reliability and cost and we've formed a view and we believe the community will support the view that it's better to do this work properly," External link

smh Wednesday, November 8, 2017 2:25:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT will have 100 per cent of its power from renewable energy sources by 2020. At the moment we don't have the need for any further energy supply, we have adequate energy to meet that goal in 2020 so there's no need for the ACT to seek to purchase any more power," "I actually went to the public meeting and the proponent said this will help the ACT to meet its renewable energy target and he was wrong because have adequate contracts to meet our renewable energy target" External link

smh Tuesday, November 7, 2017 5:45:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "costs will reduce, as outages will not be needed" External link

smh Sunday, November 5, 2017 2:14:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The utility is confident that after a transition period of three to five years, the trees will be in a much more manageable state and costs will reduce, as outages will not be needed," External link

smh Sunday, November 5, 2017 2:14:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "To describe Canberra as the corrupt capital of Australia is an extraordinarily broad claim that is not backed up by the evidence we've seen and that's not to say there aren't issues in this town and that's why we support the establishment of an anti-corruption watchdog, it's right to have that mechanism but to make such a broad and sweeping claim is really an overstatement and a political tactic," External link

smh Thursday, October 26, 2017 12:38:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We need to have a close look at whether our protections are adequate here," External link

smh Wednesday, October 25, 2017 2:29:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It's also meant we haven't had use of the management unit as a disciplinary tool within the AMC where it is needed at times for male detainees who have been involved in violence," "From the point of view of having the women together and ensuring we have the full capabilities of the AMC, we decided to do something that provided a longer term solution" External link

smh Sunday, October 22, 2017 4:59:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It's definitely an improvement for those in the management unit at the moment because there are issues with access to outdoor space and moving them around," "This will put the women closer to recreational facilities, there is within the new unit space for activities and services to be delivered, and it puts them closer to the new bakery" External link

smh Sunday, October 22, 2017 4:59:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It's vital that we equip detainees with the skills they need to reintegrate back into the wider community," "Having these sort of facilities means detainees are getting skills, building self-confidence and filling hours in their day which is very important" External link

smh Friday, October 20, 2017 5:40:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "There is frustration among the states and territories at a number of things," "The way the commonwealth has put this package together without our consultation and presented it as a fait accompli" External link

smh Wednesday, October 18, 2017 7:58:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The action of the Canberra Liberals means [Spilt Milk] is now more dangerous than would be the case if the pill testing trial went ahead," External link

smh Friday, October 13, 2017 5:54:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "No one from the NCA, the promoter or anywhere else has yet been able to explain what additional documents are required. [The consortium] have committed to providing any further documents as quickly as possible," External link

smh Friday, October 13, 2017 5:54:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The action of the Canberra Liberals means [Spilt Milk] is now more dangerous than would be the case if the pill testing trial went ahead," External link

smh Friday, October 13, 2017 4:03:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "No one from the NCA, the promoter or anywhere else has yet been able to explain what additional documents are required. [The consortium] have committed to providing any further documents as quickly as possible," External link

smh Friday, October 13, 2017 4:03:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT is establishing itself as a world leader when it comes to investment in renewable energy and action on climate change," "Already, renewable energy has driven around $500 million of investment into the local economy" External link

smh Thursday, October 5, 2017 11:11:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "By 2020 that ACT will produce 100 per cent of our electricity from renewable sources like wind and solar and, by 2050 at the latest, our city will produce zero net greenhouse gas emissions," External link

smh Thursday, October 5, 2017 11:11:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "To this end, an investigation is underway… one corrections officer has been stood down in the interim," External link

smh Saturday, September 23, 2017 6:17:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "This means the utility is responsible for making sure trees near powerlines on rural leased land are safe and will not cause a bushfire," External link

smh Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:26:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "In the urban area there has been a history of outages and ignitions due to incomplete tree clearing," External link

smh Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:26:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "This program has so far facilitated a 24 per cent upfront discount for people who've taken those early steps in bringing in batteries," "What we are seeing with this program is around 200 battery installations so far, more are on the ordering books and this program will see a continued rollout" External link

smh Wednesday, September 20, 2017 6:39:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The real strength of having this sort of battery capacity in the network is the real pressure sin the grid at the moment are those days where it gets extremely hot and demand goes through the roof," "What we can see with this sort of battery system is we can offset those absolute peaks it means you don't need to build more grid capacity, you can actually use this smart technology to really help iron out those extreme peaks in the grid" External link

smh Wednesday, September 20, 2017 6:39:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Methadone has to be administered carefully, there are complications if it is not done properly," External link

smh Wednesday, September 20, 2017 6:39:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Restorative justice has been shown to be powerful for people in processing emotions, in seeking a sense of justice, and having an understanding of why the crime took place," External link

smh Friday, September 15, 2017 5:57:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I think what's important is that it will not be appropriate all cases, it's always voluntary and it will only take place where the victim agrees but also where the perpetrator is willing to take responsibility for the crime they committed," External link

smh Friday, September 15, 2017 5:57:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "These changes will ensure consumers are protected against uncertainty and unexpected changes in the market and ensure that any beneficial payments are fully passed through to ACT electricity consumers," External link

smh Thursday, September 14, 2017 5:49:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We've got a group of health experts who are willing to run a trial free of charge to the government, they know they have the skills and the expertise, we have an event coming up which is an ideal target audience, it's time to get on with this here in Canberra," External link

smh Thursday, September 14, 2017 10:19:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury told : "I acknowledge members, providers and the community's interest in the ACT Office for Mental Health and I also recognise there has unfortunately been some unavoidable delays in progressing formal consultation on this initiative," External link

smh Tuesday, September 12, 2017 3:25:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "When we made this promise in the election campaign we didn't put a specific timeline on it because we wanted to have the opportunity to come into office, start those conversations with people in the community, I've now got budget funding for four years to move this forward, that is substantial progress. What we are now focused on is getting the details of the model right so we can deliver exactly what the community needs and get it right," External link

smh Tuesday, September 12, 2017 3:25:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We have a system that works reasonably well now - I'm not satisfied with that and I want it to work better. That's what we're trying to achieve," External link

smh Tuesday, September 12, 2017 3:25:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT has established load shedding guidelines, if required. These guidelines would initiate rolling electricity supply outages of up to two hours across different areas of the electricity network," "The guidelines establish an order of priority to ensure critical infrastructure such as hospitals, emergency services, Canberra Airport and water treatment facilities will not have their electricity supply interrupted, unless it was absolutely necessary and no other alternative was available to preserve the power system or ensure public safety" External link

smh Thursday, September 7, 2017 4:39:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "They contain limited metal so in terms of getting them in through the metal detectors the opportunity of doing that is maximised and it presents a challenge for corrections staff," External link

smh Monday, September 4, 2017 11:13:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We're talking about people coming to visit with children, we're talking about grandparents coming to visit and we've got to get that balance right," "So many prisoners say to me their family outside is a really motivating influence and whether we want to be authorising physical body inspections of children, grandparents, loved ones, that is a really tricky question. We could clamp down significantly but then we'd be clamping down on that social contact" External link

smh Monday, September 4, 2017 11:13:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Procedures are there for a reason and we expect them to be followed," "The next of kin was still contacted the next day. The delay wasn't enormous but it wasn't ideal and that's why staff have been reminded of their responsibilities" External link

smh Thursday, August 24, 2017 12:45:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Violence in the jail never acceptable and steps will be taken to punish who were those involved," "We have extensive CCTV footage of this incident, after the recommendations of the Moss review changes have been made at the AMC, [the footage has been] been provided to police, and police are now undertaking their investigations under a revised MoU that has also been put in place because of the Moss review" External link

smh Thursday, August 24, 2017 12:45:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "At the moment some of the members of our community are being discriminated against so I think there is a valid role for the ACT government to step forward and say we support this change, we want this change to happen in Australia and we want all the members of our community to be allowed to celebrate their love with whoever they want to celebrate it with," External link

smh Thursday, August 17, 2017 11:05:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "one of the biggest roll outs of battery storage in the world" External link

smh Friday, March 3, 2017 5:29:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Anecdotal evidence suggests that the ACT's minimum passing laws are making a difference," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 20, 2017 5:39:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It is unlikely that these [Wicked Camper] vans would meet the garage address requirements to allow them to be registered here," "These vans and the offensive slogans they bear have no place on ACT roads" External link

smh Saturday, February 18, 2017 8:27:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "This arrangement will support efforts by jurisdictions where these vans operate to stop the use of offensive advertising," "The ACT government is seeking to work with other jurisdictions, in addition to Queensland, on similar arrangements" External link

smh Saturday, February 18, 2017 8:27:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It is unlikely that these [Wicked Camper] vans would meet the garage address requirements to allow them to be registered here," "These vans and the offensive slogans they bear have no place on ACT roads" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, February 18, 2017 6:15:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "This arrangement will support efforts by jurisdictions where these vans operate to stop the use of offensive advertising," "The ACT government is seeking to work with other jurisdictions, in addition to Queensland, on similar arrangements" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, February 18, 2017 6:15:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "They have that ability to be an external eye and give the community confidence that corrections is being adequately overseen," "Already there is considerable oversight of the AMC but a prison inspector will have that degree of expertise when it comes to prison matters" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:53:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "some consolidation of existing oversight functions" "We don't want duplication, we don't want to take away oversight functions but part of the reason it will take until the end of the year to put in place is to look at getting that balance right with those existing functions" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:53:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "ACT Health will form a working group with the Justice and Community Safety Directorate and Winnunga to develop an integrated Aboriginal Health Service for the AMC," "This working group will be convened in March 2017 and will develop and agree on a contemporary and best practice model of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Service delivery at the AMC that conforms with human rights obligations at the facility and supports the ACT government's strategic goals to close the gap in Indigenous disadvantage" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:53:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The decisions were taken in good faith, whether delegations in place or not. Officers acted as they should have under the legislation, and on that basis what we're doing here is ensuring clarity of that and avoiding the risk for excessive litigation if the matter is brought up," External link

smh Thursday, February 16, 2017 10:41:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "They have that ability to be an external eye and give the community confidence that corrections is being adequately overseen," "Already there is considerable oversight of the AMC but a prison inspector will have that degree of expertise when it comes to prison matters" External link

smh Thursday, February 16, 2017 10:41:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "some consolidation of existing oversight functions" "We don't want duplication, we don't want to take away oversight functions but part of the reason it will take until the end of the year to put in place is to look at getting that balance right with those existing functions" External link

smh Thursday, February 16, 2017 10:41:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "ACT Health will form a working group with the Justice and Community Safety Directorate and Winnunga to develop an integrated Aboriginal Health Service for the AMC," "This working group will be convened in March 2017 and will develop and agree on a contemporary and best practice model of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Service delivery at the AMC that conforms with human rights obligations at the facility and supports the ACT government's strategic goals to close the gap in Indigenous disadvantage" External link

smh Thursday, February 16, 2017 10:41:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury noted : "Were women even considered in the establishment of the AMC or were women just a necessary small afterthought?" External link

smh Thursday, February 16, 2017 6:27:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury told : "It can be very difficult to structure programs around small numbers. Historically there have been a high number of women on remand which means there is difficulty getting people into programs," External link

smh Thursday, February 16, 2017 6:27:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Bail is more complex than the black and white dichotomy often presented in political debates," "If we reduce recidivism we are reducing the amount of crime in the community and that is something clearly designed to make our community safer" External link

smh Wednesday, February 15, 2017 3:42:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Bail is more complex than the black and white dichotomy often presented in political debates," "If we reduce recidivism we are reducing the amount of crime in the community and that is something clearly designed to make our community safer" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, February 15, 2017 12:14:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "To my knowledge this is the first time this has ever happened in the ACT, largely driven by broader events in the NSW grid but I have instructed my directorate to undertake a close evaluation of how last Friday played out for a couple of reasons," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, February 14, 2017 10:51:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I am also especially concerned that we are also seeing a significant increase in road trauma among vulnerable road users, and cyclists and motorcyclists in particular," External link

smh Monday, February 13, 2017 7:53:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Before you go to work, turn off what you sensibly can and during the day think about whether you need to be using electrical equipment," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, February 10, 2017 10:45:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Before you go to work, turn off what you sensibly can and during the day think about whether you need to be using electrical equipment," External link

smh Friday, February 10, 2017 8:57:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Hopefully through the measures of energy conservation any load shedding can be avoided," "But if it does go ahead ActewAGL has systems in place. Priority areas like hospitals and public institutions are insulated from any sort of load shedding" External link

abc-au Friday, February 10, 2017 5:22:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Before you go to work, turn off what you sensibly can and during the day think about whether you need to be using electrical equipment," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, February 10, 2017 4:37:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Before you go to work, turn off what you sensibly can and during the day think about whether you need to be using electrical equipment," External link

smh Friday, February 10, 2017 2:48:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I'll be continuing to advocate, alongside my colleagues, for this project to move ahead," External link

smh Wednesday, February 8, 2017 2:42:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I'll be continuing to advocate, alongside my colleagues, for this project to move ahead," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, February 8, 2017 12:11:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Lots of people were stopping to say hello," "It was great to see that connection and community spirit" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, February 8, 2017 12:11:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Lots of people were stopping to say hello," "It was great to see that connection and community spirit" External link

smh Wednesday, February 8, 2017 9:43:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The extension of the restorative justice scheme to adult offenders is an important development and will allow more victims and offenders to access this process, which has demonstrated effectiveness in meeting the justice needs of victims, reducing their trauma and addressing reoffending behaviour," External link

smh Monday, February 6, 2017 2:44:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The facility will generate 21,900 megawatt-hours of renewable electricity each year, enough to power around 3000 Canberra homes," External link

smh Friday, February 3, 2017 12:20:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT government has secured contracts to provide 100 per cent of the ACT's electricity from renewable sources. I am pleased that we are on track to meet our 100 per cent renewable electricity target by 2020 and to become a zero emission jurisdiction by 2050," "There is a potential that, pending further approval, should there be substantial population growth in the future (and greater electricity consumption), further auctions may be used to secure more renewable energy generation" External link

smh Friday, February 3, 2017 12:20:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I value the feedback we have received so far from the community. In addition to the two surveys, crash data from before and after the trial, particularly side-swipe collisions and same direction crashes at intersections, will also be examined," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, February 1, 2017 9:07:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I value the feedback we have received so far from the community. In addition to the two surveys, crash data from before and after the trial, particularly side-swipe collisions and same direction crashes at intersections, will also be examined," External link

smh Wednesday, February 1, 2017 8:17:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The Greens do not support unfettered access to personal travel data, and are always concerned to ensure that the balance between personal privacy and public safety is right," External link

smh Monday, January 30, 2017 4:20:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The majority of the community understands that while we have never seen a policy that has managed to stop people taking drugs, in other jurisdictions they have developed policies that have stopped people dying because of them," "It is clear that our current approach to drug policy is not working, and all the evidence shows that focussing on treatment and harm reduction is the most effective way to reduce the prevalence of drug use" External link

smh Monday, January 30, 2017 2:00:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I would encourage our members, or people thinking about becoming members, to also engage with our party's processes if they have suggestions or ideas about our policies," External link

smh Monday, January 30, 2017 2:00:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I would encourage our members, or people thinking about becoming members, to also engage with our party's processes if they have suggestions or ideas about our policies," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, January 30, 2017 12:30:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The majority of the community understands that while we have never seen a policy that has managed to stop people taking drugs, in other jurisdictions they have developed policies that have stopped people dying because of them," "It is clear that our current approach to drug policy is not working, and all the evidence shows that focussing on treatment and harm reduction is the most effective way to reduce the prevalence of drug use" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, January 30, 2017 12:30:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said ( about Health Study ) : "One key role of the new Office for Mental Health will be to establish a clear picture of the prevalence of mental health concerns, suicide attempts and the demand for suicide prevention services in the ACT so that we can ensure we are meeting the needs of our community," External link

smh Saturday, January 28, 2017 4:55:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Canberra is a diverse and inclusive city however, we all have a responsibility to stand together against racism and discrimination when it occurs," "Cultural institutions like the Canberra Theatre have an important role to play in reflecting the diversity and richness of our community back at us. I want to thank the Canberra Theatre for standing behind this important message, and offer our support to their staff" External link

smh Wednesday, January 25, 2017 10:25:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "When I read the news that the billboard of two Muslim girls had been taken down in Melbourne because of threats and complaints, of course I was appalled. What on earth could be offensive about two young girls celebrating their home?" External link

smh Thursday, January 19, 2017 7:45:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Not only are they delivering great environmental outcomes, but they are saving real money that can instead be directed to the most needy in Canberra," External link

abc-au Friday, December 30, 2016 3:02:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We were the first jurisdiction to legalise and regulate ridesharing services, and now we are taking a leading approach to the use of Segways," External link

9news Thursday, December 22, 2016 7:31:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We believe there could be many more incidents and injuries involving decorative ethanol burners that have not been reported to consumer agencies and fire emergency services," "While educational material has been available warning of the dangers of these products and providing owners with advice regarding their use, we believe the number of injuries caused justifies a product safety ban" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, December 22, 2016 3:33:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We must not allow the federal government's inaction to limit what we can achieve at a state and territory level. The ACT is a great example of what subnational governments can achieve. We are on track to meet our 100 per cent renewable electricity target by 2020 and to become Australia's first zero emission jurisdiction by 2050," External link

smh Tuesday, December 13, 2016 1:00:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We must not allow the federal government's inaction to limit what we can achieve at a state and territory level. The ACT is a great example of what subnational governments can achieve. We are on track to meet our 100 per cent renewable electricity target by 2020 and to become Australia's first zero emission jurisdiction by 2050," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, December 13, 2016 12:48:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury pointed out : "Renewable energy targets are not risking energy security; failing to upgrade our old and outdated energy network is" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, December 12, 2016 10:58:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said ( about Josh Frydenberg ) : "A secure, renewable energy powered future is achievable if we invest in upgrading our energy network, driving investment in renewable energies and managing the transition away from coal," "As the Finkel Report makes clear, a range of technical and weather related events lead to the black out in South Australia. While these do need to be addressed, it is reckless and wrong of Minister Frydenberg to pretend that renewable energy targets are responsible for problems in the national energy market" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, December 12, 2016 10:58:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The reverse auction process has not only made the ACT into the renewable energy capital of Australia, but it has also delivered Australia's lowest ever renewable electricity prices, well below industry expectations," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, December 12, 2016 10:58:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Transport is going to become a really important area for us to make progress in cutting our emissions and going electric with our transport is really an important part of the answer," External link

smh Tuesday, December 6, 2016 6:58:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "There's a real debate around what recharging options should look like," External link

smh Tuesday, December 6, 2016 6:58:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "This report confirms what I saw at the United Nations conference on climate change in Marrakech, Morocco – it is cities who are taking on climate change and leading the renewable energy charge, even when their federal governments are dragging their heels," "We cannot, and will not, wait for the Prime Minister of Australia or the President of the United States to decide that the long term interests of our communities are more important that the interests of the coal lobby. Instead, cities like Canberra are taking action now" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 2, 2016 9:25:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said ( about Stephen Freeman ) : "He should not have waited that long to have his case heard," "The report does identify a deep sense of grief in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community about the passing of Mr Freeman, I think more broadly it also identifies a grief around the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people that are in our jail. We have too many" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, November 10, 2016 7:15:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The evidence is clear that our current approach to illicit drug use has failed people with addictions, and our community," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, October 7, 2016 5:19:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Now that we're on track to achieve 100% clean electricity by 2020, transport is Canberra's next big pollution challenge," "We'll begin trialling electric, hybrid and clean biodiesel buses straight away, and then transition our fleet away from fossil fuels" External link

smh Thursday, September 22, 2016 1:26:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Putting the community first means really understanding your local community," "Over the last six months, I have visited many Canberra schools and it's clear that every ACT school and surrounding area presents different challenges and risks to our students" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, September 20, 2016 4:53:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I don't think this is an acceptable outcome to simply say we're not going to take any steps here to address this public health issue," "It's deeply concerning to me that detainees continue to contract blood-borne viruses, we know that there are viable models to prevent it. They work in other jails around the world, it's proven that you can make it work" External link

smh Friday, September 16, 2016 1:36:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I am in the very fortunate position of being able to make financial investments like these, a position I know many Canberrans are not in," "That is why when I purchased the Astin property last year, I investigated ways in which I could make sure my investments were socially responsible and discovered the Homeground Real Estate model in Melbourne – a not-for-profit model which rents out investment properties to low-income earners at below market rates," External link

smh Monday, September 12, 2016 6:13:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Our plans for education are about putting the community first and giving our teachers and students the support they need," "Putting the community first means ensuring we invest in our schools – both the infrastructure and our teachers" External link

smh Monday, September 12, 2016 1:14:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Across the country, we've seen hundreds of millions of public dollars flow to for-profit providers," External link

smh Monday, September 12, 2016 1:14:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Our plans for education are about putting the community first and giving our teachers and students the support they need," "Putting the community first means ensuring we invest in our schools - both the infrastructure and our teachers" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 12, 2016 11:31:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Across the country, we've seen hundreds of millions of public dollars flow to for-profit providers," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 12, 2016 11:31:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "School uniforms can create a stronger sense of school identity, belonging and pride amongst students and can also help with school security, as students are more easily identifiable," "Uniforms can also help to keep general clothing costs down for parents and reduce pressure on students to wear particular clothing styles or brands" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 8, 2016 10:10:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We know each school has a unique identity and culture and their school uniform should reflect that. While this is a general policy for all schools, it is designed to allow a high level of engagement with the school community," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 8, 2016 10:10:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Uniforms will be designed to ensure that they are suitable for all students regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, religion, age, body shape, family income and suitable for students with a disability," "Uniforms will not be a barrier for any students, and the policy provides that schools will consider the best way to provide all families access to affordable and appropriate uniforms" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 8, 2016 10:10:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I am pleased to see the sustained growth in enrolments across our public primary, high and college sectors since 2012," "More and more Canberra parents are choosing to send their children to public school with the confidence they will receive high-quality education from kindergarten through to year 12" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, September 7, 2016 7:41:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Last year the ACT government announced it would expand the number of locations where mobile speed vans could be located, with a commitment to adding an additional 100 sites per year. This new website will provide a mechanism for the public to be directly involved in identifying the new sites," External link

smh Wednesday, September 7, 2016 3:45:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Speed management and lower speeds in areas that have lots of pedestrians and cyclists will enable safe interactions in these areas and other mixed mode environments," External link

smh Thursday, September 1, 2016 1:56:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT's result by comparison to the national outcomes is encouraging but we are still a long way off achieving a road transport system which is free of death and serious injury," External link

smh Thursday, September 1, 2016 1:56:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Speed management and lower speeds in areas that have lots of pedestrians and cyclists will enable safe interactions in these areas and other mixed mode environments," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 1, 2016 1:44:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT's result by comparison to the national outcomes is encouraging but we are still a long way off achieving a road transport system which is free of death and serious injury," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 1, 2016 1:44:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Right now, too many students are finding themselves needing out-of-school assessments and tutoring to catch up or overcome their learning difficulties," "We know that each and every student has different needs in the classroom. That's why we're investing in a coaching and mentoring model to give hands-on training and support across our schools" External link

smh Thursday, September 1, 2016 11:56:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Right now, too many students are finding themselves needing out-of-school assessments and tutoring to catch up or overcome their learning difficulties," "We know that each and every student has different needs in the classroom. That's why we're investing in a coaching and mentoring model to give hands-on training and support across our schools" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 1, 2016 11:13:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "This is obviously very concerning that these sorts of tensions have existed, but I can assure the community, that this report that's been referenced in today's Canberra Times is about a year old," "Since then, we've taken significant steps to address these tensions that were there," External link

smh Thursday, September 1, 2016 5:52:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Mr Freeman's family, along with the Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service, have been informed of the extension of time and amended Terms of Reference, and they have expressed their support for these changes," "I would like to take this opportunity to reiterate my deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Mr Freeman" External link

smh Wednesday, August 31, 2016 9:04:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "While ACT Corrective Services does not support many of the views expressed in the report by Dr Gee, it is the case that some tensions were identified between ACTCS and ACT Health last year in relation to the joint management of detainees," "Since this time, a number of steps have been taken to address the issues to ensure that the interests of detainees and the delivery of health services are not compromised," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, August 31, 2016 4:05:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "While ACT Corrective Services does not support many of the views expressed in the report by Dr Gee, it is the case that some tensions were identified between ACTCS and ACT Health last year in relation to the joint management of detainees," "Since this time, a number of steps have been taken to address the issues to ensure that the interests of detainees and the delivery of health services are not compromised," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, August 30, 2016 7:03:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Ultimately it got up, that's what I was focused on," External link

smh Friday, August 26, 2016 8:30:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The young men involved in this activity need to know that their behaviour is not only illegal but completely deplorable and as a community we must condemn this activity," "The fact that they have engaged in this activity against their peers is even more disturbing - these are their friends, girlfriends and sisters" External link

smh Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:22:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The young men involved in this activity need to know that their behaviour is not only illegal but completely deplorable and as a community we must condemn this activity," "The fact that they have engaged in this activity against their peers is even more disturbing - these are their friends, girlfriends and sisters" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:01:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The young men involved in this activity need to know that their behaviour is not only illegal but completely deplorable and as a community we must condemn this activity," "The fact that they have engaged in this activity against their peers is even more disturbing - these are their friends, girlfriends and sisters" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, August 17, 2016 11:36:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The young men involved in this activity need to know that their behaviour is not only illegal but completely deplorable and as a community we must condemn this activity," "The fact that they have engaged in this activity against their peers is even more disturbing - these are their friends, girlfriends and sisters" External link

smh Wednesday, August 17, 2016 11:19:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The young men involved in this activity need to know that their behaviour is not only illegal but completely deplorable and as a community we must condemn this activity," "The fact that they have engaged in this activity against their peers is even more disturbing - these are their friends, girlfriends and sisters" External link

smh Wednesday, August 17, 2016 6:40:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Physical activity helps children build confidence in trying new things, promotes social inclusion and helps to develop an understanding of movement and space," "Physical activity doesn't have to be playing sport or participating in structured activity – this could be as simple as walking or riding to school" External link

smh Thursday, August 11, 2016 11:17:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The Oversight Group has reported that the Schools for All Program is progressing well, with the second-quarter reports showing the completion of nine recommendations, with an additional 41 recommendations under way and on track to be completed on time," External link

smh Thursday, August 4, 2016 1:02:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It is the case that some of our detainees are quite ingenious, and they do find ways to set fire to things, through the stripping of electrical cables and other sorts of matters," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 4, 2016 12:50:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The Oversight Group has reported that the Schools for All Program is progressing well, with the second-quarter reports showing the completion of nine recommendations, with an additional 41 recommendations under way and on track to be completed on time," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 4, 2016 12:50:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT has for a long time assumed that we'll just continue to perform well and we can't afford for that to be the case," "We need to continue to strive toward ensuring we have an education system of the highest quality and we need to identify any areas where further improvements can be made. We will take this data and analyse it to identify areas that require further follow-up" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, August 2, 2016 6:50:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT has for a long time assumed that we'll just continue to perform well and we can't afford for that to be the case," "We need to continue to strive toward ensuring we have an education system of the highest quality and we need to identify any areas where further improvements can be made. We will take this data and analyse it to identify areas that require further follow-up" External link

smh Tuesday, August 2, 2016 6:49:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We've reached a point where the Labor Party has decided they will not support this reform," External link

smh Sunday, July 31, 2016 5:12:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Once implemented, the change will align the ACT with other jurisdictions, including NSW," "At this early stage it has not been decided whether the ban would extend to phones that are mounted for use of the GPS function. The timing for implementation of this change is yet to be finalised" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:58:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Once implemented, the change will align the ACT with other jurisdictions, including NSW," "At this early stage it has not been decided whether the ban would extend to phones that are mounted for use of the GPS function. The timing for implementation of this change is yet to be finalised" External link

smh Wednesday, July 27, 2016 8:52:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said ( about Labor ) : "The Greens think there are a lot of other measures that we can put in place to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence that don't involve shutting the city down," "I've indicated my view to the Labor party over the last few weeks," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 27, 2016 4:09:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said ( about Labor ) : "The Greens think there are a lot of other measures that we can put in place to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence that don't involve shutting the city down," "I've indicated my view to the Labor party over the last few weeks," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, July 26, 2016 12:01:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said ( about Labor ) : "The Greens think there are a lot of other measures that we can put in place to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence that don't involve shutting the city down," "I've indicated my view to the Labor party over the last few weeks," External link

smh Tuesday, July 26, 2016 11:27:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said ( about Brendan Smyth ) : "Given Mr Smyth's background and knowledge of the ACT, he may well have been successful anyway, but the EOI process would have provided greater transparency for the community," External link

smh Wednesday, July 20, 2016 1:34:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We are encouraged by these results we seem to have an average swing to us of 1.56 percent on the numbers at the moment," "On these numbers, we have a prospect of gaining a seat in each of the five ACT seats in October and we will be launching our campaign reinvigorated by these results" External link

smh Monday, July 4, 2016 6:12:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "This research here will reinforce that this plant in various ways can make really significant impact for people, particularly where pharmaceutical medicines can't play a role," External link

smh Thursday, June 30, 2016 6:54:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "People are crying out to be able to use it for a range of medical conditions and we shouldn't be in a situation where people who want to access it for medical purposes are potentially operating illegally," "It's an untenable situation and we should take that stress away from people who are often in very difficult circumstances" External link

smh Thursday, June 30, 2016 6:54:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I think that if that's the best you've got at an election campaign, it doesn't say a lot about the vision Liberals have for this city," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 29, 2016 5:43:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury wrote : "I do not in any way endorse the generally aggressive and accusatorial tone of the letter, which could be construed as an attempt to intimidate and threaten Prisoners Aid ACT in relation to the evidence that they gave," External link

smh Monday, June 27, 2016 6:37:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Clearly the letter that was sent should never have been sent," External link

smh Monday, June 27, 2016 6:37:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I am really pleased to see the ACT's education system's ongoing commitment to improving indigenous student engagement with education improving over time," "I am looking forward to seeing these numbers rise even further in the coming years as we transition to a truly needs-based funding model" External link

smh Saturday, June 25, 2016 2:00:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Greater diversity across our correctional workforce can deliver better in-prison outcomes because it brings broader life skills and experience to the management of detainees and that provides for more nuanced people management," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 22, 2016 3:17:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Greater diversity across our correctional workforce can deliver better in-prison outcomes because it brings broader life skills and experience to the management of detainees and that provides for more nuanced people management," External link

smh Wednesday, June 22, 2016 2:38:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The government remains committed to ensure that all workers have fair and safe working conditions and will use the mechanisms provided in the contract to monitor compliance with industrial relations obligations," "If there is a serious breach of contract conditions, the government is able to terminate the contract where rectification is not possible," External link

smh Tuesday, June 21, 2016 5:24:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT has a strong cycling culture, and it is important that children learn the fundamentals of safe riding in an environment that, as far as possible, mirrors real riding conditions," External link

smh Monday, June 13, 2016 5:50:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The centres are intended for children from preschool to Year 4 and will provide a non-threatening and fun environment where kids can learn all the basics from how to safely cross the road through to independent and confident riding," External link

smh Monday, June 13, 2016 5:50:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "These sites were selected because they are close to existing car parks and recreation facilities. They also have the added bonus of some nice views across the lakes," External link

smh Monday, June 13, 2016 5:50:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT has a strong cycling culture, and it is important that children learn the fundamentals of safe riding in an environment that, as far as possible, mirrors real riding conditions," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, June 13, 2016 5:10:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The centres are intended for children from preschool to Year 4 and will provide a non-threatening and fun environment where kids can learn all the basics from how to safely cross the road through to independent and confident riding," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, June 13, 2016 5:10:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "These sites were selected because they are close to existing car parks and recreation facilities. They also have the added bonus of some nice views across the lakes," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, June 13, 2016 5:10:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "This data gives us a big picture overview of our schooling system and is a helpful tool to assist in planning for and managing growth in Canberra public schools," "It is important that we continue to evaluate and update this data, as it quickly becomes out-of-date as demographics change and we implement strategies to manage pressures" External link

smh Friday, June 10, 2016 11:30:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said ( about Schools Association ) : "In response to recommendations in the Expert Panel Report we have increased the capacity and capability of student engagement teams using a range of allied health professionals, including psychologists, social workers, speech pathologists, occupational therapists and physiotherapists. We know that not all students have the same needs or the same underlying issues, and we need to ensure that we support them all appropriately," "This is the first year in a three year implementation plan of the Schools for All program, and the measures that we have put in place this year will hopefully both ease the pressure on psychologists in schools as well as put in place more efficient processes to free them up so that they can focus on working with students at their schools" External link

smh Wednesday, June 8, 2016 6:15:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "This is a tax you don't have to pay if you don't speed," External link

smh Tuesday, June 7, 2016 2:10:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "these additional staff will ensure early identification of students with complex needs and provide a high level of expertise to support and manage students with challenging behaviours" External link

smh Tuesday, June 7, 2016 9:40:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It is important that we build a team of people who have a range of skills across different disciplines to respond to students with complex need, who can be affected by many different underlying issues," "Improved referral processes to Student Engagement teams and better case management will help ease workload on school-based staff and ensure students are assessed within a timely manner" External link

smh Tuesday, June 7, 2016 9:40:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "This is a tax you don't have to pay if you don't speed," External link

smh Tuesday, June 7, 2016 9:40:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "This package is about delivering the capacity that we need in Gungahlin, so the parents can have the confidence that we have space for their children in our Gungahlin schools," "These schools are all facing significant pressure, the government is committed to keeping up with that growing population pressure her in Gungahlin," External link

smh Friday, June 3, 2016 7:38:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I have created a role that will allow Professor Shaddock to be more engaged with the development of programs and policies within the directorate to ensure that the recommendations within the report are implemented in a way that delivers the best outcomes in schools," "We came to the view that would be more beneficial for Professor Shaddock to be involved in the practical implementation of the recommendations from Schools for All, rather than being on the oversight group, which performs more of an oversight and accountability function," External link

smh Thursday, June 2, 2016 4:39:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said ( about Steven Freeman ) : "I would like to take this opportunity to reiterate my deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Steven Freeman and again ask that their privacy be respected," External link

smh Thursday, June 2, 2016 11:28:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said ( about Steven Freeman ) : "I would like to take this opportunity to reiterate my deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Steven Freeman and again ask that their privacy be respected," External link

smh Thursday, June 2, 2016 8:31:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Parents and teachers are busy people and, as the world increasingly moves online, people expect to be able to perform routine administrative tasks quickly and efficiently from their computer or smartphone," "It is important that ACT public schools keep up to date with modern families" External link

smh Monday, May 23, 2016 6:49:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The habits children develop during their formative years largely influence the type of lives they lead as adults, so it is really important that we encourage young people to be healthy and active," External link

smh Thursday, May 19, 2016 6:16:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The habits children develop during their formative years largely influence the type of lives they lead as adults, so it is really important that we encourage young people to be healthy and active," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, May 19, 2016 5:55:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT Greens do believe that at the end of their life, at a time that is deeply personal and meaningful, and often involves pain and suffering, the people of the ACT should have the right to die with dignity, how and when they choose," "It would obviously be a long discussion to be had, but first of all we need to be given the power to have the discussion in our own right" External link

abc-au Monday, March 16, 2015 7:12:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said ( about Labor ) : "Today we saw ACT Labor and the Canberra Liberals team up to water down the ACT's electoral laws," External link

abc-au Friday, February 20, 2015 12:06:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We've seen the corrupting influence of political donations in NSW, and, while we don't have the history of exposed corruption that NSW does, surely prevention is better than cure?" External link

abc-au Friday, February 20, 2015 12:06:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Life for a female dog or cat in an intensive breeding facility is unimaginable," "The Bill seeks to avoid the serious animal welfare issues that we have seen in other states with intensive pet breeding operations that treat dogs and cats only as money-making machines, placing the operator's profit above their animal's health and welfare" External link

abc-au Thursday, February 19, 2015 12:11:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The scheme has been through extensive industry consultation to ensure that it is simple," External link

abc-au Thursday, February 19, 2015 12:11:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
leader20.83%EN11/30/201730/11/2017
minister44.67%EN11/24/201724/11/2017
energy minister0.16%EN11/24/201724/11/2017
consumer affairs minister1.11%EN11/08/201708/11/2017
chairman0.32%EN10/31/201731/10/2017
committee chairman0.32%EN10/31/201731/10/2017
climate change minister3.02%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
health minister1.91%EN10/13/201713/10/2017
justice minister7.79%EN10/12/201712/10/2017
spokesman0.48%EN08/24/201724/08/2017
greens cabinet minister0.32%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
member2.38%EN05/21/201721/05/2017
politician1.43%EN03/09/201709/03/2017
justice0.32%EN02/20/201720/02/2017
minister for justice0.32%EN02/20/201720/02/2017
colleague0.64%EN12/13/201613/12/2016
municipal services minister0.32%EN11/21/201621/11/2016
candidate0.64%EN10/04/201604/10/2016
education minister8.90%EN09/12/201612/09/2016
cabinet minister1.75%EN09/12/201612/09/2016
minister for education0.79%EN09/08/201608/09/2016
new education minister0.32%EN08/11/201611/08/2016
justice and consumer affairs minister0.32%EN08/10/201610/08/2016
mp0.64%EN10/22/201322/10/2013
jefe0.32%ES01/15/200615/01/2006
Names Lang Count
Shane RattenburyEN94.88%
Shane RattenburyPT2.56%
Shane RattenburyFR2.56%


 
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Shane Rattenbury said : “I am personally appalled by this incident. It is deeply regrettable and frankly offensive. I have expressed my view to Commissioner Peach that there is no place in ACTCS for these views or actions,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 12, 2020 2:37:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I've certainly heard people express concerns that they felt that people in the Adult Mental Health Unit were not like them," "The nature of Canberra is that we have a limited number of facilities, we have a small population, and those who are at the very acute end of the system do get concentrated into one place" External link

abc-au Sunday, March 8, 2020 2:31:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I've certainly heard people express concerns that they felt that people in the Adult Mental Health Unit were not like them," "The nature of Canberra is that we have a limited number of facilities, we have a small population, and those who are at the very acute end of the system do get concentrated into one place" External link

abc-au Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I've certainly heard people express concerns that they felt that people in the Adult Mental Health Unit were not like them," "The nature of Canberra is that we have a limited number of facilities, we have a small population, and those who are at the very acute end of the system do get concentrated into one place" External link

abc-au Sunday, March 8, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : “The fact is, natural gas is a polluting fossil fuel and we must eventually phase it out to reduce emissions and tackle climate change. Approximately 22% of the ACT’s total greenhouse gas emissions come from natural gas,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : “This is a transition we can make in a way that saves households money. New, efficient electric appliances can provide residents with savings compared to equivalent gas appliances. For example, efficient reverse-cycle air conditioning can reduce household energy bills by around $500 per year compared to gas heating,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury added : “There is further work to do on this transition, including with Evoenergy, and I’m looking forward to working with them, and the Canberra community, to achieve the natural gas phase transition in a responsible way,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : “The Government is also exploring opportunities for using other clean alternatives to natural gas, such as hydrogen produced from renewable electricity. We expect to open Australia’s first public hydrogen vehicle refuelling station early this year,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, January 17, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : “This year we received 30 applications from a range of organisations across the country to undertake projects and initiatives in the ACT that will boost road safety research, education and road trauma prevention,” “Road safety is one of the key priorities for the ACT Government which is committed to achieving Vision Zero, where no accident on our roads results in death or serious injury. Seven projects were chosen to receive funding to contribute in achieving this” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, December 9, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : “The state and commonwealth ministers decided they would support hydrogen being produced in any manner, including [using] natural gas or brown coal,” “But the strategy does include a certification and labelling scheme which will show where the hydrogen has come from and how it was produced, so that customers can make a market-based choice if they want to have green versus brown hydrogen” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, November 29, 2019 2:10:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : “The state and commonwealth ministers decided they would support hydrogen being produced in any manner, including [using] natural gas or brown coal,” “But the strategy does include a certification and labelling scheme which will show where the hydrogen has come from and how it was produced, so that customers can make a market-based choice if they want to have green versus brown hydrogen” External link

smh Friday, November 29, 2019 2:01:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : “The state and commonwealth ministers decided they would support hydrogen being produced in any manner, including [using] natural gas or brown coal,” “But the strategy does include a certification and labelling scheme which will show where the hydrogen has come from and how it was produced, so that customers can make a market-based choice if they want to have green versus brown hydrogen” External link

theage Friday, November 29, 2019 1:57:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : “The state and commonwealth ministers decided they would support hydrogen being produced in any manner, including [using] natural gas or brown coal,” “But the strategy does include a certification and labelling scheme which will show where the hydrogen has come from and how it was produced, so that customers can make a market-based choice if they want to have green versus brown hydrogen” External link

watoday Friday, November 29, 2019 1:38:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : “Climate change is the challenge of our generation. Our future depends on the decisions before us today – cutting emissions, leaving coal in the ground, and embracing the renewables revolution,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, November 28, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : “While it is disappointing that the ACT’s proposal to only pursue green hydrogen was not supported by other jurisdictions, there is still an opportunity to choose green hydrogen,” “Green hydrogen produced from renewable electricity, like wind and solar, is the way of the future. The ACT Government will continue to advocate for green hydrogen and a transition to a low carbon economy in Australia” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, November 25, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It's disappointing that other jurisdictions did not support the ACT's proposal to amend the national hydrogen strategy to focus on green, renewable hydrogen," "Green hydrogen produced from renewable electricity, like wind and solar, is the way of the future. Green hydrogen will be in demand as countries seek zero-emissions energy solutions and I will continue to advocate for green hydrogen and an end to fossil-fuel extraction and use in Australia" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, November 22, 2019 5:33:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It's disappointing that other jurisdictions did not support the ACT's proposal to amend the national hydrogen strategy to focus on green, renewable hydrogen," "Green hydrogen produced from renewable electricity, like wind and solar, is the way of the future. Green hydrogen will be in demand as countries seek zero-emissions energy solutions and I will continue to advocate for green hydrogen and an end to fossil-fuel extraction and use in Australia" External link

watoday Friday, November 22, 2019 4:53:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It's disappointing that other jurisdictions did not support the ACT's proposal to amend the national hydrogen strategy to focus on green, renewable hydrogen," "Green hydrogen produced from renewable electricity, like wind and solar, is the way of the future. Green hydrogen will be in demand as countries seek zero-emissions energy solutions and I will continue to advocate for green hydrogen and an end to fossil-fuel extraction and use in Australia" External link

smh Friday, November 22, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It's disappointing that other jurisdictions did not support the ACT's proposal to amend the national hydrogen strategy to focus on green, renewable hydrogen," "Green hydrogen produced from renewable electricity, like wind and solar, is the way of the future. Green hydrogen will be in demand as countries seek zero-emissions energy solutions and I will continue to advocate for green hydrogen and an end to fossil-fuel extraction and use in Australia" External link

theage Friday, November 22, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury told : "This is the moment we decide what sort of hydrogen industry we want to create in Australia," External link

smh Thursday, November 21, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury told : "This is the moment we decide what sort of hydrogen industry we want to create in Australia," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:47:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury told : "This is the moment we decide what sort of hydrogen industry we want to create in Australia," External link

watoday Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:40:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury told : "This is the moment we decide what sort of hydrogen industry we want to create in Australia," External link

theage Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said ( about Christian College ) : “Merici College has nurtured a culture of environmental stewardship over the past 12 months through initiatives including the establishment of a Year 9 and 10 sustainability electives, and the integration of sustainability into all areas of the curriculum,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury told : "The executive director took a decision that he did not want firearms inside the jail at this time," External link

abc-au Thursday, November 7, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said ( about John Peach ) : "The lockdown will end when the executive director John Peach is satisfied that there has been an absolutely thorough search of the jail," "The material that has been found has been drug-related contraband" External link

abc-au Thursday, November 7, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : “To support our young people through an often-challenging stage of life, YAM will be rolled out to Year 9 students in high schools across the ACT next year,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 23, 2019 8:29:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "There will be times where it won't be windy in certain areas or it won't be sunny, and that is the nature of renewable energy," "But if we build a smart system with the right storage and the right ability to move power between the jurisdictions, we can create a grid that is 100 per cent renewable" External link

abc-au Tuesday, October 1, 2019 2:48:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "There will be times where it won't be windy in certain areas or it won't be sunny, and that is the nature of renewable energy," "But if we build a smart system with the right storage and the right ability to move power between the jurisdictions, we can create a grid that is 100 per cent renewable" External link

abc-au Tuesday, October 1, 2019 1:47:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I think many people would find this quite unusual, for the government to put in place mandatory requirements to convey a view on what we think the standards should be," "But I think this is an important issue and it's one the Canberra community has expressed strong views on over the years, so we want to make sure they have access to the information that we think they need" External link

abc-au Saturday, September 7, 2019 1:50:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Australians are among the highest users of technology products, generating around 25 kilograms of e-waste per capita each year," External link

illawarramercury Monday, September 2, 2019 12:51:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Australians are among the highest users of technology products, generating around 25 kilograms of e-waste per capita each year," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, September 2, 2019 12:50:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Australians are among the highest users of technology products, generating around 25 kilograms of e-waste per capita each year," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, September 2, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Australians are among the highest users of technology products, generating around 25 kilograms of e-waste per capita each year," External link

bordermail Monday, September 2, 2019 12:17:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "These recommendations have been out there for far too long," "It is time we address these issues, because if we don't, we will see increasing levels of conflict in the city, and the potential for some of our emerging or existing venues to be closed down" External link

abc-au Friday, June 14, 2019 6:12:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We are keen to see an entertainment precinct put in place in Civic, as well as other places across Canberra, to ensure that new residents and hotel occupants understand that there may be noise of music and partying sometimes," External link

abc-au Friday, June 14, 2019 6:12:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "These recommendations have been out there for far too long," "It is time we address these issues, because if we don't, we will see increasing levels of conflict in the city, and the potential for some of our emerging or existing venues to be closed down" External link

abc-au Friday, June 14, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We are keen to see an entertainment precinct put in place in Civic, as well as other places across Canberra, to ensure that new residents and hotel occupants understand that there may be noise of music and partying sometimes," External link

abc-au Friday, June 14, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : “The Forum will provide an important opportunity to hear directly from experts in health and to develop strategies that address challenges that affect our workforce and improve our services, and I’m particularly pleased to see mental health expertise included in the Forum’s membership to bring that unique perspective,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, June 13, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It's something that's been building up for generations and it's not something we're going to fix overnight," External link

abc-au Sunday, May 26, 2019 1:52:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "That will come from rooftop solar in the ACT, from large scale wind and solar projects … and also our share of the national renewable energy target," External link

abc-au Friday, May 17, 2019 8:30:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We are seeing increasing community frustration. Certainly in Europe we have seen the rise of groups like Extinction Rebellion, who are undertaking significant civil disobedience to reflect their frustration," "We haven't quite seen that in Australia yet, but I think if the political system does not react to this serious community sentiment, we will see more civil disobedience" External link

abc-au Friday, May 17, 2019 8:30:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "That will come from rooftop solar in the ACT, from large scale wind and solar projects … and also our share of the national renewable energy target," External link

abc-au Friday, May 17, 2019 5:47:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We are seeing increasing community frustration. Certainly in Europe we have seen the rise of groups like Extinction Rebellion, who are undertaking significant civil disobedience to reflect their frustration," "We haven't quite seen that in Australia yet, but I think if the political system does not react to this serious community sentiment, we will see more civil disobedience" External link

abc-au Friday, May 17, 2019 5:47:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The climate emergency status means that the government needs to prioritise climate action," External link

9news Friday, May 17, 2019 3:02:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It is frustrating that consumers get stuck with fees for services that aren’t being rendered," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, March 30, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It is frustrating that consumers get stuck with fees for services that aren’t being rendered," External link

smh Saturday, March 30, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It is frustrating that consumers get stuck with fees for services that aren’t being rendered," External link

theage Saturday, March 30, 2019 4:32:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "People should not drive with drugs in their system as this endangers the community and themselves," External link

abc-au Friday, March 29, 2019 12:20:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "They may have made some mistakes, or made some poor choices along the way, but they're still members of our Canberra community," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 26, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Part of what we want to have is an incentive based system at the AMC, so these people demonstrate they can have greater freedom. There are opportunities for them to progress with the activities that are outside of the wire," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 26, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "If we did that we would simply build larger warehouses that would be filled up and we would continue the justice cycle as we now see it," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 26, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "They may have made some mistakes, or made some poor choices along the way, but they're still members of our Canberra community," External link

smh Tuesday, March 26, 2019 10:32:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Part of what we want to have is an incentive based system at the AMC, so these people demonstrate they can have greater freedom. There are opportunities for them to progress with the activities that are outside of the wire," External link

smh Tuesday, March 26, 2019 10:32:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "If we did that we would simply build larger warehouses that would be filled up and we would continue the justice cycle as we now see it," External link

smh Tuesday, March 26, 2019 10:32:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "They may have made some mistakes, or made some poor choices along the way, but they're still members of our Canberra community," External link

theage Tuesday, March 26, 2019 10:29:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Part of what we want to have is an incentive based system at the AMC, so these people demonstrate they can have greater freedom. There are opportunities for them to progress with the activities that are outside of the wire," External link

theage Tuesday, March 26, 2019 10:29:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "If we did that we would simply build larger warehouses that would be filled up and we would continue the justice cycle as we now see it," External link

theage Tuesday, March 26, 2019 10:29:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I think the minister has acted to make changes where others might have sought an easier path," External link

smh Thursday, March 21, 2019 11:30:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I think the minister has acted to make changes where others might have sought an easier path," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, March 21, 2019 10:40:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I think the minister has acted to make changes where others might have sought an easier path," External link

theage Thursday, March 21, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT Greens have also been raising this issue with respective ACT Health Ministers over many years, and included its reintroduction as an item in the 2008 Parliamentary Agreement," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 13, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT Greens have also been raising this issue with respective ACT Health Ministers over many years, and included its reintroduction as an item in the 2008 Parliamentary Agreement," External link

smh Wednesday, March 13, 2019 5:33:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT Greens have also been raising this issue with respective ACT Health Ministers over many years, and included its reintroduction as an item in the 2008 Parliamentary Agreement," External link

theage Wednesday, March 13, 2019 4:39:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It should review the efficacy of the buyback program, give affected people a chance to provide their views if they wish, and to reflect on lessons learned from the whole Mr Fluffy saga," External link

smh Friday, March 1, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It should review the efficacy of the buyback program, give affected people a chance to provide their views if they wish, and to reflect on lessons learned from the whole Mr Fluffy saga," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 1, 2019 4:58:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It should review the efficacy of the buyback program, give affected people a chance to provide their views if they wish, and to reflect on lessons learned from the whole Mr Fluffy saga," External link

theage Friday, March 1, 2019 4:56:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We have confidence that the combination of investing in a reintegration centre focused on bringing people back into the community in a crime-free way, and the justice reinvestment program will give us the capability to not only invest our money in a smarter way, but defer the need for a significant expansion of the AMC," External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "improve the lives of individuals and their families" External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Justice Reinvestment is honest about the reality of incarceration in Australia," "While crime rates are going down, incarceration rates are going up. The most just justice system is a system that acts early to help prevent the kinds of circumstances that can lead to crime in the first place" External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "social cohesion among high and complex-need residents," External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "In continuing Yarrabi Bamirr, the Government reaffirms our commitment to working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to deliver programs that respond to the needs of communities by being inclusive, family-focused and culturally appropriate," External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We'll be seeking to increase the allowable amount for possession for people who use cannabis medicinally to recognise that people with a medical need may need to stockpile larger quantities than recreational users," External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 20, 2019 10:01:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "At this stage it’s great that this is a volunteer effort. I think if you were going to make it a long term sustained project, to run it every weekend at an offsite facility you would need to look at a different funding model," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6:57:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Under the current scheme cannabis is the last option for patients who have to prove they have tried treatments from every other drug category, many of which have significant side effects," "It also remains difficult for patients to find a doctor in the ACT who will prescribe medicinal cannabis. The approval process for doctors and pharmacists remains long and complicated, meaning access to the medication can be seriously delayed, sometimes for months. These kinds of restrictions don’t exist for any other medication" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6:57:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "At this stage it’s great that this is a volunteer effort. I think if you were going to make it a long term sustained project, to run it every weekend at an offsite facility you would need to look at a different funding model," External link

theage Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Under the current scheme cannabis is the last option for patients who have to prove they have tried treatments from every other drug category, many of which have significant side effects," "It also remains difficult for patients to find a doctor in the ACT who will prescribe medicinal cannabis. The approval process for doctors and pharmacists remains long and complicated, meaning access to the medication can be seriously delayed, sometimes for months. These kinds of restrictions don’t exist for any other medication" External link

theage Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We have confidence that the combination of investing in a reintegration centre focused on bringing people back into the community in a crime-free way, and the justice reinvestment program will give us the capability to not only invest our money in a smarter way, but defer the need for a significant expansion of the AMC," External link

abc-au Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "improve the lives of individuals and their families" External link

abc-au Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Justice Reinvestment is honest about the reality of incarceration in Australia," "While crime rates are going down, incarceration rates are going up. The most just justice system is a system that acts early to help prevent the kinds of circumstances that can lead to crime in the first place" External link

abc-au Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "social cohesion among high and complex-need residents," External link

abc-au Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "In continuing Yarrabi Bamirr, the Government reaffirms our commitment to working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to deliver programs that respond to the needs of communities by being inclusive, family-focused and culturally appropriate," External link

abc-au Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Under the current scheme cannabis is the last option for patients who have to prove they have tried treatments from every other drug category, many of which have significant side effects," "It also remains difficult for patients to find a doctor in the ACT who will prescribe medicinal cannabis. The approval process for doctors and pharmacists remains long and complicated, meaning access to the medication can be seriously delayed, sometimes for months. These kinds of restrictions don’t exist for any other medication" External link

smh Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "At this stage it’s great that this is a volunteer effort. I think if you were going to make it a long term sustained project, to run it every weekend at an offsite facility you would need to look at a different funding model," External link

smh Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Clearly the fact in the strategy means it’s being thought about and clearly it’s being thought about at a national level but there are real pluses and minuses to it," External link

theage Friday, February 15, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It’s not a single thing, it will require more electric, and hydrogen vehicles to come into the market, it’ll require improved public transport, it goes to urban design, of people not needing to drive as much, of being able to live closer to where they work and more people walking and cycling which is great for our health as well so a whole suite of policies will be needed to tackle transport emissions," External link

theage Friday, February 15, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Clearly the fact in the strategy means it’s being thought about and clearly it’s being thought about at a national level but there are real pluses and minuses to it," External link

smh Friday, February 15, 2019 12:25:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It’s not a single thing, it will require more electric, and hydrogen vehicles to come into the market, it’ll require improved public transport, it goes to urban design, of people not needing to drive as much, of being able to live closer to where they work and more people walking and cycling which is great for our health as well so a whole suite of policies will be needed to tackle transport emissions," External link

smh Friday, February 15, 2019 12:25:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Clearly the fact in the strategy means it’s being thought about and clearly it’s being thought about at a national level but there are real pluses and minuses to it," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 14, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It’s not a single thing, it will require more electric, and hydrogen vehicles to come into the market, it’ll require improved public transport, it goes to urban design, of people not needing to drive as much, of being able to live closer to where they work and more people walking and cycling which is great for our health as well so a whole suite of policies will be needed to tackle transport emissions," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 14, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We have confidence that the combination of investing in a reintegration centre focused on bringing people back into the community in a crime-free way, and the justice reinvestment program will give us the capability to not only invest our money in a smarter way, but defer the need for a significant expansion of the AMC," External link

abc-au Thursday, February 14, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "improve the lives of individuals and their families" External link

abc-au Thursday, February 14, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Justice Reinvestment is honest about the reality of incarceration in Australia," "While crime rates are going down, incarceration rates are going up. The most just justice system is a system that acts early to help prevent the kinds of circumstances that can lead to crime in the first place" External link

abc-au Thursday, February 14, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "social cohesion among high and complex-need residents," External link

abc-au Thursday, February 14, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "In continuing Yarrabi Bamirr, the Government reaffirms our commitment to working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to deliver programs that respond to the needs of communities by being inclusive, family-focused and culturally appropriate," External link

abc-au Thursday, February 14, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "If we did that we would simply build larger warehouses that would be filled up and we would continue the justice cycle as we now see it," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 14, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "instead of spending money on building more cells ... we would spend the money on a range of social programs that are designed to break the criminal cycle, to frankly take a different approach to justice, to do something a bit bold, and do something that the academics have been telling us for years we should do if we want to make a serious difference" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 14, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "If we did that we would simply build larger warehouses that would be filled up and we would continue the justice cycle as we now see it," External link

theage Thursday, February 14, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "instead of spending money on building more cells ... we would spend the money on a range of social programs that are designed to break the criminal cycle, to frankly take a different approach to justice, to do something a bit bold, and do something that the academics have been telling us for years we should do if we want to make a serious difference" External link

theage Thursday, February 14, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "If we did that we would simply build larger warehouses that would be filled up and we would continue the justice cycle as we now see it," External link

smh Thursday, February 14, 2019 6:50:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "instead of spending money on building more cells ... we would spend the money on a range of social programs that are designed to break the criminal cycle, to frankly take a different approach to justice, to do something a bit bold, and do something that the academics have been telling us for years we should do if we want to make a serious difference" External link

smh Thursday, February 14, 2019 6:50:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "A change to ACT cannabis law will also hopefully help people suffering serious illnesses to have easier access to cannabis for medicinal use as we know that the ACT’s medicinal cannabis scheme remains overly restrictive and hard to access," External link

smh Sunday, February 10, 2019 4:50:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "A change to ACT cannabis law will also hopefully help people suffering serious illnesses to have easier access to cannabis for medicinal use as we know that the ACT’s medicinal cannabis scheme remains overly restrictive and hard to access," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, February 10, 2019 4:39:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "A change to ACT cannabis law will also hopefully help people suffering serious illnesses to have easier access to cannabis for medicinal use as we know that the ACT’s medicinal cannabis scheme remains overly restrictive and hard to access," External link

theage Sunday, February 10, 2019 4:25:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "By making the commitment to fleet targets, it creates certainty to bringing vehicles into Australia, which will make them more available to private consumers," "It would transform the market by having a greater range available and when the government lease of the vehicles run out, they'll enter the second-hand vehicle market" External link

smh Saturday, February 9, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "A select committee will be looking closely at what's possible to bring down prices for consumers," "In the meantime we encourage the community to vote with their feet – or car – before deciding which petrol stations to attend" External link

smh Saturday, February 9, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Consumers should not be lured into petrol stations by cheap prices which are conditional on having a docket or in-store purchase and have the right to know exactly how much they are going to pay at the pump," "This is about creating greater transparency in the fuel market, and making it fairer for all motorists who are trying to find the best deal" External link

smh Saturday, February 9, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "A select committee will be looking closely at what's possible to bring down prices for consumers," "In the meantime we encourage the community to vote with their feet – or car – before deciding which petrol stations to attend" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, February 9, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Consumers should not be lured into petrol stations by cheap prices which are conditional on having a docket or in-store purchase and have the right to know exactly how much they are going to pay at the pump," "This is about creating greater transparency in the fuel market, and making it fairer for all motorists who are trying to find the best deal" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, February 9, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "By making the commitment to fleet targets, it creates certainty to bringing vehicles into Australia, which will make them more available to private consumers," "It would transform the market by having a greater range available and when the government lease of the vehicles run out, they'll enter the second-hand vehicle market" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, February 9, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "They’re an interesting new means of transportation that help people be more mobile in a sustainable way," "Regulations have generally not kept pace with these new technologies and I’ve asked my officials to look at how we can facilitate their use in Canberra – while making sure that we don’t compromise road safety" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, February 3, 2019 4:44:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "They’re an interesting new means of transportation that help people be more mobile in a sustainable way," "Regulations have generally not kept pace with these new technologies and I’ve asked my officials to look at how we can facilitate their use in Canberra – while making sure that we don’t compromise road safety" External link

smh Sunday, February 3, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "They’re an interesting new means of transportation that help people be more mobile in a sustainable way," "Regulations have generally not kept pace with these new technologies and I’ve asked my officials to look at how we can facilitate their use in Canberra – while making sure that we don’t compromise road safety" External link

theage Sunday, February 3, 2019 4:16:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We can not force feed him," External link

abc-au Friday, February 1, 2019 1:14:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "If somebody is to lose consciousness, the Canberra Health Services would deal with that as a medical matter, subject to the detainee's directives that he has given," External link

smh Thursday, January 31, 2019 4:06:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "If somebody is to lose consciousness, the Canberra Health Services would deal with that as a medical matter, subject to the detainee's directives that he has given," External link

theage Thursday, January 31, 2019 4:03:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "If somebody is to lose consciousness, the Canberra Health Services would deal with that as a medical matter, subject to the detainee's directives that he has given," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, January 31, 2019 3:44:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The AMC when it was launched was described as being a prison that was aspiring to be a human rights compliant jail and I don’t think anyone ever really actually defined what that meant," "This is about being transparent...and definitive about the standards we're striving to deliver" External link

smh Wednesday, January 30, 2019 5:10:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The AMC when it was launched was described as being a prison that was aspiring to be a human rights compliant jail and I don’t think anyone ever really actually defined what that meant," "This is about being transparent...and definitive about the standards we're striving to deliver" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, January 30, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The AMC when it was launched was described as being a prison that was aspiring to be a human rights compliant jail and I don’t think anyone ever really actually defined what that meant," "This is about being transparent...and definitive about the standards we're striving to deliver" External link

theage Wednesday, January 30, 2019 4:20:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We can not force feed him," External link

abc-au Friday, January 25, 2019 9:31:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT government has received clear legal advice that based on the clinical condition of the detainee there are no lawful grounds for seeking a court order in the circumstances," External link

theage Friday, January 25, 2019 9:31:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I can confirm that his medical condition has declined further since his admission [to hospital]," External link

theage Friday, January 25, 2019 9:31:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We can not force feed him," External link

abc-au Friday, January 25, 2019 7:22:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Correctional officers and Canberra Health Service medical staff have been engaging proactively with the detainee," "Ultimately, this is a matter for the detainee" External link

abc-au Friday, January 25, 2019 4:12:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We have seen in other examples where this is rolled out, [and] in the first few years in particular our information is that insurers have made what might be described as 'super profits', so I think if anything the first few years is a more critical phase than after that," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, January 24, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We have seen in other examples where this is rolled out, [and] in the first few years in particular our information is that insurers have made what might be described as 'super profits', so I think if anything the first few years is a more critical phase than after that," External link

theage Thursday, January 24, 2019 5:02:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We have seen in other examples where this is rolled out, [and] in the first few years in particular our information is that insurers have made what might be described as 'super profits', so I think if anything the first few years is a more critical phase than after that," External link

smh Thursday, January 24, 2019 4:47:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We're not taking an approach that's simply one of, 'Say no.' It's not going to do the job and we need to be looking at a range of harm minimisation strategies that deals with the reality that young people will experiment and they will take drugs at music festivals," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We're not taking an approach that's simply one of, 'Say no.' It's not going to do the job and we need to be looking at a range of harm minimisation strategies that deals with the reality that young people will experiment and they will take drugs at music festivals," External link

smh Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We're not taking an approach that's simply one of, 'Say no.' It's not going to do the job and we need to be looking at a range of harm minimisation strategies that deals with the reality that young people will experiment and they will take drugs at music festivals," External link

theage Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:32:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "There is a dedicated senior nurse in the [adult mental health unit] high dependence unit to assist staff identifying early warning signs of aggression, who also takes the lead in forming a response team to an aggressive incident," External link

theage Sunday, January 6, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "As Minister, I support the actions taken within AMHU and Dhulwa," "I am committed to the work under way ... focused on improving work, health and safety for frontline health staff" External link

theage Sunday, January 6, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "There is a dedicated senior nurse in the [adult mental health unit] high dependence unit to assist staff identifying early warning signs of aggression, who also takes the lead in forming a response team to an aggressive incident," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, January 6, 2019 4:40:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "As Minister, I support the actions taken within AMHU and Dhulwa," "I am committed to the work under way ... focused on improving work, health and safety for frontline health staff" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, January 6, 2019 4:40:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "There is a dedicated senior nurse in the [adult mental health unit] high dependence unit to assist staff identifying early warning signs of aggression, who also takes the lead in forming a response team to an aggressive incident," External link

smh Sunday, January 6, 2019 4:31:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "As Minister, I support the actions taken within AMHU and Dhulwa," "I am committed to the work under way ... focused on improving work, health and safety for frontline health staff" External link

smh Sunday, January 6, 2019 4:31:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "If the systems aren't maintained, then it's likely the Clean Energy Regulator would pick this up in its audit," "It's through this dual process that any unsafe units are detected and rectified to ensure the safety of the community" External link

smh Saturday, December 22, 2018 4:26:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "If the systems aren't maintained, then it's likely the Clean Energy Regulator would pick this up in its audit," "It's through this dual process that any unsafe units are detected and rectified to ensure the safety of the community" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, December 22, 2018 4:18:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "If the systems aren't maintained, then it's likely the Clean Energy Regulator would pick this up in its audit," "It's through this dual process that any unsafe units are detected and rectified to ensure the safety of the community" External link

theage Saturday, December 22, 2018 4:04:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "As two of our biggest wind farms come on stream in the next 18 months, that will push those prices up a little bit at the other end we’ll see prices through the 2020s much more contained than other jurisdictions will experience," External link

smh Friday, December 21, 2018 5:08:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "As two of our biggest wind farms come on stream in the next 18 months, that will push those prices up a little bit at the other end we’ll see prices through the 2020s much more contained than other jurisdictions will experience," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 21, 2018 4:57:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "As two of our biggest wind farms come on stream in the next 18 months, that will push those prices up a little bit at the other end we’ll see prices through the 2020s much more contained than other jurisdictions will experience," External link

theage Friday, December 21, 2018 4:39:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Allowing adults in the ACT to possess and use cannabis acknowledges the modern reality that many adults choose to use cannabis," "This is a small but significant step in a long journey of drug law reform that we hope will ultimately see personal drug use treated as a health issue, rather than as a justice issue. We also note that cannabis is a less harmful drug than most other illicit drugs, and making it more easily accessible could well reduce use of other more damaging drugs" External link

smh Monday, December 10, 2018 4:15:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I suspect that the legal answer may be that it would be permissible to grow your four plants in a community garden, but there may be issues around theft," External link

smh Monday, December 10, 2018 4:15:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I would highlight that at this stage Mr Petterson’s bill does not address supply issues, unlike the federal Greens proposal. At a national level, the Greens are seeking to not only legalise cannabis, but also establish a new agency to regulate cannabis production and sale," External link

smh Monday, December 10, 2018 4:15:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Allowing adults in the ACT to possess and use cannabis acknowledges the modern reality that many adults choose to use cannabis," "This is a small but significant step in a long journey of drug law reform that we hope will ultimately see personal drug use treated as a health issue, rather than as a justice issue. We also note that cannabis is a less harmful drug than most other illicit drugs, and making it more easily accessible could well reduce use of other more damaging drugs" External link

theage Monday, December 10, 2018 3:50:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I suspect that the legal answer may be that it would be permissible to grow your four plants in a community garden, but there may be issues around theft," External link

theage Monday, December 10, 2018 3:50:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I would highlight that at this stage Mr Petterson’s bill does not address supply issues, unlike the federal Greens proposal. At a national level, the Greens are seeking to not only legalise cannabis, but also establish a new agency to regulate cannabis production and sale," External link

theage Monday, December 10, 2018 3:50:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "This says if we miss a target we need to redouble our efforts at home, not simply buy carbon pardons from some other jurisdictions," External link

smh Sunday, December 10, 2017 5:16:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The biggest source of transport emissions is from private vehicle use in Canberra, every day Canberrans driving around the city. We're going to have to work very hard on the transport sector to encourage more active travel, better public transport and the transition to electric vehicles," External link

smh Sunday, December 10, 2017 5:16:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The economic equation is very encouraging for people to make the switch to electricity," External link

smh Sunday, December 10, 2017 5:16:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Contrary to what the Liberals are suggesting taking place, there wasn't any condoning of what was happening [at the Netherlands health centre]," External link

smh Thursday, November 30, 2017 5:03:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "it isn't going to make a difference" External link

smh Thursday, November 30, 2017 5:03:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "They're just opposed to it outright as they see it as some kind of condoning whether it's a regular fixture or not," External link

smh Thursday, November 30, 2017 5:03:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We can provide them with much better, safer options by allowing pharmaceutical grade machines to be used in these pill testing processes," External link

smh Thursday, November 30, 2017 5:03:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "While I have listened to that position I have to note the NSW scheme is different to the ACT scheme in various ways and it does not provide an accurate picture to just compare the statutory compensation amounts," "Although it has a lower statutory compensation amount, the ACT scheme provides coverage to a greater amount of people, as an example the ACT scheme allow for common law coverage or damages sustained by a worker travelling to and from work" External link

smh Thursday, November 30, 2017 1:41:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury told : "We are concerned it will suppress artificially prices in the wholesale market and we believe the wholesale market is an effective means of driving good energy outcomes so the transition across to a certificate-based approach we think distorts the price signalling effect the labour wholesale market is designed to operate," External link

smh Friday, November 24, 2017 1:36:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "A well designed scheme that takes into account the ACT's innovative approach is fine but a badly designed one is problematic for us. Every jurisdiction has questions," External link

smh Friday, November 24, 2017 1:36:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It’s like going to a national park to hunt," "The rest of the world has declared the Southern Ocean off limits because of its importance to the revival of the great whales" External link

pidp Wednesday, November 22, 2017 7:43:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The people have spoken. It's time to end marriage discrimination - it's a common sense, human response, and reflects our community's values," External link

smh Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:40:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "There is a trade-off there between safety and reliability and cost and we've formed a view and we believe the community will support the view that it's better to do this work properly," External link

smh Wednesday, November 8, 2017 2:25:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT will have 100 per cent of its power from renewable energy sources by 2020. At the moment we don't have the need for any further energy supply, we have adequate energy to meet that goal in 2020 so there's no need for the ACT to seek to purchase any more power," "I actually went to the public meeting and the proponent said this will help the ACT to meet its renewable energy target and he was wrong because have adequate contracts to meet our renewable energy target" External link

smh Tuesday, November 7, 2017 5:45:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "costs will reduce, as outages will not be needed" External link

smh Sunday, November 5, 2017 2:14:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The utility is confident that after a transition period of three to five years, the trees will be in a much more manageable state and costs will reduce, as outages will not be needed," External link

smh Sunday, November 5, 2017 2:14:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "To describe Canberra as the corrupt capital of Australia is an extraordinarily broad claim that is not backed up by the evidence we've seen and that's not to say there aren't issues in this town and that's why we support the establishment of an anti-corruption watchdog, it's right to have that mechanism but to make such a broad and sweeping claim is really an overstatement and a political tactic," External link

smh Thursday, October 26, 2017 12:38:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We need to have a close look at whether our protections are adequate here," External link

smh Wednesday, October 25, 2017 2:29:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It's also meant we haven't had use of the management unit as a disciplinary tool within the AMC where it is needed at times for male detainees who have been involved in violence," "From the point of view of having the women together and ensuring we have the full capabilities of the AMC, we decided to do something that provided a longer term solution" External link

smh Sunday, October 22, 2017 4:59:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It's definitely an improvement for those in the management unit at the moment because there are issues with access to outdoor space and moving them around," "This will put the women closer to recreational facilities, there is within the new unit space for activities and services to be delivered, and it puts them closer to the new bakery" External link

smh Sunday, October 22, 2017 4:59:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It's vital that we equip detainees with the skills they need to reintegrate back into the wider community," "Having these sort of facilities means detainees are getting skills, building self-confidence and filling hours in their day which is very important" External link

smh Friday, October 20, 2017 5:40:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "There is frustration among the states and territories at a number of things," "The way the commonwealth has put this package together without our consultation and presented it as a fait accompli" External link

smh Wednesday, October 18, 2017 7:58:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The action of the Canberra Liberals means [Spilt Milk] is now more dangerous than would be the case if the pill testing trial went ahead," External link

smh Friday, October 13, 2017 5:54:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "No one from the NCA, the promoter or anywhere else has yet been able to explain what additional documents are required. [The consortium] have committed to providing any further documents as quickly as possible," External link

smh Friday, October 13, 2017 5:54:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The action of the Canberra Liberals means [Spilt Milk] is now more dangerous than would be the case if the pill testing trial went ahead," External link

smh Friday, October 13, 2017 4:03:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "No one from the NCA, the promoter or anywhere else has yet been able to explain what additional documents are required. [The consortium] have committed to providing any further documents as quickly as possible," External link

smh Friday, October 13, 2017 4:03:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT is establishing itself as a world leader when it comes to investment in renewable energy and action on climate change," "Already, renewable energy has driven around $500 million of investment into the local economy" External link

smh Thursday, October 5, 2017 11:11:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "By 2020 that ACT will produce 100 per cent of our electricity from renewable sources like wind and solar and, by 2050 at the latest, our city will produce zero net greenhouse gas emissions," External link

smh Thursday, October 5, 2017 11:11:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "To this end, an investigation is underway… one corrections officer has been stood down in the interim," External link

smh Saturday, September 23, 2017 6:17:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "This means the utility is responsible for making sure trees near powerlines on rural leased land are safe and will not cause a bushfire," External link

smh Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:26:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "In the urban area there has been a history of outages and ignitions due to incomplete tree clearing," External link

smh Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:26:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "This program has so far facilitated a 24 per cent upfront discount for people who've taken those early steps in bringing in batteries," "What we are seeing with this program is around 200 battery installations so far, more are on the ordering books and this program will see a continued rollout" External link

smh Wednesday, September 20, 2017 6:39:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The real strength of having this sort of battery capacity in the network is the real pressure sin the grid at the moment are those days where it gets extremely hot and demand goes through the roof," "What we can see with this sort of battery system is we can offset those absolute peaks it means you don't need to build more grid capacity, you can actually use this smart technology to really help iron out those extreme peaks in the grid" External link

smh Wednesday, September 20, 2017 6:39:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Methadone has to be administered carefully, there are complications if it is not done properly," External link

smh Wednesday, September 20, 2017 6:39:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Restorative justice has been shown to be powerful for people in processing emotions, in seeking a sense of justice, and having an understanding of why the crime took place," External link

smh Friday, September 15, 2017 5:57:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I think what's important is that it will not be appropriate all cases, it's always voluntary and it will only take place where the victim agrees but also where the perpetrator is willing to take responsibility for the crime they committed," External link

smh Friday, September 15, 2017 5:57:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "These changes will ensure consumers are protected against uncertainty and unexpected changes in the market and ensure that any beneficial payments are fully passed through to ACT electricity consumers," External link

smh Thursday, September 14, 2017 5:49:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We've got a group of health experts who are willing to run a trial free of charge to the government, they know they have the skills and the expertise, we have an event coming up which is an ideal target audience, it's time to get on with this here in Canberra," External link

smh Thursday, September 14, 2017 10:19:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury told : "I acknowledge members, providers and the community's interest in the ACT Office for Mental Health and I also recognise there has unfortunately been some unavoidable delays in progressing formal consultation on this initiative," External link

smh Tuesday, September 12, 2017 3:25:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "When we made this promise in the election campaign we didn't put a specific timeline on it because we wanted to have the opportunity to come into office, start those conversations with people in the community, I've now got budget funding for four years to move this forward, that is substantial progress. What we are now focused on is getting the details of the model right so we can deliver exactly what the community needs and get it right," External link

smh Tuesday, September 12, 2017 3:25:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We have a system that works reasonably well now - I'm not satisfied with that and I want it to work better. That's what we're trying to achieve," External link

smh Tuesday, September 12, 2017 3:25:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT has established load shedding guidelines, if required. These guidelines would initiate rolling electricity supply outages of up to two hours across different areas of the electricity network," "The guidelines establish an order of priority to ensure critical infrastructure such as hospitals, emergency services, Canberra Airport and water treatment facilities will not have their electricity supply interrupted, unless it was absolutely necessary and no other alternative was available to preserve the power system or ensure public safety" External link

smh Thursday, September 7, 2017 4:39:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "They contain limited metal so in terms of getting them in through the metal detectors the opportunity of doing that is maximised and it presents a challenge for corrections staff," External link

smh Monday, September 4, 2017 11:13:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We're talking about people coming to visit with children, we're talking about grandparents coming to visit and we've got to get that balance right," "So many prisoners say to me their family outside is a really motivating influence and whether we want to be authorising physical body inspections of children, grandparents, loved ones, that is a really tricky question. We could clamp down significantly but then we'd be clamping down on that social contact" External link

smh Monday, September 4, 2017 11:13:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Procedures are there for a reason and we expect them to be followed," "The next of kin was still contacted the next day. The delay wasn't enormous but it wasn't ideal and that's why staff have been reminded of their responsibilities" External link

smh Thursday, August 24, 2017 12:45:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Violence in the jail never acceptable and steps will be taken to punish who were those involved," "We have extensive CCTV footage of this incident, after the recommendations of the Moss review changes have been made at the AMC, [the footage has been] been provided to police, and police are now undertaking their investigations under a revised MoU that has also been put in place because of the Moss review" External link

smh Thursday, August 24, 2017 12:45:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "At the moment some of the members of our community are being discriminated against so I think there is a valid role for the ACT government to step forward and say we support this change, we want this change to happen in Australia and we want all the members of our community to be allowed to celebrate their love with whoever they want to celebrate it with," External link

smh Thursday, August 17, 2017 11:05:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "one of the biggest roll outs of battery storage in the world" External link

smh Friday, March 3, 2017 5:29:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Anecdotal evidence suggests that the ACT's minimum passing laws are making a difference," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 20, 2017 5:39:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It is unlikely that these [Wicked Camper] vans would meet the garage address requirements to allow them to be registered here," "These vans and the offensive slogans they bear have no place on ACT roads" External link

smh Saturday, February 18, 2017 8:27:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "This arrangement will support efforts by jurisdictions where these vans operate to stop the use of offensive advertising," "The ACT government is seeking to work with other jurisdictions, in addition to Queensland, on similar arrangements" External link

smh Saturday, February 18, 2017 8:27:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It is unlikely that these [Wicked Camper] vans would meet the garage address requirements to allow them to be registered here," "These vans and the offensive slogans they bear have no place on ACT roads" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, February 18, 2017 6:15:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "This arrangement will support efforts by jurisdictions where these vans operate to stop the use of offensive advertising," "The ACT government is seeking to work with other jurisdictions, in addition to Queensland, on similar arrangements" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, February 18, 2017 6:15:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "They have that ability to be an external eye and give the community confidence that corrections is being adequately overseen," "Already there is considerable oversight of the AMC but a prison inspector will have that degree of expertise when it comes to prison matters" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:53:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "some consolidation of existing oversight functions" "We don't want duplication, we don't want to take away oversight functions but part of the reason it will take until the end of the year to put in place is to look at getting that balance right with those existing functions" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:53:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "ACT Health will form a working group with the Justice and Community Safety Directorate and Winnunga to develop an integrated Aboriginal Health Service for the AMC," "This working group will be convened in March 2017 and will develop and agree on a contemporary and best practice model of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Service delivery at the AMC that conforms with human rights obligations at the facility and supports the ACT government's strategic goals to close the gap in Indigenous disadvantage" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:53:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The decisions were taken in good faith, whether delegations in place or not. Officers acted as they should have under the legislation, and on that basis what we're doing here is ensuring clarity of that and avoiding the risk for excessive litigation if the matter is brought up," External link

smh Thursday, February 16, 2017 10:41:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "They have that ability to be an external eye and give the community confidence that corrections is being adequately overseen," "Already there is considerable oversight of the AMC but a prison inspector will have that degree of expertise when it comes to prison matters" External link

smh Thursday, February 16, 2017 10:41:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "some consolidation of existing oversight functions" "We don't want duplication, we don't want to take away oversight functions but part of the reason it will take until the end of the year to put in place is to look at getting that balance right with those existing functions" External link

smh Thursday, February 16, 2017 10:41:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "ACT Health will form a working group with the Justice and Community Safety Directorate and Winnunga to develop an integrated Aboriginal Health Service for the AMC," "This working group will be convened in March 2017 and will develop and agree on a contemporary and best practice model of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Service delivery at the AMC that conforms with human rights obligations at the facility and supports the ACT government's strategic goals to close the gap in Indigenous disadvantage" External link

smh Thursday, February 16, 2017 10:41:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury noted : "Were women even considered in the establishment of the AMC or were women just a necessary small afterthought?" External link

smh Thursday, February 16, 2017 6:27:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury told : "It can be very difficult to structure programs around small numbers. Historically there have been a high number of women on remand which means there is difficulty getting people into programs," External link

smh Thursday, February 16, 2017 6:27:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Bail is more complex than the black and white dichotomy often presented in political debates," "If we reduce recidivism we are reducing the amount of crime in the community and that is something clearly designed to make our community safer" External link

smh Wednesday, February 15, 2017 3:42:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Bail is more complex than the black and white dichotomy often presented in political debates," "If we reduce recidivism we are reducing the amount of crime in the community and that is something clearly designed to make our community safer" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, February 15, 2017 12:14:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "To my knowledge this is the first time this has ever happened in the ACT, largely driven by broader events in the NSW grid but I have instructed my directorate to undertake a close evaluation of how last Friday played out for a couple of reasons," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, February 14, 2017 10:51:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I am also especially concerned that we are also seeing a significant increase in road trauma among vulnerable road users, and cyclists and motorcyclists in particular," External link

smh Monday, February 13, 2017 7:53:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Before you go to work, turn off what you sensibly can and during the day think about whether you need to be using electrical equipment," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, February 10, 2017 10:45:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Before you go to work, turn off what you sensibly can and during the day think about whether you need to be using electrical equipment," External link

smh Friday, February 10, 2017 8:57:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Hopefully through the measures of energy conservation any load shedding can be avoided," "But if it does go ahead ActewAGL has systems in place. Priority areas like hospitals and public institutions are insulated from any sort of load shedding" External link

abc-au Friday, February 10, 2017 5:22:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Before you go to work, turn off what you sensibly can and during the day think about whether you need to be using electrical equipment," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, February 10, 2017 4:37:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Before you go to work, turn off what you sensibly can and during the day think about whether you need to be using electrical equipment," External link

smh Friday, February 10, 2017 2:48:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I'll be continuing to advocate, alongside my colleagues, for this project to move ahead," External link

smh Wednesday, February 8, 2017 2:42:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I'll be continuing to advocate, alongside my colleagues, for this project to move ahead," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, February 8, 2017 12:11:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Lots of people were stopping to say hello," "It was great to see that connection and community spirit" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, February 8, 2017 12:11:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Lots of people were stopping to say hello," "It was great to see that connection and community spirit" External link

smh Wednesday, February 8, 2017 9:43:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The extension of the restorative justice scheme to adult offenders is an important development and will allow more victims and offenders to access this process, which has demonstrated effectiveness in meeting the justice needs of victims, reducing their trauma and addressing reoffending behaviour," External link

smh Monday, February 6, 2017 2:44:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The facility will generate 21,900 megawatt-hours of renewable electricity each year, enough to power around 3000 Canberra homes," External link

smh Friday, February 3, 2017 12:20:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT government has secured contracts to provide 100 per cent of the ACT's electricity from renewable sources. I am pleased that we are on track to meet our 100 per cent renewable electricity target by 2020 and to become a zero emission jurisdiction by 2050," "There is a potential that, pending further approval, should there be substantial population growth in the future (and greater electricity consumption), further auctions may be used to secure more renewable energy generation" External link

smh Friday, February 3, 2017 12:20:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I value the feedback we have received so far from the community. In addition to the two surveys, crash data from before and after the trial, particularly side-swipe collisions and same direction crashes at intersections, will also be examined," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, February 1, 2017 9:07:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I value the feedback we have received so far from the community. In addition to the two surveys, crash data from before and after the trial, particularly side-swipe collisions and same direction crashes at intersections, will also be examined," External link

smh Wednesday, February 1, 2017 8:17:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The Greens do not support unfettered access to personal travel data, and are always concerned to ensure that the balance between personal privacy and public safety is right," External link

smh Monday, January 30, 2017 4:20:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The majority of the community understands that while we have never seen a policy that has managed to stop people taking drugs, in other jurisdictions they have developed policies that have stopped people dying because of them," "It is clear that our current approach to drug policy is not working, and all the evidence shows that focussing on treatment and harm reduction is the most effective way to reduce the prevalence of drug use" External link

smh Monday, January 30, 2017 2:00:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I would encourage our members, or people thinking about becoming members, to also engage with our party's processes if they have suggestions or ideas about our policies," External link

smh Monday, January 30, 2017 2:00:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I would encourage our members, or people thinking about becoming members, to also engage with our party's processes if they have suggestions or ideas about our policies," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, January 30, 2017 12:30:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The majority of the community understands that while we have never seen a policy that has managed to stop people taking drugs, in other jurisdictions they have developed policies that have stopped people dying because of them," "It is clear that our current approach to drug policy is not working, and all the evidence shows that focussing on treatment and harm reduction is the most effective way to reduce the prevalence of drug use" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, January 30, 2017 12:30:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said ( about Health Study ) : "One key role of the new Office for Mental Health will be to establish a clear picture of the prevalence of mental health concerns, suicide attempts and the demand for suicide prevention services in the ACT so that we can ensure we are meeting the needs of our community," External link

smh Saturday, January 28, 2017 4:55:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Canberra is a diverse and inclusive city however, we all have a responsibility to stand together against racism and discrimination when it occurs," "Cultural institutions like the Canberra Theatre have an important role to play in reflecting the diversity and richness of our community back at us. I want to thank the Canberra Theatre for standing behind this important message, and offer our support to their staff" External link

smh Wednesday, January 25, 2017 10:25:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "When I read the news that the billboard of two Muslim girls had been taken down in Melbourne because of threats and complaints, of course I was appalled. What on earth could be offensive about two young girls celebrating their home?" External link

smh Thursday, January 19, 2017 7:45:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Not only are they delivering great environmental outcomes, but they are saving real money that can instead be directed to the most needy in Canberra," External link

abc-au Friday, December 30, 2016 3:02:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We were the first jurisdiction to legalise and regulate ridesharing services, and now we are taking a leading approach to the use of Segways," External link

9news Thursday, December 22, 2016 7:31:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We believe there could be many more incidents and injuries involving decorative ethanol burners that have not been reported to consumer agencies and fire emergency services," "While educational material has been available warning of the dangers of these products and providing owners with advice regarding their use, we believe the number of injuries caused justifies a product safety ban" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, December 22, 2016 3:33:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We must not allow the federal government's inaction to limit what we can achieve at a state and territory level. The ACT is a great example of what subnational governments can achieve. We are on track to meet our 100 per cent renewable electricity target by 2020 and to become Australia's first zero emission jurisdiction by 2050," External link

smh Tuesday, December 13, 2016 1:00:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We must not allow the federal government's inaction to limit what we can achieve at a state and territory level. The ACT is a great example of what subnational governments can achieve. We are on track to meet our 100 per cent renewable electricity target by 2020 and to become Australia's first zero emission jurisdiction by 2050," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, December 13, 2016 12:48:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury pointed out : "Renewable energy targets are not risking energy security; failing to upgrade our old and outdated energy network is" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, December 12, 2016 10:58:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said ( about Josh Frydenberg ) : "A secure, renewable energy powered future is achievable if we invest in upgrading our energy network, driving investment in renewable energies and managing the transition away from coal," "As the Finkel Report makes clear, a range of technical and weather related events lead to the black out in South Australia. While these do need to be addressed, it is reckless and wrong of Minister Frydenberg to pretend that renewable energy targets are responsible for problems in the national energy market" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, December 12, 2016 10:58:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The reverse auction process has not only made the ACT into the renewable energy capital of Australia, but it has also delivered Australia's lowest ever renewable electricity prices, well below industry expectations," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, December 12, 2016 10:58:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Transport is going to become a really important area for us to make progress in cutting our emissions and going electric with our transport is really an important part of the answer," External link

smh Tuesday, December 6, 2016 6:58:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "There's a real debate around what recharging options should look like," External link

smh Tuesday, December 6, 2016 6:58:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "This report confirms what I saw at the United Nations conference on climate change in Marrakech, Morocco – it is cities who are taking on climate change and leading the renewable energy charge, even when their federal governments are dragging their heels," "We cannot, and will not, wait for the Prime Minister of Australia or the President of the United States to decide that the long term interests of our communities are more important that the interests of the coal lobby. Instead, cities like Canberra are taking action now" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 2, 2016 9:25:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said ( about Stephen Freeman ) : "He should not have waited that long to have his case heard," "The report does identify a deep sense of grief in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community about the passing of Mr Freeman, I think more broadly it also identifies a grief around the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people that are in our jail. We have too many" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, November 10, 2016 7:15:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The evidence is clear that our current approach to illicit drug use has failed people with addictions, and our community," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, October 7, 2016 5:19:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Now that we're on track to achieve 100% clean electricity by 2020, transport is Canberra's next big pollution challenge," "We'll begin trialling electric, hybrid and clean biodiesel buses straight away, and then transition our fleet away from fossil fuels" External link

smh Thursday, September 22, 2016 1:26:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Putting the community first means really understanding your local community," "Over the last six months, I have visited many Canberra schools and it's clear that every ACT school and surrounding area presents different challenges and risks to our students" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, September 20, 2016 4:53:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I don't think this is an acceptable outcome to simply say we're not going to take any steps here to address this public health issue," "It's deeply concerning to me that detainees continue to contract blood-borne viruses, we know that there are viable models to prevent it. They work in other jails around the world, it's proven that you can make it work" External link

smh Friday, September 16, 2016 1:36:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I am in the very fortunate position of being able to make financial investments like these, a position I know many Canberrans are not in," "That is why when I purchased the Astin property last year, I investigated ways in which I could make sure my investments were socially responsible and discovered the Homeground Real Estate model in Melbourne – a not-for-profit model which rents out investment properties to low-income earners at below market rates," External link

smh Monday, September 12, 2016 6:13:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Our plans for education are about putting the community first and giving our teachers and students the support they need," "Putting the community first means ensuring we invest in our schools – both the infrastructure and our teachers" External link

smh Monday, September 12, 2016 1:14:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Across the country, we've seen hundreds of millions of public dollars flow to for-profit providers," External link

smh Monday, September 12, 2016 1:14:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Our plans for education are about putting the community first and giving our teachers and students the support they need," "Putting the community first means ensuring we invest in our schools - both the infrastructure and our teachers" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 12, 2016 11:31:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Across the country, we've seen hundreds of millions of public dollars flow to for-profit providers," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 12, 2016 11:31:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "School uniforms can create a stronger sense of school identity, belonging and pride amongst students and can also help with school security, as students are more easily identifiable," "Uniforms can also help to keep general clothing costs down for parents and reduce pressure on students to wear particular clothing styles or brands" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 8, 2016 10:10:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We know each school has a unique identity and culture and their school uniform should reflect that. While this is a general policy for all schools, it is designed to allow a high level of engagement with the school community," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 8, 2016 10:10:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Uniforms will be designed to ensure that they are suitable for all students regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, religion, age, body shape, family income and suitable for students with a disability," "Uniforms will not be a barrier for any students, and the policy provides that schools will consider the best way to provide all families access to affordable and appropriate uniforms" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 8, 2016 10:10:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I am pleased to see the sustained growth in enrolments across our public primary, high and college sectors since 2012," "More and more Canberra parents are choosing to send their children to public school with the confidence they will receive high-quality education from kindergarten through to year 12" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, September 7, 2016 7:41:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Last year the ACT government announced it would expand the number of locations where mobile speed vans could be located, with a commitment to adding an additional 100 sites per year. This new website will provide a mechanism for the public to be directly involved in identifying the new sites," External link

smh Wednesday, September 7, 2016 3:45:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Speed management and lower speeds in areas that have lots of pedestrians and cyclists will enable safe interactions in these areas and other mixed mode environments," External link

smh Thursday, September 1, 2016 1:56:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT's result by comparison to the national outcomes is encouraging but we are still a long way off achieving a road transport system which is free of death and serious injury," External link

smh Thursday, September 1, 2016 1:56:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Speed management and lower speeds in areas that have lots of pedestrians and cyclists will enable safe interactions in these areas and other mixed mode environments," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 1, 2016 1:44:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT's result by comparison to the national outcomes is encouraging but we are still a long way off achieving a road transport system which is free of death and serious injury," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 1, 2016 1:44:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Right now, too many students are finding themselves needing out-of-school assessments and tutoring to catch up or overcome their learning difficulties," "We know that each and every student has different needs in the classroom. That's why we're investing in a coaching and mentoring model to give hands-on training and support across our schools" External link

smh Thursday, September 1, 2016 11:56:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Right now, too many students are finding themselves needing out-of-school assessments and tutoring to catch up or overcome their learning difficulties," "We know that each and every student has different needs in the classroom. That's why we're investing in a coaching and mentoring model to give hands-on training and support across our schools" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 1, 2016 11:13:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "This is obviously very concerning that these sorts of tensions have existed, but I can assure the community, that this report that's been referenced in today's Canberra Times is about a year old," "Since then, we've taken significant steps to address these tensions that were there," External link

smh Thursday, September 1, 2016 5:52:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Mr Freeman's family, along with the Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service, have been informed of the extension of time and amended Terms of Reference, and they have expressed their support for these changes," "I would like to take this opportunity to reiterate my deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Mr Freeman" External link

smh Wednesday, August 31, 2016 9:04:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "While ACT Corrective Services does not support many of the views expressed in the report by Dr Gee, it is the case that some tensions were identified between ACTCS and ACT Health last year in relation to the joint management of detainees," "Since this time, a number of steps have been taken to address the issues to ensure that the interests of detainees and the delivery of health services are not compromised," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, August 31, 2016 4:05:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "While ACT Corrective Services does not support many of the views expressed in the report by Dr Gee, it is the case that some tensions were identified between ACTCS and ACT Health last year in relation to the joint management of detainees," "Since this time, a number of steps have been taken to address the issues to ensure that the interests of detainees and the delivery of health services are not compromised," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, August 30, 2016 7:03:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Ultimately it got up, that's what I was focused on," External link

smh Friday, August 26, 2016 8:30:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The young men involved in this activity need to know that their behaviour is not only illegal but completely deplorable and as a community we must condemn this activity," "The fact that they have engaged in this activity against their peers is even more disturbing - these are their friends, girlfriends and sisters" External link

smh Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:22:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The young men involved in this activity need to know that their behaviour is not only illegal but completely deplorable and as a community we must condemn this activity," "The fact that they have engaged in this activity against their peers is even more disturbing - these are their friends, girlfriends and sisters" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:01:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The young men involved in this activity need to know that their behaviour is not only illegal but completely deplorable and as a community we must condemn this activity," "The fact that they have engaged in this activity against their peers is even more disturbing - these are their friends, girlfriends and sisters" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, August 17, 2016 11:36:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The young men involved in this activity need to know that their behaviour is not only illegal but completely deplorable and as a community we must condemn this activity," "The fact that they have engaged in this activity against their peers is even more disturbing - these are their friends, girlfriends and sisters" External link

smh Wednesday, August 17, 2016 11:19:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The young men involved in this activity need to know that their behaviour is not only illegal but completely deplorable and as a community we must condemn this activity," "The fact that they have engaged in this activity against their peers is even more disturbing - these are their friends, girlfriends and sisters" External link

smh Wednesday, August 17, 2016 6:40:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Physical activity helps children build confidence in trying new things, promotes social inclusion and helps to develop an understanding of movement and space," "Physical activity doesn't have to be playing sport or participating in structured activity – this could be as simple as walking or riding to school" External link

smh Thursday, August 11, 2016 11:17:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The Oversight Group has reported that the Schools for All Program is progressing well, with the second-quarter reports showing the completion of nine recommendations, with an additional 41 recommendations under way and on track to be completed on time," External link

smh Thursday, August 4, 2016 1:02:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It is the case that some of our detainees are quite ingenious, and they do find ways to set fire to things, through the stripping of electrical cables and other sorts of matters," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 4, 2016 12:50:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The Oversight Group has reported that the Schools for All Program is progressing well, with the second-quarter reports showing the completion of nine recommendations, with an additional 41 recommendations under way and on track to be completed on time," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 4, 2016 12:50:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT has for a long time assumed that we'll just continue to perform well and we can't afford for that to be the case," "We need to continue to strive toward ensuring we have an education system of the highest quality and we need to identify any areas where further improvements can be made. We will take this data and analyse it to identify areas that require further follow-up" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, August 2, 2016 6:50:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT has for a long time assumed that we'll just continue to perform well and we can't afford for that to be the case," "We need to continue to strive toward ensuring we have an education system of the highest quality and we need to identify any areas where further improvements can be made. We will take this data and analyse it to identify areas that require further follow-up" External link

smh Tuesday, August 2, 2016 6:49:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We've reached a point where the Labor Party has decided they will not support this reform," External link

smh Sunday, July 31, 2016 5:12:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Once implemented, the change will align the ACT with other jurisdictions, including NSW," "At this early stage it has not been decided whether the ban would extend to phones that are mounted for use of the GPS function. The timing for implementation of this change is yet to be finalised" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:58:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Once implemented, the change will align the ACT with other jurisdictions, including NSW," "At this early stage it has not been decided whether the ban would extend to phones that are mounted for use of the GPS function. The timing for implementation of this change is yet to be finalised" External link

smh Wednesday, July 27, 2016 8:52:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said ( about Labor ) : "The Greens think there are a lot of other measures that we can put in place to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence that don't involve shutting the city down," "I've indicated my view to the Labor party over the last few weeks," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 27, 2016 4:09:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said ( about Labor ) : "The Greens think there are a lot of other measures that we can put in place to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence that don't involve shutting the city down," "I've indicated my view to the Labor party over the last few weeks," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, July 26, 2016 12:01:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said ( about Labor ) : "The Greens think there are a lot of other measures that we can put in place to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence that don't involve shutting the city down," "I've indicated my view to the Labor party over the last few weeks," External link

smh Tuesday, July 26, 2016 11:27:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said ( about Brendan Smyth ) : "Given Mr Smyth's background and knowledge of the ACT, he may well have been successful anyway, but the EOI process would have provided greater transparency for the community," External link

smh Wednesday, July 20, 2016 1:34:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We are encouraged by these results we seem to have an average swing to us of 1.56 percent on the numbers at the moment," "On these numbers, we have a prospect of gaining a seat in each of the five ACT seats in October and we will be launching our campaign reinvigorated by these results" External link

smh Monday, July 4, 2016 6:12:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "This research here will reinforce that this plant in various ways can make really significant impact for people, particularly where pharmaceutical medicines can't play a role," External link

smh Thursday, June 30, 2016 6:54:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "People are crying out to be able to use it for a range of medical conditions and we shouldn't be in a situation where people who want to access it for medical purposes are potentially operating illegally," "It's an untenable situation and we should take that stress away from people who are often in very difficult circumstances" External link

smh Thursday, June 30, 2016 6:54:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I think that if that's the best you've got at an election campaign, it doesn't say a lot about the vision Liberals have for this city," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 29, 2016 5:43:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury wrote : "I do not in any way endorse the generally aggressive and accusatorial tone of the letter, which could be construed as an attempt to intimidate and threaten Prisoners Aid ACT in relation to the evidence that they gave," External link

smh Monday, June 27, 2016 6:37:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Clearly the letter that was sent should never have been sent," External link

smh Monday, June 27, 2016 6:37:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I am really pleased to see the ACT's education system's ongoing commitment to improving indigenous student engagement with education improving over time," "I am looking forward to seeing these numbers rise even further in the coming years as we transition to a truly needs-based funding model" External link

smh Saturday, June 25, 2016 2:00:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Greater diversity across our correctional workforce can deliver better in-prison outcomes because it brings broader life skills and experience to the management of detainees and that provides for more nuanced people management," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 22, 2016 3:17:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Greater diversity across our correctional workforce can deliver better in-prison outcomes because it brings broader life skills and experience to the management of detainees and that provides for more nuanced people management," External link

smh Wednesday, June 22, 2016 2:38:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The government remains committed to ensure that all workers have fair and safe working conditions and will use the mechanisms provided in the contract to monitor compliance with industrial relations obligations," "If there is a serious breach of contract conditions, the government is able to terminate the contract where rectification is not possible," External link

smh Tuesday, June 21, 2016 5:24:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT has a strong cycling culture, and it is important that children learn the fundamentals of safe riding in an environment that, as far as possible, mirrors real riding conditions," External link

smh Monday, June 13, 2016 5:50:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The centres are intended for children from preschool to Year 4 and will provide a non-threatening and fun environment where kids can learn all the basics from how to safely cross the road through to independent and confident riding," External link

smh Monday, June 13, 2016 5:50:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "These sites were selected because they are close to existing car parks and recreation facilities. They also have the added bonus of some nice views across the lakes," External link

smh Monday, June 13, 2016 5:50:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT has a strong cycling culture, and it is important that children learn the fundamentals of safe riding in an environment that, as far as possible, mirrors real riding conditions," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, June 13, 2016 5:10:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The centres are intended for children from preschool to Year 4 and will provide a non-threatening and fun environment where kids can learn all the basics from how to safely cross the road through to independent and confident riding," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, June 13, 2016 5:10:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "These sites were selected because they are close to existing car parks and recreation facilities. They also have the added bonus of some nice views across the lakes," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, June 13, 2016 5:10:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "This data gives us a big picture overview of our schooling system and is a helpful tool to assist in planning for and managing growth in Canberra public schools," "It is important that we continue to evaluate and update this data, as it quickly becomes out-of-date as demographics change and we implement strategies to manage pressures" External link

smh Friday, June 10, 2016 11:30:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said ( about Schools Association ) : "In response to recommendations in the Expert Panel Report we have increased the capacity and capability of student engagement teams using a range of allied health professionals, including psychologists, social workers, speech pathologists, occupational therapists and physiotherapists. We know that not all students have the same needs or the same underlying issues, and we need to ensure that we support them all appropriately," "This is the first year in a three year implementation plan of the Schools for All program, and the measures that we have put in place this year will hopefully both ease the pressure on psychologists in schools as well as put in place more efficient processes to free them up so that they can focus on working with students at their schools" External link

smh Wednesday, June 8, 2016 6:15:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "This is a tax you don't have to pay if you don't speed," External link

smh Tuesday, June 7, 2016 2:10:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "these additional staff will ensure early identification of students with complex needs and provide a high level of expertise to support and manage students with challenging behaviours" External link

smh Tuesday, June 7, 2016 9:40:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "It is important that we build a team of people who have a range of skills across different disciplines to respond to students with complex need, who can be affected by many different underlying issues," "Improved referral processes to Student Engagement teams and better case management will help ease workload on school-based staff and ensure students are assessed within a timely manner" External link

smh Tuesday, June 7, 2016 9:40:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "This is a tax you don't have to pay if you don't speed," External link

smh Tuesday, June 7, 2016 9:40:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "This package is about delivering the capacity that we need in Gungahlin, so the parents can have the confidence that we have space for their children in our Gungahlin schools," "These schools are all facing significant pressure, the government is committed to keeping up with that growing population pressure her in Gungahlin," External link

smh Friday, June 3, 2016 7:38:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "I have created a role that will allow Professor Shaddock to be more engaged with the development of programs and policies within the directorate to ensure that the recommendations within the report are implemented in a way that delivers the best outcomes in schools," "We came to the view that would be more beneficial for Professor Shaddock to be involved in the practical implementation of the recommendations from Schools for All, rather than being on the oversight group, which performs more of an oversight and accountability function," External link

smh Thursday, June 2, 2016 4:39:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said ( about Steven Freeman ) : "I would like to take this opportunity to reiterate my deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Steven Freeman and again ask that their privacy be respected," External link

smh Thursday, June 2, 2016 11:28:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said ( about Steven Freeman ) : "I would like to take this opportunity to reiterate my deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Steven Freeman and again ask that their privacy be respected," External link

smh Thursday, June 2, 2016 8:31:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Parents and teachers are busy people and, as the world increasingly moves online, people expect to be able to perform routine administrative tasks quickly and efficiently from their computer or smartphone," "It is important that ACT public schools keep up to date with modern families" External link

smh Monday, May 23, 2016 6:49:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The habits children develop during their formative years largely influence the type of lives they lead as adults, so it is really important that we encourage young people to be healthy and active," External link

smh Thursday, May 19, 2016 6:16:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The habits children develop during their formative years largely influence the type of lives they lead as adults, so it is really important that we encourage young people to be healthy and active," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, May 19, 2016 5:55:00 PM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The ACT Greens do believe that at the end of their life, at a time that is deeply personal and meaningful, and often involves pain and suffering, the people of the ACT should have the right to die with dignity, how and when they choose," "It would obviously be a long discussion to be had, but first of all we need to be given the power to have the discussion in our own right" External link

abc-au Monday, March 16, 2015 7:12:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said ( about Labor ) : "Today we saw ACT Labor and the Canberra Liberals team up to water down the ACT's electoral laws," External link

abc-au Friday, February 20, 2015 12:06:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "We've seen the corrupting influence of political donations in NSW, and, while we don't have the history of exposed corruption that NSW does, surely prevention is better than cure?" External link

abc-au Friday, February 20, 2015 12:06:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "Life for a female dog or cat in an intensive breeding facility is unimaginable," "The Bill seeks to avoid the serious animal welfare issues that we have seen in other states with intensive pet breeding operations that treat dogs and cats only as money-making machines, placing the operator's profit above their animal's health and welfare" External link

abc-au Thursday, February 19, 2015 12:11:00 AM EAT

Shane Rattenbury said : "The scheme has been through extensive industry consultation to ensure that it is simple," External link

abc-au Thursday, February 19, 2015 12:11:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
leader20.83%EN11/30/201730/11/2017
minister44.67%EN11/24/201724/11/2017
energy minister0.16%EN11/24/201724/11/2017
consumer affairs minister1.11%EN11/08/201708/11/2017
chairman0.32%EN10/31/201731/10/2017
committee chairman0.32%EN10/31/201731/10/2017
climate change minister3.02%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
health minister1.91%EN10/13/201713/10/2017
justice minister7.79%EN10/12/201712/10/2017
spokesman0.48%EN08/24/201724/08/2017
greens cabinet minister0.32%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
member2.38%EN05/21/201721/05/2017
politician1.43%EN03/09/201709/03/2017
justice0.32%EN02/20/201720/02/2017
minister for justice0.32%EN02/20/201720/02/2017
colleague0.64%EN12/13/201613/12/2016
municipal services minister0.32%EN11/21/201621/11/2016
candidate0.64%EN10/04/201604/10/2016
education minister8.90%EN09/12/201612/09/2016
cabinet minister1.75%EN09/12/201612/09/2016
minister for education0.79%EN09/08/201608/09/2016
new education minister0.32%EN08/11/201611/08/2016
justice and consumer affairs minister0.32%EN08/10/201610/08/2016
mp0.64%EN10/22/201322/10/2013
jefe0.32%ES01/15/200615/01/2006
Names Lang Count
Shane RattenburyEN94.88%
Shane RattenburyPT2.56%
Shane RattenburyFR2.56%


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