Housing and climate policy likely to feature in ACT Labor-Greens power-sharing agreement

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The next ACT Legislative Assembly's parliamentary agreement is set to be revealed on Monday afternoon.
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Housing and climate policy would be at the core of the Labor and Greens power-sharing agreement if the latter party gets its way. The next ACT Legislative Assembly's parliamentary agreement is set to be revealed on Monday afternoon but the parties have remained tight-lipped on what it is set to include. Discussions between Chief Minister Andrew Barr and ACT Greens leader Shane Rattenbury, and other senior staffers, have been hammered out over the past two weeks. It's not an unfamiliar scenario for ACT Labor and the Greens as it will be the fourth term where the parties have entered into a parliamentary agreement. But this time the Greens have more influence in power-sharing discussions as their members tripled from the last assembly going from two to six members. Mr Rattenbury has said the party should be entitled to three ministers in the cabinet. The ACT Greens leader has previously said his party would push for housing and climate change to be at the forefront.…
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