• It has been three months since Queenslanders kicked Campbell Newman out of Ashgrove and out of Government. How short the government must think our memories.

  • In this special two-part report, we check in with what's happening in the remote communities under threat from the Abbott and Barnett governments' economic racism.

  • The AEC recently released the reports of donations above $12,400 given to all political parties during the financial year of the last federal election. Can you guess who got the most? Wait until you see who's behind the money.

  • Later this year I will become a grandmother. I’m very excited – overjoyed to be thinking about a new life in the family, apprehensive about the world that my precious grandchild will inherit, and keen to read the latest in amazing children’s books.

    But becoming a grandmother is not an easy thing for me to publicly discuss.

FROM THE CONVENORS

It's been a big week! Giz Watson and Penny Allman-Payne reflect on a seamless transition from one Parliamentary leader to another and are looking forward to the next steps.

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

We have a wonderful Women’s Policy providing direction for society in the area of gender equity, but what about in our own backyard? How do we fare in giving women a voice?

Vida Goldstein and the Women's Peace Army

There are other centenaries this year that are worth celebrating — and sadly, they're mostly ignored along with any nuance surrounding the anti-war movement at the time of the First World War.

FROM OUR MPS

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Transport reform is needed in the ACT both to address challenges and to embrace opportunities that are on the horizon.

PARTY NEWS

The NSW Greens are trialling a new approach: handing over their SDC to the Young Greens. Could it work for other states?

Protest at the steps of the Victorian Parliament to replace the Hazelwood coal-fired power station

With the East-West link gone, the Victorian Greens are now training their sights on Dying with Dignity legislation, safe bike distances, protecting the Leadbeater's Possum and closing the dirty Hazelwood power station.

EMPLOYMENT AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

The Asia-Pacific Greens Federation (APGF) is about to create a new Council to run the regular activities of the organisation. Every member party of the APGF will appoint one member to the Council.

This position is responsible for coordinating activities related to a government funded program – the Australian Political Parties for Democracy Program (APPDP) – aimed at assisting in improving democracy outside Australia with our focus being on the Asia-Pacific region.

AND IN OTHER NEWS…

We’ve been engaged in a global experiment over the last few months: just how much campaigning can you do for an election in another country? Quite a lot, it turns out.

Join us for a webinar on fracking and contact us if you'd like to hold a Green Agenda launch near you.

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