FROM THE CONVENORS

 The theme continues to be transition with more changes in the Senate team... and a Women's Network for the Asia-Pacific region.

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Contrary to the belief commonly expressed by some politicians and sections of the media, the 'experiment' in self-determination for Aboriginal people did not fail. Rather, it never existed. 

Young LGBTIQ people have many pressures in their lives and are disproportionately represented among the homeless and victims of crime. How do we change that?

FROM OUR MPS

It’s been three months since my colleagues gave me the honour of leading our party and in those months I’ve witnessed Canberra at its worst. Australia is being poorly served by a government devoid of integrity, vision and leadership.

PARTY NEWS

Josh Wyndham-Kidd at APGF Congress 2015

Meeting Greens from other countries is always a delight. It’s an insight into politics and cultures around the world, as well as a great way to build international solidarity.

Anything can happen when you bring together Young Greens to give them the skills and motivation to step up and become a stronger campaigning force for lasting social change.

EMPLOYMENT AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Samantha Dunn, Greens MLC for the Eastern Metropolitan Region is recruiting a Parliamentary and Strategy Advisor, at 4 or 5 days per week (to be agreed with the successful candidate), based at her electorate office in Doncaster.  The position is for a fixed term of 9 months with potential for ongoing employment.

The Australian Greens are looking for communications volunteers for diverse tasks including working on Green Magazine, auditing and creating web and intranet content and monitoring social media. Whether you've an eagle eye for spotting typos, a passion for political palaver or a head brimming with ideas for features, we'd like to hear from you.

AND IN OTHER NEWS…

The Asia-Pacific Greens Federation held an International Congress in New Zealand last month. With delegates from 12 different countries, it was a meeting of minds and hearts.

The Philippines Greens were established in 2003, but made little impact electorally for more than a decade, despite recruiting nearly 700 members. However recent developments in the province of Laguna have created new optimism.

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