• As Victoria rolls out a grassroots doorknocking and phonebanking campaign around the State, lessons from the Tasmanian experience might come in handy. From a single lower-house campaign to a single Senate race to state-wide — it's the new way to organise.

  • Chris Mardon suggests that only by vigorous argument and debate can The Greens develop a convincing political narrative which describes our aspirations for a sustainable future.

  • The World Heritage Committee meets next week to determine the protection status of Tasmanian forests and the Great Barrier Reef. Our international reputation is at stake.

  • With elections coming up in Queensland and New South Wales, a passionate volunteer from WA explains how he created a point of unique difference at the booth...

FROM THE CONVENORS

The Australian Greens have challenges ahead as we grow from being the third party in Australian politics to being a party of government. How do we keep to our founding principles as we scale our membership?

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Masih has played soccer since he was a little boy. It’s the national sport in Afghanistan. Now he dreams of playing for the Socceroos.

Chris Mardon suggests that only by vigorous argument and debate can The Greens develop a convincing political narrative which describes our aspirations for a sustainable future.

FROM OUR MPS

As we go to publication, the Abbott Government’s repeal of our clean energy laws is being debated before the Senate.  What happens in Parliament is always fluid but the arrival of the new crossbench means that this is more so.

PARTY NEWS

Bentley, budget, Balmain and Broadway. NSW Greens have been busy bees behind the scenes.

Victoria is all systems go with a new senator heading to Parliament in Canberra, and a host of candidates ready for the State election in November. 

EMPLOYMENT AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Do you have a commitment to a cleaner economy? Protecting our environment? Building a more caring Australia?

The parliamentary office of the Australian Greens Leader, Senator Christine Milne, is offering the opportunity to gain first-hand experience behind the scenes of the third force in Australian politics.

AND IN OTHER NEWS…

Kiwis in Australia – remember to Party Vote Green this September back home...

Karin Geradts passed away on 2 June after a short illness. Oh Karin. It still doesn’t seem real. Your passing has been so sudden and unexpected. We will miss you terribly.

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