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  • Greens on Keppel Prince: Abbott government destroys jobs and investment

    Responding to the decision by Keppel Prince to mothball its entire wind turbine division and lay off 100 workers, Greens Leader Christine Milne says the Abbott government has taken a wrecking ball to the industry that holds the best hope of providing future jobs and investment in Australia.

  • Baird Government pursues further erosion of local democracy

    In yet another attack on local democracy the NSW government is proposing legislation that would fundamentally alter the way that local council elections are elected.
  • Greens Motion Passes Parliament Requiring Government Release of Newcastle Rail Papers

    Greens NSW MP and Transport Spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has successfully moved a 'call for papers' motion which requires the Government to release key documents associated with the Government's decision to truncate the Newcastle rail line on Boxing Day 2014.
    Dr Faruqi said:
  • Estimates confirms findings of red tape report, as major Departments refuse charities passport

    The Australian Greens said today that Senate Estimates had confirmed reports that the majority of red tape faced by Australia's not for profit sector is caused by the Government itself.

  • Divestment campaign: SA’s future is in clean energy, not fossil fuels

    South Australian Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has called on South Australian universities to divest from fossil fuel companies and reinvest in the future of the state; renewable energy.

    "As a clean energy power-house, the push towards renewables will help to secure the economic future of South Australia for generations to come," Senator Hanson-Young said.


It is a sad time but the good that people do lives on after them. And this is truer of Gough Whitlam than almost any other figure in our history. 

The new AYG convenors report back newly invigorated from the annual Young Greens National Conference. The Greens do politics differently, they say.

Australia’s economic landscape is changing, with or without the Abbott government. The divestment movement proves that Australians won’t be left behind.

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