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  • Koolan Island mine flooding is an environmental disaster for Kimberley Coast

    Greens Member of Parliament, Robin Chapple is absolutely appalled at the environmental disaster on Koolan Island with the Mt Gibson iron ore mine flooding yet again.

    “How many times does this mine have to flood before the problem is fixed properly?” Mr Chapple asked.

    “This is a classic example of the mismanagement of a mine that will now severely impact on our marine life in Kimberley!

  • Greens win motion to provide certainty to nation’s homeless and service providers

    Media Statement

    Greens spokesperson for Housing

    Senator for WA Scott Ludlam

    November 27, 2014

    The Greens have put the Abbott Government on notice to provide a statement on its long term commitment to homelessness and affordable housing today.

  • Senate to NSW Govt: reverse decision to truncate Newcastle rail line

    The Australian Senate has passed a Greens' motion calling on the NSW government to reverse its decision to truncate the heavy rail line into Newcastle and the Federal government to commit to investing in public transport infrastructure in regional Australia.

  • Biosecurity bill undermined by budget cuts

    The Australian Greens said today that Government's efforts on biosecurity are undermined by their reckless budget cuts and lack of meaningful action on climate change.

    "The Government has lauded the fact they've introduced their biosecurity bill to Parliament today, but they're ignoring the fact that their budget cuts are actively undermining Australia's biosecurity protections," Senator Rachel Siewert, Australian Greens agriculture spokesperson said today.

  • Adjournment - National Apology to the Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants


Australia has become a plutocracy — a country governed by and for the rich. It doesn't have to be this way. Our future depends on restoring democracy.


“Coal is good for humanity, coal is good for prosperity, coal is an essential part of our economic future, here in Australia, and right around the world,” says Mr Abbott — but the rest of the world is moving in the opposite direction. 

The Australian Greens achieved constitutional change at the Australian Greens National Conference on a sunny weekend in Canberra.


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