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  • Senate Seafood Labelling recommendations a Christmas present for Tasmanian seafood industry

    The Greens welcome this first step towards adequate labelling of seafood that would ultimately be beneficial to consumers, the local fishing industry, the marine environment and the national economy says the Fisheries spokesperson for the Greens, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson.

    Senator Whish-Wilson said “The message from the Seafood Labelling Senate Inquiry to the Tasmanian seafood industry is ‘Merry Christmas’.

  • This is the boat Minister Morrison needs to stop

  • Government ignores white-collar wrongdoing with Trade Union Royal Commission

    Acting Greens Leader Adam Bandt MP today said the government is continuing to turn a blind-eye to white-collar wrongdoing.

    “Where is the Royal Commission into allegations of white-collar wrongdoing, like the financial planning schemes that saw people lose their home or the Reserve Bank bribery scandals?” Mr Bandt said.

  • Greens condemn National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Committee abolition

    The Australian Greens have condemned the Federal Government's abolition of the National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Committee saying it shows a lack of commitment to closing the gap and addressing disadvantage.

  • WA young children most vulnerable in cuts to homeless services – Greens

    Greens MLC Lynn MacLaren says a new report shows that thousands of young WA children will be amongst the worst affected if sorely needed Federal funds for homelessness services are cut. 


Rachael Jacobs' simple offer to walk with a Muslim woman as they got off a Brisbane train on Monday sparked a social media campaign under the hashtag #illridewithyou.

Photo of Martin Place, Sydney by Flickr user RubyGoes cc-by 2.0

What lessons can we learn from the Sydney 'siege' about gaps in community mental healthcare systems? Difficult questions need to be asked.

As fervent defenders of social justice, the enormous difficulties confronting child protection in Australia should be of great interest to we Greens as we move into 2015. It’s time we tackled these issues head on.

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