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  • Hodgman government strangely silent on fees and potential road closures for kunanyi/Mt Wellington

    Cassy O’Connor MP | Greens Member for Denison

  • Get guns off our streets: Greens

    The Greens will push for an Inquiry into the proliferation of illegal firearms in Australia when Parliament resumes.   

    “The Australian Greens have long championed tighter gun control laws, including a ban on the importation, ownership, possession and use of semi-automatic handguns,” said Australian Greens Legal Affairs Spokesperson, Senator Penny Wright.

  • Abbott must be upfront with UN and Australian public

    "The Abbott Government cannot continue to snub its nose at the United Nations and shirk its responsibility to refugee families in need," said Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young, Australian Greens spokesperson for immigration. 

    "Turning women and children away when they arrive on our doorstep asking for protection is cruel, inhumane and illegal.

    "If the government has nothing to hide then it should be upfront with the UN and the Australian public.

  • Native Vegetation Under Threat from Baird Reshuffle

    Greens MP and Environment Spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has warned that native vegetation will be under renewed threat with reports that responsibility for native vegetation to be jointly overseen by the Nationals as well as the Environment Minister, Rob Stokes. Previously, native vegetation protection was the sole responsibility of the Environment Minister.

  • Inquiry into Australia Telecommunications Act 1979 Part Two

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