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  • Greens Grandma Marie walks for Great Forest

    While most election candidates will be handing out political leaflets this weekend, Marie Sellstrom, Greens candidate, for Eildon will be walking for a cause.

  • Greens vow to unshackle Abbotsford Convent

    Victorian Greens leader Greg Barber has vowed to unshackle the Abbotsford Convent from a ban on applying for government funding.

    “Since reopening ten years ago, Abbotsford Convent has proved its economic viability, yet can’t apply for state funds due to an absurd clause in the deed granted by the Bracks government,” Mr Barber said.

  • Abbott Government in wilful denial on Reef threats while world expresses concern

    The Abbott Government should listen to international concern about the Great Barrier Reef instead of denying it is under threat, say the Australian Greens.

    "The Abbott Government obviously has its head in the dredge spoil on climate change and especially its impacts on the Great Barrier Reef," Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, said.

  • Greens say Planning Department needs to stop demolition works inside Palace Theatre

    Last night, City of Melbourne officers sought emergency heritage protection for the interior of the Palace Theatre in Bourke Street following demolition works that have taken place inside the theatre in the past few days.

  • Government admits there is no reason to kill sharks

    Pressed by the Greens in Parliament this week to reveal the logic or research behind its policy of killing sharks in an area after a shark bite has occurred, the Government has admitted that there is none. 

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“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.

 

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop's advice that women 'stop whingeing' and 'get on with it' when it comes to inequality is problematic for many reasons.

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