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  • 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. 

  • Greens new party room assembles

    The Victorian Greens new party room has met for the first time, celebrating the growth in elected members and assigning portfolios and responsibilities for the new parliament.

    Victorian Greens leader Greg Barber said “it is exciting to meet with our new team today, including the first Greens elected to Victoria’s lower house.”

  • Investigation needed into how pirate vessel Thunder was let free by authorities

    The discovery by Sea Shepherd of the notorious pirate vessel, illegally fishing in the Southern Ocean between Heard Island and Antarctica indicates a worrying failure of international co-operation, Greens spokesperson for Fisheries Senator Peter Whish-Wilson said.

    Senator Whish-Wilson said, “In December 2013 Interpol issued a Purple Notice alerting authorities that the Thunder was fishing illegally in the Southern Ocean.

  • Backflip on land clearing to create forest chaos

    Backflip on land clearing to create forest chaos

    The federal government’s about-face on the Tasmanian Regional Forest Agreements' land clearing controls signals a new level of chaos for forest management, Greens Senator Janet Rice said today.

  • Victorian election 2014: Greens claim second seat as Sam Hibbins wins Prahran

    The Greens have staged a come-from-behind win to claim their second Lower House seat at the state election.

    When counting finally finished in Prahran last night, more than a week after polls closed, Greens candidate Sam Hibbins had beaten incumbent Liberal MP Clem Newton-Brown by 261 votes.


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