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  • Greens condemn anti-Muslim protesters

    The Victorian Greens condemn any extremist groups that will protest against Islam outside any of Victoria’s mosques this weekend as part of a global anti-Muslim campaign.

    “Sadly there is still racism, bigotry and fear of difference that exists among some members of the Victorian community,” said Ms Nina Springle, who is the Victorian Greens’ spokesperson for multicultural affairs.

    “It’s really a shame, because Victoria’s multiculturalism is such a success story.

  • Government failing booming V/Line

    Victorian Greens transport spokesperson Samantha Dunn says the Government has been caught without a plan to deal with a surge in V/Line patronage.

     V/Line today tabled its annual report showing passenger numbers increasing sharply. Growth in patronage was more than 20 per cent over five years along the Geelong, Ballarat and Seymour lines.

  • Remove illogical ban on helmet mounted cameras

    Greens transport spokesperson Samantha Dunn has called on the transport minister to clarify whether bike helmet cameras are illegal after a magistrate upheld a fine against a motorcyclist.

    “More and more bicycle riders and motorcyclists are using cameras to film dangerous behaviour on the roads,” Samantha Dunn said.

    “Now police are fining bike riders for using helmet cameras, taking away one avenue for legal recourse when riders are hit by cars and other road users.

  • Greens call for reform of political donation laws in Victoria

    In parliament this week, the ALP, Liberal and National parties voted against a Greens motion to refer political donations reform to the Electoral Matters Committee.

    “This was another lost opportunity to reform Victoria’s old and inadequate political donations laws,” Greens Justice spokesperson, Sue Pennicuik said.

    “Along with the Commonwealth, Victoria is amongst the least regulated jurisdictions in the western world in terms of political finance law.

  • Greens say Minister should protect Palace / Metro including its unique, historic interior

    Greens today have called on the government to protect the Palace Theatre and to prevent further destruction to its irreplaceable interior period fixtures.


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