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  • Finally the Barnett Government moves to ban sun beds

    27 November, 2014

    Greens Member of Parliament, Robin Chapple congratulates the Premier Colin Barnett for finally stepping in to ban sun beds in WA.

    “This delay in action in WA by the Barnett Government despite the health impacts being known for years has put people’s health at risk, Mr Chapple said.

  • The Prime Minister for Aboriginal Affairs?

    Rachel speaks to the Senate about the failure of the Government and Prime Minister on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues.

  • Prime Minister needs to reflect on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues following Social Justice Commissioner's report

    The Australian Greens said today that the Prime Minister needs to reflect on his Government's approach to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues following today's release of the Social Justice Commissioner's Social Justice and Native Title Report 2014.

  • Statement on tragic death of Phillip Hughes

    The Australian Greens express profound sadness at the tragic death of the outstanding young cricketer Phillip Hughes.

    We send our love and support to his family, friends, teammates and the entire cricket community.

    Cricket is a much moved national sport for both players and spectators. It brings us so much joy. But today this tragic event brings us an overwhelming feeling of sadness and a coming together to pay tribute to a wonderful young Australian.

  • PM Abbott’s Liberals adrift with failed budget

    Greens Leader Christine Milne says it's time for Treasurer Hockey to accept his budget has failed, instead of trying to trick the Australian people into accepting cruel cuts.

    "The Treasurer keeps claiming there are no alternatives to his brutal attacks on the sick, the elderly, students and the unemployed. There are, but it will mean ending the age of entitlement at the big end of town," said Senator Milne.


Australia has become a plutocracy — a country governed by and for the rich. It doesn't have to be this way. Our future depends on restoring democracy.


“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.


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