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  • Greens congratulate Rosie Batty

    On behalf of the Australian Greens, Leader Christine Milne is congratulating Rosie Batty on being named the 2015 Australian of the Year.

    "I'm so pleased that Rosie has been recognised in this way for her resilience and incredible determination to make Australia a safer place for people to live," said Senator Milne.

    "There were no dry eyes here on the front lawns of Parliament House as Rosie dedicated her award to Luke, saying he had not died in vain.

  • Greens ramping up push for country of origin food labelling

    This Australia Day weekend, Greens Leader Christine Milne is ramping up the campaign for country of origin food labelling to support Australian farmers and workers.

    Senator Milne has announced that she will re-introduce the Greens bill for mandatory labelling as soon as parliament returns.

  • Greens launch election policy to save our Great Barrier Reef

    25/01/2015

    The Greens are today launching their election policy to save the Great Barrier Reef at the Sunshine Coast leg of national Reef rallies.

    Greens Queensland Senator Larissa Waters, speaking at the Sunshine Coast rally, said: 

  • Greens launch plan to clean up politics in Queensland

    24/01/2015

    The Greens today launched a comprehensive plan to restore integrity in government in Queensland.

    Australian Greens Senator for Queensland, Larissa Waters, said:

    “Political donations, secrecy and cronyism have poisoned Queensland’s democracy.

  • Greens to introduce 'A Metre Matters' bike laws in Victoria

    Victorian Greens road safety spokesperson Samantha Dunn MLC will introduce 'One Metre Matters' laws for a minimum one metre distance for overtaking bicycles.  Road rule changes are  "inevitable across Australia" now South Australia has joined Queensland and ACT to make the move.

WATCH & READ

Scientists have confirmed it: 2014 was the hottest year on record. We need more action on climate change, not less.

2014 ended with the glow from the Victorian election; as 2015 begins, the challenge of the NSW election presents us with a new opportunity to demonstrate the growing popularity of the Greens and to build on that success.

2015 is off to a quick start: a snap election in Queensland on the one hand and the hard slog of redrafting by-laws on the other. 

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