News and Conversations

Latest News

  • Supertrawler Still Unwelcome in Tasmania

    5 Sep 2015

    Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens Environment spokesperson

    The protest outside the Liberal Party Conference is another reminder of the strong opposition within the community to a supertrawler in Tasmanian waters. 

  • Liberal Party: Heads in the Sand on Global Warming

    5 Sep 2015

    Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens Leader and Climate Change spokesperson

  • Liberals Caught in World Heritage Bind of Their Own Making

    5 Sep 2015

    Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens Leader and Forests spokesperson

  • Greens call for emergency intake of 20,000 Syrian refugees

    Australian Greens Leader Richard Di Natale is calling on the Australian government to initiate an emergency intake of 20,000 refugees fleeing sectarian violence in Syria's ongoing civil war, where over 250,000 men, women and children have already died.

    "Four million people are fleeing war in Syria. Two million of those are children. To welcome 20,000 of them into our community would be such an honourable and dignified response from Australia," Senator Di Natale said.

  • New Art Needs Funds

    4 Sep 2015

    Andrea Dawkins MP | Greens Arts spokesperson


A child receiving a vaccination

Our priorities abroad are starkly shown by the budget figures. Defence spending, at $26.3 billion for 2015-16, is over six times our foreign aid expenditure of just $4 billion.

We're heartened to bring you a new column about the state of refugee health in Australia. This is an issue that's important to all of us — how are we doing as a society in taking care of each other when we're ill?

In the middle of a presentation last week, I quickly mentioned a victory from our colleagues and comrades in the Greek Greens and got ready to move on. When the room burst into applause, I knew I’d found a story that needed to find its way to a larger audience.

  • Important messages

  • Welcome to WA