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Still no charges laid for illegal shooting of protected birds and non-duck species

Victorian Greens Animal Welfare spokesperson Sue Pennicuik MLC is again calling on the government to protect our native water birds and ban duck shooting after publication of the report on illegal shooting at Box Flat in 2013.
 

Victoria must toughen up political donation laws

Victorian Greens acting leader Sam Hibbins says Victoria needs to toughen up donation laws to restore public confidence in political processes.

"Victoria's weak political donation laws are an invitation to those wanting to buy influence, including criminals,” Mr Hibbins said.

Vicforests immune from prosecution

Greens spokesperson for forests Samantha Dunn MP says,"the Labor government has confirmed that it is "actively considering" the extension of a law that allows Vicforests to engage in anti-competitive conduct."

Minimum passing distances for cyclists needed now

Greens transport spokesperson Samantha Dunn says the Vicroads report on cycling safety shows overwhelming support for minimum overtaking distances.

TAFE MUST COME FIRST

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Victorian Greens TAFE & Training spokesperson and former TAFE student Sam Hibbins MP, has spoken out on 'National TAFE Day'  in support of TAFE.

“As a former TAFE student I understand the importance of quality, affordable, local TAFE."

TAFEs need more than one off payments

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In response to the government’s recent ‘Back to Work Fund’ grants to TAFEs, Victorian Greens TAFE & Training spokesperson Sam Hibbins MP said that TAFEs need more than one off payments to fix the crisis in the Vocational Education & Training (VET) system.

Inquiry needed into Metro failure

BREAKING NEWS: PORT AUGUSTA COAL PLANTS TO CLOSE

The Victorian Greens have warned that the latest coal plant closure in Port Augusta shows that the closure of Hazelwood is inevitable, and have urged the Victorian Government to immediately repower coal regions like the Latrobe Valley with renewable energy.

Carl Williams anti-compo law passed, thwarting family winning massive jailhouse murder payout

The Greens also voted against the contro

Victorian racing minister to act on report to combat live baiting of greyhounds

Victorian Greens spokeswoman for animal welfare, Sue Pennicuik, said it was important GRV be stripped of its regulatory responsibilities given what she described as a conflict of interest.

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