Our Policies

Welcome to the Australian Greens Policy hub. The full policy platform was reviewed in 2015 and is currently being finalised by the Policy Committee. The policies below are those confirmed in November 2012.

The Australian Greens policy platform establishes the principles and aims of the party. These policies underpin all initiatives and bills developed by our members of parliament and are reviewed every three years by the membership of the Greens in a grassroots process. Want to be involved with shaping our policy?

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At the bottom of the page are initiatives from the 2013 Federal Election and you can also read our full 2013 election platform document for more information. State Greens websites may also have State based policies


2013 Election initiatives

Standing up for what matters

Read our full election platform document.

  • The Greens stand for sustainable futures for regions and farmers.

  • Our environment is too precious to lose. Only the Greens will stand up to the mining industry.

  • Only the Greens have the guts to stand up to billionaire companies so we can manage our economy in a way that cares for people and the environment.

  • NOTE: This content is from the 2013 federal election campaign and is no longer up to date.

    Our health is important — physical, mental, dental. All Australians deserve access to quality health care, not just the rich.

  • A plan to address the housing affordability crisis.

  • A caring society protects people and their families from falling into poverty.

  • Only the Greens are a voice for compassion in this debate.

  • The Greens have a plan to stand strong for a 100% renewable Australia.

  • The Greens choose a healthy, sustainable and fair food system for Australia, and we’ve written a roadmap for how we’ll get there.

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

    The Australian Greens are committed to substantial and meaningful Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders peoples, any change to the Constitution must have the clear support of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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    The Greens value the arts, which inject meaning and reflection into our increasingly pressured daily lives.

  • The Greens have a long proud history of standing up for Australian women.

View our complete policy platform

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