Green Issue

Newsletter of The Greens (WA)

Volume 26, No 1 - February 2017

Current Articles

1 month 1 day ago

Time to gird up for the state election campaign.


1 month 2 days ago

Is doorknocking a near-perfect match between the task and the person?


1 month 2 days ago

Speaking out for a fair go for farmers, real action on climate change and climate mitigation measures, greater integrity in government, and keeping vital infrastructure in public hands.


1 month 2 days ago

Plenty of scope for securing green spaces and green jobs in North Metro, rather than pursuing limitless urban expansion with inevitable inadequate servicing and transport. Un- and under-employment needs to be seriously addressed, starting with rehabilitation of crucial public services.


1 month 2 days ago

A diverse electorate and disillusionment with the present state government feature high in East Metro.


1 month 2 days ago

A large region with people from all walks of life. There seems to be much disenchantment with the status quo and many people seem willing to listen to what The Greens have to say.


1 month 3 days ago

Mary O'Byrne has thrown herself into doorknocking over several election campaigns. She describes the power and the pleasure of this method of campaigning.


1 month 3 days ago

We have iconic creatures in our midst but we are making it ever more difficult for them to survive and thrive, as we decimate their habitat.


1 month 3 days ago

Roe 8 is now being bulldozed through despite the rational concerns of many in the community. This article lays bare the myths being peddled to justify the project.


1 month 3 days ago

Sweden seems like the ideal of what a modern nation should be. How is their Green Party contributing to this?


1 month 3 days ago

It is hard not to despair at the environmental destruction and use of excessive force and intimidation on peaceful protesters. But this is not the time to turn away as bearing witness is an important act that helps us to be clear.


Contacts

Regional Group
Name
Contact
Meeting
Brand
Sebastian
0432 211 134
Wednesday before Reps*. Contact convenor for venue
Burt/Canning
Clint
0409 816 003
Meetings: contact convenor
Curtin
Dan
0412 845 138
Thurs before Reps*, 6.30pm, Subiaco Community Centre, 203 Bagot Rd.
Fremantle/Tangney
Rob
0409 376 926
Thurs before Reps*, 7pm, Fremantle Town Hall Reception Room
Moore/Cowan
Mark
0439 986 858
1st Wed of month, 7.30pm, Cmty Ctr, 5 Trappers Dr Woodvale (behind library)
Pearce/Hasluck
Matthew
0412 068 341
1st Mon of month,7.30pm, Mechanics Institute, 20 Meadow St Guildford
Perth
Matt
0418 199 766
Tuesday before Reps*, 6.30pm, Greens Office
Forrest/O’Connor
Michael
Monthly e-meetings, annual face-to-face, various SW venues
Stirling
Andrew
0468 647 652
Thursday before Reps*, 7.30pm, Enviro Centre, Groat St North Beach
Swan
Ryan
0435 472 598
2nd Wednesday of month, 6pm, 12 Kent St. Vic Park

* Reps meeting dates 2016: 13 Feb, 12 Mar, 9 Apr, 7 May, 11 Jun, 16 Jul, 13 Aug, 10 Sep, 8 Oct, 19 Nov, 10 Dec.

Local Groups
Name
Contact
Busselton/Dunsborough
Michael
0403 386 250
Margaret River
Alistair
0402 572 645
South Coast Greens
Janey
Bunbury
Rae
West Kimberley
Peter
Working Groups
Convenor
Contact
Admin & Constitution
Grahame & Sarah
Policy
Mark
0439 986 858
National
Shaun
0419 967 698
ICT
Steven & Alan
Refugee Action
Arthur
0417 743 577
Young Greens
Graham & Giorgia  
 0448 987 402 /  0407 998 604
Supporters
Sebastian
0432 211 134
Parliamentarians
Member
Phone
Fax
Office
Staff
Senator
Rachel Siewert
9228 3277
9228 4055
1/151 Brisbane St, Northbridge
Rose, Nadine, Georgia, Lucy
Senator
Scott Ludlam
9335 7477
9335 7499
8 Cantonment St, Fremantle
Trish, Chantal, Amy, David
Mining & Pastoral MLC
Robin Chapple
9486 8255
9486 8355
41 Havelock St, West Perth
Nina, Betty, Tim, Connor, Sarah
South Metro MLC
Lynn MacLaren
9430 7233
9430 7207
7/142 South Terrace, Fremantle
Eloise, Leigh, Aaron
Office bearers
Name
Phone
Email
Co-convenors
Grahame Bowland
0433 317 142
Sarah Nielsen-Harvey
c/- office
Secretary
Margo Beilby
c/- office
Treasurer
Giorgia Johnson
c/- office
Membership
Jean Le Quesne
c/- office
If you are unable to contact any office bearers or working group convenors listed here, please ring the office during business hours for assistance
Office
Rowena Skinner
6365 2131

Please direct any changes or additions to The Greens (WA) office

Office 1, 1st Floor, 440 William St, Perth WA 6000

Authorised by R Delves, 31 Gibson St Beaconsfield 6162. Printed by The Greens (WA).

Published by The Greens (WA) ABN 41 747 355 722, 440 William St, Perth WA 6000, in printed form and online at www.greens.org.au/wa/green-issue

Contributing editors Chris Johansen, Rob Delves, Julie Scanlon, Jean Ibbotson, Vivienne Glance, Danika Potter. Technical advice Pete Condon, Steven Ebsary. Image formatting Niloufer Johansen. Cover Image Jacqueline Jane (Bibra Lake Febuary 2017)

Direct articles, photos, etc. to robdelves1088@gmail.com, cjo41802@bigpond.net.au, scanlonjules@gmail.com or greenissuewa@gmail.com 

Disclaimer: Opinions expressed in this newsletter are not necessarily those of The Greens (WA).