Green Issue

Newsletter of The Greens (WA)

Volume 25, No 6 - December 2016

Current Articles

1 day 6 hours ago

Time to gird up for the state election campaign.


1 day 6 hours 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 day 6 hours 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 day 6 hours ago

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


1 day 6 hours 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 day 6 hours ago

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


1 day 6 hours 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 day 6 hours ago

Roe 8 is now being bulldozed through despite the rational concerns of many in the community. Justification for proceeding with the Perth Freight Link is largely based on a 1950s blueprint for Perth supported mainly by misinformation. This article lays bare the myths being peddled.


1 day 6 hours 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.


1 day 6 hours 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.


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

michaelbaldock1

@gmail.com

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

janeyglauser@hotmail.com

Bunbury

Rae

raemcpherson1@westnet.com.au

West Kimberley

Peter

jpjmnow@iinet.net.au

Working Groups

Convenor

Contact

Admin & Constitution

Grahame & Sarah

convenors@wa.greens.org.au

Policy

Mark

0439 986 858

National

Shaun

0419 967 698

ICT

Steve & Alan

ictsupport@wa.greens.org.au

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

convenors@wa.greens.org.au

Sarah Nielsen-Harvey

c/- office

convenors@wa.greens.org.au

Secretary

Margo Beilby

c/- office

secretary@wa.greens.org.au

Treasurer

Giorgia Johnson

c/- office

treasurer@wa.greens.org.au

Membership

Jean Le Quesne

c/- office

membership@wa.greens.org.au

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

office@wa.greens.org.au

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).

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