Green Issue

Newsletter of The Greens (WA)

Volume 25, No 6 - December 2016

Current Articles

1 month 6 hours ago

We seek common ground, we have distinctive values, we have a great story to tell.


1 month 6 hours ago

The Greens have a great story to tell in this state election campaign. Education policy based on social justice values delivers the best for everyone – and for the nation.


1 month 6 hours ago

Detailed modelling has shown that all coal generation can be replaced by wind and solar PV with little or no increase in electricity prices, we can transition to at least 85% renewables by 2030 for the same Levelised Cost of Electricity as renewing the existing coal and gas generation.


1 month 6 hours ago

Worried about gas fracking in WA? You may be helping to finance it.


1 month 6 hours ago

Well-organised campaigning saw Victorian Greens elected to local councils in large numbers recently. WA Greens can learn from this, especially the lesson that local government success improves our vote in federal and state elections.


1 month 6 hours ago

Native forest logging makes no environmental sense, and it no longer makes any economic sense. Time is overdue for complete transition to plantation forestry.


1 month 6 hours ago

Trees have diverse mesmerizing effects on humans, from inspiring worship to wanting to tear them down.


1 month 6 hours ago

Today the divide between regional and urban Australia appears stark, but it wasn’t always so. Perhaps we need to proactively do something about it.


1 month 6 hours ago

The recent upsurge in xenophobia, racism and demands for free speech to freely express these sentiments is reminiscent of the 1950s, when the White Australia Policy was in full swing. How, if at all, have we changed?


1 month 6 hours ago

So much to learn from nature ….. before we destroy it.


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/ www.wa.greens.org.au

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

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

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