Greens condemn WestConnex EIS rush - commit to disrupt sell off

Responding to the expected release of the M4-M5 Link EIS on 18 August, Greens Member for Newtown and WestConnex spokesperson, Jenny Leong MP has slammed the NSW Liberal National government's attempts to bulldoze planning approvals through to clear the way for the sale in October.

#LoveWillWin: Time for a rainbow crossing in the ACT

Shane Rattenbury

The ACT Greens today reaffirm our continued support for marriage equality in the ACT.

“The Greens have always stood up for marriage equality –Greens MPs have regularly proposed legislation for marriage equality around the country, and of course Greens MPs have voted in favour of change every time it has come before a Parliament,” Greens MLA Shane Rattenbury said.

Greens secure Senate Inquiry into the future of Australia’s recycling industry

ACT Greens welcome Reconciliation Day, reaffirm calls to #ChangeTheDate

Shane Rattenbury

The ACT Greens today welcomed the ACT Government’s moves to establish Reconciliation Day, and called on all parties to reaffirm their commitment to #ChangeTheDate of Australia Day.

“Reconciliation Day is an important symbol of our shared commitment to advancing reconciliation between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and non-Indigenous Australians,” said ACT Greens MLA Shane Rattenbury. 

Bang out of order: Greens call for halt on seismic testing off Newcastle

Greens Marine and Fisheries spokesperson Justin Field is calling on the NSW Liberal/National Government to permanently halt seismic testing for gas in the waters off Newcastle by cancelling Asset Energy's exploration licence.

Greens reject secret sell offs of NSW assets and welcome AG review of Ausgrid privatisation

NSW Greens have welcomed the decision by the NSW Auditor General to investigate the Liberal/National Government's sale of electricity network Ausgrid and the unsolicited proposal process.

Greens propose rent caps and unlimited leases to end renters’ second class status

The Queensland Greens have today announced their radical plan to fix the rigged system that treats renters as cash cows for real estate agents and property developers.

Crimes have significantly increased in Kununurra since the cashless welfare card was introduced: Australian Greens

Australian Greens welcome City of Yarra in Change the Date efforts

Greens signal bill to repeal federal native forest logging laws

No case for damaging Port Mac airport expansion

Documents obtained through freedom of information show Port Macquarie Hastings Council pushing through an ill-conceived expansion to the Port Macquarie Airport despite flagging passenger numbers and the required bulldozing of crucial koala habitat.

Greens spearhead tripartisan action on intimate images abuse

Caroline Le Couteur 

Today the ACT Greens are proud to have led a campaign for legislative action to criminalise intimate image abuse, Greens MLA Caroline Le Couteur said today.

“The Greens will always stand up for issues that matter most to the community, and we’re pleased today that all parties have heeded our call for action to address intimate image abuse,” Ms Le Couteur said.

Charlottesville speech

Lack of oversight by Education Department failing to protect vulnerable students

Greens Education spokesperson Sue Pennicuik, said today that the report by the Victorian Ombudsman into expulsions in Government schools has again highlighted the risks of allowing high levels of autonomy in government

Catholic Church would rather cling to freedom of religion than protect children; recommendations of the Royal Commission report must be heeded

The postal plebiscite disenfranchises young people

A win for Port Augusta and for renewable energy

Victorian Greens statement on a respectful party culture

The Victorian Greens would like to reaffirm our commitment to a respectful party culture, and make it clear that we do not tolerate sexual harassment in any form.

Kids are more important than confessionals

Key recommendations from the child abuse Royal Commission handed down today outline essential criminal justice reforms required to provide justice for victims.

Greens MP joins locals blockading to protect koalas in Gladstone State Forest near Bellingen