WA children should not be imprisoned over lack of accommodation 

Children should not be imprisoned at Banksia Hill Detention Centre because they do not have suitable homes to go to, Greens spokesperson for Child Protection Hon Alison Xamon MLC has said today.

 

Greens to extend GM Crops Moratorium in SA

The Greens have introduced a Bill into the South Australian State Parliament to extend the state-wide moratorium on the cultivation of genetically-modified crops to the year 2025.

Five jobseekers competing for every entry-level job

We cannot sacrifice quality in a race to get people signed up to the NDIS

Dangerous and dirty gas extraction technique banned in Queensland is set to be approved in SA

A dangerous gas extraction technique responsible for Queensland's biggest ever environmental pollution incident is set to be approved in South Australia, according to Mark Parnell MLC, Greens SA Parliamentary Leader.

New low for Labor if they sign up to a plan that suppresses renewables: Bandt

Senate rejects Dutton’s divisive Citizenship Bill

Greens secure Senate inquiry into Queensland Labor granting Adani an unlimited water licence

Senate supports Greens motion condemning engagement of Serco contractors to address Centrelink woes

NEG may force some states to switch off renewables: Bandt

Australians deserve to hear and see quality home grown content

Liberal Government teams up with One Nation to hack away at the ABC

National Gun Register now urgent

The Commonwealth Parliament must take immediate action and legislate for a national gun register.

The 2017 update of the National Firearms Agreement required a nationwide approach to registering firearms with a national information sharing hub at its centre.

International fur ban puts limit on kangaroo products

Greens animal welfare spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon has congratulated Humane Society US and its Italian-based animal welfare group LAV, for their work in achieving a permanent ban on the use of fur in Gucci fashion.

Turnbull government plan to axe university pathways setback for Newcastle

Newcastle University would be hard hit by the Turnbull government’s plan that effectively privatises programs that assist students who do not have the necessary entry requirements to enrol at university.

Senate calls on government to abandon cuts to higher education enabling programs

The Senate today has passed a Greens-ALP motion calling on the government to abandon plans to cut public subsidies to Newcastle University enabling programs and introduce fees for students for the first time.

Suspend Crown’s pokie machines immediately: Greens

Greens welcome government adoption of another Green policy with plastic bag ban

Victorian Greens deputy leader Nina Springle has congratulated the government for falling into line and agreeing to ban plastic bags.

The Greens bill to ban plastic bags and microbeads will be debated and voted on in parliament's upper house today.

Another Toll Road Green Lighted Without a Public Business Case

NSW Greens MP and Roads & Transport spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has criticised the NSW Government’s decision to accelerate Stage 1 of the F6 extension, without a public business case or any public consultation.

Dr. Faruqi said: