Sophie Trevitt | Australian Greens

How many houses can one politician own? When young people are struggling to own a single home, the situation is an outrage that shows politicians are out of touch.

How do you outdo a year like 2014, where ACT Greens skilled up and strengthened their base? By reaching out and putting those skills to use, of course. 

“Coal is good for humanity, coal is good for prosperity, coal is an essential part of our economic future, here in Australia, and right around the world,” says Mr Abbott — but the rest of the world is moving in the opposite direction. 

We’re living in a time of renewed Government efforts to intrude, observe and monitor the private lives of ordinary Australians. The state is seeking total transparency for the population and complete secrecy for itself. Senator Scott Ludlam joined the Green Institute to talk about what the Abbott Government’s proposed metadata retention regime will mean for our rights and freedoms in Australia.