Green Magazine

June 2022


Free Assange

The UK’s decision to extradite Julian Assange to the US has sickening consequences: for Julian, for his family, and for press freedom around the world. The Albanese Government must do more to bring Julian home.

Reflections on National Conference

For the first time in more than two years, the Australian Greens held our National Conference in person. And while it was amazing to celebrate our recent electoral success and welcome our new representatives, the real reward was the convergence of members and volunteers from around the country.

The most powerful third force

Together, we have just done something amazing: we have recorded our best result ever. In his address to the Australian Greens National Conference this month, Adam Bandt recounts the road to our incredible success this election, and outlines the road that lies ahead.

Also this month

Vale Melva Truchanas: Champion of Wild Tasmania

A champion of the Tasmanian wilderness and a stalwart of the campaign to save and restore Lake Pedder, Melva Truchanas recently died aged 92. Her friend and former Greens leader Christine Milne reflects on her life of courage and adventure, and an indomitable spirit that will continue to inspire long after her passing.

Greensland: what changed in the ‘conservative state’

The recent federal election result was the best in the Greens’ history – in particular in Queensland, which gained an additional Senate seat and three new lower house MPs. Until recently, the Greens had struggled to make electoral inroads in a state long considered conservative. So what changed in 2022?