Green Magazine

August 2020


Ten years of making change happen

Looking back on the decade, the lesson from 2010 is clear: when people put the Greens in power, we make change happen.

Does art have a place in the Anthropocene?

As we grapple with the worst environmental crisis of our species alongside the worst economic crisis of our lifetime, what even is the point of art?

An ode to rubbish

There’s something to be said for viewing rubbish through a different lens – after all, one person’s trash is another person’s treasure.

Also this month

A farewell to Richard Di Natale

All good things must come to an end, and this week marks the end of one of the best. In this excerpt from his valedictory speech to the Senate in August, Richard shares his highs and lows from ten years in office, and his enduring hopes for a future for all of us.

The future of higher education hangs in the balance

Universities have been among the hardest hit by the pandemic, and now funding to certain degrees is being slashed. But in contrast to the government’s misguided attempt to create ‘job-ready’ degrees, the Greens believe higher education should be accessible and free – now more than ever.