Magazine

June 2024

Adam Bandt speaking at VIC campaign launch 2024

Building A Powerful Movement For Change

In the upcoming federal election, and the decade to come, we have a historic opportunity to grow our party’s base of support. But to build such a powerful movement of change it's going to take work from all of us.

BY ADAM BANDT MP

Doorknocking in Macnamara, smiling volunteers with Adam and Sonya

More Greens In The House: An Update From Or Field Campaign 

Campaigning is well underway for the next federal election, with hundreds of volunteers hitting the doors across the country. Last month we ran mega doorknock events in the electorates of Wills, Macnamara and Richmond; kicking off huge campaigns to elect Samantha Ratnam, Sonya Semmens and Mandy Nolan.

BY MIA HALSE, CAMPAIGNS AND ORGANISING LEAD 

Pill testing legalised in Victoria

Pill Testing Will Now Be Legal In Victoria

Pill testing is resoundingly supported by experts and decades of international evidence. After years of pressure from the Greens, the progressive crossbench, harm reduction advocates, and the community (thank you!), we won!

BY AIV PUGLIELLI, VICTORIAN MLC, NORTH EASTERN METRO

David Shoebridge smiles at cannabis plant

Is 2024 The Year We Legalise Weed?

The Greens are bringing our Legalising Cannabis Bill to a vote in Parliament this year. This will be the first time any legislation has been brought forward in the Australian Parliament to create a legal cannabis market. If we get it right, we could have legal recreational cannabis by the end of the year.

BY DAVID SHOEBRIDGE, SENATOR FOR NSW

Greens doorknockers out for Cassy in Hobart

History Made In nipaluna/Hobart!

After an incredible state election in Tasmania, the wins have continued with Cassy O’Connor, former Leader of the Tasmania Greens,  elected to the Legislative Council! This win makes history, with Cassy now the first Green in the Legislative Council. Her election takes our team of MPs in Tasmania to six!

BY ROSALIE WOODRUFF, LEADER OF THE TASMANIAN GREENS