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Lidia Thorpe
Senator for Victoria

It’s Time for A Charter of Human Rights, say Greens

2 June, 2022 - “Australia is the only Western democracy that doesn’t have a national Charter of Human Rights, but we have an opportunity to change that,” said t...

The Greens Renew Call for National Compensation Scheme for Stolen Generation Survivors

26 May, 2022 - The Bringing them Home Report was released 25 years ago today. The Greens are renewing calls for a national compensation scheme: a $200 000 payme...

The Greens Plan to Care for Country on Earth Day

22 April, 2022 - “First Nations people are the first knowledge holders. Caring for Country is our birthright,” said the Greens spokesperson for First Nations: G...

Greens call for Government-led compensation for First Nations funeral policyholders

20 April, 2022 - “We struggle to survive in this Country, and we can’t even rest in peace,” said Greens Senator Lidia Thorpe. This comes as funeral funds at You...

Appointing eminent mates could downgrade Australian Human Rights Commission’s Status

8 April, 2022 - The Australian Human Rights Commission’s status as a National Human Rights Institution is under threat because of the Morrison Government’s medd...

We need to protect all athletes from CTE, say Greens

7 April, 2022 - “We need to protect all athletes from CTE: chronic traumatic encephalopathy,” said The Greens spokesperson for Sport, Senator Lidia Thorpe. CTE ...

Historic Win for First Nations Land Rights and Human Rights

31 March, 2022 - Last night, the Greens Senator for Victoria Lidia Thorpe successfully introduced a Private Senators Bill that will ensure this Country complies...

Closing the Gap: Address the cause, not the symptoms, say Greens

18 March, 2022 - “The Closing the Gap Report tells us the same thing every year: treating the symptoms ofcolonisation doesn’t work. We need to address the cause...

Zachary Rolfe Verdict: Statement from Senator Lidia Thorpe

11 March, 2022 - Zachary Rolfe, the Northern Territory policeman who shot and killed 19-year-old Warlpiri man Kumanjayi Walker, has been found not guilty of mur...