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Lidia Thorpe
Senator for Victoria

Greens Announce $767m ‘Caring for Country’ Plan to Prevent Another Juukan

18 October, 2021 - With a Senate Committee into the Juukan Gorge crisis due to conclude today, the Greens have announced a comprehensive $767 million ‘Caring fo...

The Greens support WA Labor’s motion to raise the age

5 October, 2021 - The West Australian Labor party has passed a motion to raise the age of legal responsibility to 14 at their State conference. The Greens spoke...

Who Corrects Corrective Services?

17 September, 2021 - Staff at the Alexander Maconochie Correctional Centre have breached the Australian Capital Territory Human Rights Act, after forcibly strip...

Safe decarceration now!

9 September, 2021 - “What do the NSW government want? More deaths in custody? Why aren't they applying safe decarceration strategies for non-violent offenders?”...

Third First Nations person dies from COVID-19

9 September, 2021 - A third First Nations person has died from COVID-19 in less than two-weeks. This comes as infections in western New South Wales have balloon...

Two too many: second First Nations person dies from COVID-19

9 September, 2021 -   The second First Nations person to die from COVID-19 has passed away in Dubbo Hospital, this comes after an Aboriginal man in his 50’s die...

A Human Rights Commissioner should care about human rights

8 September, 2021 - Lorraine Finlay had been appointed as the nation's new Human Rights Commissioner. Formerly an upper house candidate for the West Australian ...

First Nations vaccine rollout reveals usual lack of care and incompetence

31 August, 2021 - The Greens say that the Government's approach to vaccinating First Nations people, disabled people and aged care residents, has been unaccepta...

More Police Powers, Less Protections

27 August, 2021 - The Labor and Liberal parties have voted to pass the Surveillance Legislation Amendment (Identify and Disrupt) Bill 2020 which makes three new...

Labor agrees to spend $50 million destroying Traditional Owners home

26 August, 2021 -   “Traditional Owners of the Gundanji and Garawa nation do not consent to fracking in the Beetaloo basin, but the government has put $50 milli...

First Nations People Need to Lead COVID-19 Response in Western NSW

24 August, 2021 - “First Nations people have been a priority group for the COVID-19 vaccine since December 2020, yet our vaccination rates in Western NSW are am...

The New South Wales Department of Justice is Failing First Nations Communities, say Greens

13 August, 2021 - This week, an imprisoned First Nations man was tested for COVID-19 at Bathurst Correctional Centre and was released before the prison received...