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ACT COVID-19 latest: News for our community (19 March 2020)

3 December, 2020 - The ACT Greens, and the ACT Government, understand that the impact of the COVID- 19 pandemic will be unlike anything our society has experien...

Greens leaders call for immediate release of asylum seekers in detention

3 April, 2020 - The Greens have called for the immediate release of the 67 asylum seekers currently being held at Mantra Bell City in Preston to avoid the risk ...

Andrews Government should not be immune from scrutiny during COVID-19

2 April, 2020 - The Victorian Greens have called for the establishment of a parliamentary committee to ensure ongoing oversight of the Andrews Government’s resp...

Extension to logging laws in Victorian forests will fast-track extinction and climate emergency, say Greens

2 April, 2020 - The Greens have condemned the 10 year extension of damaging logging laws in Victoria signed off by Premier Andrews and Prime Minister Morrison t...

COVID-19: Our community, together

1 April, 2020 - The ACT Greens, and the ACT Government, understand that the impact of the COVID- 19 pandemic will be unlike anything our society has experienced...

Expanding community managed mental health services more important than ever during COVID-19 crisis

1 April, 2020 - Greens spokesperson for Mental Health Hon Alison Xamon MLC has called on the Government to ensure community managed mental health services are r...

Greens call for urgent support for non-citizens in Australia

1 April, 2020 - Non-citizens living in Australia have been stranded with no income, no housing and no way to leave the country and governments must urgently ste...

Government must stop sending vulnerable people to prison for fine default during COVID-19 crisis

1 April, 2020 - Greens spokesperson for Corrective Services and Justice Hon Alison Xamon MLC has called on the Government to stop issuing Warrants of Commitment...

COVID-19 lockdown raises many unanswered questions

31 March, 2020 - Serious questions remain about how the new NSW Public Health Order issued late last night will be applied, delivered and enforced according to ...

Any public transport operator bailouts in Victoria must guarantee jobs

31 March, 2020 - The Victorian Greens are calling on the Andrews Government to make sure that any public transport operator bailout guarantees jobs and gives ta...

Greens call on government to halt planning decisions during COVID-19

30 March, 2020 - Today the Greens are calling for a moratorium on all planning decisions, including the approval of all gas and mining projects, until the gover...

Where to from here? The government's response to COVID-19

30 March, 2020 - Right now, we are experiencing a health threat that is causing seismic shifts in the way we live, work and interact with each other. Decisions ...

Safeguards for refugees and asylum seekers serious gap in Government responses to COVID-19 crisis

30 March, 2020 - Greens WA spokesperson for Multiculturalism and Health Hon Alison Xamon MLC has called on the Federal Government to immediately release refugee...

Greens call for early release of low-risk prisoners in Victoria

30 March, 2020 - The Victorian Greens have called on the Andrews Government to reduce overcrowding in prisons by granting an early release to low-risk prisoners...

Ban on evictions welcomed, but rent relief is needed to avoid debts

30 March, 2020 - The Victorian Greens have welcomed National Cabinet’s decision to place a ban on evictions over the next six months, saying it will help to ens...