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Government to pull safety net against injustice out from under vulnerable Victorians

14 November, 2019 - A bill is expected to pass parliament today that would abolish a long-standing right of appeal, despite opposition from the Victorian Greens...

Bushfire Emergency

13 November, 2019 - Bushfire Emergency Bushfires are currently devastating communities across Australia, tragically taking lives and destroying property. The...

Local Government Bill is a travesty for democracy in Victoria

13 November, 2019 - The Victorian Greens have come out swinging against Adam Somyurek MP’s proposed Local Government Bill, saying it would put councils up for s...

The Greens and Reason Party make history by joining forces for first ever co-sponsored bill

12 November, 2019 - The Victorian Greens and Reason Party will make history tomorrow when they table a co-sponsored bill introducing a two-year pill testing pil...

The evidence is in; climate change is driving these catastrophic fires and the NSW government is in denial

11 November, 2019 - With catastrophic losses of lives, property and nature mounting, it is no longer possible to deny the reality of climate change and this mus...

Coroner’s findings proof that policing the war on drugs unwinnable and damaging

8 November, 2019 - Today’s Coroners Court findings make it clear the aggressive ongoing police war against young people and the music industry is damaging and u...

Greens MP Cate Faehrmann to introduce pill testing bill next week following Coroner's findings

8 November, 2019 - Greens MP and Drug Law Reform and Harm Reduction spokesperson Cate Faehrmann has called on the Premier to commit to a pill testing trial over...

No time to waste: ACT Greens reaffirm call for static pill testing site as NSW Coroner recommendations released

8 November, 2019 - As the NSW Deputy Coroner’s report on six music festival deaths recommends that pill testing be implemented in NSW, the ACT Greens have again...

ACT Greens welcome Government reinstating Legal Aid funding

7 November, 2019 - "Justice is for everyone. And it’s our community legal centres, at the front line, that protect and support those in need," ACT Greens s...

Parliamentary Friends of Refugees

7 November, 2019 - Bringing refugee issues to the WA state parliament By Hon. Alison Xamon, MLC for North Metropolitan This term of the WA State Parliamen...

Ten more years of logging will drive Leadbeater's possum extinct

7 November, 2019 - Today’s transition away from native forest logging in Victoria is an essential step, but ten years is far too slow. For decades, successiv...

Alison Xamon’s October Update

7 November, 2019 - Ongoing concerns about climate change, mental health care, fine default and animal welfare, and other issues such as VAD, whistleblowers, sch...

Greens (WA) State Conference

6 November, 2019 - By Rob Delves This year’s Greens (WA) State Conference ran over the weekend of October 12-13 and everyone agreed it was one of the best of...

Greens welcome home birth trial, more work needed

6 November, 2019 - The ACT Greens today welcomed the interim evaluation of the ACT’s first home birth trial, while urging the Government to expand the scheme to...

Green Issue: Editorial October 2019

5 November, 2019 - By the Green Issue Editors Our October theme is Refugee policy. It’s become an extremely important part of The Greens’ Social Justice Pill...