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School disruption inquiry puts target on teachers’ and students’ backs

28 November, 2022 - The Greens say a Senate inquiry into school disruption, initiated by the Liberals and backed by Labor, risks being used as a platform t...

Theia Energy wants to accelerate the climate crisis

28 November, 2022 - Today Theia Energy announced it will resubmit its application to frack the Canning Basin. Theia has changed its plans multiple times in a...

QLD climate costs can’t be ignored

28 November, 2022 - The Climate Council report released today shows that the costs of climate change-driven weather events cannot be ignored. The Greens are onc...

Australia must show leadership on negotiating a legally binding UN Global Plastics Treaty

28 November, 2022 - The Greens call on the Albanese Government to resist siding with multinational plastic packaging companies at the UN Global Plastics Tr...

Greens agree to back IR bill after boosting Paid Parental Leave and protections for the BOOT

27 November, 2022 - Greens Leader and Workplace Relations spokesperson, Adam Bandt MP and Greens Employment Spokesperson, Senator Barbara Pocock say the Greens ...

Greens welcome passage of Respect at Work Bill

25 November, 2022 - The Greens welcome the passage of the Respect at Work Bill in the Senate today, after facilitating a decision to send contentious costs prov...

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

25 November, 2022 - On International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women the Greens are once again calling for full funding and meaningful goals f...

Barbara Pocock Work and Care

25 November, 2022 - At some stage of our lives, we all have to consider the needs of others at the end of or during our working day, be they ageing parents, chi...

Reflections on COP27

25 November, 2022 - COP27 might be over, but the work is certainly not. Senator Dorinda Cox attended the first week of the global climate summit this month to r...

This is what it actually looks like to protect kids in schools

25 November, 2022 - Teachers in Australia teach a curriculum grounded in truth and science – not one where they can cherry-pick the bits they agree or disagree ...

The radical potential of local councils

25 November, 2022 - Many people think local government is mostly just about fixing potholes and building playgrounds. But as Greens councillor for Brisbane Jona...

Women in local politics: a global responsibility

25 November, 2022 - Erum Saleem Khan is the first female candidate for the Greens in Pakistan, where there is much work to be done to protect gender equality an...

Recognition of cultural heritage 234 years overdue

24 November, 2022 - The government’s response to ‘A Way Forward: Final report into the destruction of Indigenous heritage sites at Juukan Gorge’ is welcomed by ...

Greens Secure Million-Dollar Fines for Bankers

24 November, 2022 - The Greens have secured legislation that will enforce civil penalties of up to $1.1 million for bankers who do not ensure proper conduct wit...