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Swift parrots’ future being cut down

7 May, 2021 - More than 50 swift parrots have been sighted in Canberra over the past week, as the critically endangered bird migrates from Tasmania to mainland ...

Parliament set to inquire into Floodplain Harvesting following disallowance

6 May, 2021 - Cate Faehrmann, Greens MP and spokesperson for water has given notice of a select committee into the NSW Government’s management of Floodplain Har...

EV tax passes lower house, bringing Victoria one step closer to becoming a laughing stock

6 May, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have urged the upper house to block the Victorian Labor Government’s proposed tax on people who drive electric vehicles, foll...

Kicking the Gas Habit - Shane Rattenbury Op-ed

6 May, 2021 - By Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction, Shane Rattenbury  Australia’s so-called “gas led recovery” is shaping up to be even more h...

A property database for developers is not a housing strategy

5 May, 2021 - Greens housing spokesperson, Jenny Leong MP, has condemned the headline initiative announced with the release of the NSW Housing Strategy today as...

How to Think in Circles - an ACT perspective - Jo Clay Op-Ed

5 May, 2021 - Jo Clay is the ACT Greens spokesperson for the Circular Economy. I've worked in the recycling industry for over a decade. When I began, the...

One step closer to justice for First Nations boy assaulted by police

4 May, 2021 - The family of the young Aboriginal man assaulted by police in Ward Park, Surry Hills, in June last year are a step closer to justice today, with t...

Greens move to scrap Victoria's undemocratic voting system

4 May, 2021 - The Victorian Greens will today introduce a motion calling on the Victorian Labor Government to overhaul the state’s flawed and undemocratic upper...

Community Garden Grants open

3 May, 2021 - The popular ACT Government grants for community gardens are now open with $40,000 available to help community groups improve the city's sustainabi...

ACT Veteran community needed to inform Royal Commission Terms of Reference

3 May, 2021 - Assistant Minister for Seniors, Veterans, Families and Communities, Emma Davidson, is inviting Canberra’s veteran community to put forward their v...

Nuclear Weapons now Illegal

2 May, 2021 - The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons entered into force in January. As a nuclear-endorsing nation, Australia's signature is critical t...

Government's emissions reduction targets mean two degrees or more of catastrophic global warming

2 May, 2021 - The Victorian Labor Government's emissions reduction targets mean two degrees or more of catastrophic global warming. The government must ...

Green Issue: Editorial April 2021

2 May, 2021 - By The Green Issue Editors Despite the biggest election campaign that The Greens (WA) has ever mounted, at the March 2021 state election we los...

Jordon Steele-John’s April Update

2 May, 2021 - In view of the Labor landslide, the need to hold the state government to account and dealing with the Federal Government’s attempts to weaken the ...

The Dad, the Drama, the Day

2 May, 2021 - Rob Delves reflects on his zigzag relationship to Anzac, from indifference through deep respect to much deeper unease By Rob Delves, GI Co-edit...