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Government should impose water restrictions now

24 May, 2019 - Due to unprecedented drought fuelled by the climate emergency facing Australia, the NSW Government must immediately impose water restrictions on ...

Victoria can take steps now to address recycling crisis

23 May, 2019 - The Victorian Greens are calling for immediate action on the deepening recycling crisis in Victoria. There are clear policies that can be imp...

More education needed to change attitudes around intimate images, women’s rights

22 May, 2019 - As a new report finds that attitudes towards intimate images are not keeping up with legislative change, the ACT Greens have today called for exp...

Meaningful action to address Aboriginal suicide long overdue: Greens

22 May, 2019 - Media Release: 22 May 2019   Greens spokesperson for mental health and suicide prevention the Hon Alison Xamon MLC has welcomed t...

SA State Planning Commission advised to approve trashing of Kangaroo Island Wilderness

21 May, 2019 - On Thursday, the South Australian State Planning Commission’s Assessment Panel will decide whether to approve secret plans by the Australian Walk...

CCC report highlights importance of conflict of interest training, and the importance of whistleblowing: Greens

21 May, 2019 - CCC report highlights importance of conflict of interest training, and the importance of whistleblowing: Greens Media Release: 21 May 201...

Greens make CTP scheme fairer for injured people in motor accidents

17 May, 2019 - A range of improvements have been negotiated that will help ensure people injured in motor vehicle accidents are properly cared for through the A...

Government must revoke mining approvals in Sydney’s water catchment

15 May, 2019 - NSW Greens MP and environment spokesperson Cate Faehrmann is calling on the government to revoke recent approvals for more underground coal minin...

Almost one in four Regional Youth Justice Services positions vacant

15 May, 2019 - Media Release: Wednesday 15 May 2019   Greens spokesperson for Corrective Services Hon Alison Xamon MLC has today called on the Minist...

Green Issue: Editorial April 2019

14 May, 2019 - By the Green Issue Editors Certainly for The Greens, but apparently also for many others, 18th May is the ‘climate change election’. The stake...

This is the Climate Change Election

13 May, 2019 - By Viv Glance, Curtin Greens The number of people joining climate actions and environmental movements across the world is growing: Extinction ...

An Evening with the IPCC

12 May, 2019 - By Rob Delves, Green Issue Co-editor Jatin Kala, Petra Tschakert and Peter Newman were lead authors on three different chapters of the October...

Boundless possible - or Boundless pollution? The future of energy in the NT, by Timothy Parish, Greens for Solomon

12 May, 2019 - Last month, Bill Shorten announced $1.5 billion from the North Australia Infrastructure Fund for gas pipelines to open up the Beetaloo Basin. Mr ...

Party Policies on Climate Change

11 May, 2019 - By Chris Johansen, GI Co-editor Recent polls (e.g. Ipsos) are suggesting that action on climate change is a major issue for the 2019 Federal E...

Let’s make our vote count! (18-24 YOs)

10 May, 2019 - By Max Larkin, Green Issue Co-editor With nearly 90% of under 25’s enrolled to vote this election, now is the time for the youth to have a say...