Greens MPs News

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...

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...

Massive jump in support for Treaty, according to new data from Reconciliation Australia

24 November, 2022 - “According to new data from Reconciliation Australia, national support for Treaty has jumped to 72%. That’s a 25% increase in four years!” S...

Who’s paying to clean up Ranger Uranium Mine?

23 November, 2022 - If passed by the Senate, the Atomic Energy Amendment (Mine Rehabilitation and Closure) Bill 2022, will require Energy Resources of Australia...

Greens say no to Hanson's hateful bill

23 November, 2022 - I rise to speak on the Australian Education Legislation Amendment (Prohibiting the Indoctrination of Children) Bill 2020. I feel like I'm un...

Government denies jobseeker and DSP recipients the right to earn more amidst the cost of living crisis

23 November, 2022 - Labor has voted down Greens amendments to the workforce incentives bill which would have extended the work bonus to jobseeker and DSP recipi...

Early education bill a step forward but falls far short of what’s needed

22 November, 2022 - Australian Greens Deputy Leader and Education spokesperson Senator Mehreen Faruqi has said that the Senate passage of the Government’s ‘Chea...