Greens MPs News

Barnaby Joyce is talking through his hat on Heyfield mill crisis

27 March, 2017 - The Greens have condemned the Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce’s blundering attempt to wade in to Victorian forest issues, saying these type of short-si...

Holden must clean up before it clears out

16 March, 2017 - The Australian Greens are calling for a plan to clean up the Holden plant and surrounding areas to be expedited following the 122-hectare Eliza...

More hot air from state & federal governments on gas plans

15 March, 2017 - Malcolm Turnbull and the South Australian Government need to stop looking to gas as a saviour for our energy crisis and instead make meaningful...

Time to double down on Musk's wager

11 March, 2017 - Elon Musk's proposal to solve South Australia’s energy crisis with battery storage is the game changer our state needs to switch back on, Austr...

Greens stand with childcare workers striking today

8 March, 2017 - The Australian Greens stand in solidarity with the thousands of childcare workers striking this afternoon to highlight the low wages they receiv...

Dutton must guarantee health services for Manus Island

4 March, 2017 - Immigration Minister Peter Dutton must immediately clarify the status of medical care available to people seeking asylum on Manus Island. "We ar...

We must act on fundamental flaws to Murray Darling Basin Plan for river to flourish

2 March, 2017 - The Murray Darling Basin Plan has been fundamentally flawed from the beginning and needs to be fixed, the Australian Greens have said in respons...

Australian Border Force's use of coercive powers

27 February, 2017 - The government's improper management of Australian Border Force's statutory powers is squarely the fault of Immigration Minister Peter Dutto...

US deal chaos causing uncertainty for people seeking asylum

23 February, 2017 - The government's confusion over the US refugee “deal" is creating further anxiety and uncertainty for people who have already suffered for f...

Coca-Cola Amatil closure another blow for local factory workers

22 February, 2017 - The Australian Greens extend their condolences to the staff and their families affected by today’s announcement that the Thebarton Coca-Cola...

Lights out for South Australians to protect profits for big power companies

20 February, 2017 - SA Power Networks has admitted to staying quiet for a week and a half on a software glitch that saw an additional 60,000 South Australian ho...

The Australian, freedom of speech and 18C

16 February, 2017 - It's like Groundhog Day in this place, but instead of an adorable critter like a groundhog, the anti-18C campaign is actually more accuratel...

Government must face facts: South Australian schools will lose $335 million

15 February, 2017 - The Senate has called on Federal Education Minister to explain which South Australian schools are set to suffer as a result of the 2018 Gons...

SA energy privatisation failure – AEMO to face Senate inquiry tomorrow

9 February, 2017 - Modernising the energy grid and investing in storage technology is the only way to future-proof South Australia’s supply of electricity follo...

Forced deportations begin on Manus Island

9 February, 2017 - The Australian government must urgently intervene to halt the forced deportation of Australia's detainees on Manus Island. "Under the cover o...