Greens MPs News

Greens secure Senate inquiry into school refusal

27 October, 2022 - The Senate Education and Employment References Committee will undertake an inquiry into the alarming rise in students that are unable to atte...

West Australia left to foot the bill for fossil fuels

27 October, 2022 - West Australian energy prices are rising and everyday people are paying the price.  Fossil fuel companies are making windfall profits but ins...

Greens call on Government to uphold Human Rights in Iran

27 October, 2022 - The Australian Greens remain deeply concerned about the ongoing situation in Iran and are in solidarity with the protestors in Iran...

Greens flag student debt bill as inflation soars

27 October, 2022 - Greens Deputy Leader and Education spokesperson Senator Mehreen Faruqi will today give notice of a private senator’s bill that abolishes inde...

Greens Call for Continuation of 20 Subsidised Psychology Appointments

27 October, 2022 - Lines attributable to Greens Spokesperson for Health and Mental Health, Jordon Steele-John: “Labor’s budget fails to address the mental healt...

Industrial Relations bill must put workers and carers first

27 October, 2022 - New industrial relations laws must work for women and carers and lift the wages of the low paid, the Greens say, as the government introduces...

Labor’s 1 million home claim is a complete con job

26 October, 2022 - Lines attributable to Max Chandler-Mather MP, Greens spokesperson for housing and homelessness: Over the last five years the private sector b...

There’s a threatened species crisis - yet no money in the Budget for native forests and habitat restoration.

26 October, 2022 - Australian Greens Spokesperson for Forests, Janet Rice, has lashed out at the Labor Government for failing to budget to protect native forest...

No buck for the bang in ‘women-centred’ budget

26 October, 2022 - Labor’s Women’s Budget Statement outlines the problems women face, but offers very little when it comes to delivering the solutions women nee...

Parents and carers left waiting for Labor’s far off budget promises

26 October, 2022 - Greens spokesperson for Finance Senator Barbara Pocock is disappointed by Labor’s delayed attempts to improve support and lower cost of livin...

Paid FDV Leave passes the Senate, finally!

26 October, 2022 - The Greens welcome passage of the Bill to give employees access to 10 days paid family and domestic violence leave. It is a long overdue refo...

Budget provides $9000 a year for the wealthy and does nothing to raise the rate of income support.

26 October, 2022 - Australian Greens Social Services spokesperson Senator Janet Rice has condemned Labor’s decision to give tax cuts to the wealthy while one th...

Labor’s private school cash splash a Morrison throwback

26 October, 2022 - Labor’s budget has failed the public schools test, committing even more to private schools than the Morrison Government pledged in its March ...

Greens welcome funding for national Truth and Treaty processes

26 October, 2022 - “Funding national Truth and Treaty processes is an investment in real power for First Nations people.” Said the Greens spokesperson for First...