Greens MPs News

Inquiry into poverty in Australia starts in Anti Poverty Week

14 October, 2022 - The first hearing of the Greens’ led Senate inquiry into the nature and extent of poverty and cost of living pressures in Australia begins on...

Methane Pledge means no new coal & gas mines: Greens

13 October, 2022 - Leader of the Australian Greens Adam Bandt MP has welcomed hints that the Labor Party is considering the long-standing Greens call to sign Jo...

Miner's have the right to a safe workplace

12 October, 2022 - St Ives gold mine has suspended activity following the tragic death of an underground mining contractor yesterday. A second contractor has si...

Plibersek must stick to Murray-Darling Basin Plan at Water Ministers meeting tomorrow

11 October, 2022 - The Greens are calling on Federal Water Minister Tanya Plibersek to stick to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan at tomorrow's Ministerial Council ...

Tweaks to tax cuts not the answer: Bandt

7 October, 2022 - Leader of the Australian Greens Adam Bandt MP has said that mooted ‘tweaks’ to Labor’s Stage 3 tax cuts are not the answer, and that the gover...

Plibersek should rule out BHP Peak Downs mine expansion in koala habitat immediately

7 October, 2022 - The Greens are calling on Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek to immediately rule out approving BHP’s proposed Peak Downs coal mine expansion...

Clearing the path for women to join the workforce is a win for women and for the economy

6 October, 2022 - Senator Barbara Pocock, Greens Spokesperson for employment and labour market expert will be speaking on a panel today as part of the Revenue S...

Greens Call for Covid-19 Pandemic Payment and Isolation to Continue

5 October, 2022 - On the 8th of November, the National Cabinet decided to remove the requirement for people to isolate while positive for Covid-19 from the 14th...

OECD education report a national shame

4 October, 2022 - The latest OECD Education at a Glance report reveals unforgivable cuts to public education spending in Australia during the Covid pandemic, th...

Zero extinction unachievable with new coal and gas

4 October, 2022 - The Albanese Labor Government will fail to achieve its 'no new extinctions' objective if it continues to open new coal and gas projects, the G...

Greens set to negotiate with government on housing bill

4 October, 2022 - With the Greens likely to be in balance of power on Labor’s forthcoming housing bill, the Australian Greens Party Room has formally empowered ...

The burning of native forest biomass is not renewable energy

30 September, 2022 - Today the Federal Government’s Native forest biomass in the Renewable Energy Target consultation paper was released with submissions open t...

Loy Yang early closure reinforces need for National Energy Transition Authority

29 September, 2022 - AGL’s announcement today that it will be shutting the Loy Yang A power station in the Latrobe Valley nearly a decade earlier than planned a...

Renters $3000 better off under Greens rent freeze plan

29 September, 2022 - Analysis by the Parliamentary Library estimates that renters across Australia would be $7.1 billion better off if rents had been frozen nat...

Greens move for abortion access Senate inquiry

28 September, 2022 - In the wake of Roe v Wade, the Australian Greens will today establish a Senate inquiry into abortion access in Australia.  This inquiry wil...