Greens say Victorian parole laws already very strict

“In light of the tragic siege in Brighton, it is understandable that questions are again being asked about the adequacy of Victoria’s parole system.

Grand Annual Steeplechase and Casterton jumps races blasted in state parliament

Ms Pennicuik responded to comments made by Western Victoria MP James Purcell in parliament earlier this month praising the May Racing Carnival and in particular the Grand Annual Steeplechase.

Government abandons ambitious pledge to make schools 'asbestos free'

The Victorian government has backed down from its extravagant promise to remove all asbestos from Victorian schools.

Appeal for Victoria spent conviction laws

Small-time criminals who have learnt their lesson deserve a clean slate and a spent conviction so they can become productive members of society, says a legal advocacy groups.

Wreckers move in on Greyhound Hotel after Planning Minister fails to deliver on heritage protection

Southern Metropolitan Greens MP Sue Pennicuik said Mr Wynne “deserved to go down as the Minister for the Wrecking Ball” for refusing to protect the Greyhound.

Education Department not able to properly plan for new schools and maintenance: Greens

Victorian Greens education spokesperson Sue Pennicuik MP said today that a new Auditor General report has found that the Department for Education and Training needs to improve its long-term

Greens anoint Wynne the Minister for the Wrecking Ball

Greens Southern Metro MP Sue Pennicuik has anointed Richard Wynne the Minister for the Wrecking Ball following his failure to protect the Greyhound Hotel in St Kilda, just weeks after he failed to stop the demolition of the historic London Hotel in Port Melbourne.

Call for cooling-off period when public companies poach public sector executives

TOP bureaucrats and government executives should be stopped from parachuting straight into big business, ­according to a state MP.

Greens call for Greyhound racing to be banned rather than promoted to children

Minister for Racing Martin Pakula announced this week a joint funding package of more than $126,000 to support the Easter School Holidays Kids Program which is being held at ten racing venues across Victoria and hosted by Greyhound Racing Victoria
 

Students fight for fair fares

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Greens MLC for Eastern Metropolitan, Samantha Dunn also attended the rally to continue her party’s support for the Fares Fair campaign.