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Dual Citizenship - Di Natale, Waters, Ludlam

The loss of Senators Scott Ludlam and Larissa Waters has been a tragedy not just for the Greens, but for the Australian people.

Their loss makes clear the need to address this issue of dual-citizenship in an open, honest and transparent way.

Message from Giz Watson

Dear fellow Greens,

It is with great sadness that we have heard today of the further blow of Larissa's resignation.

As a matter of urgency we will be conducting a thorough review of our party candidate selection processes to ensure this never happens again.

Statement from Party Room

The following statement has been released by the Australian Greens Party Room following today's meeting:

To function as a national party room, and to be a genuine alternative to politics as usual, we need to have faith and trust in our processes. 

Senate Estimates 2017

Estimates hearings give our federal Senators the chance to grill the government and senior bureaucrats on the good, bad and just plain ugly policy announcements they’ve made this year.

The Best of Estimates - February 2017

1. Coal or Coral?

The Treasurer waved a piece of coal around the House of Representatives... well here's what happened when we asked the Great Barrier Reef Management Authority about coral bleaching.

It's Equal Pay Day. It took us 69 extra days to catch up to the men

The Australian Greens reaffirm their support for Senator Rhiannon

The Australian Greens Co-convenors Penny Allman-Payne and Giz Watson have reiterated the Australian Greens’ support for Senator Lee Rhiannon.

Statement from National Council on the Federal Election 2016

The Australian Greens' National Council: 

1. Thanks and congratulates all candidates, staff and volunteers for their hard work, which made the campaign an overall success.

Negative gearing and CGT in depth

Reforming Negative Gearing and the Capital Gains Tax discount would be one of the most effective ways to remove the massive structural inequity in our tax system, to restore fairness to our housing market, and to generate over $117 billion in revenue over the next ten years.

Greens to Invest in Giving Australians Access to Justice

14 June, 2016

The Greens have announced a comprehensive access to justice plan to restore the Liberal Government’s cuts and invest $716 million in community legal services and legal aid.

Greens justice spokesperson Senator Nick McKim said