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Friday, November 17, 2017

The Queensland Greens will dramatically expand access to universal childcare for 2-4 year olds, and build 250 new public childcare centres.Amy MacMahon, Queensland Greens lead spokesperson and candidate for South Brisbane, said:“Just like schools and hospitals, we believe access to free high...

Friday, November 10, 2017

I am pleased that the hundreds of thousands of Queenslanders who voted for the Greens in the Senate once again have representation.I already have over ten years of experience as a Senator for Queenslanders, and I will be getting to work immediately. My job now is to help Queenslanders struggling to...

Friday, November 10, 2017

Under the Greens the State government will establish a Queensland Public Infrastructure Bank to invest $10 billion in public infrastructure over five years.Queensland Greens lead spokesperson and candidate for South Brisbane Amy MacMahon said:“Queensland is facing a critical shortage of public...

Kirsten Lovejoy

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Under the Greens, houses and apartments left deliberately vacant in Brisbane will be taxed 5% every year, raising $800 million over five years.Queensland Greens candidate for McConnel, Kirsten Lovejoy, said “Our housing system is broken. Right now there are 20,000 homeless people across Queensland...

Amy MacMahon

Friday, November 3, 2017

Amy MacMahon, Lead spokesperson for the Qld Greens and candidate for South Brisbane says,"This Adani scandal shows the political system is rotten to the core and we need to clear it out.""This is what happens when the Greens are breathing down the necks of the two major parties. This is what...

Michael Berkman

Friday, November 3, 2017

Under the Greens, Queenslanders will get four extra public holidays per year including State of Origin Day on game three, and International Women’s Day.Michael Berkman, Greens candidate for Maiwar says,“Queenslanders deserve a break. Four extra public holidays would mean millions of Queensland...

Amy MacMahon

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

The Queensland Greens will introduce flat $1 fares and free fares for kids under 18s, abolish zones within city council boundaries, ensure a high frequency bus route on every corridor, build three new Green Bridges, and establish a public transport minister under a radical new plan to revolutionise...

Amy MacMahon

Sunday, October 29, 2017

“Queenslanders have lost faith in politics. Many of us feel that the entire political system is corrupted by property developers and big corporations, and nothing will ever change,” says Amy MacMahon, Candidate for South Brisbane.“It doesn’t have to be like this - you can make that change. This...

Friday, October 27, 2017

The Queensland Greens acknowledge the High Court's decision today that former Senator Larissa Waters was, in fact, ineligible to sit in the federal Parliament. "It is now our expectation that following a countback by the Australian Electoral Commission, former Senator Andrew Bartlett (who ran...

Amy MacMahon

Friday, October 27, 2017

The Queensland Greens have welcomed ex-industry executive and former industry insider Hugh Grant’s endorsement of the Queensland Greens' Power for People policy.“Hugh Grant believes the Greens policy will save people up to $600 on their power bills, by cracking down on the profits of state owned...