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Sue Pennicuik

Friday, October 3, 2008

Greens MP, Sue Pennicuik said today that Australians need to be more aware of the impact of livestock agriculture on greenhouse gas pollution. The final report of the Garnaut Climate Change Review states that, ‘livestock emissions from enteric fermentation play a large role in the emissions...

Sue Pennicuik

Monday, September 1, 2008

Multi-million cost of carbon pollution from logging in East Gippsland and Southeast forests Greens MPs send invoice to Eden Chipmill Following a visit yesterday to Eden Chipmill Greens MPs from Victoria, NSW and ACT have forwarded to the mill's general manager an invoice for the estimated cost of...

Sue Pennicuik

Monday, August 11, 2008

Greens MP for the Southern Metropolitan Region, Sue Pennicuik said today that "News that the Port Phillip Council has endorsed a supposedly revised development plan for the St Kilda Triangle site is just more spin, smoke and mirrors". "The revised development plan remains essentially...

Colleen Hartland

Monday, August 20, 2007

The Greens support the Victorian Premier's move to refer decriminalisation of abortion to the Victorian Law Reform Commission. "I welcome the Premier's move", said Colleen Hartland "The law on abortion has never been debated in the Victorian Parliament*. The current laws were...

Colleen Hartland

Monday, July 16, 2007

The Greens in Victorian Parliament have indicated that they will vote in favour of decriminalising abortion, after being briefed on the legislation set to be introduced by Ms Candy Broad, in Parliament this week. "I support law reform for abortion. It is an issue I feel strongly about. I...

Colleen Hartland

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Greens MLC Colleen Hartland has criticised the government for its mixed stance on abortion law reform. "I personally support a woman's right to choose. So do the vast majority of people who have contacted my office," said Ms Hartland. "The Government’s legislation assumes...

Colleen Hartland

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Greens MLC Colleen Hartland has given qualified support for some provisions of the government’s Abortion Law Reform Bill 2008. “I congratulate the government for having the courage to include measures to ensure that doctors may conscientiously object to performing an abortion, but that...

Sue Pennicuik

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Greens MLC Sue Pennicuik successfully moved to have the economics of the channel deepening project referred to the new upper house Standing Committee on Finance and Public Administration in Parliament. The motion was supported by the Liberal and National Parties and the DLP and opposed by the...

Colleen Hartland

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Greens MLC Colleen Hartland won the unanimous support of Parliament today for widespread action and reform following the Tottenham Chlorine Fire of December 2007. “I’d like to congratulate the residents of Tottenham, whose community spirit and courageous action during the fire has won...