"The state government should concentrate on improving the pay and working  conditions of TAFE teachers to attract and retain the best staff so that  students receive the quality training they need and deserve," says Sue  Pennicuik Greens Spokesperson for Skills and Workplace Participation.

What: Greens MPs Sue Pennicuik (Vic), Lee Rhiannon (NSW) and Deb Foskey (ACT) visit
Eden Chipmill and the South East forests area.

When: Monday 1 September 2008
Eden Chipmill – 11.30am
Gnupa area – logged site – 2pm

Greens MLC Colleen Hartland has described the staff and course cuts at Victoria University as “a blow to education in the west”.  She will attend a National Tertiary Union meeting with staff at VU on Tuesday 21 October at 1pm.

Footscray station overpass bracing

Greens MP and Industrial Relations spokesperson Sue Pennicuik has expressed concern at plans by Fairfax Media to axe up to 50 journalist jobs at the Age.

Greens MP Sue Pennicuik says that the latest PoMC quarterly report has indicated that water quality control limits were exceeded on a number of occasions over the last three months.

The Report of the Select Committee on Public Land Development, which was tabled in state parliament today calls for broad reform of how public land and open space in metropolitan areas and regional centres is protected, and for more open processes around the proposed development, transfer or sale

"This week, the Burmese people mark another sad anniversary in their long struggle for freedom and democracy," Greens MP, Sue Pennicuik said today.

"Completion of 40% of the channel deepening project in Port Phillip Bay is no cause for celebration", said Greens MP, Sue Pennicuik today.

Greens MLC Sue Pennicuik said today that "World Farm Animals Day (WFAD), which is part of World Animals Week is a time for all of us to think about the exploitation and daily suffering of billions of animals in the world’s factory farms and slaughterhouses."