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 the carbon pollution generated as a result of 2006/7 logging.

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 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 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.

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.

Greens MLC Colleen Hartland has given qualified support for some provisions of the government’s Abortion Law Reform Bill 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 government in parliament last night.

Greens MLC Colleen Hartland won the unanimous support of Parliament today for widespread action and reform following the Tottenham Chlorine Fire of December 2007.