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Huong Truong

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Western metro MP Huong Truong says the Greens will today support the revocation of planning approvals for the Westgate Tunnel.The new toll road faces strong community opposition, with traffic and urban planning experts warning the project will worsen traffic and limit future investment in...

Sue Pennicuik

Friday, March 2, 2018

VICTORIA’S duck season will go ahead, despite a damning report into the game regulator’s handling of the season last year.The report by Pegasus Economics, commissioned by the Game Management Authority, reportedly found “noncompliance with hunting is commonplace and widespread”.The report is yet to...

Janet Rice

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

The Greens today welcomed Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek's comments that she wants to see the GST on menstrual hygiene products scrapped and called on Labor and the Coalition to support parliamentary action to axe the 'tampon tax'. "The Greens are drafting a bill to fix this unfair and...

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

The Victorian Greens have reaffirmed their opposition to the large scale youth detention centre proposed at Cherry Creek.Submissions to the Inquiry into Youth Justice Centres in Victoria (report tabled today) suggest the type of facility proposed is not conducive to rehabilitation.Quotes...

Sue Pennicuik

Friday, March 2, 2018

The Victorian Greens are calling for the Game Management Authority to be shut down and the 2018 duck shooting season to be cancelled following damning findings contained in a review leaked to the ABC.Victorian Greens spokesperson for Animal Welfare, Sue Pennicuik, called for the findings of the...

Janet Rice

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Estimates & CommitteesWomen

Janet Rice

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Today’s release of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s report on Family, Domestic and Sexual Violence demonstrates Australia continues to be in the grip of a domestic violence epidemic, and the Greens have called on the Turnbull government to take national leadership and provide the...

Richard Di Natale

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

The Coalition Government has not consulted its own Drug and Alcohol Advisory Committee – The Australian National Advisory Council on Alcohol and Drugs (ANACAD) - about its latest plans to drug test income support recipients, it was revealed at estimates today. Leader of the Australian Greens Dr...

Janet Rice

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Estimates & CommitteesEmployment and Workplace Relations

Janet Rice

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Estimates & CommitteesForests