Small-time criminals who have learnt their lesson deserve a clean slate and a spent conviction so they can become productive members of society, says a legal advocacy groups.

The Greens say the Victorian government needs a plan to transition to sustainable timber sources, following an announcement that Carter Harvey Holt's Morwell sawmill is set to close.

Victorian Greens education spokesperson Sue Pennicuik MP said today that a new Auditor General report has found that the Department for Education and Training needs to improve its long-term

This budget fails Australian patients, has zero vision for the future of the system and is a political fix, pure and simple. The Government’s plan to lift the Medicare freeze will have no impact for patients for at least a year, if not longer, leader of the Australian Greens Dr Richard Di Natale said. “Greg Hunt’s ‘road map’ for health lacks any vision for the future of healthcare in this country. It’s a U-turn that takes us back to where we were three years ago.  “Taking the Medicare...
“If you’re under the age of 35, you’ve been screwed over in this budget - whether it’s the gouging of higher education, the lack of action on climate change or the refusal to tackle housing affordability,” Leader of the Australian Greens Dr Richard Di Natale said. “It’s clear that the Government finally understands you can’t just keep cutting spending without raising revenue. But this is a budget with no vision or direction for the country. It isn’t a roadmap for the future, it’s a...

Greens Southern Metro MP Sue Pennicuik has anointed Richard Wynne the Minister for the Wrecking Ball following his failure to protect the Greyhound Hotel in St Kilda, just weeks after he failed to stop the demolition of the historic London Hotel in Port Melbourne.

Victorian Greens leader Greg Barber says today's budget reveals that trams and trains (city and V/Line) will become more overcrowded and there's no plan to fix the problem.

TOP bureaucrats and government executives should be stopped from parachuting straight into big business, ­according to a state MP.

Today’s Anglicare rental affordability snapshot shows that housing is out of reach for Australia’s most vulnerable people even in rural areas said Senator Janet Rice, Australian Greens Senator for Victoria.   “This Report shows that overall, more than 98% of homes in Australia are unaffordable for single households on government payments. The story is slightly better in regional Victoria than in metropolitan Melbourne, but even then affordable, appropriate housing is a pipe dream for...
Responding to a recent ban on racehorse training on Killarney Beach near Warrnambool, Greens Senator for Victoria Janet Rice today congratulated the Belfast Coastal Reserve Action Group for their successful community campaign.   “The local residents of the Belfast Coastal Reserve Action Group have been working incredibly hard to protect the fragile habitat of local migratory birds and this ban has been a great win for the community,” said Senator Rice.   “I joined the community at a...