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Samantha Dunn

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Greens member for Eastern Metropolitan Region, Samantha Dunn, has hit out at a Coalition government MP over degrading remarks made to Sky News. Federal MP and Member for Menzies, Kevin Andrews, likened same-sex couples to 'cycling mates' in discussions over the marriage equality postal vote....

Samantha Dunn

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Greens Eastern Metropolitan MP Samantha Dunn says Melbourne’s rating as the world’s most liveable city isn’t reflected across the suburbs.“This title might reflect the inner-city, but ignores the day-to-day experience of people living in the suburbs,” Samantha Dunn said.“Traffic is gridlocked and...

Samantha Dunn

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Greens local government spokesperson Samantha Dunn says the Greens will support the sacking of Central Goldfields Council and push for a 2018 election to appoint new councillors."Consistent with the previous times that state governments have sacked councils, The Greens are voting for an early...

Janet Rice

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Australian Greens Leader Dr Richard Di Natale and Victorian Greens Senator Janet Rice have written to Victorian councils across the state, offering to preside over citizenship ceremonies for any council that supports changing the date for Australia Day and has their capacity to hold citizenship...

Richard Di Natale

Friday, August 18, 2017

After months of community consultation, a Senate Inquiry into Strengthening Multiculturalism, has made 13 strong recommendations that will lead to a more inclusive Australia, says the Committee’s Chair, Australian Greens Leader Dr Richard Di Natale. “Australia is a proud multicultural nation. It’s...

Janet Rice

Friday, August 18, 2017

The announcement today to renew the Regional Forest Agreement (RFA) in Tasmania for another 20 years demonstrates just how short-sighted and irresponsible state and federal governments around the country are, say the Australian Greens. “Regional Forest Agreements must be scrapped,” said Senator...

Colleen Hartland

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Greens western suburbs MP Colleen Hartland says the government needs to commit to a metro train service to Melton if it wants to build more new suburbs in the west.“The Ballarat V/Line service is already full, so this new suburb in Mt Atkinson will be a nightmare for people who catch the train...