The Australian Greens are urging the federal government to assist universities in implementing the recommendations from the Australian Human Rights Commission’s report on sexual assault and harassment on university campuses. The report shows LGBTIQ students experience much higher rates of assault and harassment, with 45% of trans and gender diverse students, 44% bisexual students and 38% gay/lesbian students sexually harassed on campus in 2016. Trans and gender diverse students were...

Today on all horses birthday, we should remember that it is not a happy day for the 62 horses killed in jumps racing events in Victoria in the last ten years, Victorian Greens Animal Welfare spokesperson, Sue Pennicuik MLC said today.
 

As Australians, we pride ourselves on enjoying so many freedoms, yet our laws do not adequately reflect, or protect them. Today the Australian Greens Leader, Dr Richard Di Natale and Attorney General Spokesperson, Senator Nick McKim announced their plan to table, debate and vote on Charter of Rights legislation in this term of parliament.   Australia is the only western democracy that does not protect the basic rights and freedoms of its people in either legislation or the constitution...
It is time to dismantle the rigged system that privileges investors and landlords over everybody else, said the Leader of the Australian Greens, Senator Richard Di Natale. “Australia is facing a housing crisis. Everyone needs a home where they can feel secure, live comfortably and be part of the community. But this is becoming increasingly difficult for millions of average Australians. “The Greens have a plan to fix housing. We will ease the market lock-out for first home buyers by...
I’m gutted by Larissa’s announcement, coming just days after Scott’s. Larissa has been an outstanding Senator and Deputy Leader. Her departure is deeply saddening. This is unprecedented and deeply disappointing – personally for Larissa, for her family and for the Greens federally and in Queensland. The Parliament and the nation are worse off as a result of the resignation of two leaders of such integrity and ability as Larissa and Scott. This is an innocent mistake, and Larissa has...
I want to share a message with you following Scott's announcement that he will be resigning from the Parliament. It's been devastating for our parliamentary team to learn this news, and I’m sure you are all feeling exactly the same way. Scott is an outstanding member of the Parliament and of the Greens. He has been a strong representative for the people of WA and the nation. I respect Scott immensely - he’s been a champion for the Greens - in Parliament and across the country. For the...