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Greens amplify calls for funding boost for community sector under strain

15 September, 2021 - Tomorrow the ACT Legislative Assembly will debate a motion put forward by Johnathan Davis MLA that calls on the government to increase supp...

Victorians wouldn't be unfairly locked up for minor offences, under Greens' bill

14 September, 2021 - The Victorian Greens will today second-read their ‘bail bill’ in Parliament, which would simplify the state’s strict bail laws and reduce t...

Minister and CHO must meet with Aboriginal medical experts

14 September, 2021 - Evidence in the COVID oversight inquiry yesterday revealed the shocking fact that the NSW Minister for Health and the Chief Health Officer ...

Greens fear government is setting new 'Arden' precinct up to fail

13 September, 2021 - The Victorian Government today released the final Arden Structure Plan, for a new precinct in inner-city Melbourne that the government says...

Respite Effect and Recovery Grants open to support people with disability

10 September, 2021 - The ACT Government is providing an additional $40,000 through the Respite Effect and Recovery Grants to support people with disability, the...

Member for Ballina welcomes lockdown lift

9 September, 2021 - Ballina MP Tamara Smith welcomed the announcement that the Northern Rivers can move out of lockdown this weekend, saying that every resident...

1000 days waiting for a Federal ICAC: Time's up

8 September, 2021 - If we had a strong corruption watchdog, Morrison and half his Cabinet might find themselves looking for new jobs. By Larissa Waters ...

Victoria must follow WA's lead and end native forest logging

8 September, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have urged the state government to follow WA’s lead and end native forest logging by 2025, rather than in ten years as ...

Greens caution NSW Attorney General on One Nations ‘Religious Freedoms’

7 September, 2021 - With the release today of the NSW Government’s response to the report from the inquiry into One Nation's disastrous Religious Freedom’s bill...

Liberals not fit for Opposition, not fit for office

7 September, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have said the state Liberals are not fit for Opposition or office, following this morning’s leadership spill. The Gr...

Greens move to block gas drilling at the 12 Apostles

7 September, 2021 - The Victorian Greens will today introduce a motion to prevent new gas drilling near the 12 Apostles, citing gas as one of the leading causes...

Amid record corporate super-profits, Greens announce new Tycoon Tax to raise $338 billion for public good

6 September, 2021 - The Greens have today announced they will push for a new 40% corporate super-profits tax on the excess profits made by big corporations, inc...

Better access to vaccination and testing for people with a disability

6 September, 2021 - The ACT Government is offering more dedicated COVID-19 vaccination and testing for people with a disability. Minister for Health Rachel-S...

Renters would be protected from eviction and debt, under Greens bill

6 September, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have welcomed news that renters will soon be able to access rent relief grants again, but say that without a ban on evi...

Rachel Siewert's August Update

6 September, 2021 - Last days in the Senate By Senator Rachel Siewert Hi everyone This will be my last update to Green Issue as one of your Senators.&n...