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Greens secure Labor and Coalition Support for Inquiry into Concussion in Sport

1 December, 2022 - Today, the Greens spokesperson for Sport Senator Lidia Thorpe will be backed by the Government and Coalition when she moves a motion for...

Engineer registration scheme introduced in the ACT

1 December, 2022 - To give Canberrans confidence that the engineers they engage have the necessary qualifications and experience to provide professional enginee...

ACT Greens call to improve safety equipment at ACT’s waterways

30 November, 2022 - The ACT Greens are calling for improvements to safety equipment at swimming spots in the ACT’s rivers so that all Canberrans can swim safely...

“We can Close the Gap, created by colonisation, through a national Treaty,” say Greens

30 November, 2022 - “Every year, the Closing the Gap report tells us that treating the symptoms doesn’t work. This ‘gap’ was created by colonisation and we can ...

Inflation remains high as Greens introduce bill to freeze student debt

30 November, 2022 - Greens Deputy Leader and Education spokesperson Senator Mehreen Faruqi will today formally introduce a private senator’s bill that abolishes...

Time for respect is now

30 November, 2022 - Today’s release of Time for respect: fifth national survey on sexual harassment in Australian workplaces shows that implementing the Respect...

ACT Greens welcome commitment to a Right to a Healthy Environment

30 November, 2022 - The ACT Greens have welcomed the commitment from the ACT Government to include the Right to a Healthy Environment into the Human Rights Act ...

Ending no cause evictions in the ACT

30 November, 2022 - No cause evictions will be removed from tenancies agreements under the ACT Government’s new legislation, which strengthens and modernises re...

Behavioural codes of conduct will make parliament a safer place

29 November, 2022 - Australian Greens Deputy Leader Senator Mehreen Faruqi has said that new behavioural codes of conduct developed by the Joint Select Committe...

School disruption inquiry puts target on teachers’ and students’ backs

28 November, 2022 - The Greens say a Senate inquiry into school disruption, initiated by the Liberals and backed by Labor, risks being used as a platform t...

Theia Energy wants to accelerate the climate crisis

28 November, 2022 - Today Theia Energy announced it will resubmit its application to frack the Canning Basin. Theia has changed its plans multiple times in a...

QLD climate costs can’t be ignored

28 November, 2022 - The Climate Council report released today shows that the costs of climate change-driven weather events cannot be ignored. The Greens are onc...

Australia must show leadership on negotiating a legally binding UN Global Plastics Treaty

28 November, 2022 - The Greens call on the Albanese Government to resist siding with multinational plastic packaging companies at the UN Global Plastics Tr...

Greens agree to back IR bill after boosting Paid Parental Leave and protections for the BOOT

27 November, 2022 - Greens Leader and Workplace Relations spokesperson, Adam Bandt MP and Greens Employment Spokesperson, Senator Barbara Pocock say the Greens ...