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Updated Renting Book to help renters' rights

17 February, 2021 - The ACT Government has released a new Renting Book to help tenants understand rental laws and their rights in the ACT's rental system. “...

Parliament culture won't change without independent inquiry

16 February, 2021 - The Australian Greens have slammed the Prime Minister’s continued failures to address a toxic parliamentary culture today, calling for an in...

Greens welcome Federal Court decision on Tamil Family

16 February, 2021 - The Greens have welcomed the decision of the Federal Court that Biloela's Tamil family was denied procedural fairness, calling for them to b...

Greens welcome AstraZeneca approval but say further diversity is needed. 

16 February, 2021 - The Greens welcome the news that AstraZeneca has been provisionally approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration for use in Australia. “...

Improving chances of survival for our mammal emblem and unique orchid

16 February, 2021 - The ACT Government’s management of Canberra’s iconic Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby and Brindabella Midge Orchid is helping prevent their extinct...

Coalition set to hurt farmers with inability to plan for climate change

15 February, 2021 - Today’s comments from Agriculture Minister, David Littleproud, that he is open to adopting net zero emissions by 2050 but wants to see concr...

Morrison cannot delay long term Jobseeker increase above poverty line 

15 February, 2021 - The Greens say Mr Morrison must announce a permanent increase to the Jobseeker payment and guarantee that nobody is worse off under any new ...

Labor backflip would only benefit the rich

15 February, 2021 - Australian Greens Housing spokesperson Senator Mehreen Faruqi has said reports that Labor may scrap commitments to wind back negative gearin...

Dutton Grants Rort Renews ICAC Calls

14 February, 2021 - The Greens condemn Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton for using his ministerial powers to slash millions in grant funding for community proj...

Don't shut door on returning Victorians, change to open-air quarantine instead: Greens

13 February, 2021 - The Victorian Government should use better ventilated quarantine facilities rather than cutting the number of arrivals, the Victorian Greens...

Greens call on government to provide emergency payments for casual workers

12 February, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have called on the Andrews Labor Government to provide casual workers with an emergency payment, to ensure they aren’t ...

Looking for love? Beware of romance scams this Valentine’s Day

12 February, 2021 - This Valentine’s Day, Canberrans are being encouraged to be cautious with personal information and funds when it comes to looking for love o...

Morrison Govt’s leaked standards condemn environment to more destruction

11 February, 2021 - The Morrison Government’s leaked environmental standards make a mockery of the yearlong review into environment laws by Professor Graeme Sam...

Greens introduce new laws to save our koalas

11 February, 2021 - The Greens have today introduced new laws to stop land clearing of critical habitat and save our koalas. The legislative move would prevent ...

PM must boot Nats from water portfolio

11 February, 2021 - The Prime Minister must take the water portfolio out of the hands of the climate-denying National Party, the Greens say, after a Productivit...