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Greens welcome passage of Respect at Work Bill

25 November, 2022 - The Greens welcome the passage of the Respect at Work Bill in the Senate today, after facilitating a decision to send contentious costs prov...

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

25 November, 2022 - On International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women the Greens are once again calling for full funding and meaningful goals f...

Barbara Pocock Work and Care

25 November, 2022 - At some stage of our lives, we all have to consider the needs of others at the end of or during our working day, be they ageing parents, chi...

Reflections on COP27

25 November, 2022 - COP27 might be over, but the work is certainly not. Senator Dorinda Cox attended the first week of the global climate summit this month to r...

This is what it actually looks like to protect kids in schools

25 November, 2022 - Teachers in Australia teach a curriculum grounded in truth and science – not one where they can cherry-pick the bits they agree or disagree ...

The radical potential of local councils

25 November, 2022 - Many people think local government is mostly just about fixing potholes and building playgrounds. But as Greens councillor for Brisbane Jona...

Women in local politics: a global responsibility

25 November, 2022 - Erum Saleem Khan is the first female candidate for the Greens in Pakistan, where there is much work to be done to protect gender equality an...

Labor’s Housing Accord will only provide 184 new affordable homes

24 November, 2022 - Analysis by the Parliamentary Library suggests that only 2.02% of the one million homes the government’s Housing Accord aims to build over 5...

INTEGRITY OF THE BIODIVERSITY OFFSETS SCHEME

24 November, 2022 - A New South Wales Upper House committee examining the integrity of the Biodiversity Offsets Scheme has today handed down its report, after a...

Recognition of cultural heritage 234 years overdue

24 November, 2022 - The government’s response to ‘A Way Forward: Final report into the destruction of Indigenous heritage sites at Juukan Gorge’ is welcomed by ...

Greens Secure Million-Dollar Fines for Bankers

24 November, 2022 - The Greens have secured legislation that will enforce civil penalties of up to $1.1 million for bankers who do not ensure proper conduct wit...

“For The Lake’s Sake” – We must protect Lake Tuggeranong from grass clippings and leaf litter.

24 November, 2022 - ACT Greens Member for Brindabella Johnathan Davis MLA will tomorrow move a motion in the ACT Legislative Assembly calling on the ACT Governm...

Massive jump in support for Treaty, according to new data from Reconciliation Australia

24 November, 2022 - “According to new data from Reconciliation Australia, national support for Treaty has jumped to 72%. That’s a 25% increase in four years!” S...

Violent assault of Danny Lim by NSW Police

23 November, 2022 - A peaceful activist and protestor, Danny Lim, was yesterday subjected to a violent attempt to arrest him by the NSW Police in the Queen Vict...

Driving reform to make Canberra roads safer

23 November, 2022 - The ACT Government has today introduced new road safety legislation to tackle excessive speeding, targeting hooning and other dangerous driv...