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Greens welcome home birth trial, more work needed

6 November, 2019 - The ACT Greens today welcomed the interim evaluation of the ACT’s first home birth trial, while urging the Government to expand the scheme to...

Green Issue: Editorial October 2019

5 November, 2019 - By the Green Issue Editors Our October theme is Refugee policy. It’s become an extremely important part of The Greens’ Social Justice Pill...

RRAN

4 November, 2019 - Refugee Rights Action Network (RRAN) is a grass-roots activist and advocacy group based in Perth and Fremantle By the RRAN Team RRAN ac...

Local Schools Local Decisions fails with $1.3 billion unspent in school bank accounts

4 November, 2019 - Information obtained in Parliament by the Greens shows that public schools across NSW have $1.3 billion in unspent money. Averaged across the...

People Power – be a part of it

1 November, 2019 - Are you a “quiet Australian” with concerns about refugee policy? If that policy is to be changed then those concerns need to be turned into a...

Sod turned for the newest ‘Step Up Step Down’ mental health service

1 November, 2019 - Canberrans will benefit from a new community ‘Step Up Step Down’ mental health service that  will provide recovery-focused resident...

Tim Clifford’s October Update

1 November, 2019 - The struggle for meaningful climate action continues; the struggle for voluntary assisted dying legislation in WA is nearly won By Hon. Ti...

The most harmful thing about drugs is that they’re illegal

1 November, 2019 - Calls by the Special Counsel assisting the Ice Inquiry to decriminalise all drugs should be a wakeup call for the Premier and all the evidenc...

Writing as Spinning

31 October, 2019 -  Weaving the darkest acts of our Nation-State By Renee Pettitt-Schipp (http://reneepettittschipp.com.au) At nine o’clock on a Frid...

Making good wills and bequests

31 October, 2019 - Why you need a will, why you need to tell your loved ones about it, and why you shouldn’t be shy to be named as a generous bequestor to The G...

The Greens and Refugees

31 October, 2019 - More people, more compassion, more welcome      Membership Officer: What convinced you to join the Greens?     &n...

Some Qs for Nick McKim

31 October, 2019 - Senator Nick McKim, Greens spokesperson for refugee issues, recently visited the refugee detainees on Manus Island, now being moved to Port M...

My Refugee Story

31 October, 2019 - A first-hand account of what its really like By Shams, Batam, Indonesia It is 4 pm Batam time, Indonesia. I’m sitting at the top of a s...

Victoria should lead the way in ending animal cruelty against racehorses

31 October, 2019 - Ahead of next week’s Melbourne Cup the Victorian Greens have introduced a motion to parliament calling on the Government to ban horse whippin...

Renewables and Community Renewal

31 October, 2019 - Lessons from Denmark and Australia By Dr Rob Salter, formerly Senior Research Fellow, Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute ...