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A decade of dedication

20 July, 2015 - Grahame Bowland (WA Co-Convenor) The last couple of months have seen great strides as The Greens (WA) gear up for coming election campaigns. We'...

Beyond marriage equality

20 July, 2015 - Ben Moroney and Eliza June (Australian Young Greens Co-Convenors) (Note: this article may be distressing for some readers.) On the 26th of June,...

Greens release exposure draft bill for abortion privacy zones

20 July, 2015 - “The Greens believe that it is the right of women to have unimpeded access to safe and legal abortions,” said Mr Rattenbury. “This bill will ...

Bishop's helicopter flight is a symptom of a broken system

20 July, 2015 - Andrew Bartlett The latest controversy involving travel spending, this time by Parliamentary Speaker Bronwyn Bishop, is a clear reminder that th...

Arguments against Senate voting reform don't stack up

9 July, 2015 - Senator Lee Rhiannon Talk of an early federal election is putting the spotlight on Senate voting reform. With a strange alliance consisting of ri...

The tipping point

8 July, 2015 - Giz Watson (Co-convenor) with assistance from June Lowe I don't know what you were up to last weekend, but here in Perth a lot of us turned a bli...

Target: Carbon free

7 July, 2015 - Peter Lane Under the Abbott government, with acquiescence from the opposition, not only has the Renewable Energy Target (RET) been reduced, but t...

Inside Party Room

7 July, 2015 - Senator Richard Di Natale The parliamentary wing of the Australian Greens often goes by its working name of 'Party Room'. Party Room is actually...

Can the Greens Succeed in a Developing Country?

7 July, 2015 - Bob Muntz The Philippines is always going to be a difficult country for the Greens. Political violence and corruption are both deeply embedded in...

ACT Greens celebrate the launch of Common Ground

2 July, 2015 - ACT Greens MLA Shane Rattenbury has today welcomed the launch of Common Ground, a Greens initiative to tackle homelessness in Canberra. “Commo...

Drivers vs cyclist is not either/or

22 June, 2015 - Senator Janet Rice Some level of animosity will always exist while cars and bikes share our roads. There is no getting around this. Drivers are ...

A taxing time

19 June, 2015 - Susan Griffiths-Sussems (National Fundraising Coordinator) It's almost that time of year again… time to sift through your receipts, chase up you...

Handle with care

19 June, 2015 - Senator Richard Di Natale Parliament is in full swing and I have a lot to report back on. Thanks to the work of Scott Ludlam and his team, the G...

Radical work

19 June, 2015 - Ben Moroney and Eliza June (Australian Young Greens Co-Convenors) “We should do away with the absolutely specious notion that everybody has to e...

The end of the fossil-fuel era?

14 June, 2015 - Senator Larissa Waters All over the globe, governments and industries and entire nations are beginning the transition away from coal and embraci...