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From the Global Greens

20 March, 2014 - 1. Asia Pacific Greens Federation (APGF)The APGF is currently looking at ways that the structure, constitution and rules, as well as membership...

Building contract announced for Common Ground project: ACT Greens

28 February, 2014 - St Hilliers Property has been selected to build one of Canberra’s most significant projects to address homelessness, Common Ground, announce...

ACT Greens put an end to cage egg production after almost 20 years

25 February, 2014 - “In 1996, the ACT Greens presented their first bill in the ACT Legislative Assembly to outlaw the production and sale of battery cage eggs.&...

AUSTRALIAN YOUNG GREENS CONFERENCE

23 February, 2014 - four-week national action strategy Week 1 Recruitment stage; talk to 5 friends who are not Green voters about why you're voting Green Week 2...

Power to the people

23 February, 2014 - Community organising builds power through gathering people with shared interests to take collective action. This approach recognises that si...

Is there a difference between a member and a supporter?

23 February, 2014 - Over the last few years, you may have noticed ongoing and quite public discussions about the declining membership of the major parties, the ...

Melbourne: No accident

23 February, 2014 - In the face of a national swing against the Greens of over 3%, Melbourne managed to lift our primary vote by 7% and record the highest Green...

We Can’t Afford ‘Two Steps Forward, One Step Back’

9 February, 2014 - Why do Australians, despite living in one of the sunniest and windiest places on Earth, still get most of our energy from dirty black stuff i...

ACT: Building a Common Ground

20 December, 2013 - Chief Minister, Katy Gallagher, and Minister for Housing, Shane Rattenbury, this morning officially launched construction of the Common Grou...

Canberra moves closer to a Common Ground

28 November, 2013 - Two of Canberra’s respected housing and community service organisations were today announced as part of the Common Ground Canberra team. ...

Bill to remove legal discrimination for gender diverse Canberrans

28 November, 2013 - “The ACT Greens are really pleased to see this legislation today which came about after the issue was referred to an inquiry into legal reco...

New Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs

10 July, 2013 - Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs, Shane Rattenbury, today announced the establishment of a new, stand-alone Office for...

Greens call for inquiry to protect ‘vulnerable road users’

9 May, 2013 - “The term ‘vulnerable road users’ refers to people who are most at risk in traffic, and who are the weaker party in a collision. Essentially this ...

ACT weighs in on container deposit scheme

21 March, 2013 - “Recycling and waste minimisation is an issue of great importance for the ACT, especially as we experience growing problems with costly landfil...

Pokies with headphones banned in ACT

21 March, 2013 - ACT Greens Member, Shane Rattenbury, championed an amendment to the Gaming Machine Act which will prevent the Gambling and Racing Commissioner ...