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"Letters of comfort" to pokies profiteers show donations still paying dividends

23 November, 2022 - The Greens have today slammed revelations that Labor and the Liberals have issued “letters of comfort” to pokies profiteers ensuring they wo...

The winner on the night was people who didn't watch: Greens

23 November, 2022 - Quotes attributable to Leader of the Victorian Greens, Samantha Ratnam MLC: “The real winners on Tuesday night were the people who didn’t...

Who’s paying to clean up Ranger Uranium Mine?

23 November, 2022 - If passed by the Senate, the Atomic Energy Amendment (Mine Rehabilitation and Closure) Bill 2022, will require Energy Resources of Australia...

Government denies jobseeker and DSP recipients the right to earn more amidst the cost of living crisis

23 November, 2022 - Labor has voted down Greens amendments to the workforce incentives bill which would have extended the work bonus to jobseeker and DSP recipi...

Early education bill a step forward but falls far short of what’s needed

22 November, 2022 - Australian Greens Deputy Leader and Education spokesperson Senator Mehreen Faruqi has said that the Senate passage of the Government’s ‘Chea...

Labor must support gambling card after NCOSS withdraws support for Clubs Grants

22 November, 2022 - News that NCOSS is calling for the Clubs Grants scheme to be axed because the scheme is seriously flawed should be what Chris Minns needs to...

Expanding voting rights to 16 & 17 year olds

22 November, 2022 - ACT Greens welcome the New Zealand Labor Government’s announcement that it will draft legislation to expand voting rights to 16 & 17 yea...

Greens support call for overhaul of policies to prevent financial abuse

22 November, 2022 - The Greens support the recommendations from a new report calling for an overhaul of banking products and policies so that they aren’t used t...

Greens secure costs reform commitment

22 November, 2022 - The Greens have facilitated a welcome decision to review costs protections, rather than the government pushing ahead with the ‘costs neutral...

Secretive UK and India trade agreements

22 November, 2022 - The Senate will vote this week on the enabling legislation of the Australia-UK Free Trade Agreement (A-UKFTA) and Australia-India Economic C...

Greens secure electric vehicle deal with Government

22 November, 2022 - The Greens and the government have agreed on amendments to the Treasury Laws Amendment (Electric Car Discount) Bill 2022 that prioritise ele...

Greens launch 'game-changing' plan to give renters and apartment-dwellers access to solar

22 November, 2022 - The Victorian Greens have launched a game-changing plan to unlock solar power for Victorian renters and apartment owner-occupiers, ahead of ...

Greens set sights on swimmable Yarra Birrarung

21 November, 2022 - THE Greens have today called on the state government to walk the talk on the health of the Yarra Birrarung by committing the funding that wo...

Labor’s gas handouts erode their COP31 chances

21 November, 2022 - Again, Labor has voted with the Liberals to give public money to a gas corporation. This $32 million handout is a total rejection of not ...