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Highlights from National Conference

22 November, 2019 - National Conference is always one of the highlights of the year – and the November event in Canberra certainly delivered for us. By Willi...

What it’s really like to be a refugee

22 November, 2019 - For many of us in Australia, fully understanding the trauma of the refugee experience is well beyond our grasp. Here, Afghani refugee Shams ...

Code Red caused by Government's inaction on climate change

21 November, 2019 - The Victorian Greens have renewed their calls for the urgent phase out of coal across the state, in light of a Code Red announcement so earl...

Parliament Recognises Historic Native Title Decision

21 November, 2019 - A motion put forward by the Member for Ballina, Tamara Smith MP, recognising the Arakwal Bundjalung people as the Native Title holders of ar...

‘Borrow a bag scheme’ could help reduce waste

20 November, 2019 - ‘Borrow a bag’ schemes are popping up around Canberra’s supermarkets and local shopping centres – a scheme that could be rolled out across C...

IPC correct to reject Star Casino overdevelopment

20 November, 2019 - Today the proposed Star casino town in Pyrmont has been rejected by the Independent Planning Commission. Greens planning spokesperson Jam...

The Latrobe Valley deserves a plan and clean jobs, not more coal-fired pipe dreams

19 November, 2019 - The Greens have responded to the recent statements from the CEO of Alinta Energy, Jeff Dimery, who predicted an early closure of the Loy Yan...

Government to pull safety net against injustice out from under vulnerable Victorians

14 November, 2019 - A bill is expected to pass parliament today that would abolish a long-standing right of appeal, despite opposition from the Victorian Greens...

Local Government Bill is a travesty for democracy in Victoria

13 November, 2019 - The Victorian Greens have come out swinging against Adam Somyurek MP’s proposed Local Government Bill, saying it would put councils up for s...

Bushfire Emergency

13 November, 2019 - Bushfire Emergency Bushfires are currently devastating communities across Australia, tragically taking lives and destroying property. The...

The Greens and Reason Party make history by joining forces for first ever co-sponsored bill

12 November, 2019 - The Victorian Greens and Reason Party will make history tomorrow when they table a co-sponsored bill introducing a two-year pill testing pil...

The evidence is in; climate change is driving these catastrophic fires and the NSW government is in denial

11 November, 2019 - With catastrophic losses of lives, property and nature mounting, it is no longer possible to deny the reality of climate change and this mus...

No time to waste: ACT Greens reaffirm call for static pill testing site as NSW Coroner recommendations released

8 November, 2019 - As the NSW Deputy Coroner’s report on six music festival deaths recommends that pill testing be implemented in NSW, the ACT Greens have again...

Coroner’s findings proof that policing the war on drugs unwinnable and damaging

8 November, 2019 - Today’s Coroners Court findings make it clear the aggressive ongoing police war against young people and the music industry is damaging and u...

Greens MP Cate Faehrmann to introduce pill testing bill next week following Coroner's findings

8 November, 2019 - Greens MP and Drug Law Reform and Harm Reduction spokesperson Cate Faehrmann has called on the Premier to commit to a pill testing trial over...