Latest News

Australian Greens bringing together Middle East Green parties

13 December, 2019 - With support from the Australian Greens, Greens parties in the Middle East continue to operate and call for a better future for their people...

Climate Change and Mental Health

13 December, 2019 - With large parts of Australia on fire, the air filled with smoke, and people’s lives increasingly impacted, it’s an important time to talk a...

Sowing the ideas to cultivate democracy

13 December, 2019 - Held in parallel with the Greens’ National Conference in Canberra last month, the Green Institute conference Cultivating Democracy dug into ...

Like the seas, the number of climate refugees is rising

13 December, 2019 - Climate change is already a major driver of forced displacement around the world. And if things continue the way they are, there are many mo...

The fate of journalism and Julian Assange

13 December, 2019 - Julian Assange’s extradition to the country whose war crimes he exposed sets a dangerous precedent for press freedom – and our democracy. Ho...

The PM needs to grow some ... climate ambition

13 December, 2019 - Much of Australia is on fire and yet our PM is nowhere to be seen. Instead, it’s people like you powering the movement for action on climate...

Canberra’s coffee cup scheme starts today!

11 December, 2019 - The ACT Government has today launched a new reusable coffee cup scheme to help reduce the amount of single-use cups in our region. More ...

Koala Inquiry to Hear Evidence That More Than 30% of North Coast Koala habitat Destroyed by Fires

9 December, 2019 - Ecologist Dailan Pugh will present evidence to a NSW Upper House Inquiry into Koala Populations that up to one third of koala habitat on the ...

Manufactured stone so dangerous that suppliers can’t get product liability insurance

7 December, 2019 - Manufactured stone is considered so dangerous the industry that sells it can’t get product liability insurance. This will leave people exp...

North East Link approval highlights Victoria's broken environmental laws

6 December, 2019 - The Victorian Greens have called for a complete overhaul of the environmental effects process for major infrastructure projects in Victoria, ...

ACT Greens announce lead candidates for 2020 election as climate becomes Australians’ number 1 concern

6 December, 2019 -   With bushfires raging near the city, water restrictions not far off, and climate becoming the number one concern of Australians, th...

Transparency and accountability lacking as rate of WA strip-searches rises 60%

6 December, 2019 - Greens spokesperson for Integrity in Government Hon Alison Xamon MLC has called on the WA Government to improve transparency and accountabili...

Latest numbers show bus patronage has fallen in parts of Canberra

5 December, 2019 - The latest public transport patronage data obtained by the Greens from Questions on Notice shows that bus use is falling in Woden, Belconnen ...

The Greens call on the Premier to remove shark nets immediately

4 December, 2019 - Tamara Smith, Member for Ballina and NSW Greens spokesperson for Marine and Fisheries is today calling on the NSW Government to remove shark ...

Canberrans urged to keep themselves, and the environment, safe this Christmas

2 December, 2019 - Minister for Climate Change, Sustainability and Consumer Affairs Shane Rattenbury has reminded Canberrans to stay safe and reduce their envir...