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Sitting on a gas bomb

25 October, 2019 - It’s time to scrutinise the increasing pollution coming from WA’s burgeoning gas industry, and do something about it. By Chris Johansen ...

What's next? Declaring a climate emergency

25 October, 2019 - Right now we are witnessing a genuine grassroots movement calling for climate justice that is building with unstoppable momentum – and it’s b...

Medicare matters

25 October, 2019 - The Greens have long championed the Medicare system – and this week we learnt firsthand the power of robust public healthcare when our very o...

Corporate profits first. Commuters last.

24 October, 2019 - The Liberals sell-off of the three remaining publicly operated bus regions in Sydney spells disaster for affected communities with commuters ...

Pill testing trial in Victoria would only cost $3.8 million

24 October, 2019 - A two-year pill testing trial proposed by the Victorian Greens would be inexpensive and save on the costs associated with drug-related admiss...

Greens Bill to protect Central Coast drinking water & stop Wallarah 2 introduced to NSW Parliament

24 October, 2019 - Today, NSW upper house MP and Greens spokesperson for the Central Coast, Abigail Boyd, introduced the Central Coast Drinking Water Catchments...

Could providing homes for the homeless save the Government money? Let’s find out, say ACT Greens

23 October, 2019 - Strictly embargoed until Thursday 24 October 2019 The ACT Greens are calling on the ACT Government to produce an economic analysis to dete...

New world-leading mental health program for young Canberrans

23 October, 2019 -   A new mental health program will be rolled out to Year 9 students in the 2020 school year, to build resilience, encourag...

Huge win for Alstonville farmers

23 October, 2019 - Today marked a huge win for the farmers of the Alstonville plateau - developers have formally withdrawn their development application to mine...

Unsuitable people permitted to work with children for 14,192 days

23 October, 2019 -   Greens spokesperson for child protection Hon Alison Xamon has today welcomed the release of the latest Auditor General’s report on ...

Greens NSW call for declaration of climate emergency

23 October, 2019 - Greens move in both houses of Parliament for Climate Emergency Declaration Greens NSW MP Cate Faehrmann and Tamara Smith Member for Ballin...

Litter Act: Greens vote against “aggravated littering” charge that will only punish the vulnerable

22 October, 2019 - The Greens today voted against the creation of a new “aggravated littering” charge as part of the Litter Act, as this new charge would dispro...

Greens call for tough penalties for unregistered lobbying in NSW

22 October, 2019 - Greens NSW corruption spokesperson Jamie Parker MP has called for companies who lobby politicians without registering themselves or their lob...

What a tremendous disappointment.

22 October, 2019 - In a debate on the Litter Act earlier today, the major parties voted to aggressively penalise vulnerable people in our community for litterin...