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The Greens and Refugees

31 October, 2019 - More people, more compassion, more welcome      Membership Officer: What convinced you to join the Greens?     &n...

Some Qs for Nick McKim

31 October, 2019 - Senator Nick McKim, Greens spokesperson for refugee issues, recently visited the refugee detainees on Manus Island, now being moved to Port M...

My Refugee Story

31 October, 2019 - A first-hand account of what its really like By Shams, Batam, Indonesia It is 4 pm Batam time, Indonesia. I’m sitting at the top of a s...

Victoria should lead the way in ending animal cruelty against racehorses

31 October, 2019 - Ahead of next week’s Melbourne Cup the Victorian Greens have introduced a motion to parliament calling on the Government to ban horse whippin...

Renewables and Community Renewal

31 October, 2019 - Lessons from Denmark and Australia By Dr Rob Salter, formerly Senior Research Fellow, Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute ...

McGowan Government must take heed of Productivity Commission Mental Health Report: Greens

31 October, 2019 - The Greens spokesperson for Mental Health the Hon Alison Xamon MLC is calling on the McGowan Government to take heed of the Productivity Comm...

Diane Evers’ October Update

31 October, 2019 - Understanding indigenous culture and history, ongoing concerns for native forests, climate strikes, inclusive communities, … and more By H...

Climate Refugees

31 October, 2019 - Already here and many more on the way By Chris Johansen, Co-editor, Green Issue Premonitions Syria During the 1990s, I was part o...

Parliament backs Greens inquiry into Victoria's extinction crisis

30 October, 2019 - A Victorian Greens motion calling for an extinction inquiry has been passed in parliament. The inquiry will investigate and report on the ...

Cafes encouraged to sign up for reusable coffee cup scheme trial

30 October, 2019 - The ACT Government is encouraging local cafes to sign up to a reusable coffee cup scheme that is set to roll out in Canberra later this year....

We need more safe injecting rooms, not fewer

29 October, 2019 - The Victorian Greens say much more should be done to reduce outdoor drug dealing and injecting in North Richmond, and have opposed calls for ...

Ban roadside electoral signs ahead of the next ACT election, say Greens

29 October, 2019 - A year out from the next ACT election, the ACT Greens have today called for a ban on roadside electoral signs during local election campaigns...

Media statement: Rapidly growing social housing applications in the ACT

29 October, 2019 - Canberra Times, 'Crowded out': Spike in demand for public housing in Canberra' (29 October 2019) “Canberra’s housing market is i...

Greens call for food waste recycling in green bins across the state

29 October, 2019 - An exclusive PBO costing obtained by the Victorian Greens has found that state-wide food and garden waste collection is affordable and could ...

Inside the Greens: a book review

25 October, 2019 - Journalist Paddy Manning’s new book Inside the Greens investigates the personalities, policies and turning points that formed the party. Our ...