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Greens call on government to halt planning decisions during COVID-19

30 March, 2020 - Today the Greens are calling for a moratorium on all planning decisions, including the approval of all gas and mining projects, until the gover...

Where to from here? The government's response to COVID-19

30 March, 2020 - Right now, we are experiencing a health threat that is causing seismic shifts in the way we live, work and interact with each other. Decisions ...

Safeguards for refugees and asylum seekers serious gap in Government responses to COVID-19 crisis

30 March, 2020 - Greens WA spokesperson for Multiculturalism and Health Hon Alison Xamon MLC has called on the Federal Government to immediately release refugee...

Greens call for early release of low-risk prisoners in Victoria

30 March, 2020 - The Victorian Greens have called on the Andrews Government to reduce overcrowding in prisons by granting an early release to low-risk prisoners...

Ban on evictions welcomed, but rent relief is needed to avoid debts

30 March, 2020 - The Victorian Greens have welcomed National Cabinet’s decision to place a ban on evictions over the next six months, saying it will help to ens...

Parliamentary oversight established into the NSW Government’s management of the COVID-19 pandemic

28 March, 2020 - The NSW Parliament's Upper House Public Accountability Committee yesterday established an ongoing inquiry to oversight the Government's managem...

Greens call for full coronavirus lockdown

27 March, 2020 - Greens spokesperson for Health Hon Alison Xamon MLC has echoed calls by the Australian Greens for Australia to immediately follow New Zealand a...

Witches, bitches and nasty women

27 March, 2020 - Strong and outspoken women in politics are often dismissed as shrill, lecturing and bitchy. But when you look back at history it’s the witches,...

Greens call for capacity increase for family and domestic violence services amid COVID-19 crisis

27 March, 2020 - Greens spokesperson for Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence (FDV) Hon Alison Xamon MLC has today called on the Government to ensure peop...

Member for Ballina calls on councils in the Northern Rivers to defer rates

27 March, 2020 - Member for Ballina calls on councils in the Northern Rivers to defer rates Member for Ballina and Greens NSW North Coast Spokesperson, Tamara S...

What is regenerative agriculture, and why does it matter?

27 March, 2020 - In its race to meet ever-burgeoning human food demand, industrial agriculture has had multiple adverse environmental effects. Regenerative agri...

Victorian Parliament must be recalled immediately to pass relief package for renters

27 March, 2020 - The Victorian Greens have called on the Andrews Government to urgently recall parliament so that legislation protecting renters from losing the...

Disturbance at Hakea yet more evidence that Minister must act now to reduce prison coronavirus risk

27 March, 2020 - Greens spokesperson for Corrective Services Hon Alison Xamon MLC has reiterated her call to the Government to consider releasing low-risk ...

Premier breaks promise to 325,000 public servants on COVID-19 leave

27 March, 2020 - The Greens are calling on the Government to honour its promise and pay up to 20 days special leave to any of the 325,000 NSW public servants wh...

How we talk about colonisation matters

27 March, 2020 - We often talk about decolonisation and its absolute importance in healing this country and our First Nations people. But what does it really me...