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Thousands of manufactured stone workers have health scans that miss 40% of silicosis cases

15 October, 2019 - Over 6500 workers, mainly from the the manufactured stone industry, have had their lungs tested for silicosis using technology that fails to ...

Ministerial Statement - Suicide Prevention in the ACT

15 October, 2019 - Madam Speaker, I rise to make the following statement on suicide in the ACT, in accordance with the motion moved by Ms Bresnan and passed ...

Greens move pill testing, decriminalisation and legalising cannabis bills to save lives

14 October, 2019 - Recommendations regarding pill testing and police harassment in the draft Coroner’s Report into Music Festivals Deaths are not surprising and...

Native trees best for beating urban heat

14 October, 2019 - Yellow box and kurrajongs were some of the top ranked trees to beat the heat in a report which assessed 211 tree species used in Canberra’s u...

ACT Greens call for optional voting for 16 and 17 year olds

10 October, 2019 - The ACT Greens today have called for the introduction of optional voting for 16 and 17 year olds in the 2020 Territory election. ...

Victorian Greens strengthen support for trans and gender diverse members at State Conference

10 October, 2019 - Australian Greens Victoria (AGV) has overwhelmingly endorsed changes to its constitution that will include greater support for transgender an...

Major Hospital building surrounded by bushfire zone has flammable cladding

9 October, 2019 - A recently constructed multi-story hospital building surrounded by a bushfire zone in Northern Sydney has been assessed as having high-risk fl...

Action still needed to realise minimum standards in rentals: ACT Greens

3 October, 2019 - The Greens have today welcomed news that a range of renters rights will come into effect sooner – but called on the Government to take this fu...

Final infrastructure in place as ACT set to deliver on 100% renewable electricity target

1 October, 2019 - The ACT now has infrastructure in place to achieve 100% renewable electricity in 2020 and beyond, the Minister for Climate Change and Sustaina...

Right to farm laws a front for protest crackdown

1 October, 2019 - Amidst an epidemic of illegal land clearing, criminal animal cruelty and concern about mining operations, the NSW Government have stepped in w...

Canberrans encouraged to check on each other during Mental Health Month

1 October, 2019 - To mark the start of Mental Health Month ACT 2019 the Canberra community are encouraged start conversations about mental health and wellbeing,...

Lockout Laws Report Welcome, But Two Key Recommendations Missing

30 September, 2019 - Greens MP and Arts, Music, Night-Time Economy and Culture Spokesperson Cate Faehrmann has welcomed the findings of the Report into Sydney’s...

Policing by numbers an abuse of public trust

30 September, 2019 - Information obtained by the Greens through Parliament has exposed the NSW Police Force doing “policing by numbers” with the use of powers t...

Community grants to encourage sustainable action

27 September, 2019 - Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability Shane Rattenbury has today announced recipients of two community grants programs who will sh...