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Racially motivated violence against First Nations youth continues, does anyone care?

9 November, 2022 - “First Nations youth are key to the continuation of the oldest living culture in the world and they are being targeted in racially motivated ...

Greens NSW resolution on Kurdish Solidarity

9 November, 2022 - At the October 2022 State Delegates Council, the Greens NSW passed the following proposal: The Greens NSW notes that:  1. Kurds in...

New energy efficiency standard for Canberra rentals

9 November, 2022 - The ACT Government will introduce a new minimum energy efficiency standard for ACT rental properties from April 2023, with a phase in period ...

Future Fund holds $3.4 billion of shares in the world’s top 50 polluting companies

9 November, 2022 - “The government’s Disaster Ready Bill is proposing only a third of the climate infrastructure funding we need to keep Australians safe from n...

Government to blame for recycling fail

9 November, 2022 - The Government’s failure to mandate Australia’s recycling targets is to blame for any recyclable soft plastic items sent to landfill as a res...

ACT Residential Eating Disorder Facility site confirmed

9 November, 2022 - Minister for Mental Health Emma Davidson has announced the ACT Residential Centre for eating disorders will be built in Coombs. A tender f...

Greens launch plan for Youth Housing Guarantee

9 November, 2022 - The Victorian Greens have launched their plan for a Youth Housing Guarantee in an election bid to reduce the high rates of youth homelessness...

Minns and Toole: Break gambling industry’s stranglehold of politics in NSW

8 November, 2022 - The Opposition Leader, Chris Minns and NSW National Party Leader, Paul Toole, can break the stranglehold the gambling industry has on politic...

Greens to introduce Bill to prohibit forestry operations in koala habitat - saying it’s time

8 November, 2022 - The NSW Greens will today give notice of a bill in the Legislative Council that would prohibit forestry operations in areas that have been id...

Labor's commitment to budget 'reviews' of rate of Jobseeker fails at the first hurdle

8 November, 2022 - Senate Estimates questioning from Greens Senator Janet Rice has revealed that there was no formal review into the rate of Jobseeker before La...

Australia exposed for climate finance failures

8 November, 2022 - Greens Deputy Leader and International Aid & Global Justice spokesperson Senator Mehreen Faruqi has said that Australia’s failure to cont...

Public transport would be free for under 21s using 'Climate Ticket': Greens

8 November, 2022 - The Victorian Greens have announced a new ‘Climate Ticket’ that would allow people to travel on public transport across Victoria for free or ...

The economic opportunity of ending native forest logging

7 November, 2022 - Support is building for a planned transition out of native forest logging with the release of the ‘Transition support for the NSW native fore...

Green Issue Editorial October 2022

7 November, 2022 - By The Green Issue Editors Today, Australia’s relationship with China seems rather conflicted. On the one hand China is Australia’s bigges...

Contemplation: And what about Julian Assange?

7 November, 2022 - For how much longer do we let this human rights issue fester ‒ until it is too late? By Beverley Dight, Green Issue Co-editor Julian As...