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Greens plan to put community back at the heart of the Canberra’s community clubs

10 September, 2020 - The ACT Greens will deliver a network of pokie-free clubs around Canberra as part of a comprehensive package to curb community clubs’ depen...

Extra $1.1 million local investment in clean, green energy projects

10 September, 2020 - The latest round of the ACT Government’s Renewable Energy Innovation Fund (REIF) Direct Grants will provide the sector more than $1.1 milli...

Electric buses now

9 September, 2020 - The ACT Greens welcome ACT Labor’s commitment to transition the ACT’s public bus fleet to zero emissions over time - however, this commitmen...

ACT Greens position on new waste facility proposals

8 September, 2020 - September 2020 Introduction Waste and recycling are part of a vital ongoing national conversation about how to ensure the future livea...

Victorian Government must announce 'recovery plan' to help people through lockdown

8 September, 2020 - The Victorian Greens have called on the Andrews Government to release a ‘recovery plan’ to create jobs and give people hope, after the gover...

Big batteries part of Canberra’s next renewable energy plan

8 September, 2020 - The winners of the ACT’s fifth Renewables Reverse Auction will build large scale battery storage systems in the ACT. The big batteries wi...

Statement on PACER Funding

7 September, 2020 - The PACER model was introduced in December 2019 to provide better mental health care for Canberrans, and during this trial phase has returne...

It should be illegal for landlords to refuse to negotiate rent reductions: Greens

7 September, 2020 - The Victorian Greens have said it should be illegal for landlords to refuse good faith rent reduction negotiations for tenants during COVID-...

Greens call again for roadside corflute ban

7 September, 2020 - As election corflutes begin littering Canberra streets, the ACT Greens have again called for a ban on roadside electoral signs during local ...

Greens unveil bold plan to revive local shopping strips

6 September, 2020 - The Victorian Greens have announced an unprecedented plan to revitalise local shopping strips in the wake of the deep blow inflicted by the ...

New eligibility criteria for rent relief is a step in the right direction

4 September, 2020 - The Victorian Greens have welcomed news that the Andrews Government will widen the eligibility criteria for renters seeking financial assist...

Greens launch $50m plan to accelerate Canberra’s rEVolution

4 September, 2020 - The ACT Greens will further real climate action in Canberra, today announcing a comprehensive new plan to accelerate the electric vehicle re...

Green Issue: Editorial August 2020

3 September, 2020 - By the Green Issue Editorial Team This August marks the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima on 6th August 1945 and Nagas...

Fear and Despair

2 September, 2020 - Searching for a sane and healthy response to nuclear and climate crises By Rob Delves, Green Issue Co-editor Hope, denial, fear, desp...

COVID-19 Mental Health Grant winners announced

2 September, 2020 - Minister for Mental Health Shane Rattenbury has announced the recipients of the COVID-19 Mental Health and Wellbeing Innovation Grants Progr...