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Getting to know our new MPs: Brad Pettitt

25 June, 2021 - This year was a tough one in WA, where we lost all sitting Greens members of Parliament at the March state election – but picked up a new one. I...

Securing the future

25 June, 2021 - We all strive to make a difference in our lives; to leave the world a better place than when we got here. For some, that motivation extends well...

Australia’s lost in the climate wilderness

25 June, 2021 - Nothing is safe from A government working as one with coal and gas corporations. In a speech delivered to Parliament this month, Adam Bandt expl...

What is happening in Myanmar?

25 June, 2021 - Conflict, a coup, military rule – what’s really going on in Myanmar? Former Myanmar-based reporter and editor and one-time Greens candidate Alec...

Australia must impose sanctions against Myanmar

25 June, 2021 - In Myanmar, freedom, democracy and human rights are under extreme threat by the new military state – and yet the Australian Government refuses t...

Victorian Government fails First Nations children and women

24 June, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have said the state government must urgently act to address alarming new statistics on the rates of Aboriginal children bei...

New laws to strengthen sentencing of family violence offenders

24 June, 2021 - ACT courts will be required to give specific consideration when sentencing a person convicted of a crime in a family violence context under prop...

Labor's new national parks shouldn't be logged: Greens

24 June, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have welcomed news that the state government will create three new national parks, but say they’re disappointed some of tho...

Overfunded private schools sucking up public funding

23 June, 2021 - Today's budget allocates $1.5 billion of public funding to private schools in NSW, which will reinforce their overfunding beyond the Nation...

Raising the Age discussion paper released

23 June, 2021 - As Australia’s first jurisdiction committed to raising the age of criminal responsibility, the ACT Government has today released a discussion pa...

Defamation laws strengthen right to freedom of expression in the Territory

23 June, 2021 - New laws have been passed in the ACT Legislative Assembly today as part of a national effort to modernise Australia’s defamation laws. Attor...

COVID safety at risk to protect the Liberal Party’s property developer council candidates

23 June, 2021 - The Greens successfully amended the NSW Coalition’s Local Government Elections Bill last night to put in place a long-needed ban on property dev...

Greens secure cross-party Inquiry into Floodplain Harvesting

23 June, 2021 - A NSW Parliamentary Inquiry into floodplain harvesting has just been established after a successful motion this morning in the NSW Upper House b...

ACT Greens move to empower young Canberrans

23 June, 2021 - A motion from ACT Greens crossbencher Johnathan Davis MLA will tomorrow call on the ACT Government to make it easier for school students to atte...