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Trees: evolving perceptions

31 October, 2021 - A journey beginning with concepts as forests as an exploitable resource to realization of their role in saving the planet By Chris Johanse...

Stuck in the Slow Lane

30 October, 2021 - The performance of Australian Governments in incentivizing behavioural change to reduce the carbon footprint of Australian households By M...

Welcome Dorinda

30 October, 2021 - Dorinda Cox becomes the first Aboriginal woman Senator from WA By Alison Xamon [As read into Hansard by Hon. Brad Pettitt MLC at Dorind...

OF GOOD AND UGLY ANTHEMS

30 October, 2021 - How America chose the wrong anthem and then destroyed the meaning of the one they should have chosen By Rob Delves, Green Issue Co-editor ...

More trees and green spaces in new residential developments

29 October, 2021 - A proposed variation to the ACT Territory Plan will increase the requirements on new residential developments in Canberra for planting of tre...

More trees to climate proof our city

29 October, 2021 - The majority of new residential developments will be required to have at least 20% tree canopy coverage under proposed Draft Variation 369&nb...

Government's North East Link announcement 'shameless greenwashing'

28 October, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have called today’s North East Link announcement ‘shameless greenwashing’ and say the project will be an environmental a...

Canberra’s tree canopy continues to grow

28 October, 2021 - New data highlights important progress made under Canberra’s Urban Forest Strategy, as the city’s tree canopy continues to grow towards our a...

Bradley Bell appointed as Ngunnawal water policy officer

27 October, 2021 - The ACT Government has appointed Ngunnawal Traditional Custodian Bradley Bell as the ACT’s first Ngunnawal water policy officer, to help mana...

Gambling billionaires win as Crown given ninth life

26 October, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have said the Victorian Labor Government’s response to the Royal Commission into Crown today is a story of how gambling ...

Police watchdog reports show damning pattern of police behaviour

26 October, 2021 - Three reports delivered today by the police watchdog LECC into the police use and abuse of consorting laws, the failure of police internal po...

Crown RC response will be 'moment of truth' for government

25 October, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have called tomorrow a moment of truth for the Victorian Government and say their response to the Royal Commission into ...

Greens secure fairer, more transparent pandemic laws

25 October, 2021 - The Victorian Government will tomorrow introduce a Bill to replace the state of emergency with new pandemic-specific laws so that Victorians ...

All is not lost

22 October, 2021 - Climate delay, nuclear submarines, the ongoing pandemic: it feels like a year’s worth of terrible events have happened in the past month. But...

Déjà vu all over again

22 October, 2021 - As we mark the 20th anniversary of Australia’s involvement in the Afghanistan war this month, we ask: what was it all about? What was the act...