Sarah Hanson-Young

Since first being elected in 2007, Sarah has worked hard to represent her home state of SA and to give a voice to those who are too often forgotten in Canberra.

Sarah believes our economy must deliver for both people and planet. Our generation is the first to see the impacts of climate change – and we are the last who can stop it.

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Climate change looms as the biggest driver of inequality of the next generation. Sarah is a strong advocate for making sure no-one is left behind as we transition to a cleaner and safer world.

A global citizen, Sarah is committed to ensuring Australia remains connected to the rest of the world through ideas and global action. Decency to refugees and promoting a welcoming Australia to new migrants are causes that are close to her heart.

Sarah was named a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader in 2016 and will continue to stand up for the rights of vulnerable people in Australia and around the world.

Sarah's portfolios include: Environment and Water, and Arts and Communications.



Senator for South Australia

Manager of Greens business in the Senate

Sarah's Portfolios

Arts & Communications
Environment & Water


Level 7, 147 Pirie Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Phone (08) 8227 0425

Latest from Sarah

Greens win breakthrough agreement to protect nature & climate from greenwashing & gas fracking

5 December, 2023 - After months of pressure and negotiation the Senate & Albanese Government have agreed to Greens calls for significant environmental refor...

Parliament passes breakthrough Murray-Darling law with Greens improvements

30 November, 2023 - Today the federal Parliament has passed a breakthrough law to protect the Murray-Darling Basin, with the Greens securing significant improve...

Greens & Labor Joint Statement - Murray-Darling Basin

27 November, 2023 - The Albanese Government and Australian Greens have agreed to strengthen the Restoring our Rivers bill.  After a decade of neglect an...

Current Campaigns

Get involved with Sarah's latest work

Save the Murray-Darling

The Murray Darling Basin, our country’s lifeblood, is dying. We need answers, now!

Save our Koalas

Stop clearing their habitat