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

Aussies forced to pay for sport as Government & Coalition sell-out to Murdoch on ‘Anti-Siphoning’

4 July, 2024 - Australians will be forced to use their credit card to pay for sport locked behind streaming paywalls after the Labor, Liberal and National parti...

Meta costing Australian media jobs, threatening Parliament amid Nine cuts: Greens

28 June, 2024 - Responding to today’s job cuts at Nine and evidence from Meta executives at the Parliamentary hearing into social media, the Greens ha...

Greens slam Government approval of 151 new gas wells for Gina Rinehart and gas giant Senex

26 June, 2024 - The Greens have slammed the Albanese Government decision to approve 151 new gas wells for Senex Energy, co-owned by Gina Rinehart. The approval ...

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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

We must stop koala habitat clearing to protect our national treasure.