Latest mill closure shows need for timber transition plan

The Greens say the Victorian government needs a plan to transition to sustainable timber sources, following an announcement that Carter Harvey Holt's Morwell sawmill is set to close.

Overcrowded, unreliable V/line trains are here to stay

Regional train travellers should prepare to stand for long periods, with V/line CEO James Pinder today conceding there is no plan to cut overcrowding on regional train services.

Victoria alone in opposing safe cycling laws

The Victorian government is now alone in opposing minimum bicycle overtaking distance laws following the Western Australian Labor government's announcement that they will proceed with a trial to make cyclists safer.

Failed logging laws secretly renewed

The Victorian and federal governments appear to have quietly extended the East Gippsland Regional Forest Agreement, prompting the Greens to call for the failed logging laws to be scrapped. 

Return trains, trams to public hands

Statement by Samantha Dunn MP, Victorian Greens Spokesperson for Public Transport

The Victorian Greens support the call by the Rail Tram and Bus Union to return trains and trams to public hands.

Expansion of native forest logging not the answer to Heyfield Mill's supply crisis

Greens spokesperson for Forests, Samantha Dunn MP, said the State Government must not expand native forest logging as part of a deal to keep the Heyfield hardwood timber mill operating.

Greens demand answers over latest V/line outage

Victorian Greens transport spokesperson Samantha Dunn has called for the Transport Minster to explain what she is doing to fix the problems crippling V/Line on the Warrnambool and Echuca lines.

Security Flaws in Melbourne's Train Network

Greens transport spokesperson Samantha Dunn says there will be more train failures unless the Government gets serious about fixing the decrepit Metro system, following a network-wide shutdown on Thursday night.

Vicforests is an economic dud: Greens

Greens forests spokesperson Samantha Dunn says VicForests new annual report shows the Government owned logging company is an economic dud.

“VicForests cash flow is declining while their costs are growing,” Samantha Dunn said.

Dan Delivers Leadbeater Deaths

On Monday the State Government quietly published its latest Timber Release Plan, which lists areas of native forest slated for clear-felling by the government’s logging enterprise, VicForests.