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Victoria one step closer to 'metre matters' laws for cyclists

Greens transport spokesperson Samantha Dunn says a parliamentary inquiry has recommended the Greens' 'metre matters' bill be supported to make cyclists safer on the roads.

"This is a big step towards 'metre matters' laws being implemented in Victoria," said Samantha Dunn.

Greens call on Victorian Government to stop logging native forests

The Victorian Government is allowing native forest logging to continue indefinitely, following the long awaited release of the Forest Industry Taskforce Statement of Intent.

It's threatened species day and the Premier still has no plan for Victoria's forests

The government established Forest Industry Taskforce announced over six wee

Kids at risk if new pokies for Coach & Horses approved

An application from Collingwood Football Club to increase the number of machines from 80 to 90 at the Coach & Horses Ringwood (City of Maroondah) is set to be heard on 28 September 2016.

Keep Direct Rail Services to Gippsland

Infrastructure Victoria presented two choices for public transport in the Gippsland area for its consultation process.

Kevin Andrews out of touch with community on Doncaster Rail

In an article on 25 July in The Manningham Leader, the Liberal Federal MP for Menzies, Kevin Andrews, has trashed Doncaster Rail and spruiked discredited road projects. Samantha Dunn, Greens MP for Eastern Metropolitan, refutes this poor understanding of local transportation needs.

Native forest logging is bad economics: Greens call for sacking of VicForests' board

New independent reports cast doubt on the judgement, competence and impartiality of VicForests’ board.

Planning Minister Neglects Upper Ferntree Gully’s Skyline

Samantha Dunn, Greens MP for Eastern Metropolitan, is calling on the Minister for Planning to fast-track approval for Knox City Council’s planning scheme amendment (C146) request.
 

Greens call on government to regulate Uber

Greens transport spokesperson Samantha Dunn says the Victorian Government, Opposition and Sex Party just voted together to make ride-sharing services like Uber illegal.

Greens welcome scrapping of on-the-spot fines

Greens transport spokesperson Samantha Dunn says the Greens voted against on the spot fines when they were introduced and the Government's change of position is welcome.

"Labor voted for these on the spot fines, but have now backflipped. That's good," Samantha Dunn said.