Victorian News

Victoria finally catches up to the rest of the country with introduction of spent convictions scheme

27 February, 2020 - The Victorian Greens have welcomed news that the Andrews Government will commit to introducing a spent convictions scheme. The Greens int...

Government undermines circular economy by allowing 85 per cent of Victoria's waste to be burned

26 February, 2020 - The Andrews Government has announced that it will allow one million tonnes – or 85 per cent – of Victoria’s household waste to be incinerate...

Government's approval of duck shooting season ignores community pleas

26 February, 2020 - The Andrews Government has yet again decided to green light the annual slaughter of native waterbirds in Victoria, despite months of protest...

Victoria needs 'cash for containers' scheme sooner than 2023

24 February, 2020 - After campaigning on the issue for more than a decade, the Victorian Greens have welcomed the Victorian Labor Government’s decision to intro...

Waste reform welcome, but Government mustn't burn their way to target

24 February, 2020 - The Victorian Greens have welcomed the Andrews Government’s ambitious plan to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill by 80 per cent ov...

Greens move for inquiry into clean energy transition

18 February, 2020 - Today the Victorian Greens will move to establish an inquiry into how Victoria can move to 100 per cent renewable energy, and out of coal, a...

Casey community shouldn't have to wait until 2024 to elect new representatives

18 February, 2020 - The Victorian Greens will be supporting the Government’s decision to dismiss Casey Council, but have said that people living in Casey should...

Supreme Court challenge highlights broken process for major infrastructure projects

12 February, 2020 - The Victorian Greens have welcomed the newly launched Supreme Court challenge to the North East Link, saying it highlights Victoria’s broken...

Wombat protection a critical step, but thousands still at risk of being killed

6 February, 2020 - The Victorian Greens have welcomed the Government’s decision to overturn the decades-old legal loophole that allowed wombats to be killed wit...