Victorian News

Greens call for review of No Jab, No play legislation

19 October, 2015 - Speech in parliament: I rise to speak on the Public Health and Wellbeing Amendment (No Jab, No Play) Bill 2015. Before I begin my speech I wo...

Local Government (Improved Governance) Bill

19 October, 2015 - I rise to speak in the debate on the Local Government Amendment (Improved Governance) Bill 2015. This bill is designed to improve governance ...

Bike Blackspot App shines a light on bike safety

17 October, 2015 - Bike Blackspot App shines a light on bike safety The Greens have launched a mobile app that promises to make life easier and safer for people...

Government medicinal cannabis proposal only half the solution: Greens

17 October, 2015 - Australian Greens Leader, Dr Richard Di Natale today welcomed the government’s announcement on medicinal cannabis but warned that it doesn’t ...

Greens announce commitment to 0.7% GNI aid target by 2025

16 October, 2015 - Australian Greens Leader Dr Richard Di Natale joined Greens spokesperson for international aid and development Senator Lee Rhiannon today to ...

A frustrating two years it has been for commuters under this government

15 October, 2015 - I rise to speak on the 20 per cent fall in public sector infrastructure spending under this coalition government and the Turnbull government'...

Government ‘crackdown’ on exploiting employers set to be all talk

15 October, 2015 - Responding to reports that the government will announce a Ministerial Working Group on the exploitation of people on working visas, Greens in...

Time to make banks act in public interest

15 October, 2015 - In response to Westpac’s interest rate rise, Greens treasury spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said it’s time for banks to act in the public i...

Everyone benefits from safer, easier bike infrastructure

14 October, 2015 - Everyone benefits from safer, easier bike infrastructure On Ride2Work Day, the Greens have called for a greater focus on cycling in the plann...

Liberal’s arts attack continues, this time featuring Craig Kelly

14 October, 2015 - Greens arts spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said the Liberal’s art attacks are continuing, this time with Craig Kelly picking a fight with t...

Our native forests are vital to our tourism industry

14 October, 2015 - We are blessed in this country to have some of the most beautiful forests and national parks in the world, and in the past three weeks I have...

Shipping battle not over yet

14 October, 2015 - Shipping battle not over yet The Greens have vowed to work with senate colleagues to make sure the government’s coastal shipping legislation ...

Tax avoidance: Serious Financial Crimes Taskforce has found the tip of the iceberg

14 October, 2015 - Greens treasury spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said the Serious Financial Crimes Taskforce’s recovery of $85 million in unpaid taxes is jus...

Crossbenchers and government deny workers voice in big project negotiations

13 October, 2015 - Greens industrial relations spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said he is disappointed that crossbench Senators joined with the Coalition to de...

Crossbenchers and government deny workers voice in big project negotiations

13 October, 2015 - Greens industrial relations spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said he is disappointed that crossbench Senators joined with the Coalition to de...