Victorian News

Greens to move for inquiry into rise of far-right in Victoria

24 September, 2021 - The Victorian Greens will move for an inquiry into the rise of the far-right in Victoria when Parliament returns in October. The Greens ...

Greens support long overdue reforms to protect LGBTQ+ staff and students

16 September, 2021 - The Victorian Greens look forward to supporting reforms to protect LGBTQ+ people from discrimination by faith-based organisations. Remov...

Victoria's upper house voting system now the most undemocratic in Australia

16 September, 2021 - Victoria will soon become the only jurisdiction in the country that still uses group voting tickets on Election Day, following Western Aust...

Upper House passes motion allowing MPs to sit online for the first time

15 September, 2021 - The Victorian Parliament’s Upper House has passed a motion that will allow MPs to sit online during the pandemic for the first time, and en...

Victorians wouldn't be unfairly locked up for minor offences, under Greens' bill

14 September, 2021 - The Victorian Greens will today second-read their ‘bail bill’ in Parliament, which would simplify the state’s strict bail laws and reduce t...

Greens fear government is setting new 'Arden' precinct up to fail

13 September, 2021 - The Victorian Government today released the final Arden Structure Plan, for a new precinct in inner-city Melbourne that the government says...

Victoria must follow WA's lead and end native forest logging

8 September, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have urged the state government to follow WA’s lead and end native forest logging by 2025, rather than in ten years as ...

Greens move to block gas drilling at the 12 Apostles

7 September, 2021 - The Victorian Greens will today introduce a motion to prevent new gas drilling near the 12 Apostles, citing gas as one of the leading causes...

Liberals not fit for Opposition, not fit for office

7 September, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have said the state Liberals are not fit for Opposition or office, following this morning’s leadership spill. The Gr...

Renters would be protected from eviction and debt, under Greens bill

6 September, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have welcomed news that renters will soon be able to access rent relief grants again, but say that without a ban on evi...

Government must bring home stranded Victorians now

3 September, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have welcomed the Premier’s comments today that a home quarantine trial could soon be set up to help return Victorians ...

Government's pathway out of restrictions must include support for disadvantaged Victorians

1 September, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have welcomed the state government’s announcement today, but say that now it’s clear many restrictions will last for qu...

Action on Victorian discrimination laws needed on Wear It Purple Day

27 August, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have called on the Victorian Government to stop delaying action on protecting LGBTQ+ Victorians from discrimination, by r...

Victorian Parliament must continue to sit, should adopt Federal model

26 August, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have said it is vital that Victorian Parliament continue to sit in some form during current and future COVID outbreaks, a...

Government should create a transport plan in response to Infrastructure Victoria strategy

19 August, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have said Infrastructure Victoria’s 30-year strategy should now compel the state government to finally develop and publis...