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Lessons and learnings from the Victorian state election

14 December, 2018 - With some devastating losses around the state, the Victorian election didn’t play out quite as hoped. But from the disappointments come some...

Looking back on a year of extremes

14 December, 2018 - 2018 is winding up – and what a year it’s been. But as we get into the new year, we’re going to need your help more than ever. By Richard...

How democratic is the Australian system of government, really?

14 December, 2018 - Australia is often touted as having one of the most robust models of democracy in the world. But how does it compare to that of other progre...

Reflections on a global year

14 December, 2018 - The past few months have been a flurry of activity for the Global Issues Working Group (GIG) – with some exciting work on the horizon, too. ...

Why higher education in Australia should be free

14 December, 2018 - Under the Greens‘ transformative new plan, university and TAFE graduates can ditch the debt and have twenty thousand dollars extra in their ...

Hume coal mine rejected on eve of NSW election

12 December, 2018 - Greens NSW resources spokesman Jeremy Buckingham welcomed the Department of Planning's recommendation to the Independent Planning Commission...

Greens NSW asks Jeremy Buckingham to stand aside from state election ticket

8 December, 2018 - Greens NSW Media Statement  Saturday, 8 December 2018   The Greens NSW Co-Convenors Sylvia Hale and Rochelle Flood today issue...

State Heritage protection to save iconic Corn Trail

4 December, 2018 - An urgent application for State Heritage protection for the Corn Trail has today been lodged by Greens NSW MP David Shoebridge to protect it ...

Liberal/Nationals lack ambition needed for energy policy fit for 21st Century and reducing risk of climate change

4 December, 2018 - Former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has decried the vacuum in national energy policy and the triumph of ideology over energy reform at the...

Organ harvesting report requires immediate commitments

4 December, 2018 - The report from a Federal Government inquiry considering global organ trafficking has strongly asserted the need for Australia to strengthen ...

LNP sign off on 20 years of more forest destruction

3 December, 2018 - Greens NSW MP Dawn Walker has labelled the decision by the State and Commonwealth Governments to sign off on new Regional Forest Agreeme...

Historical frontier wars site set to be destroyed for an open cut coal mine

1 December, 2018 - A site that saw a series of violent confrontations as part of the Frontier Wars in the early 1800s is set to be destroyed to make way for an ...

Parliamentary report released: Big new unfair tax needs to be buried

30 November, 2018 - The Parliamentary Inquiry considering the Government's "Fire and Emergency Services Levy" has today released its findings, concluding the ta...

Students Strike for Climate Change

29 November, 2018 - Today, teachers in SA were striking for better schools. Tomorrow, their students will be striking for a safer climate. “I’m proud to see ...

Proud to see students acting on climate change

28 November, 2018 - Students planning to participate in a national school strike this Friday calling for emergency action on climate change should ignore the Pr...