On the eve of the federal election, Greens candidate for Page Jeff Johnson has appealed to voters disenchanted with both major parties to consider voting for the Greens as the party offering the electorate a positive alternative.
“There seems to be a lot of disaffection out there with both major parties at this election, and we’re getting a lot of positive feedback from people saying this time they’ve decided to vote Green instead, feeling that we’re the only party with a positive vision for Australia’s future, and standing up for the progressive values many Australians share” Mr Johnson said.
Greens propose national mandatory register of manufactured nanoparticles in commercial use
Greens NSW Senate candidate Lee Rhiannon and Candidate for Lindsay Suzie Wright have outlined Greens initiatives to address cost of living pressures in Western Sydney (see below). (‘Why Labor is losing the West’, page 1, SMH today)
The Greens NSW Senate candidate Lee Rhiannon today flew the Greens flag deep in the National Party heartland during an election debate with the Nationals Senate candidate Fiona Nash held as part of the 2010 Agquip Field Day held in Gunnedah.
Greens candidate for Cowper, Dominic King, today called for a change of attitude when it comes to our older citizens.
“Our older citizens are an amazing resource of knowledge and wisdom and we need to recognise that,” said Dominic. “This country would not run without volunteers and many of those volunteers are retired Australians.
“There is no doubt that aged care services need immediate and comprehensive reform, and in my opinion a change of attitude on the part of politicians and bureaucrats is the starting point.
Greens Candidate for Cowper, Dominic King, today called upon candidates from all parties to sign-up to a policy of truth and transparency in political campaigning.
“This is my first election, and one of the things that has shocked me is the extent of misleading information pushed out by other parties and spoken as if it is the truth,” said Mr King.
Our port is the largest exporter of coal in Australia supporting the largest coalmining enterprises in Australia and yet despite claims by the coal mining companies that growth of the industry will lead to more employment, we have for many years experienced high unemployment