Greens NSW senate candidate Lee Rhiannon said that Prime Minister
Gillard’s climate change policy has already been derailed in NSW with
plans for major coal fired power stations well advanced in this state.
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“The Prime Minister’s promise that never again will ‘a dirty power
The Prime Minister's announcement of further delays to the introduction of a price on carbon leaves the Greens as the only major contender at the next election supporting a price on carbon, according to Greens candidate for Cunningham , George Takacs.
Greens lead Senate candidate for NSW Lee Rhiannon has criticised the Federal Government for failing to provide leadership on the critical issue of our times, reducing greenhouse emissions. She says today’s announcement offers no transition plan to enable NSW to shift from coal to renewables.
Greens lead Federal Senate Candidate for NSW Lee Rhiannon is standing by her party’s call for more freight to be transported by rail not road, despite a rejection of the plan by the Australian Trucking Association today.
As the election starts to gain pace, much of the news in the past 24 hours has centred on preference agreements. When asked about preferences this is what your local Greens Candidate, Dominic King said:
“The Greens are a true people party, so yes, our local Cowper group plays a key role in preference arrangements. These are not finalised here yet and we’ll make an announcement on them closer to Election Day.
Greens NSW Federal Senate Candidate Lee Rhiannon today launched the Federal candidate for Warringah, Matthew Drake-Brockman at the Greens new Northern Beaches shopfront in Pittwater Road Dee Why.
Dominic King, a 45 year old school teacher from Bellingen, is the Greens’ Candidate for Cowper and he knows he is taking on the fight of his life: no major party machine in action, no corporate donations and no large war-chest to fund a fancy campaign.
“That’s all true,” says Dominic. “But what I do have is a fantastic team of volunteers, a passion for this area, and a belief that The Greens have the policies that will really turn this country around.