The Coalition's continuing tactics of throwing up roadblocks against 'direct enrolment' reforms to boost the number of people on the voting roll is disappointing but not surprising, said Australian Greens democracy spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon.
A flawed environmental assessment of a Pacific Highway upgrade project puts already-threatened species at greater risk and could have an impact on protected Aboriginal lands, warns North Coast Greens MP Jan Barham.
Both Labor and the Opposition have voted against a motion put by Australian Greens Senator for NSW Lee Rhiannon calling on them to reject the proposed forth coal terminal (T4) because of its impact on public health in the Hunter.
David Shoebridge today submitted a petition of over two hundred signatures to the NSW Legislative Council calling for the abolition of the Game Council and for the government to legislate for a permanent end to recreational hunting in NSW.
The Australian Greens today congratulated the national organisations* behind the Moving Australia 2030 report for providing a strong, clear case for a holistic approach to planning and public transport that puts people and the environment first.