Greens back Public Health Association warning on dangerous gun lobby plan

Greens gun control spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon has backed a letter sent by the Public Health Association of Australia urging Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to stand up to the gun lobby’s attempts to weaken Australian firearms policy.

Truth to Power, Greens MP Sylvia Hale vindicated for 2009 question to Ron Medich

In 2009 Greens MP Sylvia Hale was attacked by other MPs and attempts were made to silence her when she used a Parliamentary inquiry to ask now convicted murderer Ron Medich if he had any involvement in the killing of Michael McGurk.

Light Rail Debacle Shows Need for Parliamentary Oversight

Greens MP and Transport spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has called the CBD and South East Light Rail a debacle following reports that the completion date of the light rail has blown out by a year.

Greens announce support for Sussan Ley’s Private Member’s Bill to end live sheep exports

The Greens have announced that they will provide cross-party support for MP Sussan Ley’s private member’s Bill to end live sheep exports to the Middle East.

NSW Government Must Not Weaken Puppy Farm Reforms

Greens MP and Animal Welfare spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has responded to news that the NSW Government will withdraw its proposed puppy farm reforms and start from scratch.

Dr. Faruqi said:

Live export scandal - Greens step up call for Independent Office of Animal Welfare

In the wake of the mass deaths of live export sheep the Greens are stepping up their call for the federal government to establish an Office of Animal Welfare independent from the Department of Agriculture.

Video on Cadia dam collapse goes viral

A video showing footage of the recent collapse of the Cadia gold mine northern tailings dam has gone viral on social media with over 50,000 views within in less than 24 hours, indicating great public concern about the potential for long term pollution problems in the Lachlan River if the toxic mi

Report on Gridlocked Trucks on Sydney’s Roads Shows Privatisation Works against Public Interest

Greens NSW MP and Transport, Roads and Ports Spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC has reacted to a Deloitte report that shows hundreds of thou

Secret live sheep exports continue - Minister’s promise to “protect animals’ worthless?

The Greens have called on Agriculture Minister David Littleproud to withdraw approval for the MV Maysora to export sheep loaded late last night. This quick action is needed to ensure the livestock do not suffer and die under cruel on-board conditions.  

Big win for western Sydney with waste incinerator recommended for refusal

NSW Greens energy spokesman Jeremy Buckingham today said the recommendation by the Department of Planning that the proposed western Sydney waste to energy incinerator be refused was a huge win for the residents of western Sydney and the lungs of all the people in Sydney.