The Greens' leader talks to Paul Bibby about issues ranging from the Liberals' leadership struggle, the party's growth as a third force in politics and the West Byron development.
Local Green groups have endorsed Lismore-raised Casino resident Daniel Reid as their candidate for the seat of Page at the next federal election, which could be held as soon as August this year.
Leader of the Australian Greens Dr Richard Di Natale has announced that the party has reached consensus on a major reform to its drugs policy at its national conference in Perth. ‘For more than half a century we’ve been pursuing... Read More →
The Australian Greens say former Liberal minister Ian Macfarlane’s proposal to make environment groups stick to ‘digging up lantana’ shows ‘the danger of the cosy relationship between the mining sector and ex-politicians’ and the need for ‘binding rules about former... Read More →
Simon Campbell Thomson, Mullumbimby. No matter what they say, or don't say, climate change remains the greatest moral challenge of our time.
Federal Greens candidate for Richmond, Dawn Walker, says she is ‘stunned’ that the Coalition has included coal seam gas in the Draft North Coast Regional Plan despite the recent hugely successful community campaign to keep the region gasfield free.
Despite her relative youth, Kudra Falla-Ricketts is well known in activist circles. As a 16-year-old schoolgirl in 2014, she played an April Fools prank issuing a fake press release announcing Metgasco was withdrawing from the northern rivers.
The Australian Greens will continue a national drug decriminalisation tour this week, holding round table meetings on ending prosecutions for individual user. Greens leader Richard Di Natale has long called for decriminalisation of drugs in Australia, under which the drugs... Read More →
The Australian Greens welcomed the announcement by world leaders that a framework agreement to tackle global warming has been reached in Paris, but urged the work has just begun towards averting the catastrophic impacts of global warming and transforming the... Read More →
With Glencore foreshadowing coal mine closures and Alinta set to shut a coal mine and coal-fired power stations in South Australia, the Australian Greens are calling on the big parties to provide alternatives for coal workers. Senator Larissa Waters, Australian... Read More →
Surfer and conservationist, Greens senator Peter Whish Wilson, describes himself as someone ‘who wants to save the creatures who are potentially out to eat him.’ Here he explains why.
With treated CSG wastewater flooding on to grazing land near Miles, the Australian Greens are repeating calls for no new CSG and for farmers’ rights to say no to coal and gas.
First term senator Richard Di Natale has replaced Christine Milne as the leader of the federal Greens following her surprise resignation announced earlier today.
Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson. The Abbott Government’s Green Paper on energy, released today, clings to last century’s ideas by focussing on fossil fuels, while the world calls for action on climate change.
A parliamentary report has recommended a moratorium on dredge spoil dumping in the Great Barrier Reef world heritage area.