Greens formally launch 2016 election campaign

26 Jun 2016

The Australian Greens have formally launched their 2016 campaign with the entire federal Greens party room, former party leaders Bob Brown and Christine Milne, and hundreds of supporters in Melbourne.


Simms in the Senate Update - June 2016

22 Jun 2016

This edition of Simms in the Senate covers Senator Robert Simms' recent work on promoting green jobs for SA, protecting the Great Australian Bight, standing with the community against a nuclear waste dump in regional SA, phasing out live animal export, and the latest campaign news on marriage equality, Safe Schools, tertiary education, and more. Simply click the link below to download the PDF, or email Senator Simms to be added to the mailing list.


Iftar dinner with Greens MP Dr Mehreen Faruqi

22 Jun 2016

On Monday the Greens NSW, Greens MP Dr Faruqi and I hosted an Iftar dinner with Muslim women from diverse communities in NSW. A big thank you to all who came and for sharing their thoughts, experiences and a meal with us. Here is a copy of the speech I gave at the dinner.


Greening the city fundraiser

25 Jun 2016 | 7:00 pm

The Sydney and Grayndler campaigns, as well as Lee Rhiannon and the state campaign invite you to join friends and local supporters in Newtown as we head into the last week of the election campaign. 


After 300 days, Payne visits Williamtown to pass the buck

22 Jun 2016

Greens NSW Senator Lee Rhiannon and Greens candidate for Paterson John Brown have commented on Defence Minister’s visit to Williamtown yesterday. 


Greens federal and state MPs join with unions and steel industry campaigners in call for national steel procurement

20 Jun 2016

With the vote expected in the Upper House this week on the NSW Steel Procurement Bill, it is time all parliaments, State and Federal around the country enacted steel procurement policies. It is not enough to see one-off site specific rescue packages. 


Carol Vernon remains as Cowper candidate - strong campaign continues

17 Jun 2016

NSW Senator Lee Rhiannon has wished her dear friend and Greens candidate for Cowper Carol Vernon a speedy recovery to good health.


Labor savings take the axe to education, research and family benefits

10 Jun 2016

Australian Greens Leader Senator Richard Di Natale and Greens Treasury Spokesperson Adam Bandt MP expressed strong disappointment at the savings measures announced today by the Labor party.


Williamtown contamination crisis - role for NSW EPA to prosecute and drive clean up

10 Jun 2016

The Greens are calling for a Red Zone to be redrawn in light of new international contamination standards and for the NSW Environment Protection Authority to investigate and prosecute the environmental crimes occurring at the Williamtown RAAF Base.


Labor-Liberal preference deal could deliver a Turnbull government

09 Jun 2016

Greens NSW Senator Lee Rhiannon and Greens Grayndler candidate Jim Casey have called on Labor and Liberal leaders to confirm or deny their parties have done a deal to deliver preferences to each others candidates who are currently under threat from the Greens or the Nick Xenophon team.

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