Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters: Conduct of the 2013 federal election and related matters

29 Jul 2014

Lee questions the ACT electoral commissioner on the open-source software used for electronic voting in the ACT.


Community Organiser and Campaigns Adviser

25 Jul 2014

Position: Community Organiser and Campaigns Adviser
Job Category: Electorate Officer B
Applications close: 15 August 2014

The Community Organiser & Campaigns Adviser will develop and strengthen networks in the senator's key portfolios, develop and support ongoing local and nation community campaigns, and communicate with the electorate and supporters. The person appointed may be required to represent the senator at functions, community meetings and public engagements. This position will involve irregular hours and intrastate travel.



Forum: Anzac- why does it last?

05 Aug 2014 | 6:00 pm
Tue, 2014-08-05 18:00

The forum will consist of a lecture by Prof Joan Beaumont followed by a Q&A session. The Gallipoli Centenary Peace Campaign will be launched at the start of the event.


Politics in the Pub

29 Jul 2014 | 6:30 pm
Tue, 2014-07-29 18:30

Politics in the Pub with Senator Janet Rice - what's next for climate action?


Hiroshima Day Commemoration Rally in Sydney

03 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
Sun, 2014-08-03 12:00

Anti-war march and rally- War is destructive and so too are preparations for war which rob people of resources which could go to health, welfare, education, the environment and refugees.


Hypocritical Hockey should stop making ASIC his scapegoat and bring on CBA royal commission

16 Jul 2014

Media reports of the Treasurer's party room attack yesterday on ASIC over the CBA scandal are the height of hypocrisy given the Government both removed $120 million of funding from ASIC in the May budget and are reluctant to bring on the royal commission into CBA behaviour recommended by a Senate inquiry.


Richard stands up for young Australians

10 Jul 2014

Richard spoke up in defence of young Australians who have been slugged by cuts to Newstart


Supporting local residents rights to say to unconventional gas exploration

09 Jul 2014

Senator Wright's motion congratulating the South East Local Government Association's vote in favour of a moratorium on unconventional gas


Celebrating G30: 30 years of The Greens in Australia

19 Jul 2014 | 6:00 pm
Sat, 2014-07-19 18:00

30 years ago the first Greens Party in Australia was formed in the heart of Sydney.

Join us in paying tribute to our rich history and for the launch of "The Good Oil on The Greens".


Adjournment speech: Juanita Nielsen

08 Jul 2014

Lee pays tribute to the work of this 1970's activist who stood up for her Kings Cross community against corrupt property developers of that era. Today, public housing in Sydney is being considered for sell off by state government and we are reminded of Nielsen's commitment to local community values.

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