News Stories


Nukes deal on Chernobyl disaster anniversary a new low

01 Apr 2016

Bishop nuclear deal with Ukraine after refusing Russian deal is tone deaf


A message from Robert Simms:

17 Mar 2016

I've just walked out of the Senate, where the Labor Party has just prevented another vote on marriage equality. I know the activities of Parliament this week have been confusing. So, I wanted to tell you all, straight away, the truth.


BP in the Bight - help us protect Kangaroo Island

03 Mar 2016

The Australian Greens, together with Senator Xenophon, have successfully launched an inquiry into BP's plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight - a big moment for protecting these breathtaking marine sanctuaries.



Simms in the Senate Update - March 2016

03 Mar 2016

This edition of Simms in the Senate covers the Greens' campaign to make schools safe for LGBTI students, why there should be no nuclear waste dump in South Australia, the inquiry into BP's exploration of the Great Australian Bight, green cars being key to SA's economic future, a Valentine's Day push for marriage equality legislation, how to take the 2016 Student Survey, and more. 


Negative Gearing in WA - the facts

18 Feb 2016

Wealthy WA investors use negative gearing more, and gain more of the benefits, than any other state in Australia. These benefits flow to the rich in WA even more than they do in other parts of the country. This has contributed to an overheated, unaffordable housing market here.


Receive Simms in the Senate updates in your inbox

11 Feb 2016

Would you like to be kept updated about Robert's work in the parliament and the community? 

Subscribe to one or all of his regular electronic newsletters: Marriage Equality & Sexuality Update, Higher Education Update, and Simms in the Senate.

More recent posts

Browse by month