Greens submission to Westconnex ANAO audit

29 Jul 2016

The Australian Greens and Greens NSW have made a joint submission to the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) around the approval and administration of Commonwealth funding for the WestConnex project. 


Westconnex - another toll road to destruction

13 Jul 2016

Greens NSW Senator Lee Rhiannon and Greens Victorian Senator Janet Rice have commented on the approval of stage 2 of the Westconnex motorway, announced yesterday by Minister Hunt.  


Greens stand with activists against dud WestConnex project

21 Jun 2016

Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon, Greens candidate for Grayndler Jim Casey and Greens candidate for Chifley Eliza James say the project is a scandalous waste of public money that should be used to expand public transport in Western Sydney. 


Greens outline vision for clean transport future

02 Jun 2016

The Greens have announced a dedicated $10 billion funding allocation over four years, to prioritise the public transport that Australians need to fix traffic congestion, reduce pollution and make our cities and towns healthy and liveable.


Greens launch plan to save SA auto manufacturing

20 Feb 2015

The Australian Greens have today launched a bold plan to save South Australia's ailing car industry by redirecting funds from the Automotive Transformation Scheme to components manufacturers looking to tap into the global market for electric vehicles.


Speech: put safe local roads ahead of polluting urban tollways

27 Aug 2014

Senator Janet Rice speaks about the Greens support for Roads to Recovery and Black Spot funding for local councils and argues the government should give more priority to local roads and public transport and less to massive new polluting tollways.


Adjournment speech: WestConnex

08 Jul 2014

WestConnex was first revealed as a con as far back as 2008, when the then Labor state government attempted to bury a damning report on the project. It revealed that a tollway would cause more problems for the community than it was attempting to solve.


Press conference: Lee on Joyce's performance at the Qantas inquiry

19 Mar 2014

Lee speaks on Alan Joyce's misdirection, scaremongering and weak evidence at the Greens' recent inquiry into Qantas


Adelaide Airport curfew powers should sit with Parliament, not the Minister

06 Mar 2014

Senator Wright's motion to give greater protection to Adelaide residents under the flight path by removing the Minister's power to approve extra flights outside the curfew.


Greens respond to Qantas job cuts

21 Feb 2014

"This latest salvo shows how low Alan Joyce is prepared to go in strong arming the government into amending the Qantas Sale Act and allowing Qantas to be sold off to foreign governments.


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