The Queensland Greens have welcomed the assessment by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) that they have by far the strongest election commitments for protecting Queensland's coasts and marine environment, and the hundreds of thousands of jobs that depend on it.
Queensland Greens lead candidate Adam Stone has told the biggest industrial relations debate of the election campaign that the Greens are now clearly the party which best defends and promotes the rights of workers and unions.
The Queensland Greens have welcomed news of the Australian Reef Pilots - planned submission to state and federal governments on the problems posed by increased coal shipping through the Great Barrier Reef.
Only the Greens offer Queensland an entirely consistent position on uranium mining and the nuclear industry.
‘The ALP says that they will retain Queensland’s uranium mining ban, but they permit exploration and federally they are looking to expand markets for Australian uranium,’ said Queensland Greens lead candidate and candidate for Mt Coot-tha, Adam Stone.
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The Queensland Greens claim that Reachtel's latest polling putting Kate Jones ahead in Ashgrove will leave the ALP in a quandary.
"Kate Jones' lead is extremely tight. She will be desperate for every Greens preference she can muster," Greens state spokesperson said this morning.
The Queensland Greens claim that too many former government ministers have become rich after leaving parliament using government knowledge and influence.
The Queensland Greens were responding to the latest allegations that Jim Elder was working for Hancock Resources when the company purchased Queensland state forests during privatisation of government assets in 2010.