Greens call for a reversal of the decision to restart uranium mining in Queensland


The Queensland Greens have used today's anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima to call on the state government to reverse their decision to open up the state to uranium exploration.

Greens say Chief Justice must consider his position

The Queensland Greens say the Chief Justice Tim Carmody needs to give serious consideration to stepping down.
The Greens' Convenor, Andrew Bartlett, said the saga surrounding the Chief Justice now clearly threatened the integrity of Queensland's Justice system.

Greens make the call for an Upper House in Queensland


"Queensland needs an upper house" said Greens Spokeswoman Penny Allman-Payne today.

"Queensland is less than twelve months out from the next State Election, and Queenslanders have suffered long enough under an unrestrained majority Government,” she said.

Stopping of prison tours another blow to transparency

The Queensland Greens have condemned the state government's decision to halt the annual visits into Queensland prisons conducted by the Catholic Prison Ministry and the Prisoner's Legal Service.

Greens Candidate for Stafford questions the sincerity of the Newman Government's New Leaf'.

Greens Candidate for Stafford, Anne Boccabella, is calling for the Qld Government to keep its promises to the Queensland people to listen, be more transparent and actually be accountable.