Greens candidate for Maranoa Grant Newson has dismissed the news of the Palmer United Party standing a candidate for the seat.
“Family friend or not of Clive, John (Bjelke-Petersen) is just not up to the task,” Mr Newson told southburnett.com.au today.
The Greens candidate for Griffith, Geoff Ebbs, challenges Kevin Rudd and Bill Glasson to a debate on the economy.
Mr Ebbs today welcomed former Prime Minister Rudd's enthusiasm for a debate on ‘the substantial issues facing the Australian economy’ then upped the ante challenging him to a debate in his own electorate.
The Australian Greens Member, Mr Grant Newson will be the candidate in the Maranoa Electorate for The Greens in the next Federal Election.
Queensland Premier Campbell Newman will be one of the Australian Greens’ greatest assets as the party pursues a second Queensland Senate seat, says the Greens’ lead Senate candidate, Adam Stone.
Australian Greens’ Leader, Christine Milne, and Queensland Greens Senator Larissa Waters officially announced Mr Stone’s candidacy in Brisbane today.
The Convenor of the Queensland Greens, Andrew Bartlett, has unequivocally condemned today's comments by major LNP donor Clive Palmer attacking Greens candidates and campaigners.
Andy Grodecki, Greens candidate for Beaudesert says " People decide preferences not parties. That means where you put your pen on the ballot paper is where your vote goes. A vote for the Greens is a vote for the Greens, not Labor or anyone else.
What will you do about bus safety?
We need to do more to protect our children on their way to and from school. The Green will work to:
- Complete the roll out of seat belts
- More clearly indicate slower speed zones around schools
- Introduce minimum standards for in-bound student pick-up zones