The Labor and Coalition parties are locked in a race to the bottom to shed responsibility for protecting Australia’s environment and clear the way for big business in their greed for short-term mining profits, the Australian Greens said today.
The Queensland Greens state that Campbell Newman's comments this afternoon on the Galilee Basin and on the reef are a breach of election promises as well as seeking to wind back the political clock to a previous era.
Moggill Greens candidate Jake Schoermer and Mount Ommaney candidate Jenny Mulkearns responded to reports of coal seam gas exploration permits for large parts of their electorates by saying “The Greens have been warning for some time that the multinational CSG companies will seek to explore for and develop coal seam gas without undue concern for where that may be or those who live
The Gold Coast Greens welcome the exciting conservation and environmental news after the Springbrook discovery of five threatened species of which two rare frog species thought to be extinct have been identified, declaring the mountain’s conservation buy-back program a welcome demonstration of Labor’s adoption of green environmental strategies.
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.
Monday 12th March – Brisbane Convention Centre
The Farmers are coming to Ashgrove on the 12th March
Join Lock the Gate in what may be our only opportunity for a mass demonstration against Coal Seam Gas expansion before the Queensland state election
Three Queensland Greens candidates whose electorates border Oxley Creek have called for on the ground works to finally begin healing Oxley Creek.
On the annual occasion of Clean Up Australia Day, the Greens are advocating the introduction of a Container Deposit Scheme in Queensland. This scheme has widespread community support and would work by giving 10 cents for every glass, plastic and cardboard container returned.
Following yesterday’s challenge by the Greens on their pay-for-dumping plan, the Government is now facing pressure from the fossil fuel mining giants to keep dumping for free in Australia’s greatest tourism asset, the Great Barrier Reef.