Griffith Greens challenge Rudd and Glasson to debate

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.

A mean-minded government: Qld Greens

The Queensland Greens claim that the past week has confirmed that the Newman government is likely to be worse than any of the Bjelke-Petersen administrations from 1968 to 1987. 

“The Bjelke-Petersen years were characterised by high employment and social conservatism,” Greens spokesperson Libby Connors said today. 

Review of committee system must enhance parliamentary scrutiny, not further undermine it

The Greens have urged the LNP to adopt a more innovative approach to their planned restructure of the parliamentary committee system if the committees are to have any hope of serving their intended purpose of bringing scrutiny and public input to government decision making.

Qld Greens call for end to cruelty in dugong and turtle hunting

17 March 2012

The Queensland Greens, including two Indigenous candidates for the state election, have publicly denounced the cruel and inhumane killing of dugong and sea turtles in Torres Strait as shown on ABC TV’s 7.30 program last week.

Qld Greens launch Integrity in Government policy

 The Queensland Greens invited NSW state MP Jeremy Buckingham to launch their Integrity in Government policy today.

State spokesperson and candidate for Yeerongpilly Libby Connors said she was delighted to host Jeremy’s visit to Queensland and to assist him in launching the policy.